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#11863389 - 02/28/17 Trapping pigs
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Does anyone trap pigs? I trap quite a few in my deer feeder pens. I also have a couple drop gate traps. I sometimes catch 20 in a weekend.

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#11863901 - 02/28/17 Re: Trapping pigs [Re: hanco]
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Visited the King Ranch and one of their feedlots several years back. They thought they might have a pig problem and trapped 1,300 the first night.
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#11865490 - 03/01/17 Re: Trapping pigs [Re: hanco]
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Guess probably it's not a Victor No.2!


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#11866449 - 03/01/17 Re: Trapping pigs [Re: 1minute]
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Originally Posted By 1minute
Visited the King Ranch and one of their feedlots several years back. They thought they might have a pig problem and trapped 1,300 the first night.


WOW!!!

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#11866668 - 03/01/17 Re: Trapping pigs [Re: Robster]
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It was one of those lots that can handle about 40,000 cattle, so a little feed missing from the bunks was hardly noticed. In addition, there was some French market for such fare that was priced above our domestic hog prices.


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#11867138 - 03/02/17 Re: Trapping pigs [Re: hanco]
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Until we lost our lease a few years back on a particular piece of property, we trapped 50-80 each year. After a little trial and error, we found that figure 6 traps using four cattle panels worked the best for us. We lost some of the smaller ones occasionally but usually my son and his 12ga could take care of the little ones that managed to squeeze out and run.

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#11870935 - 03/03/17 Re: Trapping pigs [Re: hanco]
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That is fun shooting them in pens.

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#11875588 - 03/05/17 Re: Trapping pigs [Re: hanco]
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I am a licensed feral swine dealer with the state. I use several trap styles but my preference is wide and short.Currently building two that will winch into my deck over dump trailer. 6'wide,, 42" tall, 6' long.
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#11897375 - 03/14/17 Re: Trapping pigs [Re: hanco]
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Originally Posted By hanco
Does anyone trap pigs? I trap quite a few in my deer feeder pens. I also have a couple drop gate traps. I sometimes catch 20 in a weekend.


Surely you took pics?
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#11902704 - 03/16/17 Re: Trapping pigs [Re: rockinbbar]
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wink

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#11903102 - 03/16/17 Re: Trapping pigs [Re: hanco]
hanco Offline
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I need to figure out how to do that from my ifone

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#11912814 - 03/20/17 Re: Trapping pigs [Re: hanco]
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[IMG]http://a67.tinypic.com/9qbn7q.jpg[/IMG


Killed him Sunday. 225 or so.


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#11914172 - 03/21/17 Re: Trapping pigs [Re: hanco]
hanco Offline
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I wonder how many pigs there is in Texas?


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#11914262 - 03/21/17 Re: Trapping pigs [Re: hanco]
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This was the biggest day we have ever had. Caught pigs in all three pens one morning.

Bomar learned me how to post pics.


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#11914286 - 03/21/17 Re: Trapping pigs [Re: hanco]
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This pig caught in fence climbing over gate. We have caught two like this.

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#11914796 - 03/21/17 Re: Trapping pigs [Re: hanco]
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A few more piggie pics

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#11914798 - 03/21/17 Re: Trapping pigs [Re: hanco]
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A few more

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#11914810 - 03/21/17 Re: Trapping pigs [Re: hanco]
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One we caught Sunday and one caught in top of trap gate last year. I plan on doing a lot of pig trapping when I retire.


Edited by hanco (03/21/17)

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#11916931 - 03/22/17 Re: Trapping pigs [Re: hanco]
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As I posted on the shoulder shot thread, we went to buckshot a lot less richetees, easier on the panels and more lead in the air, which is the purpose with a pen full, get as much lead in there in the shortest amount time possible. AND it's fun!!!

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#11917040 - 03/22/17 Re: Trapping pigs [Re: hanco]
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I like traps because, they work while you are sleeping, while you are drinking beer, while you are hunting another stand. I wish I had money for the traps that send you texts, lets you drop gate with phone.

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