Jimmy Stephens Family Memorial Reef

DESCRIPTION:
This reef was commissioned by Marie Stephens in loving memory of her husband, Jimmy Stephens and her son, Cody Stephens because of their love of fishing and for the sea. Jimmy Stephens was a generous citizen, friend, and supporter of the MBARA. He was well known for his kindness and spirit among everyone he met and will be greatly missed. 2 Florida Limestone Artificial Reefs and 1 Ecosystems on Piling deployed 7 Apr 2015. 3 Florida Limestone Artificial Reefs measuring 8 feet tall added on 11 Nov 2016. Verified by MBARA diver Bob Cox 11 Nov 2016. This reef addition was constructed under FWC Grant 15158 with funds from the Natural Resources Damage Assessment Phase III. Two piling mounted Ecosystems added on 26 Apr 2017

LOCATION:
Reef Area: Bell Shoal
TD1:
TD2:
LAT: 29 56.573
LON: 85 29.224
Range: 3
Bearing: 261
Depth: 22 feet
Range and Bearing is taken from mouth of Mexico Beach Canal.