Tuna capsizes boat, drags fisherman into pacific before Coast Guard rescue

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    http://www.cnn.com/2013/07/22/us/hawaii-fisherman-rescue/index.html?hpt=hp_t2

    Tuna capsizes boat, drags fisherman into pacific before Coast Guard rescue
    By David Simpson, for CNN
    updated 8:02 AM EDT, Mon July 22, 2013

    (CNN) -- Anthony Wichman probably rather would have told the story of the one that got away.

    Instead, the 54-year-old Koloa, Hawaii, man won his one-hour battle with a 230-pound Ahi tuna -- but only after the fish nearly drowned him and left him clinging to his capsized boat.

    The Coast Guard said it rescued Wichman by zeroing in on his cell phone signal about 10 miles southwest of Port Allen, Kauai, Friday morning....


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    Anthony Wichman caught a 230-pound Ahi tuna in Hawaii on Friday. The wounded fish dived off the boat dragging Wichman with it and nearly drowning him.
     
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