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Title: Hunting and fishing in Florida, including a key to the water birds known to occur in the state
Year: 1896 (1890s)
Authors: Cory, Charles B. (Charles Barney), 1857-1921
Subjects: Fishing Game and game-birds Seminole Indians Birds
Publisher: Boston, Estes & Lauriat
Contributing Library: Cornell University Library
Digitizing Sponsor: MSN
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and men may be obtained by those ?******^^ desiring either freshor salt water fishing.The sport, especiallyfor Kingfish, canhardly be excelled,as catches number-ing as high as 120fish or more havebeen taken by oneboat in a day. Va-rious other kinds of salt water fish are caught in great numbers, including Bluefish, Spanish Mackerel, Sea-bass, and at times the huge Jew-fish. For Black Bass fishing the fresh water lake west of Lake Worth is of easy access, as a shell road has been built directly to it.South and west of Palm Beach lies a hunting country par excellence. Beyond the lake, in the country west of Palm Beach, from Jupiter Creek (Loxahatchee) south-ward, game is still abundant.From Lantana, on Lake Worth, one may drive on the country road (which extends to Biscayne Bay) south to Hillsboro River, a distance of about twenty miles, and find good deer shooting in that vicinity. If one desires a camping trip along the Ever-glades, he should leave the. county road about half way to
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HUNTING GROUNDS OF FLORIDA. 93 the Hillsboro River, at a place opposite the government Ufe-savingstation. There is an old pump in the road at this place, and RobertOsceola used to camp there a few days every spring while deerhunting. Leaving the road and riding southwest some five miles,one passes between the upper and lower chain of lakes, and thiscrossing is the only one suitable for wagons for a distance of thirtymiles. The swampy lakes are connected by a little creek calledLittle Fish Crossing. From this point it is less than a mile tothe old government trail which runs north, crossing Jupiter Creek (Loxahatchee), andsouth until it joinsthe county road,about two milesnorth of CypressCreek. Old marksof the ax blazes may still be seen onthe trees, and occa-sionally a wagontrack where somehunter or cattle-driver has followedthe old trail. Sand-hill Cranes, turkeys,and quail are abun-dant throughout this country; but bears are rare and pantherskeep themselves to the edge of the. Everg
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