Film & TV

Top Hooker's Melanie Housh on Keys' Hotspots, Inhaling Goldfish and Sexy Spearfishing

It ain't easy being a hooker. The world's oldest profession is wet, rough, and taxing as hell -- particularly for females.

Get your mind out of the gutter. We're talking about fishing.

The ancient sport is the subject of Animal Planet's newest reality TV competition, Top Hooker. The show pits ten of the world's top anglers against each other for the chance at $30,000, a new pickup truck, and liquid glory. And South Florida is represented by "Sexy Spearfisher" Melanie Housh of Key Largo.

We talked to Melanie about her dream catch, having goldfish in her mouth, and hanging out at Gilbert's Resort.

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Hannah Sentenac covers veg food, drink, pop culture, travel, and animal advocacy issues. She is also editor-in-chief of
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