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For Immediate Release:
September 16, 2011

Media Contact:
Cathy Guerra

Miami-Dade Parks EcoAdventures offers Snook Fishing Workshops at Bill Sadowski Park

(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 
Join EcoAdventures naturalist and kayak fishing guide David Gauzens for a Snook Fishing Workshop on Sunday, September 18th from 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm at Bill Sadowski Park & Nature Center located at 17555 SW 79 Avenue. Learn the fundamentals of fishing for Snook and other game fish, and then hop in the EcoAdventures van or car pool to Blackpoint Park & Marina for further instruction and to test out your new fishing techniques! Please bring a fishing rod and reel. Participants will also receive 10% off a guided Kayak Fishing Excursion through Miami Dade Parks EcoAdventures.

Additional Snook Fishing Workshops will be held on September 30, October 15, and October 29 from 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm at Bill Sadowski Park & Nature Center. The cost is $10 per person, per workshop. All ages welcome. Reservations required. To make reservations, please call 305-365-3018.  For more information please visit

About the Miami-Dade Park and Recreation Department (MDPR):
Nationally accredited, a three-time winner of the National Gold Medal Award, 2009 Florida Governor's Sterling Award winner for excellence in management and operations, MDPR is the third largest county park system in the United States, consisting of 263 parks and more than 12,848 acres of land.  It is one of the most unique park and recreation systems in the world.  Made up of more than just playgrounds and athletic fields, it also comprises out-of-school, sports-development, and summer-camp programs; programs for seniors and people with disabilities; educational nature centers and nature preserves; environmental restoration efforts; arts and culture programs and events; the renowned Zoo Miami and the Deering Estate at Cutler; the Crandon Tennis Center, home of the Sony Ericsson Open; golf courses; beaches; marinas; campgrounds; pools; and more. For information about MDPR the public can call 3-1-1 or visit


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