Jakub Vágner

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Jakub Vágner
Jakub Vágner (Praha, 2016).jpg
Born Jakub Vágner
(1981-12-24) 24 December 1981 (age 36)
Prague, Czechoslovakia (today Czech Republic)
Occupation Musician, television presenter, extreme angler
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Jakub Vágner[1] (born 24 December 1981, Prague, Czechoslovakia (today Czech Republic)) is a musician, television presenter and extreme angler specializing in travel and natural history.[2][3] He is best known for his television series Fish Warrior, shown on National Geographic Channel. He holds a special interest in freshwater, and has been travelling around the world fishing for giant freshwater fish.[2]


Jakub Vágner is a lifelong angler and world record-holding fisherman. Vágner embarks on extreme fishing expeditions to the most remote regions of the world in search of some of the largest and rarest fish.[2] He is also known for screaming and shouting angrily at guides while trying to catch the goliath tigerfish in the Lualaba River, the headstream of the Congo River.

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