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#5749946 - 05/18/15 09:17 PM Gator in my folks pond
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Mom was in the house looking out the back window and spotted this fella swimming around in the pond. 40-50 yds off the patio. On the Henderson/Anderson county line. Small pond too. Not even an acre.

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#5749960 - 05/18/15 09:29 PM Re: Gator in my folks pond [Re: erok11]
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Registered: 10/19/12
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Loc: Bexar/Gillespie, hunt Terrell
SSS, especially if she has pets.
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#5750036 - 05/18/15 10:20 PM Re: Gator in my folks pond [Re: erok11]
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Registered: 10/08/13
Posts: 516
Loc: Frankston
They are in the area I have customers in brushy creek they see them all the time
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#5750041 - 05/18/15 10:24 PM Re: Gator in my folks pond [Re: erok11]
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#5750048 - 05/18/15 10:32 PM Re: Gator in my folks pond [Re: erok11]
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Registered: 10/03/13
Posts: 351
Loc: Montgomery, Tx
Gator season in NON Core county's is open right now

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#5750051 - 05/18/15 10:33 PM Re: Gator in my folks pond [Re: erok11]
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Loc: Saginaw, Tx
Top water plug on some stiff braided line. Catch him/her and tape it's mouth shut and call a warden.
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#5750109 - 05/19/15 12:00 AM Re: Gator in my folks pond [Re: erok11]
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Loc: Abilene or on the road...
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#5750155 - 05/19/15 05:48 AM Re: Gator in my folks pond [Re: erok11]
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Keeps the turtle population down!
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#5750191 - 05/19/15 06:46 AM Re: Gator in my folks pond [Re: erok11]
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Loc: Murphy, TX Dickens county
I think it would be cool having one in a pond. Nice pic. up
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#5750264 - 05/19/15 07:56 AM Re: Gator in my folks pond [Re: tth_40]
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Registered: 01/08/09
Posts: 8711
Loc: Texas
This again?

Obviously a house cat.

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#5750292 - 05/19/15 08:18 AM Re: Gator in my folks pond [Re: erok11]
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Better call Navasot
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#5750297 - 05/19/15 08:20 AM Re: Gator in my folks pond [Re: erok11]
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Registered: 10/25/04
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Loc: Texas
I took an ecology class when I was in school at A&M. There was a lab part, we did all kinds of junk. One was sampling a pond. We seined it. I got volunteered to do the sein with another guy he posted his end on the bank and I waded out and made a 1/2 circle back into the bank. I got about 90 degrees out and I see something pop up at the far end of the pond... you guessed it, an alligator about 6 foot long and then another one about 2 foot long. I looked at my lab professer with a WTF look. She said it would be fine just hurry up. She new it was there the whole time but said it never bothered anyone.
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#5750304 - 05/19/15 08:24 AM Re: Gator in my folks pond [Re: erok11]
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Registered: 08/06/14
Posts: 1491
Loc: Tyler, TX
I've been told by several Fish and Game Officers that they are in every lake in Texas. The Sabine River, which is about 6 miles from place is thick with them, and it's just a matter of time until one works it's way up the creeks to the one that runs along the boarder of my place and into my pond. Beavers are my biggest problem, but one day I'll probably have a similar picture to post.

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#5750309 - 05/19/15 08:27 AM Re: Gator in my folks pond [Re: erok11]
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Registered: 11/17/10
Posts: 23358
Loc: Killeen/Ft Hood, TX
Every pond in Florida has a Gator in it but I haven't seen one since I moved to Texas. I like Gators.
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#5750315 - 05/19/15 08:30 AM Re: Gator in my folks pond [Re: erok11]
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Registered: 05/30/11
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Loc: Rockport, Tx.
I'd be having some fried gator & some alligator sauce piquant! food

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