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Durant man reels in 170-pound alligator gar from Lake Texoma

Posted at 11:27 AM, Apr 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-22 15:39:54-04

LAKE TEXOMA — That is a big fish!

Durant fisherman Zachary Sutterfield reeled himself a 170-pound alligator gar from the waters of Lake Texoma, Oklahoma Game Wardens posted on its Facebook page.

The 6-foot-9 prehistoric fish was caught over the weekend while Sutterfield was bowfishing.

Wardens said family members Nic and Billy Sutterfield were able to help get the ginormous creature onto their boat.

A Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation biologist was able to gather data about the fish, Wardens posted.

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