Long Key (ou Rattlesnake key) (Florida Keys)
In the early 20th century, Long
Key was the site of a luxurious fishing resort that ...
Crocker Reef area is far enough out that it usually has good visibility, blue water and lots of large fish & sponges. Current is not often a problem, and when there is a current, drift dives along Crocker
Reef are always an enjoyable experience. On most parts of Crocker Reef the grooves can be followed from northwest (shallow) to southeast (deep) making natural navigation easy.
Other areas nearby with local names are
Cage (where a shark cage once was), 3 Amigos (Three large mounds near coral fingers), Pillar Coral Ridge, which features a wrecked small boat, and The
Telephone - a long patch reef with a telephone-shaped sand hole. Not far to the northeast is Davy Crocker or Pleasure, located about halfway between Davis Reef & Crocker Reef.
Gulf of Mexico