Column: Diving for Fish
I'm honestly not sure which hit the icy water first - the fish or my husband.
The line snapped just as the Northern was coming up out of the ice hole. Within a second, my husband dove after the fish, his body crashing on the floor of the fish house while his right arm submerged completely in the icy lake.
He had the fish in his hand and they wrestled for a good 30 seconds before the Northern wriggled away and dove back into the lake.
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