Joseph Ali, 27, of Huntington Beach shows off an 18 pound California spiny lobster he caught with his hands while free diving, without tanks, near the pier Monday.
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Joseph Ali, 27, of Huntington Beach shows off an 18 pound California spiny lobster he caught with his hands while free diving, without tanks, near the pier Monday.

Swimmer nabs monster lobster off California coast

The Associated Press

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HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif.  — Joseph Ali says onlookers thought he was drunk when he dove into the nighttime waters around a Southern California pier. But he came away with a monster of a lobster and the catch of a lifetime.

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