[WATCH] Bald Eagle Catches Huge Muskie on St. Croix
The viral video has been viewed hundreds of thousands of times.
A St. Paul man was boating on the St. Croix River Wednesday when they spotted what they thought was an injured bald eagle on the water.
After observing it for a little while Dan realized the eagle wasn't injured; it was sitting on a fish it had caught in it's talons.
"He's got a walleye," he can be heard guessing in the video. The fish is then seen moving. "He's got a live fish!"
The eagle then begins making its way towards shore, flapping it's wings and dragging the fish.
"It's a bass, I think," Dan guesses again, still unsure.
Dan posted a second video about an hour later to show the eagle still on shore with the fish about half eaten.
Bring Me the News notes that male muskies generally weigh 3-20 pounds while females can can get up to 40 or more.