An alligator gar taken from Powerton Lake in Tazewell County, which was stocked with the fish in 2011. Alligator gar can reach a length of 8 feet and a weight of 300-plus pounds. This fish is in the 35- to 40-pound range.
An alligator gar taken from Powerton Lake in Tazewell County, which was stocked with the fish in 2011. Alligator gar can reach a length of 8 feet and a weight of 300-plus pounds. This fish is in the 35- to 40-pound range. IDNR
An alligator gar taken from Powerton Lake in Tazewell County, which was stocked with the fish in 2011. Alligator gar can reach a length of 8 feet and a weight of 300-plus pounds. This fish is in the 35- to 40-pound range. IDNR

Local lake added to alligator gar plan; release set for this week

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