Buffalo Reef Project Area Map
  • Buffalo Reef is a 2,200-acre natural cobble feature beneath the waters of Lake Superior, located off the eastern edge of the Keweenaw Peninsula, about 20 miles northeast of Houghton. The reef is vitally important for lake trout and lake whitefish spawning. The Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission has determined that Buffalo Reef contributes approximately 30% of the lake trout harvested within 50 miles of the reef.

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