Jarrad Edwards, 35, was fishing with a pal off the coast of St. Kilda, Adelaide, in Australia, when he snagged a squid on his line.
The fisherman took two tries to lastly hook the intelligent cephalopod whereas his pal Casey Mitchell recorded him within the small fishing boat.
“Obtained him!” Edwards yells excitedly on the video, as he reels within the artful creature.
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Edwards and Mitchell are heard celebrating the catch, however because the squid is drawn in nearer to the boat on the road, it out of the blue shoots ink immediately at Edwards’ face.
Edwards, who advised The Each day Mail he thought he was “protected” from the ink assault, was shocked by the direct hit.
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“I noticed the squid inked within the water so I believed I used to be protected. Little did I do know it had a backup plan,” Edwards mentioned.
Edwards advised the outlet he and Mitchell had been pissed off on not catching any squids earlier than the incident.
“[Casey] was feeling pissed off on not catching any and I gave him an opportunity, however the squid most popular my jig,” Edwards mentioned, noting the pair was planning to go again to shore earlier than the catch.
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He’s not the one Australian fisherman to be left shocked by the antics of a sea creature.
In September, a video went viral displaying a kayaker getting slapped by an octopus whereas it fought with a seal.