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The Barred Owl (strix varia)

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The Barred Owl or (strix varia) is a large North American owl that ranges from the west coast of the United States all the way to the swamps of Louisiana. These owls are residents of the Manchac Swamp and are a great sight to see on our kayak swamp tours. Unlike a lot of other…

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Contrast on the Shoreline

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If you want to get out in a kayak and see some of the most scenic areas the state has to offer visit us on a kayaking swamp tour today! If you are an avid photographer and want longer to explore and setup shots around sunset we can accommodate you as well. Our professional photographer…

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Late Summer Swamp Light

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The summer weather pattern has remained constant even as we see the fall equinox this year. That means late afternoon thunderstorms are the norm. We have been making lots of photo excursions lately, and the dark clouds and broken sky make for great light. Spotty and intermittent cloud cover drapes dark dramatic backdrops behind glowing…

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The Manchac Greenway

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Kayak tours on the Manchac Greenway

The Manchac Greenway is slowly becoming a reality. The Manchac Greenway Committee is working hard to promote and protect the beautiful corridor of swamp…

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5 Best New Orleans Lunch Spots For Post Kayak Tour Eats

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We get lots of questions from clients about where to eat after our kayak swamp tours. We thought we would compile a list of recommendations here on the blog that guests can refer to when looking for a place to eat after their trip. Below are five good lunch options that won’t break the bank…

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What Should I Wear On A Kayak Swamp Tour?

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Spring is Coming to Manchac Swamp

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The winter in Louisiana this year was all over the place. Freezing temperatures would plummet into the 20 degree range answered shortly thereafter by warming trends to 80 degrees. This made for a pretty drab winter. The wildlife in the swamp hunkered down to avoid the tumultuous winter weather conditions. As we approach the spring…

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First Time Photographing Yosemite NP Trip Report

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  This January I got the opportunity to visit one of the most iconic and heavily visited National Parks in the United States, Yosemite. Anyone who is interested in the outdoors knows about Yosemite and has heard about it’s magnificent vistas and scenic meadows and waterfalls. I never had the opportunity to make it here…

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Wild Louisiana Tours: 42 Best Eco-Adventures in the U.S.

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Wild Louisiana Tours Named to List of 42 Best Eco-Adventures in the U.S. kayak looking out at the bayou in New Orleans There’s no outdoor experience in the world quite like paddling the lush, wildlife-filled Louisiana wetlands. New Orleans is a city famous for its nonstop nightlife,…

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Carmel By The Sea Trip Report

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  The city of Carmel, CA, nestled along the coast between Monterey and Pacific Grove is a great stop for any visitor to the California coast, and as a kayak angler it should be high on your list of places to fish. Unlike other of-the-beaten-path kayak…

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