FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — A man who was fishing at Lake Arlington Saturday reeled in something unusual: a semi-automatic rifle, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported.

Police say the man had been fishing with relatives at the Arlington lake, about 13 miles west of Fort Worth, when he caught a Galil ACE rifle on his hook.

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After reeling in the weapon, the man went to a park in Fort Worth and called police.

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Authorities took possession of the weapon and now have it in their property room.

Why the rifle was in the lake is unknown at this time.

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