MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Two Wisconsin fishermen used their rods to reel in something much bigger than a fish this past weekend.

The two instead found a deer about a half-mile off shore in Lake Winnebago near Green Bay.

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Using their boat and fishing rods, the men tried to guide the doe to more shallow water, but she was struggling.

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Cell phone video shows the men pulled up next to the deer and grabbed on tight. They said the deer didn’t fight.

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The boat slowly towed her to shore, where she got out and went on her way.