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Updated: November 30, 2014

Must-see: Florida man reportedly kills 719-pound gator

ActionNewsJax – Jacksonville, Fla.


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A Lakeland, Florida, man reportedly nabbed a 719-pound alligator by shooting it with a crossbow and wrestling it down.

The man, identified as Clark Woodsby in the Lakeland Ledger, said he called the alligator with an electric call, then shot the 12-foot gator with a crossbow.

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That man was hunting Nov. 23 south of Bartow with Glen Grizzaffe, a licensed trapper. According to the landowner of that property, the gator was a nuisance and needed to be removed.

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