Alligator hunters nab record-setting gator By CNN Published: Sep 10, 2013 at 9:03 AM PDT Last Updated: Sep 10, 2013 at 9:03 AM PDT Share this story print email »Play Video From left, Jimmy Greer, of Canton, Dalco Turner, of Gluckstadt, and Jennifer Ratcliff and John Ratcliff, of Canton, pose by their record setting catch, a 741.5-pound male alligator, caught Sunday morning, Sept. 8, 2013, in a backwater area of the Mississippi River near Port Gibson, Miss. This harvest shatters the week-old state record for heaviest alligator at 727-pounds. (AP Photo/The Clarion-Ledger, Brian Albert Broom) It's a gator for the record books. Alligator catchers in Mississippi snapped up a prized gator, breaking a record set just last week. Bert Case reports.