A live snake is the last thing you’d expect to find in a largie’s mouth, right?!
Cole Menard and Alex MacFarlane have a cool fish story to share: one that involves a bass, a snake, and literally, pure shock. The pair were fishing a Bass Anglers Association club event July 29 on White Lake, which is located just outside of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
Menard was pitching a jig and craw combo to a wide wooden dock when a good-sized bass hit. But it was when he hoisted it in the boat that both anglers realized something just wasn’t right. What they thought had to be a Senko in the mouth of the bass began to move – and they both realized it was in fact a live snake.
Here’s the cool video:
“We removed the hook, removed the snake and put the fish in the livewell – as it was a decent keeper! Tossed the snake back in the water and watched it swim away. Definitely looked at home in the water,” said MacFarlane.
The team finished in eighth place, with a weight of 10.27 pounds. If that bass had swallowed the snake, it looks like they could have jumped a place or two higher in the standings.
Perhaps one of these Bogs Diamond Back Rattle Snakes might be a worthwhile investment the next time these boys hit the lake:
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