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7/15/2020 5:25:40 AM

Meet New Zealand man who leaps from helicopters into the sea to wrestle a giant marlin

Matt Watson likes to catch marlin.  And he likes to catch them like nobody else. He has jumped out of a helicopter on top of one, wrestling it for a while then sending it on it's way and caught one from a jetski before letting it go by hand.  And now Matt has gone one further: he has caught a marlin from a surfboard and had it filmed for his TV program The Ultimate Fishing Show.

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'There is always a sense of danger with the stunts that we try,' says the 33-year-old for big game fisherman.  "I still don't consider myself a television personality. When I have a camera in front of me it is almost like it isn't real, like I can't get hurt. I get what they call Kodak courage.'

When Matt hooked a marlin from a surf board, the giant fish towed Matt for 11 kilometres, at times reaching speeds that allowed him to stand up on the board.The 90 minute battle ended when the intrepid angler released the fish.   Matt has five people in his team who help him to carry out his outrageous stunts, but he is eager to point out that these dangerous stunts are only possible after his years of experience.  Checj out mroe pictures


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Well, unfortunately, there is no video for this real show with a giant marlin. But I got another video from him, also as amazing as this show, but it is another marlin fish. Check it out , very interesting !



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