Mergansers like to eat fish, and if it happens to be big smallmouth bass so be it. Bass fishermen: Look away.
Mergansers are common to most of North America, whether it’s for breeding in the spring or wintering.
In the early parts of the year they can be found heading north into Canada and Alaska to nest and, well, make more of the fish eating diving ducks.
This one made the most of a day on the water somewhere near Temagami, Ontario after finding or catching a nice size smallmouth.
Watch the video to see if that merg makes it without gagging:
Posted by Heather Reid on Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Big thanks to Heather Reid for sharing her video! While she originally said that it was a pickerel (a Canadian name for walleye) it is certainly a smallmouth bass.
Whatever the case she had the great sense to capture the whole thing on video; a video that you don’t get to see very often!
What’s next, a lizard eating a snake… that’s already eating the lizard? Yeah, you can see that right here.
NEXT: THIS GUY CHASED DOWN A BIG PIKE WITH HIS BARE HANDS, BUT SHOULD HE HAVE?