With 21st-century tackle, angling adventurer Jeremy Wade sets out to find out if Victorian stories of monster fish in the Himalayas hold true today.
The quest begins for the world's largest freshwater fish, the mighty Amazonian pirarucu, and Jeremy Wade gets a dramatic taste of what awaits him!
After solo wanderings in the mountains in search of the mighty Himalayan mahseer, Jeremy acquires a traditional Indian 'shikar' support team.
After a terrifying brush with death, Jeremy Wade charges on in search of the giant Pirarucu. But there's no such thing as a quiet day in the Amazon.
Taking a break from the mountains, Jeremy goes to investigate the weird and wonderful stillwater species to be found in India.
Travelling down the Amazon by dugout, Jeremy Wade hits tough conditions in his search for the great pirarucu, but a lucky break may be in store...
Another day in the Amazon and Jeremy Wade pits his skill against the locals in a fishing contest. But where is that monstrous Pirarucu?
While fishing a big snow-fed river, Jeremy hears a horrifying story: in this region a large catfish has developed a taste for live human flesh!
Time is running out for Jeremy Wade, as he draws up his last plan of attack. Will he succeed, or will the mighty Amazonian pirarucu win this war?
Determined to taste more of the experiences described by the Victorian fishermen, Jeremy visits a stretch of river protected by a temple.