Muskegon in Muskegon County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Muskegon Fishing Reef
Constructed September 1980
marker is constructed the
first underwater fishing reef
of its kind in the Great Lakes
built entirely of quarried dolomite
barged from Wisconsin.
This reef is dedicated to
public fishing in Michigan
Erected by Michigan Department of Public Resources.
Location. 43° 13.372′ N, 86° 20.509′ W. Marker is in Muskegon, Michigan, in Muskegon County. Marker can be reached from Beach Street Road west of Beach Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located on the South Pierhead Lighthouse Breakwater, about one-tenth mile out from Beach Street Road. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1453 Beach Street, Muskegon MI 49441, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bluffton Actors' Colony / Buster Keaton (approx. 0.7 miles away); Jean Baptiste Recollect Trading Post (approx. 2.6 miles away); Lakeside (approx. 2.8 miles away); Union Depot (approx. Hackley House (approx. 4.4 miles away); Hume House (approx. 4.4 miles away); Buster Keaton (approx. 4˝ miles away); DeWitt School (approx. 10 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Muskegon.
More about this marker. Marker is a large metal plaque, mounted horizontally, directly on the walking surface of the breakwater, at the point where the breakwater turns from west to northwest.
Also see . . . Hamilton Reef. The Hamilton Reef (also known as “The Rock Pile”) is an artificial reef of cement rubble in a snake formation that lies just south of the Muskegon Channel in Lake Michigan. It was constructed in 1980 out of 4,000 tons of rock. (Submitted on July 3, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
Categories. • Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas • Sports • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on July 5, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 3, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 112 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 3, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.