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Upstate man catches half-ton gator

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An Upstate man had the catch of his lifetime last Friday while gator hunting.

The Boiling Springs man caught a 13-foot, half-ton alligator while hunting with his family and friends in South Carolina.

The man, his father and a friend caught the gator in Santee, they said.

They said the went out on the lake on Thursday afternoon and stayed out all night hunting with their guides. They said they killed the alligator early Friday morning.

The alligator was caught the day before the hunting season ended on Oct. 12.

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