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Bowfishing Gar, Golden Gar -

Bowfishing for gar on a regular basis can present some unique opportunities to find some very rare fish while out on the water. We received a few photos from an individual named Drake who managed to harvest a golden gar out of Crab Orchard Creek near Carbondale, Illinois. When asked about how he spotted the fish, Drake responded "the gar was by itself when I saw it and I thought it was a dead fish until it started to swim a little!"        The gene that causes this coloration is a recessive gene and only approximately 1 in 10,000 gar show this...

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