Boaters Rescued on Chotawhatchee River

Authorities say low water levels are partly responsible for a man and two teenagers getting stuck over night on the Choctawhatchee River.

Steve Brophy along with teenage brothers, Daniel and Alex Green, spent the night nestled along the river bank near the Bellwood Community.

Late Sunday, they were fishing in their eight-foot boat when the low water levels and tree stumps created a dangerous combination.

They hunkered down on the river night for the night and were eventually found the next day

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