After watching his 9-year-old daughter Logan land a tank of a muskie on Minnesota’s Lake of the Woods, former NFL All-Professional Joe Thomas was one proud papa. Thomas recorded the catch on his cellular phone and shared the video on Twitter earlier his week.
My 9 yr previous daughter wrestles in a Lake of the Woods monster!! pic.twitter.com/XTEWgLegs2
— Joe Thomas (@joethomas73) July 12, 2022
In the beginning of the video, it’s unclear what Logan has on the road, however as quickly because the information says “massive muskie,” her dad begins shedding it. Because the fish nears the boat, Thomas does what most fathers would do in that scenario—which is a mix of nervous shouting, giving his child questionable recommendation, and usually getting within the information’s approach.
“I acquired ya Lo, you’re doin’ nice buddy. It’s huge!” he shouts whereas standing proper behind her. “It’s large—the place is it? Okay, you’re good, simply hold the rod over your—you’re doin’ nice.”
When the muskie hits the information’s internet, everybody within the boat goes ballistic. The previous lineman begins hollering “get him!” on the high of his lungs, whereas his daughter, wearing pink from head to toe, squeals loud sufficient for the Canadians to listen to. “It’s humongous!” she yells as she high-fives her dad on the finish of the video.
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If fishing, household, and Joe Thomas all sound acquainted to you, that’s in all probability as a result of again in 2007, Thomas skipped his NFL draft day to go fishing together with his dad on Lake Michigan. He may need performed 11 seasons with the Cleveland Browns, however he grew up in Wisconsin the place fishing is a part of the tradition. You possibly can watch the NFL Community video on Thomas skipping the draft right here. Like most Midwesterners, Thomas can recognize an enormous muskie, and the Lake of the Woods on the Minnesota/Canada border is an effective place to seek out them. The Minnesota state-record muskie was caught by Nolan Sprengeler in 2021 and measured 57.75 inches in size with a 29-inch girth, and weighed 55 kilos, 14.8 ounces.
Logan’s fish won’t strategy report standing, but it surely’s one which each she and her dad will keep in mind for a while.