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#5950652 - 09/28/15 01:13 PM Another 6 Foot Alligator Gar
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Registered: 05/07/13
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Loc: Austin, Texas, Earth, Milkey W...


Another good day on the Trinity river near Crockett Tx. Almost a half dozen gar caught and one just a hair under 6 foot. I only do catch and release and all my gar are released unharmed after a few pictures, i support a sustainable fishery for future generations.
the gear used was
A Fin Nor Offshore 6500 spooled with 100 pound Suffix performance braid on a 6 foot 6 inch Shimano Trevala rated for 50-100 braid. The bait used was cut carp in about half pound chunks on bottom in the bends in the river.





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#5950721 - 09/28/15 01:49 PM Re: Another 6 Foot Alligator Gar [Re: FlowerOf Life]
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Great report.
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#5950727 - 09/28/15 01:52 PM Re: Another 6 Foot Alligator Gar [Re: FlowerOf Life]
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Awesome pics and report.
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#5950746 - 09/28/15 01:58 PM Re: Another 6 Foot Alligator Gar [Re: dogcatcher]
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Originally Posted By: dogcatcher
I only do catch and release and all my gar are released unharmed after a few pictures, i support a sustainable fishery for future generations.
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Originally Posted By: dogcatcher
Awesome pics and report.
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#5950780 - 09/28/15 02:13 PM Re: Another 6 Foot Alligator Gar [Re: FlowerOf Life]
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Registered: 06/26/13
Posts: 4739
Loc: Nevada, TX
Great pics.

You sure do got catching them down. cheers

Walter

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#5951218 - 09/28/15 06:08 PM Re: Another 6 Foot Alligator Gar [Re: FlowerOf Life]
Michael W. Offline
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Loc: Central Texas / Comal County
Greats shots, thanks for sharing.
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#5951295 - 09/28/15 06:39 PM Re: Another 6 Foot Alligator Gar [Re: dogcatcher]
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Registered: 12/20/09
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Originally Posted By: dogcatcher
Awesome pics and report.


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#5951316 - 09/28/15 06:46 PM Re: Another 6 Foot Alligator Gar [Re: FlowerOf Life]
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Loc: Fort Spunky, TX
Nice!!! Cool looking creatures up

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#5953836 - 09/30/15 05:27 AM Re: Another 6 Foot Alligator Gar [Re: FlowerOf Life]
Dave Davidson Offline
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Thanks for releasing.
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#5953853 - 09/30/15 06:05 AM Re: Another 6 Foot Alligator Gar [Re: FlowerOf Life]
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Very nice. They are fun to catch.
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#5953926 - 09/30/15 07:31 AM Re: Another 6 Foot Alligator Gar [Re: cmc]
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Registered: 12/17/08
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Loc: Jack County
They were surfacing at Bridgeport last Saturday. We were chasing sandies and wipers, and I saw the water boiling across the lake. We eased over there and found it to be a large school of gar. I tried some top waters and flys, but never got a bite. They don't scare from a boat either, when we left I went right thru them on the trolling motor and they could have cared less

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