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Poquoson Reef

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Depth 24-25 ft., Profile 4-5 ft.

 

 

Poquoson Reef Under Construction

 

 

This reef was established in July of 2007 with an initial deployment of a 150 ton pontoon barge (pictured above).
Poquoson Reef Pic 1

Hanson Pipe added 11/29/2007

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This reef is located approximately 2 1/2 nautical miles east of the Goodwin Islands and northwest of Poquoson River channel buoy "4". The shape of this reef is a rectangle, which runs parallel to the Poquoson River channel.
The center of this site is marked with a yellow VMRC buoy designated "PQ".
One thousand tons of concrete pipe, donated by Hanson Pipe Company, were deployed in November 2007. Deployment of the pipe was funded with saltwater fishing license revenue.
Poquoson Reef Pic 2

Hanson Pipe added 11/29/2007

 

Poquoson Reef Chart
NOAA Chart 12221

 

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