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Sportfishing captain donates catch to Florida Keys residents

 


KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — Florida Keys sportfishing captain Mike Weinhofer hasn't had charter clients since the new coronavirus closed the Keys to visitors in March, but he's still fishing.

Weinhofer has operated Key West Florida Fishing Charters for more than 30 years. In the past six weeks, he and his crew have caught, filleted and distributed about 624 bags in the Keys, where the tourism industry employs half of the workforce.

"I started giving away free fish just to help out," Weinhofer said Thursday evening, after he took his two daughters out fishing. "You know, a lot of people are hav...



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