ocean city reef foundation

June 1, 2024
There’s no mistaking the “rattle-rattle-THUMP” of a feisty flounder attacking your bait. These oddly shaped bottom dwellers strike with authority and fight with a unique combination of vibrating head…
October 25, 2023
Today we think of the waters off the DelMarVa Peninsula as fishing grounds for species like sea bass and flounder, but they were U-boat hunting grounds in both World Wars. Early on, it was a turkey…
March 1, 2020
The black sea bass is a Mid-Atlantic fish that lives around bottom structure like reefs and is known for being absolutely delicious. The flavor of their fillets is known for being very delicate due…
February 2, 2019
Before reading on, you may want to check out this new video of reef building in action, shot on the Morning Star prior to a day of February tautog fishing a few years back: Imagine: despite the…
November 27, 2017
After World War II, surplus diesel engines and even boats were cheap as Uncle Sam looked to reduce inventory. Post-1950 stern-towed gear impacts to ocean seafloor habitats must have been the greatest…
October 2, 2017
A great summer of fishing along the DelMarVa coast is just a memory, once fall rolls around. Tournament results are all but forgotten. Strong winds and unpredictable weather have made offshore…
April 8, 2017
Reefs attract fish, period, and more of them mean more fish, so we were happy to hear today that the Ocean City Reef Foundation hauled a load of 6.8 tons of block to one of their reef building sites…