CAYO COSTA, Fla.– Hundreds of people have signed an online petition for the Florida Department of Environmental Protection to stop allowing commercial boaters at a dock on the south side of Cayo Costa.
The island is nestled between North Captiva Island and Boca Grande, only accessible by boat.
Its southern end, known as “the narrows,” has a dock that Randy Johnson with “Save Cayo Costa” told NBC2 used to be accessible to private boaters like himself.
He loved the area for its remoteness and peace.
“It’s the crown jewel of southwest Florida,”...