Whether you are on the Florida Gulf coast for a beach vacation or a fishing trip, you are bound to see some of our beautiful avian mascots, the brown pelicans.
These large birds have cravings similar to humans, for one, they love fish.
Unfortunately, sometimes, this lands them hooked on the end of a fishing line. If you find a pelican hooked on a fishing line, DO NOT attempt pull the hook out before you clip the barb.
Here are our full instructions on how to remove a fishing hook from a pelican’s mouth.