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Port Jeff Fisherman Rescues Seagull

Bird was discovered caught in a fishing line in Port Jefferson Harbor.

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Photo: YouTube.

Eric Huner, also known as Captain Fish, a fishing charter out of Port Jefferson was caught doing a good deed over the weekend, saving a seagull trapped in a fishing line. You can watch the video of Huner netting the bird and then releasing it in the video below.


Video: Courtesy Nanci Huner.


Huner, an avid fisherman and charter captain won the WICC's Greatest Bluefishing Tournament on Earth ten years ago netting himself a $25,000 grand prize. The video was filmed by Huner’s wife, Nanci. The couple also own Huners Fitness Advantage,located at 111 North Country Road in Port Jefferson, a small, private, personal training center. Huner also holds classes outdoors around Port Jefferson.


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Nanci Huner asked people to “please, be careful with hooks and lines” in a post with the original video on Facebook.