Marlin are known for their high jumping antics, but anglers rarely welcome one of these heavy fish jumping bill-forward into their boats. A marlin jump is enough to make more skittish fishermen jump clean overboard—and with good reason. That has been more than one occasion where a marlin managed to skewer an unsuspecting angler.

Thankfully, nobody seemed to be hurt in the following video depicting just such a leap. The same couldn’t be said for the marlin however, which seemed to have injured itself during the impact and consequent thrashing.

Image screenshot of video by your disgruntled neighbor on Liveleak.

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