TODAY   |  October 15, 2013

Fisherman nearly hit by lightning: I could feel the static

Pro bass angler Tucker Owings, 16, was crossing a lake in Texaswhen a bolt of lightning nearly struck his boat. The narrow miss was captured on camera and has since gone viral.

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>> take a look at this, it was caught on camera. close call for a young pro bass angler in texas. as you see, he was fishing and that lightning struck as 16-year-old tucker owing was making his way across lake athens. he told a local tv station they could feel the static before it struck. fortunately, all are okay. willie,