16 July 2013

• Could We Use Some Structure in Our Local Waters?

”Artificial Reef Program Enhances Hempstead Reef with Rock from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers…

“The New York Artificial Reef Program is popular with many local fishermen and divers and helps to support the local economy of Long Island also. The creation of additional patch reefs through rock deployment will increase the use and enjoyment of these valuable New York State resources.

”Fishermen and divers who access the artificial reefs support local businesses through the purchase of fuel, bait and tackle, marine equipment, and by using for hire party/charter and dive vessels.”

Read the full article at this link: LongIsland.com

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