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Photos: Bald Eagle Robs Trout Fisherman

Photos: Bald Eagle Robs Trout Fisherman

Amateur Photographer Rick Warren snapped these photos of a bald eagle stealing a fish off the end of his fishing buddy's tippet.
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from Dawn Witzel Lowery wrote 1 year 38 weeks ago

Amazing pictures and so thrilling to be that close the eagle, but an eagle does eat the heads of fish, so fisherman in that particular lake, knowing this should do everything in their power to make sure the eagle is not injured.

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from Theo Carter wrote 1 year 38 weeks ago

I don't care if it was the perfect specimen.. If an eagle chose to swoop down and take a fish off MY line.. I would be absolutely ecstatic!

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from papajocu wrote 1 year 38 weeks ago

Talk about the "One That Got Away"! We have Bald Eagles here around Milford Kansas but I have never heard of that happening. Of course, we don't fish trout here either.

I wonder if it is both of the parents taking turns? Gotta admit, very resourceful birds!

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from papajocu wrote 1 year 38 weeks ago

Talk about the "One That Got Away"! We have Bald Eagles here around Milford Kansas but I have never heard of that happening. Of course, we don't fish trout here either.

I wonder if it is both of the parents taking turns? Gotta admit, very resourceful birds!

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from afigueiredo2 wrote 1 year 39 weeks ago

That's awesome! I love to fish but don't have the best luck with it but if this happened to me I'd be in shock.

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from DSMbirddog wrote 1 year 39 weeks ago

Great photos and story. I'd love to see this bird in action.

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from Bob Hansen wrote 1 year 39 weeks ago

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Incredible performances captured on camera. WOW...!!

That's one bird that knows how to "outwit" the humans, which it appears to be very acclimated to.

Absolutely fearless.

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from Cabe Chaffin wrote 1 year 39 weeks ago

oh yeah, the eagle can steal a fish off someones line and we all get a laugh but when i do it...

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from Cabe Chaffin wrote 1 year 39 weeks ago

oh yeah, the eagle can steal a fish off someones line and we all get a laugh but when i do it...

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from Bob Hansen wrote 1 year 39 weeks ago

Hi...

Incredible performances captured on camera. WOW...!!

That's one bird that knows how to "outwit" the humans, which it appears to be very acclimated to.

Absolutely fearless.

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from afigueiredo2 wrote 1 year 39 weeks ago

That's awesome! I love to fish but don't have the best luck with it but if this happened to me I'd be in shock.

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from DSMbirddog wrote 1 year 39 weeks ago

Great photos and story. I'd love to see this bird in action.

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from papajocu wrote 1 year 38 weeks ago

Talk about the "One That Got Away"! We have Bald Eagles here around Milford Kansas but I have never heard of that happening. Of course, we don't fish trout here either.

I wonder if it is both of the parents taking turns? Gotta admit, very resourceful birds!

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from papajocu wrote 1 year 38 weeks ago

Talk about the "One That Got Away"! We have Bald Eagles here around Milford Kansas but I have never heard of that happening. Of course, we don't fish trout here either.

I wonder if it is both of the parents taking turns? Gotta admit, very resourceful birds!

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from Theo Carter wrote 1 year 38 weeks ago

I don't care if it was the perfect specimen.. If an eagle chose to swoop down and take a fish off MY line.. I would be absolutely ecstatic!

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from Dawn Witzel Lowery wrote 1 year 38 weeks ago

Amazing pictures and so thrilling to be that close the eagle, but an eagle does eat the heads of fish, so fisherman in that particular lake, knowing this should do everything in their power to make sure the eagle is not injured.

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