Texas state law allows you to keep 1 Alligator Gar caught with a rod & reel. I personally prefer to catch and release all Alligator Gar back into the water unless they are trophy catches. Almost every Alligator Gar in the pictures on this site was released back into the water with the exception of trophy catches. Alligator Gar don't move much once out of the water which is why it is easy to get great pictures of your catch before releasing them. I'm more than happy to take as many pictures as you like of your catches.