Consider a Fishing Vacation at Horseshoe, Florida’s Last Frontier

If you’re looking for a laid-back, peaceful vacation spot, consider Horseshoe Beach, on Florida’s Big Bend.  Located between Steinhatchee and the town of Suwannee, Horseshoe Beach considers itself “Florida’s Last Frontier”.  But don’t worry about the lack of something to do–especially if you fish! The waters near Horseshoe Beach are uncrowded and the fish are …

Head Down Dixie County’s ‘Road to Nowhere’ For Some Excellent Paddling

Dixie County’s ‘Road to Nowhere’ is the southern extension of CR361 that runs from Casey’s Corner in Jena (just across the river from Steinhatchee) and dead ends about 12 miles south, inshore of the Pepperfish Keys.  If you’re traveling from the south, come to Jena via CR358 from US19/98 and bear left onto CR361 when …

Take a Trip to Horseshoe Beach…and Fish Florida’s Last Frontier

From Capt. Tommy Thompson’s Saltwater Angler’s Guide to Florida’s Big Bend and Emerald Coast (UPF 2009): “Horseshoe Beach has no beach, unless you count the twenty-foot strip of white sand next to the county boat ramp.  You will find horseshoe crabs there. A small commercial fishing village, Horseshoe Beach is located on a small spit …