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Local boy, 11, gets new fishing pole, boat ride

Posted at 9:24 AM, May 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-12 11:51:25-04

An 11-year-old boy got his first boat ride and a brand new fishing pole courtesy of the Martin County Sheriff’s Office.

The child, C.J. Perez, was using a stick to catch fish until he saved enough money to buy his own rod and reel.

Deputies recently took C.J. along for a ride in their sheriff’s office marine unit.

When their boat ride was over, they surprised him a brand new fishing rod, compliments of Stuart Angler.