Canyons, Ledges, Rocks, and Shoals

Fishing Status has 42653 Banks, Canyons, Humps, Ledges, Rocks, Seamounts, Shoals, and Trenches in the database. Providing cover and shelter to many different species of fish, ledges , rocks, and other rocky or hilly structure are fish magnets that many call home.

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By Seamus on 5/17/2013 • Views (4882)
Average Depth: 38'  Buoy Location in GPS ddm: 33° 50.217' / 078° 22.033'  LORAN Coordinates: Chain (GRI) 7980 / 45398.0 / 59323.0  General Location: 183° M, 3.0 nm from the Shallotte Inlet sea buoy Material Deployment Date(s) GPS  (Decimal Minutes) Railroad boxcars: 10 Sep-86 33° 50.100'...

By Seamus on 3/21/2021 • Views (4661)
The Captiva Blue Hole or The Crack as sometimes called locally, is geologically a sinkhole and a very popular diving and fishing location. The rim of the hole is about 95 feet deep and drops down to 180 feet.  Lots of Snapper and Grouper. Amberjack and Barracuda frequenty hang out above the hole.    Video of a dive on the...

By xfernal on 1/3/2013 • Views (4687)
"The location, the Zane Grey Reef, is a veritable fish factory," Ackerman said.  "Plus, with the landscape of huge mountains that drop straight into the ocean, there is deep water right next to shore so that you don't have to make long runs to get into the good fishing that is so typical when you are fishing for marlins and sailfish." The fi...

By xfernal on 3/25/2021 • Views (4583)
Good ridge for snapper and grouper.

By xfernal on 11/4/2012 • Views (4622)
21 Mile Hill

By Seamus on 12/24/2021 • Views (4361)
5 Fathom Bank runs for many miles to the South from here. There are lots of drop offs and broken bottom in the area. Snapper ( pinkies ), Sambos, Skippy and KGs are the primary targets. You can also catch Dhufish and Harly sometimes.. Trolling the bank can produce Spanish Mackerel as well. You will catch Wrasse and lose tackle bottom fishing on t...

By Seamus on 6/9/2012 • Views (4350)

By Seamus on 12/10/2021 • Views (4328)

By xfernal on 10/12/2016 • Views (4294)
This bank has ledges to the north and south of this point.

By Seamus on 5/25/2022 • Views (4268)

By xfernal on 2/16/2017 • Views (4213)
Woods Wall

By xfernal on 12/31/2012 • Views (4252)
Fanny Shoals 37.47 & 123.11 Caution it Breaks

By xfernal on 3/8/2022 • Views (4175)
John Sawyer Bank

By Seamus on 12/28/2020 • Views (4090)
Patchogue Grounds is a rocky area that is well known for catching Bluefish, Sea Bass, and Cod. Can hold lots of eels.

By xfernal on 4/7/2016 • Views (3965)
This hole is one of the most popular spots to catch Tarpon around Boca Grande

By Seamus on 4/27/2023 • Views (3959)
Good King Markerel fishing here. Some Bluefish and Spanish Mackerel here as well. Few Black Seabass on bottom.

By GSpots on 2/19/2021 • Views (3862)
This underwater cypress forest is estimated to be 52,000 years old. They were buried in sediment, but were likely uncovered by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.   The stumps of the cypress trees span an area estimated at 0.5 square miles (1.3 kilometers), approximately 10 miles off the beach, and sit about 60 feet (18 meters) below the sur...

By Seamus on 9/12/2023 • Views (3680)
The reef is known for lots of lingcod. There is also some rockfish here. Bank 67

By xfernal on 12/28/2020 • Views (3694)
A lone willow bush  marks one the best bass fishing spots on High Rock Lake. 35 36.731 N, 80 15.331 W

By Seamus on 3/1/2018 • Views (3634)
The Florida Middle Grounds are approximately 460 square miles of ancient coral reefs located in this area. These reefs consist of a series of both high and low relief limestone ledges and pinnacles that drop almost 50 feet at some points.

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By xfernal on 1/20/2024 • Views (83)
This spot is the center of a ledge that runs for at least half a mile. The eighth of a mile or so to the east northeast and west southwest of this spot holds Golden Tilefish. I suspect there is more in the area. 

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