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Outdoor reality stars teach Boy Scouts importance of alligator hunting, conservation

Can you believe this 10-foot gator was lurking in an East Texas lake? (Source: The Green Way Outdoors) Can you believe this 10-foot gator was lurking in an East Texas lake? (Source: The Green Way Outdoors)
Show hosts Kyle Green and Jeffrey Hutchingson were on the hunt Monday for gators at Clements Scout Ranch in Athens  (Source: The Green Way Outdoors) Show hosts Kyle Green and Jeffrey Hutchingson were on the hunt Monday for gators at Clements Scout Ranch in Athens (Source: The Green Way Outdoors)
Gators often call the lake at Clements Scout Ranch in Athens home... which is a problem, considering the scouts use the lake for swimming and other activities  (Source: The Green Way Outdoors) Gators often call the lake at Clements Scout Ranch in Athens home... which is a problem, considering the scouts use the lake for swimming and other activities (Source: The Green Way Outdoors)
ATHENS, TX (KLTV) -

The stars of the outdoor reality show "The Green Way Outdoors" weren't joking when they said they would show Boy Scouts in Athens how to hunt alligators. On Monday afternoon, they hauled in a 10-ft. gator; the largest Clements Scout Ranch had ever seen.

The Green Way Outdoors has a partnership with the Scouts of America, and the reason show hosts Jeffrey Hutchingson and Kyle Green went hunting for alligator Monday and Tuesday was because boy scouts swim in the lake at Clements Scout Ranch.

Often times, the scouts cannot swim due to safety concerns with so many alligators. Hutchingson and Green said it was a great learning opportunity for the young men and women to a learn a thing or two about alligator hunting, as well as the importance of conversation efforts.

The Green Way Outdoors mission states its intended purpose is to, "promote and protect outdoor heritage and conservation through education, inspiring, entertaining, and simplifying outdoor activities to increase participation for both novice and experienced outdoorsmen and women, while demonstrating respect and wholesome values for the blessing and beauty of the natural world."

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