Belton woman nabs nearly 13 ft long gator in Santee

SANTEE, SC (FOX Carolina) –

A Belton woman has earned bragging rights for bringing in a huge catch in the Midlands.

Laura Robinson Griffin said she was in Santee, SC on Lake Moultrie when she snagged a 12′ 7″ long gator.

She had been on a hunting trip with family and friends. Griffin said her husband and friends go every year, but it was finally her first year to have a tag, since a lottery is drawn to get one.

Griffin said bringing in the gator was no easy task – it took a group effort.

She says the nearly 13 ft long gator is the largest one the group has gotten over the years.

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