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Another croc attack

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Les Stroud
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Met this guy a couple years ago at a ww2 radar site tour .

he was telling me how he liked to go bush hunting and fishing and we chatted about plants .

lucky he had army boots on and his military hunting knife 😅 good job remembering to take a big breath before he was dragged under .

if you've ever seen a croc that big they get huge when they fill out at that size , thats a huge animal , they told him no one has ever come back up .

the humans have been fighting their way out of the crocodiles jaws well this last year .
 
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Le Loup

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Met this guy a couple years ago at a ww2 radar site tour .

he was telling me how he liked to go bush hunting and fishing and we chatted about plants .

lucky he had army boots on and his military hunting knife 😅 good job remembering to take a big breath before he was dragged under .

if you've ever seen a croc that big they get huge when they fill out at that size , thats a huge animal , they told him no one has ever come back up .

the humans have been fighting their way out of the crocodiles jaws well this last year .
I lived in the Territory for 10 years, I survived cyclone Tracey in 74. When you live there if you have any sense at all you are very careful about going anywhere near water. I used to go fishing & hunting at "The Gap". A croc took my fish one time, I was using a heavy line wrapped around my steel folding chair. The croc dragged my chair through the sand for maybe a meter before the line broke. I always carried a holstered revolver back then.
Crocs don't always come from the water, sometimes that are already higher up on the bank & will take you on the way down. You never get close enough to the water for a croc to grab you, & when filling the billy you always use a rope attached.
Keith.
 

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That's a pretty full on knife to be carrying :D. It makes me wonder if carrying that added to his bravado? I can't think of many reasons to carry a knife like that.

I can understand his complacency. There are some beautiful sandy swimming holes on the fitzroy river (the one in NW WA). Every few years someone gets taken from one of them - or they used to. I never liked swimming in murky water - my imagination keeps me safe :D
 
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Kindlling

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About that knife size Randall ,

To quote crocodile dundee

“Yeah well ..... barramundi is a bloody big fish !“ 😁
 
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Kindlling

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Yes i carry 6.5 inch blade for this reason too in the bush , you never know when you will need it so its best to be prepared . Btw have been bailed up by a pig before caught unawares , we crossed each others paths and she had piglets .
 

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Yes i carry 6.5 inch blade for this reason too in the bush , you never know when you will need it so its best to be prepared . Btw have been bailed up by a pig before caught unawares , we crossed each others paths and she had piglets .
The most dangerous kind of encounter!
 
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