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Spring, Summer and Fall Beneath the Blue Heron Bridge

Spring, Summer and Fall Beneath the Blue Heron Bridge

A three and a half hour drive south on I-95 from our home in Jacksonville, Florida takes us to the Blue Heron Bridge—what we consider the critter hunting site in the Western Hemisphere. The bridge spans the Intracoastal Waterway connecting the mainland with an endless strip of luxury condos lining Singer Island, located just south of West Palm Beach. The shallow sand and shell-rubble bottom spilling out from Phil Foster Park beneath the bridge, attracts … Read entire article »

Filed under: Blue Heron Bridge, Fish Spawning, Florida Diving

The Blue Heron Bridge, Florida’s exotic critter capital

The Blue Heron Bridge, Florida’s exotic critter capital

July 22, 2009 West Palm Beach, FL – Although it has been 17 years since I last dived under West Palm, Florida’s Blue Heron Bridge it has remained one of my all time favorite Florida dive sites. I was last there for a series of dives in the early 1990s when on the hunt for new species to expand the second edition of Reef Fish Identification.  Even in those days the shallow current swept sand and rubble … Read entire article »

Filed under: Blue Heron Bridge, Florida Diving