Close call for Broome anglers

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Lightning rod...a fishing rod after having been hit by lightning off Broome last week.

ANGLERS in Broome have received a frightening reminder to stay safe out on the water. "If in doubt don’t go out!"

Broome Volunteer Sea Rescue had a busy morning las week rescuing four vessels that ventured out in stormy conditions.

The pic above from the Tackleworld Facebook page, shows a G Loomis from rod one of the boats that smoked by a lightning strike. Fortunately the rod was in a holder and no one was hurt.

 "If in doubt don’t go out!"

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