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Tuesday, 09 September 2014 06:14

Someone is Coming to Dinner

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On my last trip to the Okefenokee a large gator decided he wanted the fish i just reeled in. A nearby angler had yelled " GATOR COMING" but I could hear the water rushing over the gator as he sped toward me over the gentlemans yell. I flipped the fish up in my Jackson Kilroy and grabbed the camera. I wasn't fast enough to catch the white water flowing off this gator because he had started to slow a little when he got close. By the time I located him with the camera there was no need to zoom! In case you are wondering, it was just a tiny bit shorter than my 12' kayak. The fish stealing critter stayed with me till I could unhook the fish and throw it far away from the both of us. No fish for you thieving lizard!

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Chris Funk

Chris Funk is an avid outdoorsman and rabid photographer. He tells folks his life revolves around 6 "F"s, his Faith,Family,Fur,Fins,Feathers and Fotography. He paddles all over the Southeast with his bride Angie and son Ethan. They fish for any critter that will tighten a line and it doesn't matter if it is with conventional gear, fly gear or bowfishing gear. He and his son are on the Jackson kayak fishing team and the whole family helps with an awesome group called Paddle4Tomorrow that gets people with special needs out for a day of paddling.

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# jerryscholder 2014-09-17 12:50
Liked the picture of the gator and envious of you and your family's lifestyle. Keep up the good fun.
 
 
# MichChef 2014-10-23 12:53
That would scare the bejeezes outta me!
 

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