Jakub Vágner

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Jakub Vágner
Born Jakub Vágner
(1981-12-24) 24 December 1981 (age 34)
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. 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.[2]

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