Charlotte Harbor Artificial Reefs

Charlotte Harbor Artificial Reefs

There are natural and man-made reefs in and around the harbor that provide havens for fish.  This is a list of the Charlotte Harbor artificial reefs that can be a starting point for some destinations.  Please be careful however, not to disturb other people already fishing at the same location.


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Charlotte Harbor Artificial Reefs
Reef name Description Depth (ft) Coordinates (Lat/Lon)
Bokeelia Reef Concrete culverts 10 26° 43.0′ N
82° 09.6′ W
Cape Haze Reef Concrete culverts, 18 26° 45.8′ N
modular stool units 82° 09.5′ W
Charotte Harbor Site Concrete culverts and reefballs 12 26° 51.5′ N
(north end) 82° 05.3′ W
Charotte Harbor Site Concrete culverts and reefballs 12 26° 50.6′ N
(south end) 82° 05.3′ W
Danger Reef 40′ steel tug 12 26° 45.550′ N
82° 11.175′ W
Englewood Fish Haven Bridge rubble 22 26° 54.7′ N
82° 21.8′ W
Gasparilla Mitigation Reef (3 reefs) Rock limestone 12 26° 45.3′ N
82° 16.0′ W
Helen’s Reef Culverts 30 26° 38.018′ N
82° 17.454′ W
Helen’s Reef (2) 2 Barges 30 26° 37.938′ N
82° 17.161′ W
Mary’s Reef Concrete culverts 29 26° 46.239′ N
82° 18.43′ W
Mary’s Reef (2) Concrete culverts 30 26° 46.177′ N
82° 18.353′ W
Novak Reef center Concrete culverts and 30 26° 48.570′ N
concrete bridge sections 82° 19.7′ W
Novak Reef memorial Memorial 30 26° 48.557′ N
82° 19.699′ W
Old Tire Reef Tires 12 26° 54.80′ N
82° 07.62′ W
Power Pole Reef Old power poles, crane. 45 26· 41.0′ N
and steel barge 82° 22.4′ W
Tremblay Reef (1) Reef Center, Concrete bridge sections 42 26° 48.350′ N
82° 22.700′ W
Tremblay Reef (2) Concrete bridge sections 42 26° 48.241′ N
82° 22.822′ W
Tremblay Reef (3) 90′ Steel barge 42 26° 48.415′ N
82° 22.651′ W

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