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Re: Caught more damn pigs [Re: hanco] #13828716 05/17/19
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Originally Posted by hanco
Built a couple more pig gates


just wondering why you are not using wood ?

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Re: Caught more damn pigs [Re: hanco] #13946682 07/03/19
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Well...... cause I can weld. It’s faster, stronger, not as cheap, but lasts a hell of a lot longer.

Re: Caught more damn pigs [Re: hanco] #13946686 07/03/19
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Caught a few more pigs Monday



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Re: Caught more damn pigs [Re: hanco] #14097233 09/03/19
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Caught a few more 9-1-19


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Re: Caught more damn pigs [Re: JPro] #14100579 09/04/19
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Are they good to eat though?

I've heard that the wild boars taste horrible.


We trapped 1 3 or 4 years ago that the game warden estimated 400 plus. He was 32 inches at the shoulder and almost 5 foot long. We try not to touch anywhere with our hands where we have touched the hide. We skinned him and gutted him then put him in ice for 5 days. Adding ice and draining out the bloody water daily. We usually keep the loins whole and grind the rest. Sometimes we will smoke the hams. Each1 of his nuts was big as a softball. We kept those. We parboiled them about 15 or 20 minutes. Skinned the tough outer skin off. Sliced them thin dredged in egg and seasoned flour then pan fried. It was the best pork we had in a while. We usually catch6-15 a year. Sometimes they will have a bad musky smell just dont touch the meat when you have touched the hide. Ice them down and you're good to go


I'm going to pass on the fried boar's nads.....


Back home when castrating pigs I believe they referred to them as prairie oysters. Cheers NC


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Re: Caught more damn pigs [Re: hanco] #14164074 09/29/19
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Didn’t have any luck this weekend, didn’t catch a damn pig.

Re: Caught more damn pigs [Re: hanco] #15222406 09/14/20
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Caught more damn pigs, 16 altogether


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Re: Caught more damn pigs [Re: hanco] #15478248 12/02/20
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Blasted a few more


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Re: Caught more damn pigs [Re: hanco] #15481116 12/03/20
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Yep, can't transport live wild pigs in Ga.

They've really become a nuisance. I should target them more, I usually let them slide while I'm deer hunting because I don't want to mess up the hunt..and in turkey season I have my shotgun on me with turkey loads....however we have figured out that a turkey load to the rib cage at 30 yards will knock the air out of them and you can walk up and finish them off. We've got one in the 500lb range been hanging around for a few years. Putting any corn out for deer is just a waste of money so we stopped. Walked up on him on a rabbit hunt end of season. Thought someone had dumped a black couch out. I've also got a poland china colored boar in the 350 range hangin around, we had a fun meet on a turkey hunt, he finally got to rubbin a tree about 100 yards from me through the woods, could just see the top of the tree shaking something crazy.

We just drag the boars off now. We like the sows around 100-125, seems to be the best eating in our experience.





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Re: Caught more damn pigs [Re: hanco] #15482669 12/03/20
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We don’t eat them, coyotes need to eat, buzzards also!

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Re: Caught more damn pigs [Re: hanco] #15900529 03/15/21
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Going to lease Good Friday weekend, hope to catch some pigs then.

Re: Caught more damn pigs [Re: hanco] #15902249 03/15/21
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I went to South Carolina to hog hunt with some good friends for the seventh year in a row. We got two sows that I pulled the loins out of. First time ever keeping any meat. A dry rub for 24 hours, seared in a skillet then baked to 150 internal temp. I was shocked at how good it was. I will be filling my cooler every time I go down now.


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Re: Caught more damn pigs [Re: hanco] #15968795 04/03/21
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Originally Posted by hanco
Going to lease Good Friday weekend, hope to catch some pigs then.


I went by Thursday, but your gate was locked. Had to come back Friday.


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