Dude Gets Tackled, Nearly Killed by the 200lb Marlin He Just Caught
On a recent fishing trip off the coast of Australia's Port Stephens, a group of guys reeled in a helluva surprise when they hooked one marlin that did not want to be messed with.
As seen in footage shared on Facbook (below), the nearly 200lb beast of a fish -- angry as hell -- flails out of the water and slams into Conor Cogan, almost sending him overboard and just narrowly missing him with its spear-like beak, according to a report by the Newcastle Herald. Some would say it's the first significant hit a Marlin's had since they traded Miguel Cabrera in 2007.
Had a great day off Port Stephens yesterday on board " The Pump". Went 6-6-4 for the day and also had one come into the boat. Pretty much as close as it gets.Posted by Conor Cogan on Friday, January 1, 2016
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