The calm and tranquil settings, the peace and quiet, the feeling of being at one with nature … ahhh, fishing is a beautiful hobby. Finding your spot, casting your fly line and hearing a horrific cry of pain as you hook somebody’s eyeball. Ouch.
Eyeball-hooking does happen, along with all manner of other nasty injuries, from being bitten by aggressive fish to nasty infected toe stubs – fishing can be a brutal hobby. Just look at this gore-fest for proof.
Image source: Outdoor Life
Eye piercings have never been fashionable, pal.
Just put a plaster on it.
Just a nip, but tricky to remove.
An inch lower and this guy’s lips would have been sealed.
Fishing in flip-flops isn’t advised.
Image source:Louisiana Sportsman
After scraping his ankle on barnacles, this man contracted the Vibrio Vulnificus infection – very nasty indeed and sometimes fatal.
Hmm… no caption could do this image justice.
Spearfishing with friends has its drawbacks.