Georgia Alligator Hunting

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News Joey Neil and Tony Childers shot this gator in Zone 1 last season on opening day. The 9-foot, better-than-200-pounder made for a great first alligator. They said it was one of about 40 they saw during a two-hour hunt on public land.

From near extinction in the wild, Georgia’s alligator population rebounded rapidly under protection and continues…

News In this photo by a staffer at The Post-Searchlight in Bainbridge, Randy (right) and his hunting partner Mack Young, of Marianna, Fla., pose with the gator which they had to drag beside their 13-foot, 4-inch boat to get to land. Randy held out for a trophy gator because it is something his brother always wanted to achieve. Randy's brother passed away on July 6. "It's kind of like when you see that trophy buck, and there's no doubt," said Randy. "There was no doubt this was the one I was looking for."

Randy Hand, of Decatur, now holds the Georgia state record for the longest hunter-taken alligator…

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