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Updated: February 17, 2009, 10:59 PM ET
By Mike Suchan | ESPNOutdoors.com

After his fishing accident, Ian Card is a touch more cautious whenever he hears "Fish on!"

"Every time I work the boat with a blue marlin, it's sticking in my mind," he said. "If the fish looks like it's going to jump by the boat, it just knocks me off stride."

Three months removed from emergency surgery, Card was particularly leery the first time a 1,000-pound marlin was brought alongside the boat.

"He was gun shy for that first one," said his father, Alan. "He was standing ...

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