No matter what type of fish you might have on the other end of your line, one tactic remains the same when setting the hook: remember to hold onto the rod and don't lose balance.
What a jolly idea it was to go out bass fishing on Christmas Day. All seemed to be going fine until going to set the hook on his next fish seemed to go slightly awry.
Check out this lunker of a video below to see just what I'm talking about.
He might not have landed the fish, however he did recover the rod and reel, so he definitely had his priorities in line the entire time.
Whoever said being a fisherman was so easy?