Fishing for Alligator gar

Atractosteus spatula
20K logged catches • 240K followers

Because of its huge size and great strength, the Alligator gar is popular with anglers. Obviously, it is not a fish that is easily caught, as its big and sharp teeth will cut most lines in an instant.

Detailed Information

Fishing forecast


Water type

Freshwater / Mixed

Common length

79 in

Source: Fishbase

Top Baits

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