Giant gator caught in the Myakka River

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Posted: Thursday, August 22, 2013 4:16 pm | Updated: 9:14 pm, Mon Sep 23, 2013.

SARASOTA COUNTY - If you had any doubt that gator hunting season is now in full swing, check out this picture of a giant 12 1/2 foot gator that was caught in the Myakka River on Monday night by two Suncoast residents.

The gator is currently at the taxidermist, and a portion of it -- including the head -- will be put on display at Snook Haven restaurant in Venice.

ABC 7's Max Winitz has the full story HERE.

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1 comment:

  • George of the Jungle posted at 7:12 am on Fri, Aug 23, 2013.

    George of the Jungle Posts: 1

    That gator is big enough to consume a man! Best to get it before it got you! By the way, Nice gator boots as well!!!

     

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