DNREC Sinks Ex-Navy and Army Freighter Turned Fishing Fleet Boat Reedville onto Delaware’s Artificial Reef System
DNREC continued to broaden the recreational allure of Delaware’s renowned artificial reef system today by sinking the Reedville, originally a World War II and Korean Conflict-era coastal freighter and supply ship at a reef site 16 miles offshore and with readings of *38 40.423’N 74* 44.295’ W at a depth of 87 feet. The Reedville was converted to a commercial fishing vessel after military decommissioning and has found another new life starting at 12:18 EDT as fish habitat on the ocean floor through DNREC’s artificial reef program.
Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission to hold Sept. 14 public hearing in Dover on proposed amendment to Atlantic menhaden management plan
DOVER – DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife will host an Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) public hearing on a proposed amendment to the Interstate Fishery Management Plan for Atlantic Menhaden at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14 in the DNREC Auditorium, 89 Kings Highway, Dover, DE 19901. Draft Amendment 3 seeks to manage the […]
Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission to hold public hearing July 6 on interstate fishery management plan for Atlantic menhaden
DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife will host an Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission public hearing on a draft addendum to the Interstate Fishery Management Plan for Atlantic Menhaden at 6 p.m., Wednesday, July 6, in the DNREC Auditorium, in Dover.