You shot the fish and get it in your hands, and you think you’ve got it. In this case, wrong.
This video shows how quickly things can change. The footage comes from Mozambique and the big grouper is known there as a potato grouper, or a potato cod. It bears a striking resemblance in looks and behavior to the goliath grouper in Florida waters.
Post your own experiences with fish being stolen and spearfishing surprises on the thread in the Diver’s Corner thread, Always Bigger Fish Out There.