The GameKeepers of Mossy Oak | Understanding The American Alligator
Premiering Tuesday 10/26/2021 at 9 P.M. ET on the Outdoor Channel
Air Time (ET): Tuesday @ 9 PM | Thursday @ 11 AM | Sunday @ 3 PM
On this episode we welcome Mossy Oak’s Neill Haas and Ricky Flynt, the Alligator Program Coordinator for the Mississippi Department of Wildlife Fisheries and Parks (MDWFP), to help us better understand the American Alligator. Ricky explains everything for habitat and behavior to why and how the Mississippi alligator hunting season started.
Understanding The American Alligator
- What is the range of the American Alligator
- How and why the alligator hunting season were developed
- Methods of capturing alligators
- What’s size alligators are typically caught in Mississippi
- Ageing alligators
- What makes up an alligator diet
- Alligators travel range
Success In the Field
With the luck of the draw our very own Mac Thatcher was selected to harvest an alligator in Southern Mississippi. Follow along as Mac and two hunting partners, David McElwain and James Morgan successfully harvest a 10’ 5” Alligator.
Listen to more alligator hunting stories on Episode 54 on the GameKeeper Podcast
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