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Don’t you just hate it when you’re fishing for catfish but hook a dinosaur instead?
The guys from the Fish Whisperer YouTube channel went to Buffalo Bayou, a slow-moving river in Texas, in search of big cats.
They were using live bluegills, and caught a little one right away, according to the video’s description. After moving spots, he hooked something.
“What the heck? What do I have?” he wondered.
“I think it’s a big catfish!”
They got something big alright.
Turned out to be a seven-foot gator. Unbelievable.
The two fishermen make the wise decision to not land the gator. Since they were using a small circle hook, the gator would probably be fine.