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Wood Co. fisherman rescued after being stranded

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PORT EDWARDS (WAOW) - A Wood County fisherman was rescued after being stranded on an island Monday, according to the Wood County Sheriff's Department.

They say two other fisherman spotted the man stranded on an island in the Wisconsin River near the Village of Port Edwards. Officials say the stranded fisherman was able to yell for help after his kayak flipped in the water. The Port Edwards Fire Department was able to get to the angler, and help him through the water. The man was not injured.

Officials say the Wisconsin River has fast moving water right now.

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