YouTube never disappoints us when we are looking for extreme fishing videos.
With the emergence of social media into our everyday lives, amazing occurrences on the water are often captured on film or video and then shared with the world.
A video Game & Fish shared on Facebook this week showed a young angler, a hooked red drum he was fighting and a passing alligator which decided to chomp the fish, then swim away. The video attracted a hundreds of views from Game & Fish readers.
Of course, that got us looking for similar videos on the internet. (You probably guessed; there are lots of extreme fishing videos online)
Here are 7 YouTube shares which show how quickly a caught fish can be lost to an opportunistic animal — whether it’s another fish, an alligator, bald eagle or even a mink.
(Click on each video to watch the action, and on the source links to see more videos from their YouTube channels)
Gator Gets Busy; Takes Red Drum from Kid
Source: G RGO/YouTube
Bald Eagle Steals Catch
Source: ABC Television Stations/YouTube
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