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#12443415 - 09/26/17 08:46 PM Gator Attack in POC?
TCU Reefer Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 06/04/11
Posts: 8
Loc: Fort Worth, TX
Heard there was a gator attack on a wade fisherman Saturday in Port O'Connor. Any truth to that?

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#12443507 - 09/26/17 09:52 PM Re: Gator Attack in POC? [Re: TCU Reefer]
Pat Goff Online   content
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Registered: 01/29/05
Posts: 5256
Loc: Marble Falls/Seadrift
Yes.
I do know the guy that got bit. He wants to remain anonymous so he will.

We should always keep alert, those big lizards aren't real smart and don't like to be annoyed.
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#12443532 - 09/26/17 10:05 PM Re: Gator Attack in POC? [Re: TCU Reefer]
Kicker16 Online   content
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Registered: 06/02/15
Posts: 3697
Loc: Lake Conroe/Willis
dang really? Wonder if it got flushed out in the flooding.

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#12443722 - 09/27/17 07:58 AM Re: Gator Attack in POC? [Re: TCU Reefer]
Texasredneck70 Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 06/26/07
Posts: 952
Loc: Little Elm Tx
Hope the gentleman will be ok.

Barry

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#12443846 - 09/27/17 09:45 AM Re: Gator Attack in POC? [Re: TCU Reefer]
Ryan B Offline
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Registered: 06/13/15
Posts: 191
I wade fish POC all the time and i have came close with a gator before. Its crazy though someone got bit now. Hope he will be alright
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#12444717 - 09/27/17 08:30 PM Re: Gator Attack in POC? [Re: TCU Reefer]
cz tim Offline
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Registered: 04/06/14
Posts: 30
Loc: Waco, TX
The victim has written a personal account of the incident. It contains many specifics and can be found on the 2coolfishing site.

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#12445268 - 09/28/17 09:39 AM Re: Gator Attack in POC? [Re: TCU Reefer]
Pat Goff Online   content
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It was indeed a very close call. He gave the full story at 2cool, but it will remind you to stay alert. Maybe carry a spear gun also.

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#12445562 - 09/28/17 01:31 PM Re: Gator Attack in POC? [Re: TCU Reefer]
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Registered: 07/22/05
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Loc: Flower Mound, TX
Wow eeks

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#12445591 - 09/28/17 02:02 PM Re: Gator Attack in POC? [Re: TCU Reefer]
Pat Goff Online   content
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That was the nice picture...
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#12446559 - 09/29/17 09:27 AM Re: Gator Attack in POC? [Re: TCU Reefer]
shotgunwilly Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 06/22/08
Posts: 764
eeks

Reading his account will make your hair stand up.

I'm surprised it didn't do more damage or break any bones.

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#12447290 - 09/29/17 07:40 PM Re: Gator Attack in POC? [Re: TCU Reefer]
Captain Nathan Beabout Offline
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Registered: 01/10/16
Posts: 218
Loc: Seadrift, Tx
I may just be crazy, but can't find his report. can y'all point me in the right direction. thanks.
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#12447372 - 09/29/17 08:37 PM Re: Gator Attack in POC? [Re: Captain Nathan Beabout]
palomar Offline
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Registered: 08/07/13
Posts: 64
Loc: Henderson
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#12451313 - 10/03/17 09:43 AM Re: Gator Attack in POC? [Re: TCU Reefer]
TXMako2201 Offline
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Registered: 10/26/16
Posts: 61
Crazy Story. Glad he's ok

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#12459633 - 10/09/17 04:41 PM Re: Gator Attack in POC? [Re: TCU Reefer]
captain steve barnes Offline
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Registered: 01/25/02
Posts: 1568
Loc: pottsboro,texas u.s.
There is one more reason i'm not gonna wade. I was cleaning fish the day this happened, heard sirens and saw ambulance pull up at the fishing center. We went mountain biking on the island at the old air force training base a couple weeks ago. I ran up on about a 10 foot gator between the boat dock and the lighthouse.
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#12462998 - 10/12/17 10:15 AM Re: Gator Attack in POC? [Re: TCU Reefer]
ccoker Offline
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Registered: 07/25/16
Posts: 75
Loc: Austin
nuts..
Spent a lot of time around gators in the Aransas River growing up, dad use to hunt them.
They never made me nervous, even water skiing and seeing them or camping on the beach.
Guess anything is possible

We did see a big one with Nathan last summer in Seadrift on the backside of the island..

Guess it's time to carry a glock in a chest rig!


Edited by ccoker (10/12/17 10:16 AM)

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