Fisherman's Arm Swallowed Up By Creature He Tried To Catch By Hand

The catcher, caught: Incredible moment angler's ARM is swallowed by a fish he tried to grab it by hand!

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This is the terrifying moment a fisherman was almost wrestled into the sea by a gigantic fish.

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Tarpon are known by fishermen as the 'silver king'.

It is an extremely strong fish with a huge mouth which has extremely small densely packed villiform - or teeth.

They can reach 2.5m (eight ft) in length and weigh 160kg (350lb) and while it is not eaten, the fish are mainly caught for sport.

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