News24 | WATCH | Adder wise, you well? ‘Gobsmacked’ southern Cape man reels in ‘angry’ snake while fishing

News24 | WATCH | Adder wise, you well? ‘Gobsmacked’ southern Cape man reels in ‘angry’ snake while fishing

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The puff adder unexpectedly reeled in from the river by an unsuspecting fisherman.  (Supplied)

The puff adder unexpectedly reeled in from the river by an unsuspecting fisherman. (Supplied)

Ludwig van Veijeren was knee-deep with his fishing rod in the Klein Brak River in the southern Cape on Saturday afternoon when he made an unlikely catch – a writhing puff adder.

He was out with three friends at their usual fishing spot, on a morning he described as fairly quiet.

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