Watch this angler catch and release an alligator via SUP!
Accidentally hooking an alligator while fishing is quite common in the backwaters. When this happens, you have two options: cut the line or catch the animal, unhook it and release it back into the wild. This brave angler decided on the second option.
Watch the video below to see the whole thing for yourself!
Crazy video of angler Bri Andrassy unhooking a alligator and safely releasing it back in the wild all while on a paddle board
Posted by Reel Hooking on Saturday, September 30, 2017
While situations like this can be dangerous, it's better for the animal if it can be unhooked and sent back on its way. Lucky for this angler, the gator was small enough manipulate, even from her SUP. Keep in mind that extreme caution must be used while handling a gator of any size.