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Man swims to shore after fishing boat tips

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West Central Tribune
Man swims to shore after fishing boat tips
Willmar Minnesota 2208 Trott Ave. SW / P.O. Box 839 56201

Correction: The story published Saturday about a man who swam to shore after fishing boat tips contained an error. This story has been corrected by removing a sentence concerning a citation. The individual was "not" cited for any violation.

WILLMAR -- A man who fell out of his boat on Big Kandiyohi Lake was reportedly suffering from hypothermia when he reached shore, but falling into the drink wasn't his only mistake.

He was cited for fishing without a license.

The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office was called to the lake around 3 p.m. Thursday. The boat was running in circles in the lake, but the man had been able to swim to shore on his own.