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.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas • Sports • Waterways & Vessels.
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. Marker is located on the South Pierhead Lighthouse Breakwater, about one-tenth mile out from Beach Street Road. Touch for map. 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 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bluffton Actors' Colony / Buster Keaton (approx. 0.7 miles away); Jean Baptiste Recollect Trading Post Lakeside (approx. 2.8 miles away); Union Depot (approx. 4.3 miles away); Hackley House (approx. 4.4 miles away); Hume House (approx. 4.4 miles away); Buster Keaton (approx. 4˝ miles away); Hackley Public Library (approx. 4.6 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.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 5, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 3, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 234 times since then and 58 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.