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#10960768 - 07/06/15 10:34 PM THATS A RIVER MONSTER || GIANT ALLIGATOR GAR
SharkBaitTV Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 08/06/12
Posts: 853
Loc: Texas, Earth, Milkey Way

Landing my new personal best alligator gar at an undisclosed location know affectionately as location X. it measured 7 foot 2 inches and had a 41 inch girth and weighed over 200 pounds. my 7 year old daughter Allyse filmed everything you see, also unfortunately my iphone died as i pulled the gar out of the water but we got most of the fight on video. This Monster gar ate a pretty small chunk of gizzard shad fished on bottom and went about spooling my rod i had in a rod holder on the bank extremely fast we only had time to grab the rod and jump in the boat before i had no line left and the gar drug us downriver with no line on the reel..all my gar are released unharmed you will not see me kill one i am passionate about protecting these awesome sportfish that have survived for 100,000,000 years


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[img]https://scontent-dfw1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hph...amp;oe=562FDB27[/img]
[img]https://scontent-dfw1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hph...amp;oe=561CFB6C[/img]

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[img]https://scontent-dfw1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hph...amp;oe=562C5708[/img]
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#10960787 - 07/06/15 10:51 PM Re: THATS A RIVER MONSTER || GIANT ALLIGATOR GAR [Re: SharkBaitTV]
Anchorman Offline
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Registered: 03/02/15
Posts: 1172
Loc: Small Town NE Texas
Very Cool!
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#10960848 - 07/06/15 11:58 PM Re: THATS A RIVER MONSTER || GIANT ALLIGATOR GAR [Re: SharkBaitTV]
dmunsie Offline
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Registered: 04/27/02
Posts: 1871
Me thinks it's time for a head mounted gopro. wink
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#10960865 - 07/07/15 12:54 AM Re: THATS A RIVER MONSTER || GIANT ALLIGATOR GAR [Re: SharkBaitTV]
SharkBaitTV Offline
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Registered: 08/06/12
Posts: 853
Loc: Texas, Earth, Milkey Way
battery died on the gopro haha so it was up to the kiddo to get some footage on the iphone
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#10961397 - 07/07/15 10:29 AM Re: THATS A RIVER MONSTER || GIANT ALLIGATOR GAR [Re: SharkBaitTV]
SharkBaitTV Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 08/06/12
Posts: 853
Loc: Texas, Earth, Milkey Way

If yall have kept up with my Youtube channel or my reports you now it was about time for another episode of Dubstep Fishing, i know some people are not into the music i put to my videos but this particular version is mostly for me, i enjoy it and thats what matters .

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#10962360 - 07/07/15 05:54 PM Re: THATS A RIVER MONSTER || GIANT ALLIGATOR GAR [Re: SharkBaitTV]
gar1970 Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 04/23/11
Posts: 1099
Loc: southwest more west than south...
Congrats on your PB!

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#10962553 - 07/07/15 08:01 PM Re: THATS A RIVER MONSTER || GIANT ALLIGATOR GAR [Re: SharkBaitTV]
DataHawk Offline
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Registered: 07/15/14
Posts: 404
Loc: Victoria Texas
Very nice catch, congrats thumb
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#10962822 - 07/07/15 10:07 PM Re: THATS A RIVER MONSTER || GIANT ALLIGATOR GAR [Re: SharkBaitTV]
onebaddj Offline
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Registered: 01/20/13
Posts: 886
Man nice job! That thing was pulling you all over. great camera work by the little lady. that is cool. I agree fully with the release of the fish unharmed, especially when they are that big. Irratates the hell out of me when people talk about killing them just to kill them cause they are trash fish. I loved catching them and my neighbor knew how to cook them so was win win for us. Havnt eating one in a long time though just would catch and release.

Great catch.
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#10965979 - 07/09/15 11:54 AM Re: THATS A RIVER MONSTER || GIANT ALLIGATOR GAR [Re: SharkBaitTV]
kristinsuperman Offline
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Registered: 04/16/12
Posts: 20
Loc: Sanger, Tx
Nice Catch!

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#10966825 - 07/09/15 04:43 PM Re: THATS A RIVER MONSTER || GIANT ALLIGATOR GAR [Re: SharkBaitTV]
duckhuntr35 Offline
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Registered: 04/13/12
Posts: 448
That's a good fish but she is not 200 close but around 195

Got 1 like that one today at 194
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#10971393 - 07/12/15 05:43 AM Re: THATS A RIVER MONSTER || GIANT ALLIGATOR GAR [Re: duckhuntr35]
dmunsie Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 04/27/02
Posts: 1871
Originally Posted By: duckhuntr35
That's a good fish but she is not 200 close but around 195


I agree..no WAY is that 200lbs.... 195,196,198,199 maybe... but no way 200. smile lol...

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#10971587 - 07/12/15 09:24 AM Re: THATS A RIVER MONSTER || GIANT ALLIGATOR GAR [Re: SharkBaitTV]
greentumater Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 07/25/11
Posts: 1385
Loc: Texas
Great father and daughter teamwork,memories for a lifetime! Very nice catch video and release of this beauty! woot

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#10972837 - 07/12/15 09:21 PM Re: THATS A RIVER MONSTER || GIANT ALLIGATOR GAR [Re: dmunsie]
gar1970 Offline
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Registered: 04/23/11
Posts: 1099
Loc: southwest more west than south...
Originally Posted By: dmunsie
Originally Posted By: duckhuntr35
That's a good fish but she is not 200 close but around 195


I agree..no WAY is that 200lbs.... 195,196,198,199 maybe... but no way 200. smile lol...
roflmao roflmao roflmao

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#10973754 - 07/13/15 11:15 AM Re: THATS A RIVER MONSTER || GIANT ALLIGATOR GAR [Re: gar1970]
greentumater Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 07/25/11
Posts: 1385
Loc: Texas
Originally Posted By: gar1970
Originally Posted By: dmunsie
Originally Posted By: duckhuntr35
That's a good fish but she is not 200 close but around 195


I agree..no WAY is that 200lbs.... 195,196,198,199 maybe... but no way 200. smile lol...
roflmao roflmao roflmao
Tumatervision shows 200lbs 2oz.I don't want to steal your joy but it's been a while since I recalibrated.We will just call it an even 200 thumb


Edited by greentumater (07/13/15 11:22 AM)

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#10989177 - 07/20/15 03:38 PM Re: THATS A RIVER MONSTER || GIANT ALLIGATOR GAR [Re: SharkBaitTV]
serg1001 Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 01/10/13
Posts: 623
Loc: falcon lake, tx
I am not able to see the vids as of right now but congrats. A fish that size is amazing to catch. I myself have caught one just a tad bit smaller than that so I know. Anyhow, how are you guys getting weights for these fish. What kind of scales do you use and how do you go about weighing it? Thanks...

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