The Crisfield Artificial Reef

 

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The Artificial Reef near Crisfield, MD was built by Maryland's Department of Natural Resources in 1988. The reef is constructed of 3,000 tons of granite rock. The reef is visited by tautog, croaker, trout, drum, flounder, porgy, rockfish, black sea bass and other species.

The reef area is located just north of buoy R 6, locally known as "Fox Island Buoy". The triangle on the map shows the area of the reef.

The following GPS coordinates are locations of rock piles at the Crisfield reef:

 

REEF1

3755.588

7556.586

REEF2

3755.578

7556.561

REEF3

3755.575

7556.604

REEF4

3755.567

7556.565

REEF5

3755.569

7556.604

REEF6

3755.552

7556.568

REEF7

3755.549

7556.624

REEF8

3755.543

7556.584

 

 

 

 

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This close-up map of the coordinates shows how the reef lies.

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