The Worst Fishing Injuries I Have Ever Seen

Even though fishing is a pretty safe sport, you can still get hurt. You can actually get hurt pretty badly. You don’t want an injury to ruin you fishing trip. Just check out what can happen below:

This is one of the worst things that can happen while fishing. Getting impaled by a fish hook past the barb. This guy got it real bad, right in the eye. I have some personal experience getting hooked. When I was younger I was fishing with my brothers and got hooked past the barb right below my eye. Thank god my mom was near by. She pulled the hook out (yes, it hurt) and I was back to fishing soon after. It’s not a bad idea to wear sun glasses while fishing, I know I will just in case.

Getting attacked by a fish is not too fun either. Especially if it’s a toothy fish like a pike. Watch the guy in the video trying to release the pike he caught. A little mishap at the end leaves his hand torn up and bloody. I’m sure happy that’s not me in the video. I was always paranoid about having my hands anywhere near a fishes mouth.

There are plenty of other ways you can get hurt/injured while fishing. Just remember to be careful. Watch your hooks. Watch your casts. Be careful with sharp objects, like knives. Keep you hands away from the fishes mouth. Oh yeah, and don’t forget to wear a life jacket. Good luck fishing and stay safe.

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Discussion

  1. Jason

    That is a sick looking pic. Yeah, it might help a little to wear glasses. I know I do.

    The pike in the video must of been really hungry or just pissed off. Nothing like a battle wound.

  2. anglerwise

    Thanks for the comment Jason. It definitely helps to wear glasses for eye protection. I have actually heard alot of stories of pike attacking the angler after being caught. I guess they are just more aggressive than other fish.

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