Watch this amazing slow motion video of a bald eagle pulling a fish from the top-water.
There have been many, many excuses that I’ve used over the years when I’ve arrived home empty handed after fishing all day. Bad weather, crowded river, wrong fly, forget the plug, etc. But when my wife has asked, “Where are the fish?”, the one thing I’ve never said is, “A bald eagle took my trout away from me.”
For better or worse, this young fisherman can honestly say that phrase and point to the video that proves it. And it looks like the fish was certainly within striking distance of whatever he was using for bait or lure.
But the giant eagle is so majestic and powerful, I would be willing to sacrifice a day’s catch in order to see this for myself up close and personal.