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Re: More Hog Medicine [Re: shaman] #14330565 12/02/19
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More pig anatomy...shot with a .222...that spot between eye and ear is a perfect brain shot...

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Though I have shot a couple at the base of the ear and that seemed to work too...


He spoke in tears of 15 years his dog and him traveled about. The dog up and died. She up and died....After 20 years he still grieves.
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Re: More Hog Medicine [Re: shaman] #14330614 12/02/19
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Neck good also!

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Re: More Hog Medicine [Re: shaman] #14332514 12/02/19
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Between the ear and eye is the sugar when stunt shooting. I’ve pulled it off with 22 LR and Mag, 17rem, 222, 223, and 22-250. With a 44 magnum the sweet spot is pretty much the front half of the pig.

Re: More Hog Medicine [Re: elkhunternm] #14332807 12/03/19
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Originally Posted by elkhunternm
Will a .404 Jeffery with 400 grain Woodleigh soft points be adequate for hogs?

Asking for a friend.

That is why you carry the big knife.
You run up and slit their throat.
Or in Hawaii you crawl up to them and either slit the throat or stick with a spear.
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I like to do my hunting BEFORE I pull the trigger!
There is only one kind of dead, but there are many different kinds of wounded.
Re: More Hog Medicine [Re: ingwe] #14332808 12/03/19
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Ingwe,
Sweet rifle!


I like to do my hunting BEFORE I pull the trigger!
There is only one kind of dead, but there are many different kinds of wounded.
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Re: More Hog Medicine [Re: shaman] #14332959 12/03/19
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Do you all eat the hogs you kill??

Re: More Hog Medicine [Re: hanco] #14333379 12/03/19
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Most but not all. A lot of it depends on size and/or sex.


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Re: More Hog Medicine [Re: shaman] #14333827 12/03/19
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We eat a few, coyotes eat a lot!

Re: More Hog Medicine [Re: shaman] #14333871 12/03/19
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Backstraps and hams off the smaller boars, and about the same off the sows. After a sow has about her third litter there's not enough meat on her to fool with. But yeah, the coyotes eat well. As a matter of fact, a couple of us are thinking about sitting at the gut-pile some evening just to shoot the coyotes when they come in. When I was a kid reading the outdoor magazine, coyotes were something that lived out west. Now they're everywhere around here...just like the pigs.


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Re: More Hog Medicine [Re: Jim_Knight] #14333913 12/03/19
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Originally Posted by Jim_Knight
I once tested the damage of a 10mm on the heads of two dead hogs. Both were big, domesticated hogs my SIL & friend shot. I just went along for the trip. Both shots were with the hog on its side. First was 230gr HC Doubletap. Complete penetration, lost it in the hard ground. Second was the Doubletap 155 Barnes TAC-X. I found it just hanging in the offside ( one of the "x" petals had grabbed on. The entire skull was shattered inside! Glock 29 factory length aftermarket barrel. Nice!

Never tested on dead pigs. We use live ones all the time. LOL


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Re: More Hog Medicine [Re: RevMike] #14333917 12/03/19
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Originally Posted by RevMike
Backstraps and hams off the smaller boars, and about the same off the sows. After a sow has about her third litter there's not enough meat on her to fool with. But yeah, the coyotes eat well. As a matter of fact, a couple of us are thinking about sitting at the gut-pile some evening just to shoot the coyotes when they come in. When I was a kid reading the outdoor magazine, coyotes were something that lived out west. Now they're everywhere around here...just like the pigs.

They have to pass the smell test for us when we walk up. If they pass we use all the meat. If not, they get dumped. Sex and size and age have not mattered. It has not failed us yet.


We can keep Larry Root and all his idiotic blabber and user names on here, but we can't get Ralph back..... Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, over....
Re: More Hog Medicine [Re: shaman] #14333943 12/03/19
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On our lease, a lot of that would depend on where they are. There's one spot that is bounded by "wallers" and 100% of the pigs there are going to smell rank for the simple fact that they're laying in their own urine. After a rinse there's generally no smell.


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Re: More Hog Medicine [Re: shaman] #14334086 12/03/19
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A 45 will kill them easy. I trap a lot of them. I shoot them with 40 S&w. 9mms too

Re: More Hog Medicine [Re: shaman] #14377881 12/16/19
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A full auto Tommy gun would be fun!

Re: More Hog Medicine [Re: shaman] #14463768 01/13/20
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I've hunted with a 44 combo similar to yours.

Be not afraid, you'll smak them down nicely with that. smile


Whatever you are willing to put up with, is exactly what you will have.

When your ship comes in. ... make sure you are willing to unload it.

PAYPAL, sucks and I will never use them again. I recommend you do the same.
Re: More Hog Medicine [Re: shaman] #14463835 01/13/20
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I"ve posted this before.

My hunting bud can kill a pen full of hogs about as slick as any I've seen. He uses his cheap, scoped .17 HMR rifle with FMJ ammo. He slips up on the hogs and while they're looking at him, before they go bonkers, he picks out one, lines up the head between wires, hits a spot between the eyes, an inch up from midline.

Hog goes down, eye's popped out on a stem. No racket, no blood. He lines up the next one and Zap...

It takes a few minutes but is about the slickest and quietest way to clear a pen without a lot of fuss..

DF

Re: More Hog Medicine [Re: shaman] #14486748 01/20/20
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It is fun to drive up on a pen full of piggies, shoot hell out of them!

Re: More Hog Medicine [Re: shaman] #14488735 01/20/20
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I’ve saw several thousand meet gezzus. With a 223 and a 64 grain bullet. Shoot them thru the lungs




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