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Minnesotan catches 379-pound fish ... in Hawaii

Craig Patterson says he was able to land the big marlin in about half an hour, but only with help. When it broke the surface, the ship's captain shot it three times with a Magnum, but the fish kept fighting. Once it was on deck, a baseball bat was used to finish off the marlin.
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Craig Patterson says he was able to land the big marlin in about half an hour, but only with help. When it broke the surface, the ship's captain shot it three times with a Magnum, but the fish kept fighting. Once it was on deck, a baseball bat was used to finish off the marlin.

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