(PHOTOS) Crab Fishermen Rescue Young Deer That Was About to Drown Near Humboldt Bay Entrance

Late this afternoon, the crew of the Josie L was headed back to port after a day of crabbing when they spotted something in the water, some sort of animal swimming between the south and north jetties that frame Humboldt Bay’s bar crossing. “We didn’t know what it was,” Captain Dale Lindstrom told the Outpost. “We thought it might have been a dog.” As they got closer they could see that the creature was struggling to stay afloat in the choppy waters. They pulled the boat closer and the crew soon recognized the animal as a young deer,,, >click to read< 21:21