Saturday, May 24, 2008

Fast Flying Fish Video - See it Here!

Okay, now, isn't fishing supposed to be somewhat relaxing? You know, just like the beginning of Andy Griffith, where he and Opie have their fishing rods, walking along a country path to the local creek (crick as some people say?)

Imagine many people's surprise when they saw that now famous video of the "fast flying fish" on their local news. The video was taken in Southern Japan, and recorded a flying fish sailing by a ferry, airborne for 45 seconds. They say that's the longest recorded flight of a flying fish. Amazing. To be honest, however, if I saw one of those flying fish zipping by my canoe I think my moment of "fishing zen" would be broken.

But, yes, it was interesting to watch. And, in case you haven't seen it, here it is - the infamous "fast flying fish" of Japan:

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