Rescue crews in Sea Bright saved a hunter and his dog Thursday night after high winds blew their boat, marooning it on a small island in the Shrewsbury River.

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The Sea Bright Fire Rescue Facebook page reported that Stations 43,33 and 25 were dispatched around 5 p.m. for a water rescue as well as Marine 43.

The man and his dog were located and safely returned to a marina shortly after 7 p.m., according to rescuers.

Someone apparently noticed the victim waving his harms to signal for help.

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