By Brett Lackey For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 07:57 BST, 19 September 2019 | Updated: 07:57 BST, 19 September 2019
Two mates from north Queensland caught more than they bargained for while on a fishing trip hunting for barramundi.
Brad Simmons and Kenny Mountford were fishing from their boat in near darkness off The Strand in Townsville on Wednesday at about 8.30pm.
Mr Simmons said they had landed a turtle and were trying to get the hook out when