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Diver Wesley Torgrimson (left), Roger Van Surksum - fishing guide and finder of the first bone, and diver Wayne Wagner show bones, believed to be bison, they found on the floor of Lake Victoria.

Alexandria fishing guide and divers discover hundreds of bones in Lake Victoria

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He tugged his line and reeled it in slowly. It was a big one, he thought.

When Alexandria fishing guide Roger Van Surksum, 64, finally got to the end of the line, he found something many would dread.


The creature on the hook was not a walleye or any sort of fish at all.

In fact, it wasn't even alive; and had not been for many years.

JUNE 14, 2011

The story unfolds like fishing line from the reel; but it's not a traditional fisherman's tale.

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