Fishing with No Rod or Hook is Hard

26 apr 2019
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In this episode of Average Mike, I attempt to catch a fish using only improvised materials. No hook, line, rod or boat. Turns out its pretty difficult.
Thanks to Dave Cosgrove for fishing expertise:
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  • A number of people have called this video "fake" by accusing me of using a metal hook at 14:25 . Please take a closer look at the footage. The black colour you are seeing is lugworm bait remains that have slid up the line. It is not a metal hook. The bone hook is lodged deep within the fish's belly.

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    • @ASAR Dylan He once tried to but he did not succed

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    • 14:33 you can see the worm on the line and the hook in the fishes mouth

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    • i saw the footage and i belive that it is not a meatal hook

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    • I have had many moments wail fishing the what am I doing with my life so I can relate to this video I also have a challenge for you now do this with no man made tools make your own line hook with only things in nature.

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  • 00:40 Logan Paul

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  • Just me or did someone think he was gonna try to backflip 15:00

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  • What is the name of the movie in the beging

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  • I once fished with a paper clip, some bread and some sewing line no 🧢

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    • But did you catch anything is the real question cause I’d imagine the sewing line would snap immediately with any pressure

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  • 11:12 tis the life of a sailor

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  • Mike:does a thumbs up Me:turns my iPad upside down

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  • The things he said the most A. Miserable B. Obviously in a real survival situation C. Swearing My answer: B

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  • Who else saw the black or brown bear at 6:21 top left Edit 6:20

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  • Obviously in a real survival situation I would've been dead right now

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  • Obviously in normal survival situation i would have a normal survival situation

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  • Use wood

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  • Nut a nebble

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  • The fact that the fish he catches with his bone hook is a flounder is unbelievable. I am a fisherman and still while being a kid know my fair share of Bothe fresh water and salt water fishing and flounders are hard to catch.

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  • I had sleep paralysisn during this video (not saying it bad i actually did)

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  • "I've been watching a lot of PO...ST apocalyptical movies recently" "they had us in the first half not gonna lie."

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  • I've been watching a lot of po- st apocalyptic...

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  • Then corona virus shows up

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  • "this is horrible " proceed to laugh

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  • So glad you got that fish back into the water!

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  • L

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  • U need to tie the weight closer to the hook so it will go deepnymder the water that's where the shoes r

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  • obiviouly you might not have anything

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  • Obviously in a real situation......

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  • Bones can have diseases on them...

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  • The Scotish Bear Grylls Edit: not so much but still resillient

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  • Camera crew: why is that worm so big? Me in australia: bruh you should see slimeys their like a meter long

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  • Obviously in a real survival situation you wouldn’t have a camera 🤣

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  • imagine if the bones he found at the uprooted tree were actually from a buried dog

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  • Mib Men in boats

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  • hi

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  • You may have boats and hoes but do you have boat and mike

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  • 3:04 that sounded so wrong

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  • The Rat would fish using just a dead human on the street. So not fishing at all...

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  • How about, you get a fishing rod sized stick, tie the line on it, and cast it. I would assume that would make it easier to cast.

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  • Pft imagine using tools I use my hands :)

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  • Imagine being the worm

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  • You done really good with this

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  • i bet the fish must've felt so good to have someone be so happy to see them

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  • instead of making a rod he made a boat. ffs

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  • “ive had a tree branch up my asshole for 2 days”

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  • I’ve never heard him cuss this much in a video

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  • 11:14 this is really the only part I really love

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  • (4:04) you can hear him drinking

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  • I'm more impressed with the fact that he built a boat so easily!

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  • He goes what would you do kn a situation with out anything EXCEPT A FUCKING KNIFE AND 100 FT LF ROPE U MAD

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  • Why not just shoot it out with a bow?! That would work!

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  • Can someone please tell me where he is from I’m new

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  • gr8 b8 m8, theres no deb8.

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  • Obviously in a real life situation the real life situation wouldn't have happened.

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  • what's like thing at the right in the trees at 0:50

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  • Best vid yet

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  • ok so. why not fashion a rod using a sturdy branch? in a survival situation you could have done that right?

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  • “What would you do if something dreadful did happen?”

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  • I am so happy he puted the fish back in the sea :)

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  • 2:12 Why would sheep bones (or any other animal's) be buried where a tree was planted? This windblown, uprooted tree could have had a sacred burial beneath it. It is not uncommon in many passages of time that deceased people and cherished pets would be buried and have a tree planted on top of them. Interesting, cheers Mike!

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  • Obviously in a real survival situation is his new motto

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  • At 02:03 you see a horse head at top left so it has to be horse bones

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  • dont know how you even do this cant even stand seeing a lugworm let alone holding one

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  • This video made me realize how lucky we are

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  • Hello Try to learn cardistry To

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  • Your line was to thick

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  • Is it just me or does Mike have a infinite amount of parocord

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  • what's the movie name in the beginning?

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  • Plot twist, the bones were human

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  • i wouldn't care even if he had not made the fishing rod the fact he made that fully functioning water tight boat has satisfied me as a viewer

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  • "Obviously in a real survival situation"

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  • the expression on your camera woman face when you show her the bone

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  • "I need either a fishing rod or a boat. So I immediately begun constructing a boat." A legend

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    • I was like "take a strong branch and use it as rod". But he was like "of course we make a boat because *WHY NOT"*

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  • Mike turned into Bear Grylls😂

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  • 12:50 i would be so jealous if i was watching this when i was like 5 lmfao

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  • U could of spun the line around the threw it out ad not of needed a boat

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  • Is that human

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  • You eat more chocolate than hours spended

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  • I accidentally clicked on this video and heard “I’ve been watching a lot of po-“ then I clicked off

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  • bruh u bought new hook and new string from the store!

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  • He built a boat...instead of a fishing rod.

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  • 14:25 - Oh my gosh is that an olive flounder? If I'm correct, thanks for educating me, animal crossing.

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  • Building a fishing rod would have been easier with your existing materials.

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  • If Mr. Bean had a son...

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  • I love when he said "this is horrible" and then chuckles

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  • forgot what those flat fish are called but u can literally catch em by hand cuz ey hide close to land under sand

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  • New idea: try to survive 2 whole days with only the materials around you (in the woods or forest)

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  • “I’m mishrebal” 😂

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  • Well my grandma did this like a pro she get it down pull boom ez fish

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  • 11:14 When a child finds out about curse words

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  • mike: obviously in a real survival situation you wouldnt have....

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  • Not a bloody nebble

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  • Your very intelligent mike. Keep it up 👍

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  • 4:23

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  • "This is really horrible" *chukles*

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  • I love you

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  • I wish I had this much time on my hands

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  • Only man in europe with a pickup truck

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  • 11:11 me when my girls snap location says shes at some dudes house instead of church like she said

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  • I think it would've been better if you went and fished in the sea

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  • 0:55 I know a guy who found a dangling human body on an end of a rope once in a forest but we are not going to talk about that.

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