It was a big weekend for alligator hunters in Arkansas. Hunters picked up 31 gators with the largest measuring just over 13-feet 9-inches.

The season began 30 minutes after sunset on Friday, Sept. 20 until 30 minutes before sunrise on Monday, Sept. 23. The final season is from 30 minutes after sunset on Friday, Sept. 27 until 30 minutes before sunrise on Monday, Sept. 30.

Successful hunters this season included:

  Zone  LengthLocation Hometown
Jeremiah Diffee

1

10′ 2″

 Millwood LakeBranch
Chad Barber

1

11′ 8″

 Big Slough HCHot Springs
Drew Baker

1

13′ 9¼”

 Lost LakesLittle Rock
Chris Easter

1

9′ 9″

 Millwood LakeBenton
Chris Townsend

1

11′ 11″

 Yellow CreekTexarkana
Larry Frost

1

6′ 10″

 Bois D’Arc LakeBismarck
Randall Denzer

1

11′ 7½”

 51 Cut-offWest Fork
William Moody

1

13′ 1¼”

 Mays LakeRosston
Melissa Vickers

1

12′ 0″

 Kitchens FarmHope
Kyle Naples

1

12′ 2½”

 3 LakesHindsville
Josh Vinson

1

9′ 9″

 Mocasin BayouLittle Rock
Justin Little

1

10′ 8½”

 YellowCreek Ran.Prescott
Steven Lewis

3

9′

 Arkansas RiverBatesville
Randy Maddox

3

7′ 10″

 Arkansas RiverSearcy
Christopher Morgan

3

7′ 8¾”

 Hampton’sStuttgart
Phillip M. Word

3

5′ 9¼”

 Old MerisachEngland
Harris Gerlach

3

10′ 8″

 Earl WellsHolly Grove
James A. Matthews

3

6′ 4½”

 Buck Acorn HCLittle Rock
Brandon Scallion

3

 7′ 5¾”

 Old MerisachConway
Richard Gore

3

 7′ 6½”

 Berry (Post Bayou)Little Rock
Lynn Russell

3

 8′

 McGahhey Res.England
Gerald Tillman

3

 12′ 3″

 Arkansas RiverPine Bluff
Greg Hunthrop

3

 10′

 Arkansas RiverRison
Rudolph Busen

3

 7′ 4½”

 Arkansas RiverRogers
Timm Lane

3

 7′ 4″

 Silver LakeHot Springs
Richard Malabanan

3

 12′ 6″

 Arkansas RiverClinton
Justin Foyil

3

 10′ 2½”

 Arkansas RiverRison
William Jones

3

 11′ 7″

 McComb BreakHamburg
Adam Rutledge

3

 6′ 2½”

 McClendon’sLittle Rock
Martin Lee Walt

3

 8′ 4½”

 Mud LakeDumas
Jason Daniel

3

 11′ 5¼”

 TillarLittle Rock

Logo courtesy Arkansas Game and Fish Commission

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