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Artificial Reefs -Florida

Arrecifos Artificiales - Florida

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Compiled from a publication published by the Broward County Dept. of Natural Resource Protection, Biological Resource Division, Marine Resources Section, "Broward County's Reefs and their Locations." as well as updates from Recreational Saltwater Fishing Regulations, and various other online and print sources.  For more information 954-519-1230

 

Many different species of fish can be caught over or near artificial reefs. Reefs deeper than 200' are especially productive for large pelagic predators. Anglers can find amberjack, black, gag, warsaw, snowy grouper and giant jewfish among the reefs. Anglers should remember that grouper are very slow growing fish and conservation of this species is critical.

You do not need to be directly on top of a reef to benefit from it. Many species, including sailfish, kingfish, Spanish mackerel, barracuda, mutton snapper, and cobia use the artificial reefs as the center of their feeding forays. Cold, plankton-rich waters are forced by the Gulf Stream  up and over the top of the wreck. Often, in strong currents, an eddy can be seen on the surface, down current from an artificial reef. Gamefish often lurk in this "disturbed" water, feeding on baitfish and pelagic crustaceans. 

County Reef Site Reef Name Latitude Longitude

Water depth in feet

Broward Deerfield Beach Ancient Mariner N26 18.117' W80 03.745' 70'
Broward Ft. Lauderdale Jim Atria N26 09.870' W80 04.225 120'
Broward Ft. Lauderdale Bill Boyd N26 09.088' W80 03.842' 265'
Broward Pompano Rodeo  Boating Magazine Wildlife Forever N26 14.056' W80 03.666' 156'
Broward Pompano Rodeo Caicos Express N26 12.502' W80 03.663' 240'
Broward Pompano Rodeo Corey and Chris N26 13.863' W80 03.432' 244
Broward Hollywood/ Hallandale Cruz del Sur N26 58.167' W80 04.637' 230'
Broward Pompano Rodeo Captain Dan N26 13.857' W80 04.027' 110'
Broward Pompano Rodeo Jay Dorman   N26 13.857' W80 04.027' 78'
Broward Pompano Rodeo Fishamerica/Jim Torgerson N26 13.642' W80 03.896' 115'
Broward Grady Barges N29 06.764' W80 04.228' 191'
Broward Ft. Lauderdale Grouper Grotto N26 08.382' W80 04.328' 146
Broward Ft. Lauderdale Hog Heaven N26 08.102' W80 04.786' 65'
Broward Hollywood Hollywood Reef N26 00.601 W80 05.599' 70'
Broward Deerfield Beach Hydro Atlantic N26 19.500' W80 03.043' n/a
Broward Pompano Rodeo Imor N26 13.048' W80 03.760' 165'
Broward Pompano Rodeo Lowrance N26 13.202' W80 03.640' 190'
Broward Ft. Lauderdale Mercedes  N26 09.370' W80 04.513' 97'
Broward Pompano Rodeo  Miller Lite N26 14.207' W80 03.677' 155'
Broward Deerfield beach Noula N26 19.278' W80 03.448' 71'
Broward Ft. Lauderdale Powell Barge N26 07.888' W80 03.445' 314'
Broward Pompano Rodeo Papa's Reef N26 14.102' W80 03.383' 270'
Broward Ft. Lauderdale Robert Edmister N26 09.193' W80 04.837' 76'
Broward Pompano Rodeo Ronald B. Johnson N26 13.880' W80 03.4454' 230'
Broward Ft. Lauderdale Rebel N26 10.253' W80 04.332' 110'
Broward Pompano Rodeo Renegade N26 13.360' W80 03.620' 190'
Broward Pompano Rodeo Rodeo 25 N26 13.878' W80 03.813' 122'
Broward Deerfield Beach Sea Emporer N26 19.350' W80 03.533' n/a
Broward Ft. Lauderdale Jay Scutti N26 09.520' W80 04.760' 64'
Broward Hallandale/ Hollywood Tenneco Tower Deep N26 58.890' W80 04.798' 190'
Broward Hallandale/ Hollywood Tenneco Tower Shallow N26 58.952' W80 05.100' 105'
Broward Port Everglades Tracor Drydock N26 06.765' W80 04.233' 200'
Broward Ft. Lauderdale Trio Bravo N26 08.727' W80 04.293' 145'
Broward Ft. Lauderdale Wendy Rossheim N26 09.183' W80 04.8205' 65'
Citrus Phase II, Fish Haven #1 N28

47.350

W83

03.50

31
Collier ECA Reef N26

18.378

W81

52.360

24
Collier CLAM PASS 3 MILE- 03 N26

13.588

W81

52.212

25
Collier CLAM PASS 3 MILE - PILE N26

13.572

W81

52.074

26
Collier MARCO ISLAND 9 MILE -01 N25

52.844

W81

54.144

39
Duval Charles H. Kirbo Reef N30 10.500 W81 15.250 58
Escambia Deplap East Site N30 05.983 W87 07.960 87
Escambia East Lap - 2000-1 N30 06.257 W87 07.964 86
Escambia East Lap 2000-3 N30 05.916 W87 07.950 86
Franklin One More Time Addition N29 42.360 W84 37.380 40
Manatee 3 mile south reef, site D N27 26.560 W82 44.890 30
Manatee 3 mile south reef, site D N27 26.590 W82 44.880 30
Miami-Dade North Miami Dumbfoundling Bay Reef N25 56.900 W80 07.767 24-50
Miami-Dade North Miami East Greynolds Park Reef adjacent to pier 9-10
Miami-Dade North Miami Oleta River SRA N25 54.333 W80 08.033 11-13
Miami-Dade North Miami North Bayshore Park Reef east of pier 10
Miami-Dade North Miami Sans Souci east of Sans Souci Canals 20
Miami-Dade Miami Pelican Harbor Reef south of fishing pier 8-11
Miami-Dade Miami Julia Tuttle Reef N25 48.833 W80 10.200 30-35
Miami-Dade Miami Beach Island View Reef south of boat ramp 10-12
Miami-Dade Miami Beach Star Island Bridge N25 46.433 W80 10.133 12
Miami-Dade Aventura Cruz del Sur N25 58.167 W80 04.637 240
Miami-Dade Sunny Isles Sunny Isles (center) N25 54.383 W80 05.383 68
Miami-Dade North Miami Beach Haulover Site (center)  N25 54.133 W80 04.717 103-372
Miami-Dade Miami Beach Pflueger Reef Site N25 49.567 W80 04.900 175
Miami-Dade Miami Beach Anchorage Reef Site N25 48.725 W80 05.592 44-53
Miami-Dade Miami Beach Port of Miami Mitigation (A-North) N25 46.288 W80 06.385 25
Miami-Dade Miami Beach South Pointe (center) N25 45.970 W80 07.620 15-21
Miami-Dade Miami Port of Miami Mitigation (B-South) N25 45.017 W80 05.685 45
Miami-Dade Miami Brickell - N.RIckenbacker Site N25 44.917 W80 11.783 12-15
Miami-Dade Miami Carlton Nelson - Rickenbacker 10
Miami-Dade Miami Mercy Hospital N25 44.283 W80 12.700 10-12
Miami-Dade Key Biscayne Key Biscayne Site (Fishing Restricted) N25 42.058 W80 04.858 38-350
Miami-Dade Key Biscayne Spirit of Miami N25 41.880 W80 o5.220 82'
Miami-Dade Key Biscayne Schurgar's Barge N25 41.822 W80 05.220 74
Miami-Dade Key Biscayne SMZ Buoy Reef NW N25 42.800 W80 05.516 38'
Miami-Dade Key Biscayne SMZ Buoy Reef SW N25 41.317 W80 05.517 38
Miami-Dade Key Biscayne Davey Hurst N25 41.903 W80 04.428 265
Miami-Dade Key Biscayne Jack Falafian N25 42.196  W80 04.970 n/a
Miami-Dade Key Biscayne Augie Ferrigno N25 42.196 W80 04.633 226
Miami-Dade Key Biscayne HAV Parker III Barge N25 41.817 W80 05.240 70
Miami-Dade Key Biscayne Ultra Quiz Houseboat Barge N25 41.868 W80 05.209 70
Miami-Dade Key Biscayne Gimrock Barges N25 42.437 W80 04.870 165
Miami-Dade Key Biscayne Paraiso III N25 52.103 W80 05.224 76
Miami-Dade Key Biscayne Captain Harry N25 43.624 W80 04.987 370
Miami-Dade Key Biscayne Spirit of Hemingway N25 42.572 W80 04.520 244
Miami-Dade Key Biscayne Miss Lucy N25 41.333 W80 04.573 224
Miami-Dade Key Biscayne Etoile de Mer N25 41.970 W80 04.990 131
Miami-Dade Key Biscayne Miguana N25 41.963 W80 04.962 138
Miami-Dade Key Biscayne Brandy Wine N25 41.990 W80 04.952 145
Miami-Dade Key Biscayne Biscayne N25 42.249 W80 05.305 8
Miami-Dade Key Biscayne Orion N25 41.460 W80 05.180 88
Miami-Dade Key Biscayne N25 40.144 W80 04.216 95
Miami-Dade Key Biscayne Arida N25 40.831 W80 04.249 88
Miami-Dade Key Biscayne Lakeland N25 42.061 W80 05.037 135
Miami-Dade Key Biscayne Star Trek N25 42.002 W80 04.653 210
Miami-Dade Key Biscayne South Seas N25 41.989 W80 05.229 8
Miami-Dade Key Biscayne Proteus N25 42.328 W80 05.240 18
Miami-Dade Key Biscayne N25 40.144 W80 04.216 100
Miami-Dade Key Biscayne Belcher Barge N25 41.810 W80 05.282 58
Miami-Dade Key Biscayne Mystick Isle N25 42.347 W80 04.772 185
Miami-Dade Key Biscayne N25 40.019 W80 04.056 135
Miami-Dade Key Biscayne Lady Free N25 41.450 W80 04.730 60
Miami-Dade Key Biscayne Sheri-Lyn Bow N25 42.130 W80 05.190 96
Miami-Dade Key Biscayne Sheri-Lyn Stern N25 42.145 W80 05.164 100
Miami-Dade Key Biscayne Miracles Express N25 42.229 W80 05.296 64
Miami-Dade Key Biscayne Big Lou N25 39.782 W80 04.291 55
Miami-Dade Key Biscayne Rio Miami N25 42.166 W80 05.232 67
Miami-Dade Key Biscayne Belzona One N25 41.752 W80 05.219 68
Miami-Dade Key Biscayne Belzona Two N25 41.797 W80 05.408 60
Miami-Dade Key Biscayne Belzona Three N25 41.750 W80 05.241 65
Miami-Dade Key Biscayne Belzona Barge N25 41.969 W80 05.562 40
Miami-Dade Key Biscayne John Maydak Memorial Reef N25 39.904 W80 04.217 66
Miami-Dade Cutler Ridge R.J. Diving Ventures Site N25 37.667 W80 04.667 65-300
Miami-Dade Cutler Ridge Dade Sportfishing Council (North) N25 33.700 W80 05.033 110-215
Miami-Dade Boca Chita Key Dade Sportfishing Council (Middle) N25 31.683 W80 05.267 90-220
Miami-Dade Elliot Key Dade Sportfishing Council (South) N25 25.350 W80 06.750 120-245
Miami-Dade Old Rhodes Key Fish & Game Unlimited Site N25 22.050 W80 07.617 140-240
Palm Beach United Caribbean N26 19.268' W80 03.539' 70'
Pinellas Veterans Reef N28 03.025 W83 00.747' 44'
Pinellas Rube Allyn North N27 56.133 W83 01.333 48
Pinellas Clearwater C Site N28 00.858 W82 53.569 30
Pinellas North County Reef (south) N28 02.938 W83 00.757 45
Pinellas North County Reef (center) N28 03.013 W83 00.714 45
Pinellas North County Reef (NE) N28 02.980 W83 00.741 42
Pinellas Veterans Reef N28 03.028' W83 00.744' 44'
Pinellas Veterans Reef N28 03.022' W83 00.733' 44'
Pinellas Veterans Reef N28 02.859 W83 00.748 44'
Pinellas Veterans Reef N28 02.848' W83 00.713 44'
Pinellas Veterans Reef N28 02.646 W83 00.741 44'
Pinellas Veterans Reef N28 02.636' W83 00.754 44'
Sarasota Gerkin (Bay) N27 20.429 W82 33.296 14
Sarasota Mote Reef N27 20.420' W82 33.273 15'
St. Johns Capo Reef South N29 50.980 W80 46.013 97
St. Johns Capo Reef South N29 51.059 W80 46.027 97
Volusia Port Authority Site #12 N29 11.860 W80 46.530 70

 

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