DURANT, Okla. (KFOR) – It’s not every day that you go fishing and catch a fish that is bigger than a person.
This weekend, Zachary Sutterfield caught a 6’9″ alligator gar while bowfishing on Lake Texoma.
Family members on board the boat helped Sutterfield reel in the 170 pound creature.
After catching the big fish, a biologist from the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation was able to gather data from the fish.
Alligator gars are among the largest freshwater fish in North America.