Watch Again

Fishing for Giants:

Why These Lagoons Are Full of Giant Barracuda

Watch More
back to video

»Giant Barracuda

Why These Lagoons Are Full of Giant Barracuda

Short | 01:38

The maze of lagoons in Loango National Park, in Gabon, isn't just a good place to hunt barracudas--it's also an ancient migratory route that leads to their ancestral breeding waters.

More About This episode

Legends speak of a wolf of the sea infamous for maiming, and even killing, fishermen and divers. Extreme angler Andy Coetzee is determined to hook the ferocious giant barracuda and get an up-close look at the apex predator. Follow him into "Africa's Eden" as he braves the murky depths of the 100-pound monster's domain.

Ways to Watch

Buy this show from any of these distributors

Have Smithsonian Channel through your TV provider?

Watch this episode online now.

Return to Video Page