Hawaii is a major source of the domestic swordfish catch in the United States. A fisherman jumped into the water with a spear gun to kill a sword fish. But the sword fish was a bit too quick for him and killed him. It is legendary that swordfish are swift, ferocious, and slash prey with their broadbills.
On Friday, Randy Llanes, 47, who runs a deep sea fishing charter spotted a broadbill swordfish. He boldly jumped in the water at Honokohau Harbour on the Big Island with a speargun.
After investigation, the Hawaii Police Department said that the badly wounded swordfish thrashed about and caused a puncture in the upper chest of the victim.
Another official, said that the fish got wrapped around a mooring anchor, came back and swam at him. It was no accident. Despite immediate CPR attention, Llanes, died at a hospital due to the swordfish.
The fish was about 6 feet long, half of which was its bill, and weighed about 40 pounds.