True giants swim amongst us… here’s the proof.
They say the muskie is the fish of 10,000 casts, but for this pair of anglers, it took zero. Professional fishing guide Eric Haataja was working the waters of a small inland lake July 26 when he came across an absolutely massive muskie. Unfortunately, it was dead.
Eric posted the following picture to his Instagram account highlighting the incredible find:
Unfortunately we found a MASSIVE Giant dead Muskie yesterday on and inland lake. This is easily one of the biggest Muskies Ive ever seen dead or alive on an inland lake. Cal held it up for a quick photo. This fish was 55-57″ class fish and probably just died of old age since this lake we fished gets very very little Muskie fishing pressure. Nature takes its course. #muskiefishing #muskie #muskyfishing
He also posted this pic to his Facebook page, which shows its true size:
You definitely know a fish is BIG when you can’t fit it all in the pic!
We can only imagine what a fish of this size would feed on. To give you an idea, CLICK HERE to check out a recent post we shared that is sure to make your jaw drop.
RIP Muskie. From the looks of things, you enjoyed a long and prosperous life.
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