Alligator

Daniel Wilson, of Mobile, Alabama, poses with the 9-foot gator he shot Sept. 1, during Mississippi's alligator season. After a 40-minute fight with a Penn 6000 Series rod and reel, Wilson was able to dispatch the gator with a shot from his 20-gauge.

9-foot gator landed — from a ‘yak!

40-minute battle in Mississippi results in angler’s first-ever gator
September 12 at 4:43pm

Agents cite alleged alligator violators

Two separate incidents in St. Martin and St. Mary Parishes, LDWF says
August 23 at 10:29am
Driving stobs into the hard sand bottom of the Atchafalaya Delta is one of the few tasks the author helped his wife with during her lottery alligator hunt.

Alligator safety tips

May 15 at 7:00am
The author’s wife, Christine Flores, hauls in a 7 foot 4-inch Wax Delta gator.

Winning the (gator) lottery

Each year, the general public has the opportunity to participate in Louisiana’s annual alligator harvest. Here’s what you need to know if your name gets pulled.
May 01 at 7:00am
Bryan Burnside (far right) set a new Mississippi record for length when he and his Muddy Water Maniacs teammates killed this 14-foot, 3/4-inch monster early Monday morning just off the Mississippi River near Natchez.

14-foot-plus gator sets new record for Mississippi

Beast taken near Natchez in waters off the Mississippi River
August 29, 2017 at 9:22am
A gator nicknamed Humpback was filmed Sunday crossing a trail in the marsh in Polk County, Fla. The big gator was estimated to be in the 13- to 15-foot range.

Check out video of giant Florida gator

Hikers capture footage of massive reptile in Polk County
January 16, 2017 at 5:09pm
A Denham Springs man accused of running an illegal gator-hunting guide service on Joyce WMA in Tangipahoa Parish was arrested by LDWF enforcement agents.

Denham Springs man accused of running illegal gator-hunting guide service

Caveretta allegedly conducted guided hunts for money on Joyce WMA, LDWF says
September 20, 2016 at 8:55am
Roger Rivers and his daughter, Christina, pose with the first 14-foot, 1-inch gator they harvested on Sept. 2 near where the Sabine River opens up into Toledo Bend.

2 massive gators harvested from Toledo Bend

An even bigger 16-foot alligator suspected of lurking north of the lake, former Swamp People cast member says
September 22, 2015 at 3:10pm

Two Colfax men cited for illegal gator hunting violations

Incidents occurred off the Red River; 12 gator heads discovered, LDWF says
August 21, 2015 at 4:49pm
Three Louisiana Bowfishing Inc. guides were arrested this week for alleged illegal alligator hunts conducted as part of their service, the LDWF said.

Bowfishing guides busted for illegal alligator hunts, LDWF says

Louisiana Bowfishing Inc. captains took alligators 'to generate more money,' according to agency
June 18, 2015 at 4:01pm
This photo was used by a website to claim that a 185-year-old, 910-pound alligator killed by Mississippi hunters was found to have Civil War bullets in its hide.

Online Civil War-era gator story a hoax, biologist says

Website's claim of 185-year-old gator found with Confederate bullets untrue
December 03, 2014 at 4:48pm
Jay Leggette and Robert Mahaffey, both with the Hinds County Sheriff's Office, kneel beside Mahaffey's 756-pound Mississippi state-record gator caught early Saturday morning in the Southwest Zone in an unidentified feeder creek off the Mississippi River.

Mississippi state-record alligator snagged, dragged to boat

Three friends break old state record within hours of hunting season opening
August 30, 2014 at 4:51pm
After destroying one winch, officials used a backhoe to weigh-in this big gator harvested near Camden, Ala. Saturday. The alligator, which tipped the scales at 1,011.5 pounds, had a 70.5-inch girth and a 16-inch snout.

Potential world-record gator harvested Saturday morning in Alabama

Monstrous 15-footer weighing 1,011 pounds taken from Alabama River
August 18, 2014 at 4:38pm
Producer Jared Serigné, left, Sportsman TV host Greg Hackney, center, and Kim Serigné Jr. show off a big gator taken in Delacroix during the filming of tonight's episode.

Sportsman TV tonight: Gator Teal

Feathers fly and big gators go down in one day of action-packed hunting
December 19, 2013 at 6:00am