Chasing Monsters

Beastly Billfish

Series 2 - Episode 8 Beastly Billfish



Cyril Chauquet goes to Zihuatanejo, Mexico, on a mission to re-enact Ernest Hemingway's novel The Old Man and the Sea by catching a sailfish. After proving his skills to the local fishermen, He heads out into their fishing grounds, but ends up tangled in his own line and dragged through the Pacific by a sailfish, risking either drowning or getting stabbed by its thrashing bill.

Cast & Crew

Presenter Cyril Chauquet
Series Producer Cyril Chauquet