MY LIFE-&-DEATH BATTLE WITH GREATEST GATOR IN ARKANSAS HISTORY!
National Enquirer|October 26, 2020
Reptile run-in is one for the books

TRAVIS BEARDEN, 31, was participating in Lake Merrisach’s semi-annual alligator hunt in Arkansas last month with his father, Gary, 61, brother Cody, 32, and pal Tommy Kelley, 36, when they realized they could have used a bigger boat!

Here, Travis exclusively details their life-and-death struggle with a local Godzilla — the largest gator ever caught in the state!

Just getting a permit to participate in the hunt on the lake is a huge opportunity — they only give out 23 a season.

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