VIDEO: Swordfish wins fight with charter crew

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Capt. Nick Stanczyk's dramatic footage of his Bn'M charterboat’s mate being thrown into the ocean while trying to boat a Florida Keys swordfish garnered top honors Sunday at the inaugural Islamorada Fishing Film Festival.

Click play to watch the angler’s fight with his potential catch.

Stanczyk won a Horizon VHF radio from Caribee Boat Sales, dinner for four at the Outback at the Hampton Inn in Islamorada and a signed copy of author Doug Kelly’s recently released “Florida’s Fishing Legends and Pioneers.”