‘Four in one fell swoop’

‘Four in one fell swoop’
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Kirkland and Weston have hundreds of records to their names, and now they can add four more to the list. (Kirk Kirkland)

The “monster” alligator gar that was caught in Texas last month has broken not one, not two but four International Game and Fish Association (IGFA) records.

Captain Kirk Kirkland served as the guide to Art Weston who reeled in the 283-pound alligator gar on Sept. 2.

Kirkland and Weston wrestled with the beast for two hours and 45 minutes, until they finally brought the fish aboard.

‘MONSTER’ 283-POUND ALLIGATOR GAR CAUGHT IN TEXAS COULD SET TWO FISHING RECORDS

The anglers knew they had caught something record worthy when they saw how massive the fish was, Kirkland said.

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Art Weston and Captain Kirk Kirkland are now official record holders after taking home four new records with one monster-sized catch. (Kirk Kirkland)

“It is extremely rare to catch a fish that size on a six pound line. It’s quite a feat,” Capt. Kirkland told Fox News Digital…

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