Jardred Edward, 35, is fishing with a friend on the coast of St. Kilda, Adelaide, Australia, when he slammed a squid on his line.
The fisherman took two attempts to finally connect the clever cephalopod while his friend Casey Mitchell recorded him on the small fishing boat.
"She took him!" Edwards shouts with excitement in the video as he rolls into the creepy creature.
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Edwards and Mitchell are heard to celebrate the catches, but as the squid is pulled closer to the boat in the line, ink suddenly comes directly to Edwards' face.
Edwards, who told The Daily Mail that he thought he was "safe" from the ink attack, was shocked by the direct hit.
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"I saw the squid that had stuck in the water, so I thought I was safe. I knew a few had a backup plan," said Edwards.
Edwards said at the exit that Mitchell was disappointed not to catch squid before the incident.
"[Casey] he felt frustrated that he did not take them out and gave him an opportunity, but squid preferred jeans, "said Edwards, noting that the pair planned to return to the coast before catching.
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He is not the only Australian fisherman who will be stunned by the sorrows of a marine creature.
In September, a video became a virus showing a kayak getting a slap by an octopus while fighting with a stamp.