Cape May County)
Garden State Parkway to Exit 17, Sea Isle Blvd. Stay on Sea Isle,
to Landis Ave
and turn left. Landis will turn into Common Wealth Ave.
will be on the left side just before the bridge.
Strathmere, a stones throw from Ocean City is the
The dive area received its name from the restaurant, which is the
noticeable land mark near Corson's Inlet.
This dive site received its name
from the restaurant. Photo by Dolores Rothweiler.
Corson's Inlet is considered closed to navigation, although you
occasional boater attempting to traverse the
The area is
well known for recovering bottles and is considered the premier
dive of south Jersey. Bottles are easily
recovered and many times are above the
sand. After a
quick survey of the area if you don't locate any bottles on top
of the sand, just pick an area and start fanning. At times
divers will find bottles in piles,
you have to move frequently and dig to find anything. According
to diver Dave Keller, bottles recovered here date back from the
mid 1800's to the
era. Divers have also recovered jewelry, coins, china, and
silverware at the site.
life at the site is abundant and includes lobsters, crabs,
skates, shrimp, coral, mussels and clams. Depth
ranges from ten to 25 feet with
between two and 20 feet. The best time to dive this site is
slack and in the winter, spring or fall. Dave
also tells us that the currents and
traffic are the area's main hazards.
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