Red River Rescue - Video

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Red River Rescue - Video
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Don't practice until you get it right, practice until you can't get it wrong.

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Now how did they get there? 

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Apparently they were using the trolling motor when the current started taking them too close to the dam they couldn't get their big motor started in time. Long story short = stupidity.

My question is why didn't the rescuers just tie a line to the boat and pull it back up river? Would have been a lot faster and safer IMO.

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so what did happen to the boat???

 

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EA wrote:

so what did happen to the boat???

 

They left it there. The owners have to hire a salvage company to retrieve it.

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Sounds like crews from the fire department as well as some local towing guys teamed up and got it off of the river, they pulled it upstream a little ways towards a landing and got it off of the river.

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