A fisherman, Sarat Kumar Pradhan, went to harvest fish from a pond near his house on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar in eastern India on November 25 and was shocked to find two snakes in his net. One was a dangerous banded krait and another a harmless checkered keelback snake. A volunteer of Snake Helpline Arun Baral went to the spot and deftly cut the net with scissors to free the snakes. He also found that the net had trapped 11 crabs and three fish. Subhendu Mallik founder of Snake Helpline said: “The checkered keelback was probably trapped while trying to [More]
A fisherman in Florida got a surprise this week when he reeled in what he thought was a catfish, only to discover he’d hooked a baby alligator. The man was angling in a local pond in the Westchase area on Thursday when he felt something take the bait. “To our surprise we had an alligator on the line!” He said. “We pulled him out and removed the hook with the aid of a security guard and a growing number of neighbours that were coming to watch,” he added. The alligator was not harmed and was released back into the pond, [More]
Roland Martin Alabama Pond Fishing with Flying Fisherman Sunglasses.