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  • I'll just teach me the way I was talking.

  • Fine.

  • I'll get up there.

  • That is a broom.

  • Ho de ho de no.

  • 21 days into the 30 day alligator season at the long days are beginning to take their toll on hunters outside by use.

  • Oral veteran Gator Hunter Willie Edwards and his son Little Willie are a few days away from tagging out and Will is impressed with the dead.

  • Can't progress since opening day?

  • Well, he's doing pretty good.

  • I mean, I had a few little Kings when we first thought I'd never thing, but looks like he learned pretty good.

  • So today we're going out here and I'll start letting him do it all by myself.

  • See if he can handle it because he needs to learn yourself, too, because I mean going coming up to be, I'll get on it.

  • Let him take it over Today.

  • Little Willie will lead Team, eager to prove he's got what it takes to be an alligator hunter.

  • Have a big win in this hole, really.

  • To challenge his son skills, Willie heads to a legendary deep water honey hole called the Pit.

  • When the levee system was first built in the 19 thirties.

  • Huge pits were dug for building materials, creating the perfect habitat for giant alligators.

  • Big bulls.

  • They like that because its feet and big was like to get in that thing and hard.

  • And they'll get down in that 44 water and got all kind of roots and stuff in there and banks and shells and stuff.

  • And they get on Ethan roots and everything and get down in there and you can't get no trouble with.

  • You know, he's safe right now.

  • Okay, that is a broom.

  • So it throw it, pull it back, pull it back.

  • Pull back.

  • Really Holding, Holding, holding tight.

  • Oh, right now I get it.

  • Ho de ho De.

  • Pull it tight.

  • No!

  • What things?

  • Don't let it go.

  • Hold on tight.

  • Get your hand wrapped up.

  • Never.

  • Don't let it go.

  • That is all ready.

  • Let's go.

  • Trouble hooking.

  • This 11 foot Goliath is a great start.

  • Toe Little willies Day as he continues his swamp education.

  • We got a mosque big.

  • Well, he's happy with Little Willy's work with the treble hook, but he's not convinced that his son is ready for the next big challenge now, my son, he decided he won't shoot a gun.

  • And, uh, I don't know if you're ready for that yet.

  • I mean, that's my job.

  • Gun is a dangerous thing.

  • I mean, stuff can go wrong, right quick, over a gun, but he's still going to learn.

  • And I'll just teach him where I was told.

  • I hope he takes it in keeping in back his head.

  • And remember, really?

  • Look at that thing on the bank of double.

  • Oh, that's a big one.

  • Yeah, that is a big We're gonna have to shoot dead over here.

  • Well, that thing will come off the bank.

  • Fine.

  • Our good up there.

  • Yeah, that's fine.

  • Now to give Lincoln seem over you right over here, and I'm gonna let you shoot that gun.

  • Looks like I might finally get tau handled a gun and everything.

  • One time, one alligator and, uh, normally, as a deckhand.

  • You don't get the handle.

  • The gun feel pretty good about that?

  • You got to go, right, Gang, Kneel down with your knees right there.

  • Take your time.

  • Kind of washed the boat, hide rocks and when it comes back down at the boat rocked back down.

  • You pull the trigger as soon as it goes down and touches the bottom catching right over top of the jawbone kitchen.

  • Right back of the neck Ball.

  • You got it.

  • Oh, yeah.

  • You gotta be careful when you go to hell opening day, Because something of a long shot nine times anything could be days you're gonna take this.

  • Feels so good that he'll shooting begins because that thing will come down there and he'll grab you big enough to break the on.

  • Yeah, when I'm getting out of the boat going upto alligators, it's dangerous.

  • You walking up to the I get it.

  • You don't know what road God given this and grab you on that leg and he's yanking you.

  • You're gonna do what you gotta do to you.

  • Yeah, I sent him on the bank and everything is just give me coming.

  • All nervous and everything.

  • I mean, you never know what I think.

  • You can look like he did it at here and everything.

  • But when you take a notion, come down.

  • That ain't no stop.

  • Right?

  • Yeah, I did.

  • Watch that.

  • Gun your hands on.

  • You got him.

  • No, you gotta go around a tree, but your hand right there.

  • I took a few shots, but the big gate can't complain about debt.

  • I mean, that is at his own.

  • Get a hotel in the boat.

  • Boy, he made the shot.

  • He put a hurting on.

  • We can't just a mosque that's smaller.

  • I think I've been doing pretty good at everything.

  • I'm learning day by day, and it's starting to pay off.

  • We're catching pretty good gate.

  • Is we feeling tags?

  • That's all that matters.

  • But the professor has one more test for his student.

  • Mimicking the sound of a baby, Gator really hopes to lure out a bull for little Willie to snipe on open water right up there.

  • I got a dinosaur we have about a bank.

  • Yeah, getting will it who get shot.

  • Only we got to go catch a mosque.

  • Let's go.

  • I'm taking a big chance here shooting this allegation.

  • Open water in this.

  • Hold a current.

  • It's gonna be a good lesson fight.

  • I mean, if we're losing, he knows not to do that mistake.

  • This is so deep water to kind of take him right on.

  • Damn!

  • Look out, Bob.

  • I think that was you on the way.

  • Let you get oh, board and go down and getting We gotta ruin in my boat for sure.

  • In this moment I mean, you shoot something, you go get you're gonna get old boat.

  • You're touching.

  • Hey, did he will bite sometimes.

  • You gotta do what?

  • You gotta do it.

  • I mean, you might not wanna get overboard, but you shoot something, you got to go get it because we don't like the waist straight drop off when it gets out there.

  • I mean, about what?

  • A decadent both that down.

  • Pretty false leads.

  • I'm watching my key here.

  • My son here go out in the water retrieving alligators.

  • I mean, I know he made a good kill shadow an alligator.

  • But you never know when that thing's alive.

  • I mean, he's in the water.

  • You on his turf, you on his territory, and he could do what he want with you.

  • Once you get up there chest deep water, his own out, he's a little down.

  • You dig around.

  • I should be getting close to him right there somewhere.

  • What?

  • You hate Hey, watch it.

  • Hey, Really?

  • Be careful.

  • You're right there.

  • Palin bubbles.

  • Coming up right here, ***.

  • Ran mobile.

  • ***.

  • Moran.

  • He's right there.

  • Okay, be wasting an alligator's shoddy.

  • Gotta get you know what?

  • Oh, God.

  • Come over here.

  • Ready?

  • You win.

  • God, how you do it.

  • That was the deal, buddy.

  • Chunk, Eyeball out gate.

  • All right.

  • His own.

  • It turns out we got him in the boat and everything, and you just gotta watch what you're doing.

  • You got to be careful, but, uh, feel proud of myself and everything.

  • Okay?

  • You ain't got wasted.

  • He feels take it.

  • Might be a little wit.

  • That's true.

  • Alligators.

  • Yeah, I'm tickled.

  • He found Alligator doesn't know the tag field.

  • I mean, you got to be a spirit alligator hunter to kiss that elegant like that.

  • He's learning pretty quick cooking what I thought he was gonna learn.

  • And I'm proud of him.

  • And I love you to death.

  • Yeah, I do think he does.

  • Got what it takes to be elegant.

  • That's what it's all about.

  • Feeling tags and getting it done.