Fishing for Giants

South African extreme angler Andy Coetzee has traveled the oceans to reel in the world's largest, most elusive fish. And as we're about to find out, he's willing to do anything, even risk his own life, to catch them. Watch him brave one of the most treacherous rivers on the planet, enter uncharted regions of the Indian Ocean, and dive into the predator-laden waters of Western Africa on his quest to find the Nile perch, the dogtooth tuna, and the giant barracuda -- three leviathans that won't be caught without a fight.

Show Info

Network: United States Smithsonian Channel (2018 - now)
Schedule: Wednesdays at 20:00 (60 min)
Status: Running
Show Type: Documentary
Episodes ordered: 3 episodes

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Giant Barracuda

Episode 1x03; May 9, 2018

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

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x03: Giant BarracudaMay 9, 2018
1x02: The DogtoothMay 2, 2018
1x01: The Nile SwallowerApr 25, 2018
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