The dots link to Bing maps that get you in the neighborhood, if not to the exact spot. Submissions include a link to the location the gar were caught (if known). State records are shown with a star.
Yellow Star/Dot = Alligator Gar
Pink Star/Dot = Florida Gar
Red Star/Dot = Longnose Gar
Green Star/Dot = Spotted Gar
Blue Star/Dot = Shortnose Gar

State Records (Rod and Reel):

June 2011, Willacy County

Caught in Willacy County down in South Tx by my son, Jeremy V Jr. It was no big ol' monsters but was a fun fight
Jeremy V, 06/22/11

May 2011, Somewhere on the Brazos

I caught this one on the Brazos River in Texas. I'm going back tomorrow to catch my 200lb alligator gar that broke off last week!
Travis S, 05/15/11

May 2010, Loc'n Unknown

These are some pics of a buddy and myself with some gar caught on the fly. We are both are flyfishing nuts that love to catch anything that swims including the awesome rough species. His fish measured around 57.5 inches length and 21.5 in girth. There are larger fish in our area so expect more pics. All these South Texas fish released unharmed.
Josh and Austin, 05/06/10

Gallery Shots from Texas

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