'Prehistoric' 170 pound alligator gar caught in Lake Texoma

Posted at 9:23 PM, Apr 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-23 22:23:52-04

A 170 pound alligator gar was caught in Lake Texoma.

According to the Oklahoma Game Wardens, angler Zachary Sutterfield of Durant, Oklahoma, harvested the 6'9 gar.

The alligator gar was a prehistoric fish, according to game wardens.

Sutterfield allowed the ODWC to come and gather data from the gar for research.