Miss Candace adds remains to North Inlet Reef

The North Inlet Reef, located about 10 miles north-northeast of the Winyah Bay jetties, is in an excellent location for an artificial reef, but just hasn’t had any really big pieces of structure placed on it over the years.

It’s got some big structure now.

Last week, an antiquated shrimp boat – the Miss Candace – was sunk as easily the biggest structure added to the reef site, which is PA-12 in the system of marine artificial reefs managed by the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources.

The project is a cooperative effort between Coastal Conservation Association South Carolina, the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation and S.C. DNR.

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