Montgomery, AL -(AmmoLand.com)- This year’s alligator hunt has wrapped up in two Black Belt regions, but is still going strong at Lake Eufaula – where a record reptile was hauled in on Aug. 14.
According to news reports, Scott Evans of Center Point and his friends Jeff and Justin Gregg got a 920-pound alligator at Lake Eufaula. The massive beast measured 13 feet, 6 inches. It took six men, including a pair of Alabama Conservation Officers, to corral the gator.
Big Daddy Lawler of Gettin’ Outdoors Radio reports that Josh McAteer of Selma took a 14-foot, 6.25-inch gator in Dallas County that weighed in at 901 pounds at Roland Cooper State Park near Camden in Wilcox County. Patrick Benson of Addison weighed in a 13-foot, 2.75-inch gator at 776 pounds, according to Lawler.
For those who received gator tags, this year’s hunt continues at Lake Eufaula through Oct. 5.
About Alabama Black Belt Adventures Association:
The Alabama Black Belt Adventures Association is committed to promoting and enhancing outdoor recreation and tourism opportunities in the Black Belt in a manner that provides economic and ecological benefits to the region and its citizens.
For information, go to www.alabamablackbeltadvantures.org.