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VIDEO: The one that got away

There are wildly unbelievable fishing stories - and then there is Jack Wiseman's tale.

The Florida angler was one of eight wounded veterans who received spots on boats during the Memorial Day weekend in the Professional Tarpon Tournament Series in Boca Grande, Fla.

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Wiseman, who lost his left arm in combat, was using a prosthetic arm to handle his rod, according to published reports. On Saturday morning he hooked a particularly large fish, and he — or at least his arm — lost the tug of war.

Wiseman’s fish tale, however, has a happy ending.

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