A photo of Isaac Switzer's catch

Caught By

Isaac Switzer
9/17/2018 4:17:00 PM

Craziest catch ever. Brought this monster all the way to the shore, where there was a steep drop. I did not want to lose it, so i jumped in for it, and just as I did, the line snapped and I pinned the fish in between my legs. I was able to pick it up and land it and boy was it BIG! Many of you have probably never seen this fish, but this is a Bowfin (or a Dogfish), depending on where you are.

Catch Details

10 LB 28 Inch Bowfin
Private Pond

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    1. Jimbo Harwood 0
      Dude sweet catch!! 👍🎣🎣
    2. Robert Coleman 0
      Yes! 😁 Same thing!
    3. Daniel Poole 1
      So is that a dogfish or a bowfin?
    4. Isaac Switzer 0
      Yes they are very slippery and will do the gator roll! I have lots of experience catching these, so thankfully i've never been injured by one!
    5. Capt Morris Campbell 0
      You should repost Lori's Bowfin
    6. Robert Coleman 0
      Monster Bowfin! Nice one Isaac!👍👍👍👍
    7. Kevin McCarthy 0
      It must be a female because the males have a spot on there tail.
    8. Kevin McCarthy 0
      Nice fish I never caught one but after reading these posts not sure I want too Lol !!
    9. Capt Morris Campbell 0
      They do the death roll like an alligator too:)
    10. Capt Morris Campbell 1
      Nice work Issac! Be careful though... the have sharp teeth and will take a chunk out when they bite!!!!
    11. Christopher Pereira 1
      haha that's pretty cool. still have never caught one of those
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