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What a catch! Fisherman reels in massive alligator gar

Trey Hale, of Bryan County, shared this photo of the massive gator gar harvested in Oklahoma.
Trey Hale, of Bryan County, shared this photo of the massive gator gar harvested in Oklahoma. (Oklahoma Game Wardens)

LAKE TEXOMA, Okla. – A fisherman caught a massive alligator gar in Oklahoma over the weekend. 

Zachary Sutterfield of Durant, Oklahoma, reeled in the 6-foot 9-inch 170 pound fish while bowfishing on Lake Texoma.

Sutterfield needed two people to help wrangle the fish into the boat, according to authorities.

A biologist came to gather data from the gar for research, according to the Facebook post about the amazing catch. 

The post has been shared more than 700 times. 

 

#BigFish This weekend angler Zachary Sutterfield of Durant, OK harvested this 6’9” approx 170lb Alligator Gar while...

Posted by Oklahoma Game Wardens on Monday, April 22, 2019

 


 

 

 


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