Calif. fisherman describes attack by sea lion

As his wife was taking a picture of a fish he just caught, he described the moment a sea lion grabbed the fish and his hand, and dragged him underwater


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SAN DIEGO — A photo captured the very moment the terror began for Dan Carlin.

Dan and Trish Carlin of Carmel Valley told only 10News about their horrifying story of an unusual sea lion attack caught in a photo. They want to warn people that sea lions can be dangerous. They also want to set the record straight about what really happened.

“It was terrifying. When the sea lion was taking me down and I was going at that rate of speed I knew I was going to die,” Dan said. “This wasn’t this could be it – this was this is it.”

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