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    Well this mornings training session was cut short for me. We were training, and had been in and out of the water for about 15 minutes when about a 5 foot gator decided to ease over and join the fun. Luckily I spotted him before he was ever a real threat. Guess that pond is useless now. Time to look for more options.

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    Chicken al a DrainO. I have been told, of course I would never do something like this as it is illegal, that if you fill a ziplock bag with a can of DrainO and stuff it in a whole raw chicken, then hang it from a branch about 6 inches above the water the gator will be floating in a few days.
    Just sayin

    A five footer is about where I start to worry about them. Still kind of small to eat a dog, but aggressive enough to attack one.

    I drew a south Lake Okeechobee gator permit this year and plan on taking out some aggression on a couple monsters!
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    Quote Originally Posted by badbullgator View Post
    I drew a south Lake Okeechobee gator permit this year and plan on taking out some aggression on a couple monsters!
    Cool. Post up the pictures when you get one.

    I just applied for my 3rd preference point (because I knew I wouldn't get drawn for a good area) for a Gator quota hunt here in Georgia. I should be able to get after one of those big lizards in another year or two.
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    5 footer is just about right for gator tail tidbits.

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    Oh my God. I would have been running!!! Fast! Glad you noticed.Too bad for you to have to look for a new place. Where are you located that they would be in the water there and is that usual for your area. Good luck
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    Having only been back east for a few weeks, when we got to the test grounds in eastern NC last weekend, I freaked out at the ponds. I was imagining alligators in the thousands all waiting to eat my dog! I was finally convinced that I was a bit too far north and west for them.
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    Hey Carol....Bad news...this was last week in Dare County....they are here

    http://www.wral.com/800-pound-gator-...unty/13675775/

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    That's biz as usual around here. They certainly aren't endangered anymore.

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    I noted you said the aioli gator is in a pond. If it is privately owned, the owner can have it removed legally. We had to have it done some years ago. My family asked the game wardens for a reference I think. Don't know if he was paid or did it for free. The gators were not relocated.

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