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#6738429 - 04/18/17 11:33 AM DINOSAURS STILL LIVE IN THE HEART OF TEXAS
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Registered: 05/07/13
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Loc: Austin, Texas, Earth, Milkey W...

the first time i saw an alligator gar i was 11 years old i spent a solid week trying to catch 5-6 footers and then came face to face with a true giant while canoeing the river. the gar i found that day started a life time of passion for these fish. I have spent the last 4 years devoting myself to learning everything i could about catch and release angling for this species and how to help the conservation of alligator gar in Texas. Last year we tagged and released 7 over 7 foot but that 8 foot mark seemed unfathomable at the time. With years of learning the river and hundreds of hours on the water and maybe a little motivation from the people who didn't support us we managed to hook up to a 209 pound 8 foot 1 inch alligator gar. we entered the water with this living dinosaur for measurements and tagging giving her the best chance at a successful release she swam away strong after being controlled at the bank for 5 minutes. I have always been fishing for the next 9 footer i said it before i am not in competition with anyone but i will be fishing hard this year.
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#6738463 - 04/18/17 11:52 AM Re: DINOSAURS STILL LIVE IN THE HEART OF TEXAS [Re: FlowerOf Life]
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Awesome catch; congrats!

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#6738958 - 04/18/17 06:44 PM Re: DINOSAURS STILL LIVE IN THE HEART OF TEXAS [Re: FlowerOf Life]
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Nice! eeks333

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#6739182 - 04/18/17 10:49 PM Re: DINOSAURS STILL LIVE IN THE HEART OF TEXAS [Re: FlowerOf Life]
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#6739197 - 04/18/17 10:59 PM Re: DINOSAURS STILL LIVE IN THE HEART OF TEXAS [Re: FlowerOf Life]
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Registered: 05/14/09
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Loc: Denton/Argyle
Big fish!! cheers
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#6739271 - 04/19/17 06:27 AM Re: DINOSAURS STILL LIVE IN THE HEART OF TEXAS [Re: FlowerOf Life]
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Registered: 09/07/09
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Loc: McKinney, TX
nice one

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#6739461 - 04/19/17 08:38 AM Re: DINOSAURS STILL LIVE IN THE HEART OF TEXAS [Re: FlowerOf Life]
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great job
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#6739539 - 04/19/17 09:23 AM Re: DINOSAURS STILL LIVE IN THE HEART OF TEXAS [Re: FlowerOf Life]
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Registered: 08/09/11
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WOW! Awesome Video! Great Catch n Release cheers

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#6739882 - 04/19/17 01:33 PM Re: DINOSAURS STILL LIVE IN THE HEART OF TEXAS [Re: elcasador]
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Originally Posted By: elcasador
WOW! Awesome Video! Great Catch n Release cheers
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