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350-pound Blue Marlin jumps into boat

4:20 PM, Aug 25, 2013   |    comments
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A group of fishermen didn't have to reel in a blue marlin off the Dominican Coast - the fish jumped right on board.

One of the fishermen shot footage of the unusual catch.

The crew had hooked the 350-pound fish and was struggling to reel it in when the fish jumped on deck, barely missing a fisherman with its spear-like snout.

The Florida-based fishermen said they had been planning to release the fish back into the water but couldn't since it died of "self-sustained" injuries.

Instead they gave it to local fishermen.


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