Hannah and Cory Vaughn’s Santee gator


Lake Marion gator was 8-feet, 4-inches in length

Hannah and Cory Vaughn killed this Santee gator on Saturday, Sept. 10. The gator measured 8-feet, 4-inches long and the two hunters managed to hoist it aboard their boat with a treble hook and harpoon.

South Carolina’s yearly gator season runs from the second Saturday in September to the second Saturday in October.

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