The long nose gar is a primitive ray-finned fish of the gar family. It is also known as needle nose gar. The snout is elongated into a narrow beak containing many large teeth. The gar has a long body, that is shaped like a cylinder, and is covered with diamonde shape scales. It has a long black streak across the body. If anging for gar, small circle hook should be used, allowing the gar several minutes with it. The circle hook will prevent injury to the gar, as it is designed to catch only in the corner of the mouth. The fish are known as nocturnal feeders in some waters, so anglers be prey pared to angle for them in twilight. I personally dont like catching gar, they are just a pain in the butt! P.S but a unique fish

 

 

One gar i havent cought before is the alligator gar. Alligator gar is a primitive ray- finned fish. Unlike other gars, the mature alligator gar possesses a dual row of large teeth in the upper jaw. It’s name derives from the alligator like appearance of these teeth along with the fish’s elongated snout. The current world record for the largest alligator gar caught on rod and real is 279 lb. The largest by bow fishing is 365 lb. This would be a awesome trip of a life time. Alligator gar  are extremely one of the unique  fish i have ever seen.

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