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Video: Guy Pulled Overboard By a Simple Turn of Goliath Grouper's Head

Goliath Grouper

This grouper weighs more than the lightweight boat they're using!

Saltwater guru BlacktipH is always seeking out new and awesome challenges while out on the water. Today, Josh is using a tiny 550-pound boat, and he and his friend, Max McKinley, decide to try and catch a fish that weighs more.

They end up hand lining a goliath grouper that's so big, it pulls the tiny boat around like a bath toy and gives Josh quite the scare when he tries to remove the hook!

Holy goliath grouper, Batman! We've seen Josh tangle with some big groupers in the past, but that was definitely one of the biggest. Hand-lining groupers at the side of the boat like this just looks like one of the most heart-stopping fishing experiences one could have. And that was before the fish pulled him in the water!

Did you notice that other old, rusty hook in the grouper's mouth? This isn't the first time this fish has given someone the thrill of a lifetime.

Josh was extremely lucky he didn't get tangled in the line when the grouper pulled him overboard. Fortunately, Max was there to back him up. A fish of that size could easily drag you down with it. Awesome catch, guys. That's one you'll remember for a lifetime!


Video: Guy Pulled Overboard By a Simple Turn of Goliath Grouper's Head