Alligator In Florida Forces Abrupt End To Fishing Trip For Tommy Lee, 22, a fishing trip in the Everglades almost ended tragically. While reeling in his line, a huge alligator emerged from the water. After a standoff, the gator returned to the water.

Alligator In Florida Forces Abrupt End To Fishing Trip

Alligator In Florida Forces Abrupt End To Fishing Trip

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For Tommy Lee, 22, a fishing trip in the Everglades almost ended tragically. While reeling in his line, a huge alligator emerged from the water. After a standoff, the gator returned to the water.

NOEL KING, HOST:

For Tommy Lee, a fishing trip in the Florida Everglades almost turned into a nightmare. While reeling in his line, a huge alligator emerged from the water. At first, Lee was calm.

(SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING)

TOMMY LEE: Got to be careful here.

KING: But then the 11-foot gator chased him.

(SOUNDBITE OF WATER SPLASHING)

KING: What happened next? A staredown. Tommy lost.

(SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING)

LEE: I am out of here.

KING: Good call, Tommy.

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