Published 11:11 am Friday, October 12, 2012

Vicksburg residents Ricky Hollowell Jr., James Nowell Sr. and Jason Nowell show off the gator they caught in the Yazoo Diversion Canal on Sept. 15. It was 11 feet, 7 inches long, with a belly girth of 60 inches and a tail girth of 44 inches. It was estimated to weigh 600 pounds. One of the hunters compares his hand to the gator’s claw.

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