Lifeguards help rescue massive sea tu...

Lifeguards help rescue massive sea turtle after hooked by angler off San Clemente Pier

Monday Nov 5 Read more: The Wave

A big sea turtle was given a helping hand by lifeguards after an angler accidentally hooked the sea creature off the San Clemente Pier on Sunday, Nov. 4. A green sea turtle got a helping hand from lifeguards on Sunday after it was accidentally hooked by an angler off the San Clemente Pier. San Clemente Marine Safety Officer Ian Burton said a bystander alerted the tower guard of the incident on the south side of the pier, and lifeguards responded with a collapsible lobster hoop net to pull the turtle up from the water.

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