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These Ice Fishermen Barely Made It Back to Shore When the Ice Split

These ice fishermen almost rode a broken ice chunk off to sea.

The Russian ice fishermen make a mad dash for safety from a floating ice shelf.

Watch this video and see these ice fishermen make a narrow escape when the ice begins to break off from the mainland.

Ice fishing is a very relaxing sport. That is, until the ice you are on breaks off from the mainland and you float out to sea.

That is exactly what was happening to these ice fishermen in Magadan, Russia on March 27, 2016. The ice shelf they were fishing on broke away from the mainland. The crevasse was growing quickly as fishermen in terror raced for safety to jump this life threatening obstacle.

When ice fishing be aware of the conditions. Your life just may depend on it.

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These Ice Fishermen Barely Made It Back to Shore When the Ice Split