Fisherman in middle of rising Lake Illawarra sparks surf life saving rescue

Angela Thompson
By Angela Thompson
Updated September 9 2018 - 11:26am, first published 2:00am
Rescuers with the IRB used on Friday. Picture: Surf Life Saving Illawarra

A hapless fisherman who underestimated the tidal flow into Lake Illawarra has sparked an after-hours rescue, complete with infrared search technology. 


Angela Thompson

Angela Thompson


Proudly Illawarra Mercury since 2008; these days covering crime and justice issues. UOW alum. Thrilled by the chase and sobered by some of the things I see and hear when I stand still - sometimes in the same day.

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