Record gar caught in the YazooLocal anglers land 234-pound fish that broke trophy fishing mark

Published 12:01 pm Friday, July 8, 2011

Vicksburg residents, from left, Robert Belk, Talor Belk and Randy Rippy show off the 234-pound alligator gar they caught while bowfishing in the Yazoo River on June 24. It’s a Mississippi record for gar caught by means other than a hook and pole.

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