Lower Suwannee National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Region
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Fishing Opportunities

Credit: USFWS

Credit: USFWS

Saltwater and freshwater fishing opportunities can be found throughout the Refuge. Accessible fishing piers, shoreline fishing, and cane-pole fishing are available for those without boats.

Levy County

  • Public boat ramp at Fowlers Bluff for Suwannee River access - all boats
  • McCormick Creek - spur road off Levy Wildlife Drive -small boats
  • Barnett Creek – small boats
  • Shell Mound Ffishing Pier - coastal estuary of the Gulf of Mexico
  • Freshwater ponds (borrow pits) – located adjacent to the Nature Drive
  • Town of Cedar Key- 3 excellent boat ramps. Fee charged.

Dixie County

  • Fishbone Creek-small boats
  • Shired Island-Gulf of Mexico-all boats
  • Town of Suwannee-all boats


Last updated: June 14, 2010