13-foot alligator pulled from Millwood Lake is record breaker
By: Jim Williamson - Texarkana Gazette
Cassie Gonzalez and Mike Cottingham pose with a 13-foot-3-inch, 1,380-pound alligator Cottingham and his team caught Sept. 14 below the dam at Millwood Lake, breaking Arkansas’ record.
Mike Cottingham poses with the 13-foot-3-inch, 1,380-pound alligator he caught Sept. 14 below the dam at Millwood Lake. The animal is a record for Arkansas.
The legend of the lost lakes alligator is official.
At 13 feet 3 inches and nearly 1,400 pounds, the bull alligator Mike Cottingham and his crew captured in September in the lost lakes area below the dam at Millwood Lake is the largest alligator ever harvested in Arkansas.