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Re: Super Duper Hog info thread
« Reply #260 on: February 26, 2006, 12:37:00 PM »
You are right on target. The "nest" is in a known hardwoods feeding area 20 yards off the creek and on the east side of it. There is not any sun light to speak of in this dark creek bottom. All the hogs i see in this area are smaller herd hogs and sows w/piglets. There is a very "very" thick clear cut across the creek on the west side. This is another known bedding area for both deer and hogs.
 
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Re: Super Duper Hog info thread
« Reply #261 on: February 26, 2006, 08:57:00 PM »
interesting stuff...

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Re: Super Duper Hog info thread
« Reply #262 on: February 27, 2006, 09:53:00 AM »
Dang, lucky guess on my part! What's on the little ridge just north of the area you took pics of? Looking at the pic and hearing what you say about the terrain across the creek, I think Id start putting my efforts there. Nice drawing BTW. CK

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Re: Super Duper Hog info thread
« Reply #263 on: February 27, 2006, 10:08:00 AM »
In my experience Clay you are going to find the big boars bedded up in the pine thicket, kind of backed up to that pond if the prevailing wind works to his benefit...if you can get in there (lots of briars usually) you will find some real heavy trails and cut up pine trees, wallows, etc..and your bigger boars will have themselves a few spots in there..but getting there without being detected and the hog exiting ahead of you will be a tough assignment.
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Re: Super Duper Hog info thread
« Reply #264 on: February 27, 2006, 02:00:00 PM »
CK,

I have a question about night hunting.

I know you do some hog hunting at night. If sufficient moonlight isn’t available have you ever used a small battery powered light in a new set up location. I know you used that battery powered light at the bamboo blind but I didn't know if you had tried this somewhere else.

I have no clue how that would affect the game. I thought I would ask for any opinions.

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Re: Super Duper Hog info thread
« Reply #265 on: February 27, 2006, 02:01:00 PM »
oops. I double posted.
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Re: Super Duper Hog info thread
« Reply #266 on: February 27, 2006, 02:20:00 PM »
The same lights you used at my house have worked cole-calling elsewhere as well. There is a new light I am awaiting right now. Mark Horne has recently discovered a blue light similar to the green I already use. He tells me he has done minimal experimenting with it but is extreemly impressed. If mine arrives soon, I'll let you try it at Texas Sweat. CK

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Re: Super Duper Hog info thread
« Reply #267 on: February 27, 2006, 05:12:00 PM »
Cool pics and posts Clay.

Had some of your breading mix again this weekend on some cubed buff steaks.  Yum!.....thanks again.
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Re: Super Duper Hog info thread
« Reply #268 on: February 27, 2006, 07:17:00 PM »
Thanks Terry-
Glad you enjoy my breading mix. You need to fry some hog and turkey with it too! If anyone would like to get their hands on my breading mix, they can look up my personal information on Trad Gang to locate my website.

Thanks again Terry, Clay

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Re: Super Duper Hog info thread
« Reply #269 on: February 27, 2006, 07:19:00 PM »
Thanks Terry-
Glad you enjoy my breading mix. You need to fry some hog and turkey with it too! If anyone would like to get their hands on my breading mix, they can look up my personal information on Trad Gang to locate my website.

Thanks again Terry, Clay

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Re: Super Duper Hog info thread
« Reply #270 on: February 27, 2006, 10:44:00 PM »
Say, Terry...

Thats a handsome buffalo pedastal mount!

Think I will order some of that stuff to try, Clay. I bet it will be great on turkey breast fingers!
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Re: Super Duper Hog info thread
« Reply #271 on: February 27, 2006, 10:48:00 PM »
Ray I didn't know Turkeys had fingers on their Breasts. LOL!!


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Re: Super Duper Hog info thread
« Reply #272 on: February 28, 2006, 05:05:00 PM »
There's a lot of stuff you don't know, bud!!!!!!! Just hang around and we will larn ya!   :knothead:      :D      :bigsmyl:

by the way, that's one of the ugliest, but most unique, deer mounts I have ever seen. I have the ugliest pig in the world, and you have the homeliest deer....great minds I guess!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Re: Super Duper Hog info thread
« Reply #273 on: March 01, 2006, 09:23:00 PM »
thread gone quiet...

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Re: Super Duper Hog info thread
« Reply #274 on: March 07, 2006, 06:39:00 PM »
A friend just sent me this illustration of hog anatomy and I thought it was pretty neat. Looks like the visual top of the leg is the place to shoot to get the top of the heart and both lungs under the scapula...assuming it it accurate..

 
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Re: Super Duper Hog info thread
« Reply #275 on: March 07, 2006, 09:59:00 PM »
That's a really good illustration Beachbowhunter, if I am broadside to a pig I always feel that the heart shot is not on unless the leg is foward. 90% of my shots on pigs are quatering away...Glenn...

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Re: Super Duper Hog info thread
« Reply #276 on: March 08, 2006, 09:25:00 AM »
That's a great pic!!  I just sent it to my pig rookie partners for an upcoming hunt.  The worst thing you can hear from a partner is "I think it was a little back"  when hunting pigs.

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Re: Super Duper Hog info thread
« Reply #277 on: March 08, 2006, 10:09:00 AM »
Yea Mike, I've heard that way too many times. The other saying is "I swear, I hit him perfect".... That also translates to, "the shot was a bit far back".. LOL!

Shoot them quartering away or break that danged shoulder bone!!! CK

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