from C.A.S.H. Committee To Abolish Sport Hunting

LA: Hunters rescued after boat capsizes in Mississippi River

January 13, 2017


Matt Grabert and his friend, Jake Duhe were on an early morning duck hunting excursion on a frigid Saturday morning, heading down the Mississippi River when their boat tipped and threw them into the ice cold water.

Fortunately, the capsized boat was spotted by a passing ship and a call was made for rescue. A nearby pilot boat responded to the situation and rescued them.

They got medical attention and survived a harrowing ordeal. Grabert thanked his rescuers, who included Capt. Warren Nelson, Watchman Philip Crovetto, Capt. Dana Wright and Deckhand Roman Lewis.

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