SURFSIDE BEACH — What started as a standard fishing charter off the jetties turned into a rescue mission that saved three lives.

Brazosport High School Principal Richard Yoes and his family were on a fishing trip Saturday when they saw what appeared to be waving hands about a quarter-mile from their boat.

Nick Irene is a reporter for The Facts. Contact him at 979-237-0149.​

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As a fisherman, this is a tremendous act of Integrity and care

By law we are suppose to stop and help folks with Boat issues. I’ve been in need before and kind folks have helped. But not in a life or death situation

Big call out the the Captain and his crew

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