There’s multiple option to catch a fish.

A fishing expertise in Florida didn’t go the best way a father was anticipating for his younger son. As the kid was reeling in a fish, an alligator appeared out of nowhere, stole the catch and yanked the rod into the water.

Fortunately, it doesn’t seem that anybody was harm throughout the incident.

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(Sean McMahon)

Sean McMahon took his 7-year-old son Dawson fishing within the household’s yard in Palm Coast when the incident occurred. McMahon was filming as son struggled to reel in a bass fish, which was placing up a superb battle.

As Dawson was lastly getting the fish out of the water, an alligator out of the blue surfaced and grabbed the fish. The gator not solely stole the fish but additionally yanked all the fishing rod into the water.


Fortunately, Dawson let go and wasn’t harmed, though he did appear appropriately scared by the incident.

McMahon posted the video to his Facebook page with a warning.

“Alligator alert,” he wrote. “Dawson caught a bass tonight and out of nowhere an alligator came up, Ate the bass and ripped his pole into the water.”

This video is simply the most recent incident to remind individuals how vital it’s to pay attention to their environment close to our bodies of water in alligator nation.

Much to the shock of the group, a big gator was sitting simply a number of toes away from them, partially camouflaged by the muddy water of the swamp.