What to do if you suffer these common fishing injuries

Fish long enough, veteran anglers say, and you’re bound to encounter a bit of misfortune. Maybe you’ll end up slipping and falling into a river while you’re wading. Maybe you’ll end up with a fish hook stuck in your finger. Or nose. Or throat. Or maybe you’ll be unprepared and find yourself on the verge of becoming hypothermic. LINK (via Bangor Daily News)

Man with fishing lure stuck in his chin

Angler Dee Dauphinee of Bradley shows the potential results of fly fishing on a windy day: A large striped bass fly embedded in his throat. Photo credit: Bangor Daily News