A Marlin Fisherman’s Worst Nightmare… Here’s What Happened!

A Marlin Fisherman’s Worst Nightmare… Here’s What Happened!

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See the injury in the video!

If you love fishing, and your Facebook feed looks anything like ours, you’ve probably seen this photo making the rounds recently. And with an injury like this, it’s no surprise the internet wanted to know everything they could about it!

Russel Ching and his friends were fishing 25 miles off the coast of Kaneohe, Honolulu where they hooked a massive marlin. The fish had lost its final battle that day and had expired before being pulled aboard.

 As we drug it in, once, you know, all that weight got over the side it just slid right in…”

The group of friends had no idea they’d have to worry about a dead marlin as much as a live one. Once the fish cleared the boats edge, the bill pierced its way through Russel’s leg!

When it first went in, I couldn’t believe how easy it went into my leg. I mean it was just like a hot knife through butter…”

Luckily the bill went through clean hitting no major veins or arteries. 25 miles from the shore, they were 2 hours from any sort of help Russell was lucky the bill was keeping any excess bleeding from happening.

This is just one of those things you have to see to believe: