Dixie County is located between Tampa and Tallahassee on U.S. 19. The Gulf of Mexico, Dixie’s western border, provides a natural sanctuary for the harvesting of seafood. Dixie’s eastern, southern, and northern borders are the Suwannee and Steinhatchee Rivers which offer excellent water activities and empty into the Gulf of Mexico at quaint fishing villages.

Sandfly Creek Paddle

Posted in Maps, Paddling Trails, Suwannee on April 3rd, 2013

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Originally posted 2012-09-24 10:56:11. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

I Wish I Were In Dixie

Posted in Gulf Coast, Maps, Paddling Trails, Rivers on April 3rd, 2013


You can search the Florida coast up or down but you won’t find more reliable saltwater fishing than what exists between Cedar Key and Steinhatchee. That’s the Dixie coastline and Suwannee Sound. Expect to catch redfish, cobia, sea trout, offshore grouper and more. Marinas can put you and your boat on the water or professional guides await your call.

Originally posted 2012-09-19 23:48:09. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Log Landing WMA

Posted in Hunting on April 3rd, 2013

Covering 5,048  acres Log Landing WMA is available for deer, hog, turkey, and small game hunting. Log Landing is part of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) Wildlife Management Area (WMA) program.

For more information about WMAs, contact the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) at 386.758.0525 to request its annual hunting handbook or stop by your local tax collector’s office to pick up a copy. 

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Originally posted 2012-09-23 22:32:43. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Shired Island

Posted in Gulf Coast on April 3rd, 2013

Part of the Lower Suwannee National Wildlife Refuge, the Shired Island Boat Ramp & Trail provide access to the Gulf, shoreline fishing, and a short trail to a 7,000 year-old archaeology site. You’ll want to bring your camera.

For anglers without vessels, the ample sea wall provides plenty of shore-fishing opportunities. There are no nearby stores or tackle shops, so come prepared.

After enjoying the walk out to the point, you’ll see millions and millions of sun-bleached shells. Ancient cultures of fishing people discarded their meal debris (oysters, clams, scallops, fish bones, etc) where they ate. Millennia of this accumulation gave height to the island that was once merely a mudflat at the edge of the Gulf.

Please, stay on the beach and leave the island interior to the wildlife. Enjoy a day of discovery at your National Wildlife Refuge.

Originally posted 2012-09-21 22:45:10. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Drive Tour

Posted in Tours on April 3rd, 2013

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Originally posted 2012-09-23 21:00:30. Republished by Blog Post Promoter