Florida Keys News - Key West Citizen
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
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Boat-in held as protest
Shutdown forces closure of fishing in Everglades

A group of Upper Keys flats guides and boaters will stage a "boat-in" today -- in protest of the federal government shutdown that has forced the closure of Everglades waters to boating and fishing.

Roughly 850 square miles of Florida Bay is closed as long as the federal government is shut down. Fishing guides were notified via email last week that they had to be out of Everg...

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