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Boys Fishing on Grandma's Dock Film a Muskie Eating a Muskrat

Facebook: Kathy Starry

Bet you've never seen a muskie eat a live muskrat before!

It's been a great week for awesome footage showing muskie chowing down on prey. We first had Cody John Wolters viral video, shot July 8 from his kayak, that showed a monster muskie "snacking" on a good-sized northern pike. You can watch that incredible video here.

We now have a rare and rather impressive cell phone capture of a muskie eating a muskrat. Who needs shark week when you can have muskie week?!

Kathy Starry's two young sons, Brad, 13, and Tyler, 10, had a pretty cool and unique encounter while fishing on their grandma's Minnesota lake dock July 9.

As you're about to see, a fair-sized muskie came swimming right up to them with a wriggling muskrat clenched tightly in its mouth.

Here's the video:

My boys saw this while fishing on my mom's dock, wish they would've recorded longer.

Posted by Kathy Starry on Sunday, July 9, 2017

Talk about a cool capture! If only Brad had kept the video running a bit longer! We would've loved to see that fish swallow the muskrat whole.

This just goes to show that you never know what you'll capture when out for a day of fishing. We can't wait to see what next week has in store!

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Boys Fishing on Grandma's Dock Film a Muskie Eating a Muskrat