A Good Catch, Great Blue

A Good Catch, Great Blue

Sometimes after standing frozen for what seems like forever, the catch is a tiny little critter.

Other times it’s the grand prize.

A Good Catch, Great Blue
A Good Catch, Great Blue

It was not an easy meal. This heron was like a statue for a long time. Us being there did not matter, he was busy.

A Good Catch, Great Blue
A Good Catch, Great Blue

Along this edge of the swamp is a prime location. While the surface may be covered in thick greens underneath are some large Bream.

A Good Catch, Great Blue
A Good Catch, Great Blue
A Good Catch, Great Blue
A Good Catch, Great Blue

He hung on the fish until it stopped moving…

A Good Catch, Great Blue
A Good Catch, Great Blue

Then quickly swallowed it, head first. Above you can actually see the Herons throat expand around it.

 

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