Whale breach capsizes skiff near Hoonah

JUNEAU — Two men were uninjured when their boat capsized when a whale breached next to them.
The Coast Guard told KINY that the incident happened late Thursday near Hoonah.
Two unidentified men were halibut fishing from a skiff when the whale breached, causing the 18-foot boat to
capsize.
The two men were able to swim to shore. The Coast Guard says there were able to right the skiff, and called family for help.

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