19 Arkansas Hunters Successfully End Second Alligator Season Segment

American Alligator
American Alligator
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission
Arkansas Game & Fish Commission

Arkansas -(Ammoland.com)- Nineteen Arkansas alligator hunters filled their season quota last weekend, the second and final segment of the 2015 season.

No one approached the new state record set by James Pelt of Camden, who bagged a state record gator that measured 13 feet 10 inches. The previous record was 13 feet 9ΒΌ inches. In the second hunt, Steven Garner came closest with a gator that measured 12 feet, 2 inches.
Successful hunters included:
  • (Name, harvest location, length)
  • Michael Culberson, Millwood Lake, 8 feet, 8.5 inches.
  • Jordan Short, private land, 10 feet, 9 inches.
  • Justin Morris, Cypress Bayou, 9 feet, 4 inches.
  • Ranny Rogers, Three Lakes, 9 feet, 10 inches.
  • Steven Garner, Lower Arkansas River Wetland Complex, 12 feet. 2 inches.
  • Donna Miller, private land. 9 feet, 3 inches.
  • Logan Scherm, McComb Break, 11 feet, 2 inches.
  • Jason Storm, McComb Break, 9 feet, 8 inches.
  • Jessie Whitlock, Lower Arkansas River Wetland Complex. 6 feet, 11 inches.
  • Chris Harper, private land, 7 feet, 4 inches.
  • Rick Dewese. McClendon Wetland Complex, 5 feet, 7 inches.
  • Wes Fletcher, private land, 10 feet, 1 inch.
  • Harold Smith, Merisach Lake, 9 feet, 2 inches.
  • Christopher Goss, Lower Arkansas River Wetland Complex. 6 feet, 1 inch.
  • Robert Camp, Lower Arkansas River Wetland Complex. 9 feet, 2 inches.
  • Chris Lowery, Lower Arkansas River Wetland Complex, 7 feet, 10 inches.
  • James Donaldson, Dumas, Lower Arkansas River Wetland Complex, 9 feet, 5 inches.
  • Welbie Gorman, Cabot, private land, 7 feet.
  • John Baxter, Hampton Wetland Complex, 9 feet, 2 inches