Mosquito Bank (Key Largo)

Mosquito Bank (Key Largo)

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Description

In the Key Largo Area are Mosquito Banks, at a short distance from the Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park. 

Mosquito Bank overlies a concave low-elevation indentation or reentrant in the bedrock depression beneath Hawk Channel. Sediments in Mosquito Bank are mostly muddy sands with patchy areas of lime mud that surround scattered patch reefs.
Reef area hold tons of fish but is much better fishing in the winter mounths.

To get to Mosquito Bank from Pennekamp and Key Largo sound you just head out what is know as south creek, just look for a short tower to the south, it marks the inland side of the patches. Pretty much even if the wind is howling you will be able to see the patchs.

2010/03/31
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Joëlle
Mosquito Bank (Key Largo)
Mosquito Bank (Key Largo)
2010-03-31
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The tower of Mosquito Bank
2010/03/31
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Mosquito bancs sont situés dans la zone de Key Largo, à une courte distance de Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park.
Cette zone de récifs est fréquentée par de nombreux poissons, mais les meilleures pêches se font pendant les mois d'hiver.

Pour se rendre à Mosquito Bank il suffit de rechercher une tour un peu plus au sud, elle marque la face intérieure des plaques. Même si le vent hurle, vous serez capable de voir les plaques.

2010/03/31
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4.4nm
24°
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24nm
23°
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26nm
237°
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Rodiguez Key (Key Largo)

4nm
252°
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White Bank Dry Rocks (Key largo)

5.2nm
58°
Key Largo
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Molasses Reef (Key Largo)

3.4nm
180°



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