Artificial Reefs

Ready for Northwest Florida Artificial Reef Workshop Feb 22

Researchers from University of West Florida recently estimated the value of Artificial Reefs to Florida’s coastal economy. Bay County artificial reefs provide 49.02 million dollars annually in personal income to local residents.  Bay County ranks 8th in the state of Florida with 1,936 fishing and diving jobs. This important economic study gives updated guidance and …

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Bay County Deploys First Super Reefs in Panama City Beach

Earlier this year, Bay County completed an artificial reef deployment in Gulf waters approximately 3 nautical miles (nm) south of the Panama City Beach Pier (Pier Park) and 11 nm west of St Andrew Bay Pass in Small Area Artificial Reef Site D (SAARS D). On May 14, five …

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Tips for 2015 Recreational Red Snapper Season

By: Scott Jackson UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant Extension Agent for Bay County The 2015 red snapper season opens this weekend so it’s time to get ready. With a bag limit of two red snapper per angler per day you’ll want to make the most out of any fishing trip. The following tips and advice from …

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2015 Florida Artificial Reef Summit – Live Broadcast Jan 13 – 16 from Clearwater Beach, FL

2015 Florida Artificial Reef Summit January 13-16, 2015 Clearwater Beach Marriott on Sand Key Clearwater Beach, Fla. Florida has one of the most active artificial reef programs in the nation. The Florida Artificial Reef Summit has become a unique event to learn about the latest in artificial reef research and management strategies. The …

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Bay County Reefs two F101 Fighter Jets

        FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Valerie Sale Public Information Officer Phone: (850) 248-8170 Cell: (850) 814-6122 vsale@baycountyfl.gov UPDATE: Bay County deployment of jets rescheduled for Friday F101 Voodoos, prefabricated modules to be placed along PCB JUNE 26, 2014 PANAMA CITY – Due to time constraints Thursday in the deployment of a …

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Fisheries Management and Artificial Reefs

Definitely one of the highlights of our Northwest Florida Artificial Reef Workshop earlier this year (2013) – The panel discussion and presentations from Bill Lindberg, Bob Shipp, Continue reading »

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Northwest Florida Artificial Reef Workshop – Live Updates via Adobe Connect and Website

For those not able to join us for the Northwest Florida Workshop in person we will be streaming live and recording presentations for later access on the web. Feb 19 – Day One Adobe Connect link – http://ufifas.adobeconnect.com/reef Feb 20 – Day Two Adobe Connect link – http://ufifas.adobeconnect.com/reef2 (Will have to sign in but …

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NW FL Reef Workshop – Save the Date! Please help us by Completing our Short Survey

Please save the date for the 2013 Northwest Florida Regional Artificial Reef Workshop sponsored by Florida Sea Grant and FWC, to be held at the Niceville Community Center in Niceville, FL on Wednesday-Thursday, February 6-7, 2013. We invite your suggestions and feedback to help the steering committee identify and …

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Artificial Reef Site Updated with Mobile Page

Want faster viewing on a mobile device? (click here) New page removes graphics that may take longer to download. The user is provided with link and opportunity enter full site and view live map when bandwith is available or time is convenient. Reef sites are sorted by bearing from St Andrew Bay …

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Artificial Reefs Deployed Into The Gulf of Mexico – WMBB News 13 – The Panhandle’s News Leader

Artificial Reefs Deployed Into The Gulf of Mexico – WMBB News 13 – The Panhandle’s News Leader. By Andrew Ruiz – email Continue reading »

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