Funny story.

piker56

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Jan 13, 2006
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Not a big deal, but the pines, and the streams and rivers, always seem offer up new things. I stopped at Chatsworth to take a few casts last week. First time ever, a small pickerel must have been chasing something, jumped out of the water and landed on my foot. First fish I've ever had jump out of the water at me! Laughed my butt off!
 

smoke_jumper

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Mar 5, 2012
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Good thing you were there. You could push him back in.
I was fishing off shore and we had a yellow fin tuna on. When we got it up to the boat I was getting ready to gaff it. I heard a splash and by the time I looked up I was staring at a 60lb tuna straight in the eye and heading for me. Luckily for me he jumped a little early and started descending as he hit the side of the boat on his way down. The tuna that jumped was not on the hook he was just jumping after something I assumed. I'm just glad he didn't land in my lap.
 
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