Man Catches Big Fish, Internet Stunned

The photo shows fisherman Joe Rivas catching fish. – Facebook/CTFFish and Wildlife
  • The fish was about 42 inches long.
  • Fisherman, Joe Rivas says the fish acted “angry”.
  • Internet users are sharing their awe at the size of Tiger Muskie.

An American fisherman stunned social media users after catching a “monster”-sized tiger muskie in Connecticut’s Lake Llanona.

Connecticut Fish and Wildlife posted a photo of the man and the caught fish on Facebook, with the caption: “How’s your summer fishing going?! An impressive tiger musky.” Thanks to Joe for sharing this photo of a tiger muskie he caught recently.

The fish was about 42 inches long.

The fisherman, Joe Rivas, said the fish showed “angry” but Rivas’ adrenaline went through the roof when he realized what he had caught.

Internet users expressed their horror at the size of Tiger Musky.

“I don’t want to swim anywhere anymore,” said one.

“What a monster! I wouldn’t be happy to think of him swimming with me. Sounds prehistoric,” commented another.

“I wasn’t familiar with the fish and googled it. This could be a record breaker. Couldn’t see anything half the size! Impressive,” added another.