Scallop Information For A Successful 2016 Season on Florida’s Big Bend

Scalloping on Florida’s Big Bend

Here are some links to “Scalloping Basics”, as well as information on lodging and marine facilities on our Natural North Florida Big Bend coast.



Recommended Reading:


Bay Scallops—The Gulf of Mexico’s Tastiest Treat


Scalloping 101


Lodging Recommendations


Seahorse Landing Condos, Cedar Key (

Compass Realty Rentals, Horseshoe Beach (

Sea Hag Marina, Steinhatchee (

Pelican Pointe, Steinhatchee (

Steinhatchee Landing Resort (

Sea Hag at Keaton Beach (

Econfina River Resort, Econfina (

Shell Island Fish Camp, St. Marks (

Good Times Marina, Steinhatchee/Jena (



Public Boat Launches*


Yankeetown: ramp at end of SR40

Cedar Key: two ramps at Dock Street boat basin

Horseshoe Beach: ramps on Hwy 351 and at County Park

Steinhatchee: ramp in Jena at end of Hwy 358, ramp in Steinhatchee on Hwy 361 (Riverside Drive)

Keaton Beach: ramp on Hwy 361

Econfina: ramp in County Park at end of CR14 (Econfina River Rd.)

St. Marks: ramps at Lighthouse Point and at confluence of Wakulla and St. Marks rivers


*Many Big Bend marinas and lodging establishments offer ramps or launch services to their guests and customers.

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