Many of us have caught a “what-the-heck-is-that?” fish. (Hopefully, we emailed photos of such catches to Sport Fishing for its popular Fish Facts department.)
But some anglers are “species hunters” for whom the number of species they can take in their lifetime becomes a goal in and of itself.
But no species hunter comes close to rivaling Steve Wozniak in his quest. (And, no, this isn’t that Steve Wozniak of Apple fame.)
That’s because in his ongoing, ceaseless, single-minded, globe-trotting crusade to hook and land as many different species as possible, as of late September Wozniak had caught/documented/identified 1,827 species taken in all 50 states and 91 countries.
As dedicated fans of Wozniak’s ongoing blogs, we know he’s pulled in lots of fish variously unusual, striking or downright weird. That led us to ask him to pick out 20 of the weirdest and share them with Sport Fishing enthusiasts. This countdown of the 20 weirdest, with Wozniak's captions, is the result.