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Mobjack Bay Reef

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Depth 22-25 ft.

 

 

 

This is a rectangular shaped reef located outside of the channel, SW of Mobjack Bay Main Channel Buoy "6MB".

 

 

Site construction began in July of 2006.
The initial deployment of 1,250 tons of concrete pipe, placed near the center of the reef, was donated by Americast Corporation. Transportation and deployment costs were funded with Saltwater Fishing License revenue.
Tidewater-Skanska Corporation donated and deployed an additional 8,202 tons of bridge sections and rubble.

 

Mobjack Reef Deployment

Pipe Deployment 7/20/06

 

 

 

The center of this reef is marked with a yellow VMRC buoy designated "M".

 

Open a Mobjack Deployment Video

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Mobjack Bay Reef Deployment

Bridge Deployment 11/04/06

 

 

 

In July of 2007, portions of the old Lord Eltham Bridge were deployed. On November 30, 2007, another 800 tons of the bridge sections were added to the Mobjack Reef site.
Mobjack Reef Bridge Deployment

Lord Eltham Bridge Deployment 11/30/07

 

Mobjack Bay Reef Chart
NOAA Chart 12221

 

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