Mississippi hunters land 13-foot, 635-pound alligator


rssfeeds.hattiesburgamerican.com – Mississippi Clarion Ledger – 2022-09-07 06:00:46

A Mississippi hunter did what few others have. He, along with fellow members of the Muddy Water Maniacs hunting party, joined the exclusive 13-foot club.

“We’ve probably caught 10 or 12 over 12 feet,” said Stephen Brady of Pelahatchie. “We had never caught a 13-footer.”

With a statement like that, one would probably assume an alligator in the 13-foot range would be their biggest, but it’s not. Bryan Burnside of Brandon, who hunts with Brady, along with Colby Acy and Anthony Acy of Pelahatchie, harvested a 14-foot, 3/4-inch monster in 2017. It still stands as the state record for…

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