Fourth of July Weekend on NatGeoWild New Season of Monster Fish

Zeb pulling up a green sturgeon head. pulling a green sturgeon out

Zeb Hogan holding up a green sturgeon

Monster Fish Premieres Friday, July 5, at 10 PM ET/PT on Nat Geo WILD

By Gabrielle Pantera

Hollywood, CA (Gosh!TV) 2013/7/1 “Nat Geo WILD cameras follow Fish Biologist Zeb Hogan on a 30,000-mile quest for fish so elusive, they have seldom been seen,” says a source at Nat Geo. “In Florida, he investigates the linebackers of the sea, deadly bull sharks that can supposedly swim 2,000 miles inland. In the Pacific Northwest, where everything is big, from the Giant Redwoods to the region’s sweeping coastlines, Zeb searches for a monster that can grow up to seven feet long.”

Hogan also searches for a 600-pound goldfish, car-sized catfish to a mysterious river sharks. Hogan continues his quest to find and protect freshwater giants around the world. He talks about the environmental challenges these mega fish face some of which have been around since the dinosaurs, and now, like their predecessors, they face extinction.

This is the fourth installment of Monster Fish.

Premiere episodes Friday July 5th at 10 p.m. ET/PT Monster Fish Giant Catfish

Hogan wants to find out if the legendary giant catfish of the South really exists. Teaming up with lifelong catfisherman Rusty, they use a massive seven-foot-tall, 40-foot-long net,  trolling the waters for this record-breaking fish. Hogan does just about anything to get in good with the locals to explore a culture where catfishing is a way of life.

Friday, July 12, at 10 p.m. ET/PT : Monster Fish Salmonzilla 

In Alaska salmon surge through icy waters during mating season, but Hogan is looking for the elusive king Salmon.

Zeb holding white sturgeon with fisherman in the

Holden holding white sturgeon

Friday, July 19, at 10 p.m. ET/PT: Monster Fish Green Goliath  In the Pacific Northwest Hogan looks for the green sturgeon that can grow up to seven feet long, live up to 70 years and has been on Earth since the days of the dinosaurs.

Friday, July 26, at 10 p.m. ET/PT : Monster Fish 600-pound Goldfish  Hogan heads to Thailand, to try to find a 600-pound Goldfish. While there he helps the Thai Department of Fisheries transport 30 giant carp to a new breeding pond on the Chao Phraya River. He heads over to the Maeklong River to chat with a monk who looks after a menagerie of giant fish. Will he find this large goldfish?

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