Nova Scotia tuna fisherman dies after going overboard near Port Hood

A 68-year-old tuna fisherman from Arisaig, N.S., has died after going overboard on Saturday. RCMP Cpl. Andrew Joyce did not have many details of the incident, but said police received a call at 7:47 a.m. informing them of the man’s death. Other local fishermen have identified the man as Stevie MacInnis, who ran a tuna chartering company called MacInnis Bluefin Tuna Charters. MacInnis went into the water near Murphys Pond and his body was brought to Port Hood, Joyce said. The president of the Inverness South Fishermen’s Association, Jordan MacDougall, said he understands MacInnis got caught in a net and was pulled into the water. >click to read<15:19

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