When Fish Fight Back
The most memorable fish catches tend to be the ones that take the most effort to fight and bring in. Normally, a good fight involves some variation of head-shaking, lengthy retrieval, a heavy opponent, and some tired muscles.Sometimes; however, a fish decides to up the ante. In the struggle between angler and fish, here are some videos where the hunted fight back more than expected.
If its great leaps are any indication, this king salmon
is clearly agitated he's been caught. Its jump got a little too close for comfort for both the fly angler and cameraman.
Kayak Fishing For Marlin
Bringing in a monster marlin
is hard enough from a motor-powered boat, let alone from a kayak. Watch as this kayaker gets dragged out to sea in a fight that lasts up to five hours long.
Marlins are largely considered the ultimate saltwater gamefish, primarily for their fighting and jumping abilities. On rare occasions a marlin will jump right in the boat, still full of energy.On TV:
Hop aboard the Intrepid on Inside Sportfishing to see crew wrangle some Marlin here
Pike Have Teeth Too
It may not be in English, but this kind of situation translates into any language. An angler tries to release a small fish when all of a sudden an opportunistic pike
swoops in and takes a bite. By the looks of it, the pike gets more hand than fish.