Giant gator landed in Lake Seminole

Randy Hand of Bainbridge, Georgia, his wife Michelle Hand, brother JR Hand and father Willie Hand killed this 13-feet, 4-inches long, 680-pound alligator on Lake Seminole September 16 during Georgia’s authorized alligator hunting season. When water began flooding the boat the four were hunting out of, they rushed to shore, where Hand discovered the alligator had bitten three holes in the bottom of the aluminum hull. This story was originally reported by Georgia Outdoor News. More photos and their coverage can be found online at


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