Commercial fisherman moves operation north of Martin County to avoid polluted water

Lake Okeechobee releases continued to flow into the St. Lucie Estuary Friday night, creating another night of worry for local business owners who who rely on clean water to make a living. Commercial fisherman, Chuck Anderson, says the St. Lucie River used to be his ‘sweet spot’ for fishing and crabbing. “I would stay down there all year long, fishing and crabbing. I made a very good living at it.” But in 2013, that took a big turn. Three years later, his business is still not bouncing back. “You couldn’t pay me to go down there now. I don’t want my hands in there.” Read the rest here 11:23

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