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#6383395 - 07/26/16 01:42 PM My Wife's Personal Best Alligator Gar
FlowerOf Life Offline
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Registered: 05/07/13
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Loc: Austin, Texas, Earth, Milkey W...


Finally put my wife on a pretty good alligator gar, on a remote stretch of river deep in the heart of Texas. The gar went 6 foot 2 inch and around 100-110 pounds and likely between 20-30 years old she was released healthy after a few pics like all the gar i catch are.


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#6383479 - 07/26/16 03:13 PM Re: My Wife's Personal Best Alligator Gar [Re: FlowerOf Life]
FlowerOf Life Offline
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Registered: 05/07/13
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Loc: Austin, Texas, Earth, Milkey W...

Managed to hook a second gar while we had one already hooked up, my 8 year old Allyse and i fought this one from the bank on 130# braid and released her unharmed after a few pics. i have never seen a gar with a mouth quite like this one had, either it has some sort of deformity or it was injured when it was younger. it may have been a little skinny for her size because of her Crooked Jaw.



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#6383622 - 07/26/16 05:37 PM Re: My Wife's Personal Best Alligator Gar [Re: FlowerOf Life]
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Registered: 01/25/13
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Loc: Murphy, TX Dickens county
Nice catch. Congrats to your wife. up
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#6383638 - 07/26/16 05:50 PM Re: My Wife's Personal Best Alligator Gar [Re: FlowerOf Life]
glocker17 Offline
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Registered: 01/03/16
Posts: 169
Loc: Sugar Land
What kind of bait/rig do you prefer?

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#6383724 - 07/26/16 06:49 PM Re: My Wife's Personal Best Alligator Gar [Re: FlowerOf Life]
Michael W. Offline
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Registered: 11/22/10
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Loc: Central Texas / Comal County
I bet that was a blast for her.
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#6383939 - 07/26/16 09:15 PM Re: My Wife's Personal Best Alligator Gar [Re: FlowerOf Life]
FlowerOf Life Offline
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Registered: 05/07/13
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Loc: Austin, Texas, Earth, Milkey W...
i use a non stainless 3/0 treble hook for them
common carp, smallmouth buffalo and gizzard shad are my most used baits.

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#6384006 - 07/26/16 10:17 PM Re: My Wife's Personal Best Alligator Gar [Re: FlowerOf Life]
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Congrats.
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#6384453 - 07/27/16 10:58 AM Re: My Wife's Personal Best Alligator Gar [Re: FlowerOf Life]
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Registered: 07/08/15
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Now that says "love"! Congrats

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#6384733 - 07/27/16 02:37 PM Re: My Wife's Personal Best Alligator Gar [Re: FlowerOf Life]
Red Cloud Offline
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Registered: 09/04/09
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Loc: Weatherford, Texas
Congratulations! Pard, that had to be exciting for both of you.
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#6385051 - 07/27/16 06:25 PM Re: My Wife's Personal Best Alligator Gar [Re: FlowerOf Life]
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Registered: 05/14/09
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Loc: Denton/Argyle
Nice up
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#6395423 - 08/05/16 12:30 AM Re: My Wife's Personal Best Alligator Gar [Re: FlowerOf Life]
elephantman Offline
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Registered: 03/20/13
Posts: 129
Loc: Cedar Park, Texas
I'm glad you release these relics!

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#6396328 - 08/05/16 07:49 PM Re: My Wife's Personal Best Alligator Gar [Re: FlowerOf Life]
JRJ6 Offline
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Registered: 03/13/14
Posts: 3899
Loc: Dallas, TX
Very cool

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#6396643 - 08/06/16 08:29 AM Re: My Wife's Personal Best Alligator Gar [Re: FlowerOf Life]
d.g.ruff Offline
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Registered: 08/11/06
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Loc: Pottsboro Tx.
Awesome vids and pics! Congrats to the two ladies!
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