Fisherman Catches Deadhead

By Brodie SwisherAugust 2, 2021
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Hunters can’t help but roll their eyes when a non-hunter asks the question, “Did you catch any deer?” 

However, the video below shows that maybe we can in fact “catch a deer.” At least that’s what happened for one hunter/fisherman on a recent trip to the lake. Check it out…

The situation in the video above is obviously a rare encounter. However, a similar situation occurred for BHOD staffer, Kurt Thorsen, this past year while on the water. He tells the story of a buck he and a buddy pulled from the water while fishing.

“Shortly after launching our kayaks, I noticed something up ahead tangled up in a root ball along the shore,” says Thorsen. “At first, I didn’t think anything of it. I figured it was a sun-bleached root or someone’s trash.”

Fisherman Catches Deadhead
Catchin' fish or catchin' deer? What would you rather have on the line?

“As we continued casting down the shore line it became apparent that it was more than just a root ball.” 

“I quickly realized it was a deer, but the closer we got the more points that started to appear from the brush. There were 13 points, to be exact!”

What about you? What’s the craziest thing you’ve ever pulled from the water on your line? 

Comment below and let us know what you’ve seen, heard, or experienced. 

Brodie Swisher
Brodie Swisher is a world champion game caller, outdoor writer, seminar speaker and Editor for Bowhunting.com. Brodie and his family live in the Kentucky Lake area of west Tennessee.
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