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Fishing for Perch in Nile Crocodile-Filled Waters

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South African fisherman Andy Coetzee has his eyes set on a giant perch--a massive freshwater predator fish indigenous to the waters of Uganda. But just as he catches one, a nearby crocodile tries to get in on the action.

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Angling legend Andy Coetzee heads to Central Africa in search of a leviathan--a fish that legends say can swallow a man and grow to be as heavy as a sumo wrestler. Catching a Nile perch is a fisherman's dream, but finding one could become a nightmare for Andy. Join him as he ventures deep into Uganda and the wilderness European explorers called "Darkest Africa." It's an epic battle against angry waters, hippos, crocodiles, and a fish that has no intentions of being caught.

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