Fishermen may sometimes tell tall tales about the enormous fish that got away, but you've never seen anything like this. These people really did get the catch of a lifetime - and got it all on tape. From animals that shouldn't even be in the water to 40-ton "catches," you've got to watch these unbelievable fishing videos.
That shouldn't be in the water – A father and son fishing trip gets weird when they spot a deer in the water. To see more great deer moments, check out 2010: The Year in Deer.[cnn-video url="http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2011/09/16/dnt-mi-fawn-rescue.wnem"%5D
Wild ride – This shark looks like it's straight out of "Jaws." See how this father and son react when they snag a huge shark from a little kayak.[cnn-video url="http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2011/08/22/dnt.father.son.snag.shark.khou"%5D
Whale of a tale – These boaters made an unintended catch - a giant whale that landed on a sailboat. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.[cnn-video url="http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/offbeat/2010/07/21/moos.whale.crashes.boat.cnn"%5D
Lucky dog – Great catches can even be made on land. This dog snaps up a salmon crossing a flooded road.[cnn-video url="http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2010/11/04/vo.dog.gets.fish.kiro"%5D