Artificial Reef Marking, near Ocracoke, Pamlico Sound, NC
Big Foot Slough Channel is the primary entrance from Pamlico Sound to Ocracoke and Silver Lake Harbor and is used by the vast majority of cruising craft and both Ocracoke car ferries.
NC ‘“ PAMLICO SOUND ‘“ OCRACOKE ‘“ ARTIFICIAL REEF MARKINGMariners are advised that the North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries will be remarking new positions for artificial reef 298 located approximately 1.5 mile east from the big foot slough channel entrance in 0cracoke, NC. The new boundary coordinates are: 35.18042N – 75.99352W (35°10.8252N / 075°59.6112W); 35.17533N -75.99352W (35°10.5198N / 075°59.6112W); 35.17533N -75.99953W (35°10.5198N / 075°59.9718W); and 35.18042N -75.99953W (35°10.8252N / 075°59.9718W). Mariners should use caution when transiting the area. NC Carolina Fisheries POC: Gregg Podnar at 252-808-7199 or 252-808-8053. LNM: 47/14Click Here To Open A Chart View Window, Zoomed To the Location of Big Foot Slough