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Old 02-19-2019, 04:55 PM
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I have yet to get a Gator with my bow in FL but did I get this but I didn't have a tag for it so it was catch and release.

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Old 02-25-2019, 04:48 AM
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Im back home after a week in sunny Florida. The trip was great. The weather was great (never saw a drop of rain)

The trip was a great success. I was able to get an 11 footer. Lots of great meat. I'll have the hide tanned and do a euro mount of the skull and preserve the claws. We spent a lot of time glassing and doing spot and stalks on several gators. They have better eyes and ears than I thought. This potato, corn, bean and watermelon farm has a lot of free range, wild gators roaming the irrigation canals. We wore out a lot of boot leather and sun screen and bottles of water.

We did a stalk on a large gator sunning himself in the pads, I got to within 10 yards directly above him, drew the 55 pound bow and unleashed a 1700 grain arrow which hit a scute (boney bump in rows down his back) and the arrow bounced off. I got zero penetration on that shot. Hitting a scute with a arrow, results in a pissed off gator and lots of splashing and nothing more.

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Old 02-25-2019, 05:54 AM
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Now that's cool!!


How did you do on hogs, and I wanna see that gator skull when you're done with it
-Jake

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Old 05-14-2019, 03:21 PM
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Got my 2019 archery dinosaur skull back.

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Old 05-14-2019, 05:14 PM
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Very very interesting and cool to see

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