The largest alligator gar ever caught weighed 327 pounds and was 8 feet, 5 inches in length. Other fishermen have weighed alligator gars of 254 and 300 pounds. More » Pets & Animals Marine Life Fish

The largest ever recorded turtle was a leatherback turtle that weighed in at 2,016 pounds and was 9 feet long. It died after becoming trapped in fishing lines. More »

"Field & Stream" says the 468-pound sturgeon caught by Joey Pallotta III is the biggest landed using a rod and reel. Some controversy surrounds the world record for biggest sturgeon, however, and other publications have ... More »

The alligator gar can grow up to 10 feet in length and weigh up to 300 pounds. As of 2015, the largest alligator gar on record was a specimen that weighed 279 pounds. More » Pets & Animals Marine Life Fish

Spotted gar are large freshwater fish that live in streams, swamps and lakes. A full-grown gar is about 3 feet long and weighs 8 pounds. These fish are typically found in the waters of midwestern and southern American st... More » Pets & Animals Marine Life Fish

As of 2014, the largest alligator ever caught was 15 feet long and weighed 1,011.5 pounds. The alligator was caught in August 2014 by Mandy Stokes and her family in a river near Camden, Ala. The previous record for large... More »

The American alligator can weigh up to 1,000 pounds and reach lengths of up to 15 feet, according to National Geographic. Female alligators are significantly shorter than males, at about 10 feet in length. More »