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VIDEO: Swordfish fight wins film festival honor

Capt. Nick Stanczyk's dramatic footage of his Bn'M charterboat’s mate being thrown into the ocean while trying to boat a Florida Keys swordfish garnered top honors Sunday at the inaugural Islamorada Fishing Film Festival.

Click play to watch the angler get tossed into the water while fighting the catch.

Stanczyk won a Horizon VHF radio from Caribee Boat Sales, dinner for four at the Outback at the Hampton Inn in Islamorada, Fla., and a signed copy of Doug Kelly’s recently released “Florida’s Fishing Legends and Pioneers.”

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