This is the kind of fish you don’t eat.
This is the kind of fish you wrap in several hundred layers of plastic and then place in the bottom of your mother’s freezer while your father researches taxidermy prices.
Yes. It’s that awesome.
UPDATE with the stats some requested: It’s a large mouth bass. It weighs 4 lbs 9 oz. and is 21 inches long. It fought hard with one impressive jump during the reeling in.