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Lake Monster Snatches Fishermen

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posted on Jul, 12 2010 @ 05:13 AM
Nesski kills 19 in 3 years. Well isn't later good enough reason to stay away.

Russian fishermen are demanding an investigation into a mysterious "lake monster" they claim has snatched missing anglers.

People who claim to have seen the creature in Lake Chany in eastern Russia have described it as "snake-like" and said it has a long neck, similar to Scotland's famous Loch Ness monster, the UK's Daily Mail reports.

According to others, the creature, dubbed Nesski, has fins and a huge tail.

Last week, a 59-year-man went missing from the lake under mysterious circumstances.

Local resident Vladimir Golishev, said he saw the fisherman being pulled into the water.

"I was with my friend ... some 300 yards from the shore," he was quoted by the Daily Mail as saying.

"He had something huge on his bait, and he stood up in the boat to reel it in.

"But it pulled with such force that he overturned the boat. I was in shock- I had never seen anything like it in my life."

The fisherman's body has not yet been found and his death has renewed calls for an investigation into if a creature lurks beneath the surface of the water.

According to official figures 19 people have drowned in the lake in the past year. Most of their remains have not been found.

Russian fishermen are demanding a probe into a creature resembling the Loch Ness monster in a remote Siberian lake.
Locals say that 'Nesski' has devoured anglers who have been pulled into the murky waters of Lake Chany from their boats.
Those claiming to have glimpsed the creature say it resembles the classic long-necked image of Scotland's fabled monster. It has also been called 'snake-like', while other accounts suggest a large fin and huge tail.

In this photo illustration, a witness points to where one of the men went missing, alongside a close-up of the creature that has been dubbed 'Nesski'

The latest mysterious death of a 59-year-old man last week has fuelled demands for a proper probe into what lurks beneath the surface of Chany, one of Russia's largest freshwater lakes.
'I was with my friend... some 300 yards from the shore,' said 60-year-old Vladimir Golishev. ''He hooked something huge on his bait, and he stood up in the boat to reel it in.
'But it pulled with such force that he overturned the boat. I was in shock - I had never seen anything like it in my life.
'I pulled off my clothes and swam for the shore, not daring hope I would make it.'
He said his friend was pulled under the surface, a description in common with earlier incidents.
'He didn't make it - and they have found no remains.'
Three years ago 32-year-old Mikhail Doronin - a special services soldier - was lost.

'The lake was calm, but suddenly the boat was rocking, and it capsized,' said his 80-year-old grandmother Nina, who has lived beside the lake all her life.
'Something of an awesome scale lives in the lake, but I have never seen it,' said her husband, Vladimir, 81.
Official figures say 19 people have drowned in the lake in the past three years and in most cases their remains were never found. Locals say the true figures are higher.
Some bodies that have been washed up had been eaten by a creature with large teeth, they claim.

'It is time to find out the truth,' said Golishev.
Unlike deep Loch Ness, Lake Chany is no than 23 feet in depth. Frozen in winter, it is warm and popular with swimmers in summer. It is known to contain large carp.
The lake is 57 miles in length by 55 miles in width. A relic of the Ice Age, accounts of monsters in its waters were first made public in Soviet times.

I can just imagine Nesski down the local talking to his mates.
"Yes boys I got 19 in 3 years, but you should have seen the one that got away, he was this big as he stretches out his flippers.
Mates reply sure Nesski, we've all heard fisher-human tales before.

[edit on 12-7-2010 by acrux]

posted on Jul, 12 2010 @ 05:17 AM
hmmm...smells fishy...

posted on Jul, 12 2010 @ 05:22 AM
reply to post by markygee

hmmm...smells fishy...

Sorry to say the blatantly obvious, but sea creatures usually do smell fishy.

[edit on 12-7-2010 by acrux]

posted on Jul, 12 2010 @ 05:26 AM
Interesting! Can't wait for the amateur video storm to start!!

posted on Jul, 12 2010 @ 05:36 AM
"Nessie" is worth a fortune in tourism in Scotland.

While I don't discount the possibility of a prehistoric creature surviving in an isolated lake, one must admit that the situation has worked very well for the economy in that region.

Tourism is big big business, just ask the Sheik of Dubai. He has designed Dubai to cater for western tourists knowing full well that their oil is running out. Investing in the future rater than living in the now. A very smart man if you ask me.

Is Russia catching on?

posted on Jul, 12 2010 @ 05:41 AM
I wonder what it tastes like? Looks oily!

posted on Jul, 12 2010 @ 07:00 AM
reply to post by acrux

As a fishermen I can tell you that it doesn't take a very big fish to pull a man out of a boat. I can also tell you all kinds of fish grow Very large. We have 7 foot catfish in the Mississippi river. Catfish fight like mad and once they grab the bait run deep and away from you. Even small catfish are very hard to pull in at times.

There are new or thought to be extinct fish being discovered all the time. There is no reason to not believe there is not some kind of monster fish in many lakes.

posted on Jul, 12 2010 @ 07:07 AM
Wouldn't worry too much......... give it a few months or so and the BP oil leak will have put an end to this and all other marine life ....!!

PurpleDOG UK

posted on Jul, 12 2010 @ 07:36 AM
reply to post by JohnPhoenix
My thoughts exactly about large fish being extremely strong.

[edit on 12-7-2010 by acrux]

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