Ten nastiest and hardest fish to catch

Field and Stream article on the 10 meanest fish species on the planet

The earth is full of crazy looking sportfish with bad attitudes. Fish that attack lures with a vengeance and possess enough unique characteristics to set them far apart from the ordinary. These are specimens that look as though they could tear off your face with one chomp of their jaws or else remove it with surgical precision.

These are not some obscure sea monsters living in the deepest depths of the ocean or in some isolated alpine stream. This collection of gnarly fish reside in lakes and rivers across the globe and await the next angler who dares to cross their path.

10 of the Nastiest and Hardest Fish to Catch on the Planet