Angler finds historic boat on river bottom

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A blurry apparition on the bottom of an Arkansas river has turned out to be treasure - a river boat 95 percent intact that dates to around 1929.

The local fishing guide said he first spied the object that looked like a staircase on the river bottom in May. A regular angler on those waters, he kept an eye on the object from day to day as the river waters fell during the summer months.

In late June, it became apparent the object was an old boat, he said.

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