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Hickory Mound Impoundment remains closed; other areas open after storm cleanup

September 13, 2016 

To get the updates, go to MyFWC.com/viewing and click on “Wildlife Management Areas,” then “Open/Closed Status.” 

High water prompts temporary closure to interior of Everglades WMA

September 08, 2016 

Due to recent storm events, the FWC has temporarily closed several activities and roads in the Everglades Wildlife Management Area until further notice. Fishing and other specified activities will remain open. 

Idle-speed, no-wake zone activated on stretch of Santa Fe River

January 27, 2015 

Zone 5 is a 32-mile stretch from River Rise within O’Leno State Park west to the confluence of the Suwannee River. 

Boating restrictions deactivated on Zone 5 of Suwannee River

June 10, 2014 

Idle-speed, no-wake no longer in effect for 32-mile segment. 

Boating restrictions deactivated on Zone 4 of Suwannee River

June 05, 2014 

Idle-speed, no-wake no longer in effect for 51-mile stretch. 

Boating restrictions lifted on Zone 3 of Suwannee River

May 29, 2014 

23-mile stretch no longer idle-speed, no-wake. 

FWC deactivates Zone 2 boating restrictions on Suwannee River

May 22, 2014 

18-mile stretch no longer idle-speed, no-wake. 

Idle-speed, no-wake restrictions lifted on Suwannee’s Zone 1

May 14, 2014 

Deactiviation affects 39-mile segment from U.S. 90 south to S.R. 51. 

Idle-speed, no-wake restrictions on Suwannee River’s Zone 1

April 16, 2014 

4 of 5 zones now activated due to high water. 

FWC lifts restrictions on Suwannee River’s Zone 3

April 03, 2014 

Idle-speed, no-wake lifted for 23-mile stretch as floodwaters recede. 

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