The person who was hailed a star commentator after filming his mate lose a prized barramundi in a battle with a monster crocodile has admitted he was extra involved about dropping the catch than getting attacked.
Dac Craig, from Darwin, was fishing together with his pal Daniel Luttig at a creek within the Northern Territory when a saltwater crocodile threatened their catch and security.
In a hilarious viral video launched earlier within the week, Mr Luttig is seen attempting to drag in a fish on his line earlier than a crocodile latches on.
The large reptile begins to chase the pair and Mr Craig screams at his pal to run from the intruder.
Showing on The Undertaking on Tuesday night, Mr Craig defined he was extra involved for the fish than his personal security.
Host Waleed Aly requested: ‘Be sincere, on a scale of 1 to 10, how scared had been you?’
Mr Craig replied: ‘I do not know, I used to be most likely extra scared for Daniel’s fish.’
‘Um, I imply, , with respect clearly with a crocodile racing in the direction of us, I used to be fairly gutted when he grabbed Daniel’s fish.’
Peter Helliar mentioned there have been loads of different fish within the sea and questioned why the younger man wasn’t as involved in regards to the crocodile.
‘There was nonetheless loads of worrying in regards to the crocodile mate, let me let you know,’ Mr Craig responded.
Mr Craig mentioned the duo weren’t negligent and ensured they stayed a secure distance from the crocodile.
In an interview with ABC’s Tales from the Tinny, he defined ‘the whole lot escalated fairly shortly’.
‘He (Daniel) began bringing the fish sooner and sooner to the financial institution however the croc, matched the pace.
‘I wasn’t taking a look at Daniel however I simply kinda hoped he was working.
‘We had been shocked, we had been unhappy, I used to be upset for Daniel. It was a superb fish.’
The video begins with Mr Craig encouraging his pal to carry onto the fish.
‘Cmon Daniel, hold the strain on,’ he might be heard shouting within the background.
Pleasure shortly turns to concern when he pulls within the fish just for a monster crocodile to shortly comply with in pursuit.
‘Run again bro, run Daniel run!,’ he screams because the pair dash via the mud whereas the crocodile follows intently behind.
The pair’s consideration quickly turns into fixated on conserving the prized fish reasonably than worrying about their security.
‘Preserve the strain… no! No! It is so massive! He is swallowing it, the entire thing’s gone down his gob,’ one of many males yells.
‘F—!’ Mr Luttig screams in frustration.
‘Daniel that was a beast of a fish… what a f—–g canine!’ Dac screams, seemingly extra involved in regards to the lack of the fish than the apex predator simply metres away.