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350 Pound Marlin Jumps In Boat off Dominican Republic

marlin jumps in boat  Urban Fishing Show

The excitement of hooking a huge marlin is enough to make any fisherman's heart race faster! Having the Marlin decide to join you in the fighting chair is another story. Off the Coast of the Domincan Republic the MARLIN DARLIN was fighting the 350 pound Marlin for over an hour. Finally gaining the final few feet of line the Marlin was close to being tagged and released. With the first mate pulling in the leader to unhook the fish, the marlin did two more leaps and cleared the railing. Nearly skewering the fisherman in the process with its long bill. Having narrowly missed...

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Monkfish Tries To Eat Diver’s Hand

Monkfish eating diver's hand

How do you get your hand stuck in a fish that has teeth that look like needles?!!! If the baby from Alien grew up - this is what it would look like. Good for the Monkfish for putting up a fight and eating away. On a side note Monkfish while looking frightening are actually very good to eat. However, due to their long lives and short reproductive period they are not a sustainable for commercial fishing. Places like Fisherman's Warf in Seattle have stopped selling the monkfish in order to protect this species from over fishing.

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Fishing Wedding in Alaska

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She’s quite a catch! Couple who love fishing marry in a river filled with  salmon, flanked by groomsmen carrying rods and wearing waders   Couple exchange vows knee-deep in the Buskin River, in Kodiak,  Alaska Wedding rings presented in the mouths of two  king salmon Pair then caught a couple of pink salmon to  celebrate their union By Daily Mail Reporter Most brides have a dream wedding that they  try to create for their special day. For this bride, it's perhaps questionable  whether this was what she envisioned for her wedding day for all those  years. Regardless,...

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Shamu Steals Fish

Killer Whale Eats Halibut 3 Urban Fishing Show

Most fish stories usually end with, " it was huge and I wish I had a camera before it got off."  Well this is one fish story that they were able to record and quite literally it was huge. While on vacation this family was reeling in a nice size Halibut when things took a turn for the unexpected.  Suddenly, there was a huge shadow behind the fish and like a clip out of jaws this huge creature emerged. Remarkably it was an Orca (killer whale or Shamu) appearing to steal the fish!  If you are out on the water long enough there is undoubably going to be some bigger animal (shark,...

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Giant Oarfish Recorded Swimming In Ocean

Oarfish Recorded Urban Fishing Show

  Legendary Giant Oarfish that grows up to 50ft long and lives nearly a MILE  undersea recorded in its natural environment for first time Oarfish can grow  up to 50 feet long and weigh as much as 600 pounds Louisiana  State University Scientists caught the elusive fish on camera in 2011 but only  now published their findings Oarfish  live at extreme ocean depths as much as 3,280 feet below the  surface   The giant oarfish, the largest bony fish  alive, has finally been caught on camera in its natural environment. Marine biologists at Louisiana State ...

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