takes a closer look at the algae covering much of Lake Okeechobee as it splashes on shore June 29,2018 at Port Mayaca
. Herrera, who has lived in Florida since he was 12 years old and had never seen the lake, was traveling with a friend who suggested the detour.
Trey Wheeler of Florida Sportsman spotted this year's first large bloom of blue-green algae and Mike Conner recorded the evidence, on the lakeside of the Port Mayaca
locks, headed for the St.
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