Watch: Fishermen Thrown From Boat at 55 MPH


Watch: Fishermen Thrown From Boat at 55 MPH

This one hits close to home for me. I live with an hour’s drive of the University of Florida and less than a mile from prime bass fishing territory. Believe me when I tell you that the current can be swift (and the real-life gators can get hungry) on the rivers and other waterways in Florida and Georgia.

This video shows some members of UF’s bass fishing team being thrown into the water from from their bass boat at 50-55 MPH, and it helps demonstrate the value of a good, reliable MOB kill switch.

Here’s hoping this never happens to you or me!

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Editor & Contributing Writer Russ Chastain is a lifelong hunter and shooter who has spent his life learning about hunting, shooting, guns, ammunition, gunsmithing, reloading, and bullet casting. He started toting his own gun in the woods at age nine and he's pursued deer with rifles since 1982, so his hunting knowledge has been growing for more than three and a half decades. His desire and ability to share this knowledge with others has also grown, and Russ has been professionally writing and editing original hunting & shooting content since 1998. Russ Chastain has a passion for sharing accurate, honest, interesting hunting & shooting knowledge and stories with people of all skill levels.

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