Posted September 25, 2015 6:00 pm by Comments

By Vanessa Torres

Arkansas Hunters End First Alligator Season Segment With State Record
Arkansas Hunters End First Alligator Season Segment With State Record
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission
Arkansas Game & Fish Commission

Arkansas -(Ammoland.com)- The first segment of Arkansas’s alligator season was a rousing success for James Pelt of Camden.

Pelt bagged a state record gator that measured 13 feet 10 inches. The previous record was 13 feet 9¾ inches.

The season began 30 minutes after sunset on Friday, Sept. 18 until 30 minutes before sunrise on Monday, Sept. 21. The final season is from 30 minutes after sunset on Friday, Sept. 25 until 30 minutes before sunrise on Monday, Sept. 28.
Successful hunters this season included:
(Name, Hometown, Harvest Location, Length)
  • Noel Hamm, Bentonville, Dr. Lester Sitzes III Bois D’Arc WMA, 9′.
  • John Ferguson, Magnolia, Dr. Lester Sitzes III Bois D’Arc WMA, 7′ 1/4″.
  • Marsha McCorkle, Fulton, Little River, 10′ 9″.
  • John Harkreader, Fort Smith, Millwood Lake, 8′ 6″.
  • Jesse Hinton, Ashdown, Millwood Lake, 12′ 4″.
  • Nathan Hile, Greenwood, Millwood Lake, 9′ 4″.
  • Aaron Morton, Hope, Millwood Lake, 12′ 5″.
  • Jacky Simmons, Lockesburg, Private Lands, 9’2″.
  • Anthony Dinger, De Queen, Private Lands, 7′ 4 3/4″.
  • Jacob Odom, Quitman, Private Lands, 6′ 5 1/2″.
  • Jade Hughes, Nashville, Private Lands, 7′ 8″.
  • Charles Cross, Magnolia, Private Lands, 7′ 4 1/4″.
  • Ryan Haselhuhn, Austin, Private Lands, …read more

    Source:: AmmoLand

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