River Monster now in florida

A 66-inch fish carcass found on a Florida river bank has opened a box of questions and got the fly fishing interwebs chattering.

It is a mystery how the Arapaima carcass, complete with fish hook in the mouth got into a Florida river, and whether it was a one off released pet or signs of a new invasive species in Florida waters, which would not be good news, despite getting fly fisher’s thoughts racing.

Arapaima is the massive South American fish species which injured Jeremy Wade in an episode of River Monsters and inspired a wave of fly fishing YouTube videos. This one from the Fish or Die crew is a favorite