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WATCH: "Here fishy fishy - GATOR!" Teen caught more than expected in Estero pond

Gavin Borsky's phone was recording in the right place at the right time while fishing.
Posted at 1:50 PM, May 08, 2024
and last updated 2024-05-08 23:07:44-04

ESTERO, Fla. — Talk about a story... and Gavin has the pictures to prove it.

The 15-year-old was fishing for Peacock Bass in the Stoneybrook community.

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He hooked a fish and was reeling it in, when a small alligator came scooting by at what appeared to be a high speed to get the fish for itself.

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The gator scrambles off-screen, then saunters back into frame with the fish in his mouth.

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Click the video at the top of the story to see FOX 4's Digital Correspondent Shari Armstrong talk with Gavin about his experience.