Big 'ol Gator, slow fishin.

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    Was fishing with a friend of mine last week down in south GA in the intercoastal. Came across this dude sunning. Gators are common but rarely do you see them this big, he's at least 12'. Saw two bald eagles, tried to get some pics but they bolted. Fishin was slow, a few trout and a black drum but overall, great day on the water.
     

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    That is a big one @chasntuna ! I'm embedding the photo for you to make it easier to view for everybody...

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    Makes you want to take a swim... ;)
     
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    I have a pic somewhere(can't find it yet) of a rope to swing out over the water and a large lizard in the background with that $hit eatin' grin on it's face that they always have.

    YOU can't fix stupid, but Darwin can!!

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    People always ask me why do I stay in New England. Well we have the odd 300+ pound deer and 30 ounce lizards, while the southern folks have 30 pound deer and 300+ pound lizards. I can eat deer, I don’t want to be eaten by a lizard :D
     
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    Paddle your canoe over there and poke him with the paddle.
     
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    Yep, "that ain't no baby!" :18:
     
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    Holy crap. Those things creep me out. I was in Florida as a teenager watching them from behind a fence and still didn't want to be there. When it comes to apex predators I'll stick with my bears and cougars. Got to give you props for even setting out let alone getting a pic like That!
     
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    Swimming with Alligators and Crocs is a great way to get a cheap circumcision. Just sayin'.

    Steve
     
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