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LOWELL (CBS) — A fisherman in Lowell came up with an unexpected catch over the weekend.

Todd Cresta said he was carp fishing on the Concord River Friday night when a huge snapping turtle stole his bait.

turtle Fisherman Hooks Snapping Turtle On Concord River In Lowell

(Photo courtesy Todd Cresta)

He said he lured the turtle closer with some oatmeal, then captured it–snapping the above photo posing with the turtle in order to prove his story.

Cresta said he then returned it to the water.


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