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Video: Thrashing Muskie Leaves Angler in a Lot of Pain

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The law of averages suggests each of us will find a hook through our flesh at some point while fishing. Let’s hope our first time isn’t like this guy’s.

The law of averages suggests each of us will find a hook through our flesh at some point while fishing. Let’s hope our first time isn’t like this guy’s.

It was pretty obvious from the beginning that this muskie release wasn’t going to go smoothly. That was fairly evident from the fleshy fingers grasping a large treble hook while a muskie lay motionless in the net, just inches away.

Countdown to pain in 10, 9, 8…

Thrashing Muskies Puts Hook Through Thumb

Got this video from Corey Pettis. It'll get your Monday off to a squirmy start. #cringeworthy – JC

Posted by Hook Shots on Monday, March 26, 2018

The hurt was palpable through our screen with this one!

Things could have gone south much quicker if he didn’t have a pair of hook cutters on hand, though, so that’s something to keep in mind.

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Video: Thrashing Muskie Leaves Angler in a Lot of Pain