Kayaker Hooks Large White Marlin during Fishing Tournament

Published 04/29 2014 02:57PM

Updated 04/29 2014 03:00PM

(WPTV) Drifting in the Atlantic blue, Joe Kraatz was enjoying the second day of the Extreme Kayaking Fishing tournament in the Bahamas, until his line was hooked by a white Marlin.

"I had a person hanging on the back of my kayak that was filming and it was dragging both of us," Kraatz said.

An underwater camera shows the huge fish pulling the boat along, as it's trying to shake free.

"I started putting tension on it. That's when it really took off," said Kraatz.

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