TODAY   |  June 11, 2013

Orca whale snatches fisherman’s catch in video

Talk about a fish story: One angler has a killer whale of a tale to tell after an orca whale snatched a halibut right off his line for a meal, as captured on video.

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>> sometimes when you're going fishing you have to have a little respect for the competition, especially when your rival is this, a very hungry, just a tiny bit bigger than you are --

>> oh, oh, oh my god.

>> are you kidding me.

>> let it go.

>> yeah, leave it there. leave it there.

>> that's when you let the fishing rod just go. the orka caught on camera in alaska. i think the fisherman has a killer whale of a tale.