Ancient Fish has NEEDLE LIKE Teeth!

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On this episode, Coyote and Mario are in West Virginia at Green Bottom Swamp to find a Bowfin! This ancient fish also has some NEEDLE-LIKE teeth! Get ready to see us use a tactic we've never used on the Brave Wilderness channel, all to meet this swamp monster!
Big thank you to wildlife expert Tim Brust for joining us on this adventure!
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  1. A Brown

    A Brown

    7 kun oldin

    Do you like to fish coyote

  2. dwada awdaw

    dwada awdaw

    11 kun oldin

    Snake head

  3. TheRealFraen


    12 kun oldin

    I thought they also had retractable teeth

  4. Rose The Hat

    Rose The Hat

    13 kun oldin

    Don’t fish hooks hurt the fish? I used to go fishing, but after researching and finding out that fish feel pain and stress similarly to humans, I quit.

  5. Layla Puppy Lover

    Layla Puppy Lover

    21 kun oldin

    Turn on captions at 5:52. I'm dying.

  6. Agrios Mullins

    Agrios Mullins

    22 kun oldin

    Come to Iowa... I caught a 34” bowfin this summer. She was a beast

  7. Jose Suh

    Jose Suh

    22 kun oldin

    Did you chopped this fish head

  8. Tom Bellanuovo

    Tom Bellanuovo

    Oy oldin

    I think I'm crying. It's that splendid

  9. Ben Padrick

    Ben Padrick

    Oy oldin

    Unfortunately many people confuse the bowfin for the highly invasive snakehead and kill them

  10. Sakith Samaratunga

    Sakith Samaratunga

    Oy oldin

    pritty much of a dinosour

  11. Tahira ishrat

    Tahira ishrat

    Oy oldin

    wowwwww its sooooooooo amazing

  12. fish


    Oy oldin

    That bowfin is a female, the males have a dot on their tail

  13. Marisa DeSanti

    Marisa DeSanti

    Oy oldin

    This fish is truly a swamp demon SWAMP KING

  14. MrSyaidi


    Oy oldin

    It is snakehead family.

  15. Drew Art

    Drew Art

    Oy oldin

    Primitive fish... I thought it was going to look crazy just looks like a typical fish

  16. Fi Dang Yang

    Fi Dang Yang

    Oy oldin

    Coyote Peterson: Struggles to catch a bowfin. 618 Fishing: catches bowfins after bowfins spillway fishing

  17. Crungus Brigg

    Crungus Brigg

    Oy oldin

    Bowfin are so fun to catch. They are such hard fighters. One thing that makes me sad is that many fishermen in my area kill bowfin because they think they’re invasive but in actuality, they’re native to our land.

  18. Brenda Bass

    Brenda Bass

    2 oy oldin

    Lmao i have a bowfin pond 10 mins away from my house. They're not that hard to catch. But yes they can be difficult to set the hook on.

  19. Genevieve Barrette

    Genevieve Barrette

    2 oy oldin

    Can you go fishing more .I love it.

  20. Attila Odor

    Attila Odor

    2 oy oldin

    It’s a delicious fish but the meat is very mushy.

  21. Darin Sath

    Darin Sath

    2 oy oldin

    Your not too far from VA and MD, feature you some Nothern Snakehead!!

  22. Jessewayne79


    2 oy oldin

    they are all over southeast Texas. Ive caught many of them. They put up one heck of a fight.

  23. Phil Adams

    Phil Adams

    2 oy oldin

    I count it one it was 49 inc long

  24. BAY35


    2 oy oldin

    These are genuinely one of my favorite fish to catch. Caught one that was 31" when I was 12 or 13 and it almost pulled me in lol

  25. Stephen The Fish

    Stephen The Fish

    2 oy oldin

    Those fish are fun to catch i have caught many and my biggest is 7lb 8oz

  26. Evan Lucas

    Evan Lucas

    2 oy oldin

    I caught one of these before in Conneaut Lake, Pennsylvania. We spent 2 hours trying to identify wtf we just caught (before internet capable cellphones). We thought it was a muskee but it didn't match. Eventually we landed on the bowfin identifier and were fascinated.

  27. Josh Peters

    Josh Peters

    2 oy oldin

    That’s actually a pretty young bowfin still

  28. Aleksandrs Strelits Strele

    Aleksandrs Strelits Strele

    3 oy oldin

    i miss the old intro a little ;-;

  29. Ima-cheesepuff Gaming

    Ima-cheesepuff Gaming

    3 oy oldin

    This is how much people wants coyote to fish more👇

  30. K R

    K R

    3 oy oldin

    Good ol Amia calva

  31. Turan Sağlık

    Turan Sağlık

    3 oy oldin

    bok gibi olmuş

  32. Nightmare Unleash

    Nightmare Unleash

    3 oy oldin

    Shows coyote a fishing poll Coyote “ummm what is that?”

  33. Finn Donohue

    Finn Donohue

    3 oy oldin

    Yeah he finally went fishing with a rod yah☺️

  34. LJ Ruth

    LJ Ruth

    3 oy oldin

    I was once told by my dad to lip that fish like a bass....I still have a bad scar to this day!!!

  35. Jayden Park

    Jayden Park

    3 oy oldin

    Let's take a moment to respect that this man has never clickbaited us.

  36. Hisham


    3 oy oldin

    Wow this looks like my son in Real life bruh XD

  37. Elijah Acosta

    Elijah Acosta

    3 oy oldin

    The bowfin reminds me of a miniature wholesome dunkleosteus

  38. M's Vlogs

    M's Vlogs

    3 oy oldin

    you should totally come to the UK if you wanna do a few segments on fish

  39. h


    3 oy oldin

    budget river monsters ig

  40. Pentagram


    3 oy oldin

    So... Big ask here, and I literally know no logistics about this request after a cursory search: Is there any aquarium on the planet that has a live Coelacanth in captivity? Doubtful but that would make for an amazing episode.

  41. Javier Gallo

    Javier Gallo

    3 oy oldin

    Can there be an episode where you go hunting

  42. Nikita Smith

    Nikita Smith

    3 oy oldin

    Can you come out of retirement and get bit by a spider

  43. mgerren88


    3 oy oldin

    coyote that's a choupic around my way😂😂😂

  44. C. Patrick

    C. Patrick

    3 oy oldin

    I caught one one time fishing for largemouthbass. Crushed my topwater frog, the fight was really good too. When I got it in the boat I didn’t wanna touch it because I never handled one before lol. Didn’t know it was a primitive fish but it’s kinda like a snakehead.

  45. Ivan Bonhomme

    Ivan Bonhomme

    3 oy oldin

    The bowfin at Manitoulin island can also get up to 15 pounds

  46. Ivan Bonhomme

    Ivan Bonhomme

    3 oy oldin

    Hey coyote if you want to catch a lot of bowfin you should head to Manitoulin island and btw the witching hour for them is at 7:00pm, you’ll get them left and right

  47. activ camo

    activ camo

    3 oy oldin

    I love learning about animals you would never know even existed

  48. BigCFilms


    3 oy oldin

    i catch bowfin all the time and boy do they have teeth, i catch them on my local river and you cant put your finger in its mouth

  49. The Spy149

    The Spy149

    3 oy oldin

    Will Brave Wilderness try to find or do an episode on the Coelacanth?

  50. Chris W

    Chris W

    3 oy oldin

    Almost like a snake head. A lot in common.

  51. Aqau Snxpez

    Aqau Snxpez

    3 oy oldin

    What bait coyote?

  52. Cesar Wandrie

    Cesar Wandrie

    3 oy oldin

    Also fun fact! During mating season males will get a blue mouth.

  53. inflint gamer

    inflint gamer

    3 oy oldin

    Well it looks like a catfish to me

  54. Taylor Graley

    Taylor Graley

    3 oy oldin

    hey coyote i think i found a wolf spider in my front yard i took a video of it, i live in west virginia and i was wondering if you could contact me on instagram @tgraley123 thank you have a good day

  55. Tristan Johnston

    Tristan Johnston

    3 oy oldin

    My dad caught one 3 feet long and thought it was a a prehistoric bass

  56. Adilene González

    Adilene González

    3 oy oldin

    ❗ wow



    3 oy oldin

    Caught one of these in minnesota and it was bigger than that

  58. Choco Animator

    Choco Animator

    4 oy oldin

    it's kind of... cute



    4 oy oldin

    i remember catching them when I was teen in the Fox river , I do believe they are also called a dogfish,

  60. Thurman Leroy

    Thurman Leroy

    4 oy oldin

    I always hook them they have never spit my bait and that’s like the smallest sized bowfin I’ve caught

  61. Salamander Man

    Salamander Man

    4 oy oldin

    That laugh after he caught it was absolutely demonic

  62. LebronCena FM84

    LebronCena FM84

    4 oy oldin

    Coyote colab with Jeremy wade.

  63. Iplay Raysmod

    Iplay Raysmod

    4 oy oldin

    Yep thanks for no clickbait

  64. Vin AskMe?

    Vin AskMe?

    4 oy oldin

    Look like Snakehead fish

  65. LazyScorp


    4 oy oldin

    I wish people would stop killing these fish just because it's not what they want to catch.

  66. FLORIDABO1 904

    FLORIDABO1 904

    4 oy oldin

    Why that fish so dam slimy ?

  67. Ava Sophie Gaming

    Ava Sophie Gaming

    4 oy oldin

    The bowfin looks like a Eel

  68. raylan Davis

    raylan Davis

    4 oy oldin

    A falcon that's really weird name and it's very very huge

  69. Hideki Ryuga

    Hideki Ryuga

    4 oy oldin

    I found a spot with these and im pretty sure that I have seen some bigger than the world record size

  70. laughthis138


    4 oy oldin

    Ah good timing I caught one today too

  71. gabapentin


    4 oy oldin

    Wait i haven't seen this on river monsters

  72. mouw mmm

    mouw mmm

    4 oy oldin

    Y'all catching snapping turtles? Dang the only special thing I caught was a crawfish on a spinner.

  73. Rube Singeorzan

    Rube Singeorzan

    4 oy oldin

    True and by the way he has girl glasses

  74. Dason No

    Dason No

    4 oy oldin

    Call me crazy... but isn’t it pretty much a snakehead fish?? Basically, has the same characteristics of a snakehead

  75. Collosal Darn

    Collosal Darn

    4 oy oldin

    It looks like an ugly snakehead

  76. tim sweeney

    tim sweeney

    4 oy oldin

    Im desepointed that you didn't have it as dinner for tonight😂😂😂😂😂

  77. Marshmallow girl

    Marshmallow girl

    4 oy oldin

    I love lizards and fish and all animals

  78. Emmet Chang

    Emmet Chang

    4 oy oldin

    Coyote in the 1800s: Hello, Imma hop in a pit of plague infested bodies. Ok. Lets do this!

  79. Randy Martin

    Randy Martin

    4 oy oldin


  80. Kossolax the Foresworn

    Kossolax the Foresworn

    4 oy oldin

    it kinda reminds me of a megamouth shark.

  81. Smilemore4g yt

    Smilemore4g yt

    4 oy oldin

    The best bait for bowfin is any type of crawfish. And he really dramatized catching that fish. bowfin are quite common where i live

  82. Robert Anthony Bermudez

    Robert Anthony Bermudez

    4 oy oldin

    Is that an american counterpart of the snake head here in asia?

  83. mornin


    4 oy oldin

    Imagine if animals shared there knowledge with other animals so that’s how they r all chill when they meet and or caught by coyote peterson

  84. Isles13


    4 oy oldin

    He should do a long nose gar those things can get big too

  85. TheSharkiestShark


    4 oy oldin

    2046: I'm coyote peterson and I'm about to get up close and personal with a revived megalodon. Don't do this at home.

    • Muhammad Usman Rafique

      Muhammad Usman Rafique

      4 oy oldin

      A damnit I really wanted to feed my megalodon

  86. Space Tacos 7

    Space Tacos 7

    4 oy oldin

    I’m Jeremy wade

  87. Manny Tech

    Manny Tech

    4 oy oldin

    They look like Snakeheads!

  88. LoneRanger Z

    LoneRanger Z

    4 oy oldin

    Hey did anyone realise there seems to be something in the nose of the bowfin?

  89. legion 190

    legion 190

    4 oy oldin

    I actually catch these fish a lot in arkansas green ones and red ones

  90. Yenat Mott

    Yenat Mott

    4 oy oldin

    I'll admit I skipped to the end to see the fish

  91. Battle Cats! Videos

    Battle Cats! Videos

    4 oy oldin

    Cuase he dells with animals

  92. Battle Cats! Videos

    Battle Cats! Videos

    4 oy oldin

    This guy isn't a afraid of no animal he's a pro a super pro 😎👍 I show animals 🐔🐺🐛🐗🐴🦀🦂🕷🦈🐳🦐🐠🐢🐍🦏🐅🦇🐒🐸🦁🐼🦅

  93. Sean Ferree

    Sean Ferree

    4 oy oldin

    Coyote: Now I will let these needle like teeth sink into my flesh

  94. Jesse Northrup

    Jesse Northrup

    4 oy oldin


  95. Paul Cook

    Paul Cook

    4 oy oldin

    The guy on 618 fishing catches bowfins on his channel pretty frequently

  96. Gracia Rozario

    Gracia Rozario

    4 oy oldin

    Wow so cool

  97. John Doe

    John Doe

    4 oy oldin

    If you want to fish for them I have found chatterbaits work surprisingly well for bowfin also known as dogfish or mudfish

  98. Kevins Vlogs

    Kevins Vlogs

    4 oy oldin

    I catch these all the time and I absolutely love it

  99. 10g _zamy

    10g _zamy

    4 oy oldin

    Good job Tim(team) that was a great pun. 😂😂😂

  100. UnicornBlizz


    4 oy oldin

    That fish was friendly 🥰