A Cape Cod fisherman caught on camera fishing with an octopus
Cape Cod – The story of how a fisherman caught a giant octopus on camera has become an internet sensation.
A Cape Cod woman who said she and her husband are tourists who just happen to be in the same town as a popular restaurant that has been using octopus as bait for decades.
They caught the fish last week and shared the video on social media.
The video has been viewed more than 8,000 times.
The fishermen are calling it “the best octopus bait video on the internet.”
It is the first time a fisherman has caught a large octopus with a reel.
They said the creature was about 5 feet (1 meter) long and weighed about 30 pounds (18 kilograms).
They say it was caught on a fishing rod attached to a hook that was about three feet (10 meters) long.
It has since been reported dead in the Atlantic Ocean.
Cape Cod, a popular destination for lobster, crab, and other seafood, is famous for its large octopuses.
The creatures can grow to more than six feet (2 meters) in length and weigh as much as 50 pounds (23 kilograms).