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Florida Fish and Wildlife
    Conservation Commission

Fish and Wildlife
    Research Institute
100 Eighth Avenue SE
St. Petersburg, Florida 33701

Mote Marine Laboratory
Tropical Research Laboratory
24244 Overseas Hwy.
Summerland Key, FL 33042

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This project was funded in part by a grant awarded from Mote Marine Laboratory's Protect Our Reefs Grants Program, which is funded by proceeds from the sale of the Protect Our Reefs specialty license plate. Learn more at www.mote.org/4reef.

Additional funding for this project was obtained through the Federal Aid in Sport Fish Restoration Fund.
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This fishing pier/bridge was visited prior to the creation of the online Boating and Angling Guide to the Florida Keys, and the information provided is current as of the survey date. Some of the information may have changed since then. If you find that this information about the pier/bridge has changed or is incorrect, please let us know.

Pier Name: Missouri-Ohio Channel Fishing Bridge
Address: US-1, MM 39 Map It
County: Monroe
Managing Entity: Florida Department of Environmental Protection,
     Office of Greenways and Trails
Phone: Florida Keys Overseas Heritage Trail

Survey Date: April, 2011
Pier Structure: Concrete
Pier Deck: Concrete
Pier Condition: Good
Entrance Fee: No
Fishing License Provided: No
Bait and Tackle: No
Restrooms: No
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Picnic Area: No
Monofilament Recycling: Yes
Fresh Water: No
Fish Cleaning Table: No
Parking: Yes
Hours: 24 hours

Comments: The sign saying "No Fishing From Bridge" in photo #1 refers to the bridge with vehicular traffic (US-1), not the adjacent fishing bridge. Parking in gravel area on road shoulder. Bridge part of Florida Keys Overseas Heritage Trail. May have to share bridge with walkers/bikers.

If you are out snorkeling, diving, fishing, paddling, or boating and see anything that may be unusual or out of the ordinary (including lionfish) in the waters around the Keys , please record the location, date, and time, and contact the Marine Ecosystem Event Response and Assessment (MEERA) project. They can be reached by phone (305-395-8730), e-mail, or online.

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