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6' 9" Alligator Gar

 


6' 9" Alligator Gar

Zachary Sutterfield of Durant caught that 170-pound alligator gar while bow fishing in Lake Texoma over the weekend.
After catching the big fish, a biologist from the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation was able to gather data from the creature.
Alligator gars are among the largest freshwater fish in North America, and they can grow to be as long as 10 feet!
The longest previous recorded catch of an alligator gar in Lake Texoma was 4'-6", according to a list updated earlier this


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Tom Behrens has over 50 years experience in fishing and hunting across the United States. Much of this time was spent in Oklahoma and Texas where he became very familiar with the outdoor opportunities in these states. You may contact him by email at: tbehrcomm@gmail.com

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Lake Texoma Weather Forecast

Saturday

Rain Showers Likely

Hi: 66

Saturday Night

Chance Thunderstorms

Lo: 55

Sunday

Thunderstorms Likely

Hi: 61

Sunday Night

Mostly Cloudy

Lo: 41

Monday

Chance Rain Showers

Hi: 53

Monday Night

Chance Rain

Lo: 39

Tuesday

Mostly Cloudy

Hi: 58

Tuesday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 41


Lake Texoma Water Level (last 30 days)


Water Level on 2/27: 613.88 (-3.12)



Lake Texoma

Fishing Report from TPWD (Feb. 24)

FAIR. Water lightly stained; 44 degrees; 2.65 low. Striped bass are fair on swimbaits and live shad. White bass are fair on slabs and jigging spoons. Largemouth bass are slow fishing plastic worms, crankbaits, jerk baits, and flutter spoons in 15-30’. Crappie are fair on minnows and white jigs near deep boathouses, timber, and brush piles in 18-32’. Catfish are slow on punch bait.

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