BARRINGTON, N.H. — A New Hampshire man is grateful to be alive after his boat capsized in Barrington and he became tangled in his fishing gear.

Sixty-eight-year-old Steven Travis of Nottingham was out on Stone House Pond on Thursday when his boat started taking on water.

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Kellie Barr Foster, who was rock climbing nearby, heard Travis yelling for help and jumped in to help him. She was able to pull him to shore.

She tells WMUR-TV she was able to hold his head up and swim back with him and his equipment. Then she called 911.