JUNE 13, 2020 - Atlantic Coast Fisheries New | June 12, 2020

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JUNE 13, 2020 - Atlantic Coast Fisheries New | June 12, 2020

Postby EC NEWELLMAN » Sat Jun 13, 2020 10:36 am

Atlantic Coast Fisheries New | June 12, 2020

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NEW JERSEY - Two Artificial Reef Deployments June 2020


FINAL RESTING PLACE:

On Monday, June 8, a 150-foot long caisson gate was deployed on the Deepwater Reef site. A caisson gate is a barrier used to dam off the open end of a dry dock and is constructed of heavy gauge steel with several tons of ballast in the keel.

This deployment will rest at coordinates: 38*58.300 x 074*10.900.


On Tuesday, June 9, a 65-foot tugboat VINIK HUNTRESS was sunk at the Sandy Hook Reef site in memory of Hudson River Fishermen’s Association member Darren Cardinal. Sponsorship for this project is provided by the association and The Sportfishing Fund.

This vessel will rest at coordinates: 40*21.541 x 073*56.006.


Caisson gate deployment will rest near the following coordinates:

38* 58.3 x 074* 11.00

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65-foot tugboat VINIK HUNTRESS deployment will rest near the following coordinates:

40* 21.50 x 073* 56.40

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GPS info MAPS & Locations of New Jersey Artificial Reefs






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Re: JUNE 13, 2020 - Atlantic Coast Fisheries New | June 12, 2020

Postby EC NEWELLMAN » Tue Jun 16, 2020 10:04 pm

Video of the caisson gate deployment:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YjJXA4i ... e=youtu.be

Video of the tugboat VINIK HUNTRESS (Darren Cardinal Memorial) deployment: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AoMfLkI ... e=youtu.be

Information on the Artificial Reef Deployments: http://www.njfishandwildlife.com/artreefdeployment.htm
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