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Coast Guard rescues 2 survivors clinging to debris in Pamlico Sound, NC

Two men were rescued by a Coast Guard helicopter crew Wednesday morning, after their fishing boat capsized Tuesday near Hog Island.,, The wife of a fishermen called for help Tuesday night, on behalf of her husband, reporting the generator on the men’s boat was not working properly and the men were trying to find safety near shore in the deteriorating weather. They had departed Ocracoke Tuesday morning and were planning to shrimp in Pamlico Sound before unloading their catch in Engelhard. >click to read<07:54

“We’re commercial fisherman. Nobody wears em,” Lone survivor of Bay Area fishing boat accident speaks out

Phillip Sanchez said sheer determination got him through this ordeal, but the loss of his fishing buddies on Bodega Bay is almost too much to bare. Garcia says life vests weren’t a big deal to her husband Sam who retired from commercial fishing, but still owned a boat and liked to go out with friends. The beginning of recreational crab season was too good to pass up.  Video, Read the rest here  07:47