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#5607876 - 02/19/15 07:57 AM How long would you ,,,poll
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Registered: 09/07/09
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Loc: Mineola,TX
How long? Would you sit in,a comfortable ground blind over looking a feeder,
pigs come to every night, shot distance 60 to 100 yards ( but they might not come due to scent or sound ,weather and the fact they are pigs and do not follow schedules )
You have food, water , cell phone ,heat if need be
Poll is in hours
Vote to see results
How long
Only one choice allowed


Votes accepted starting: 02/19/15 07:52 AM
You must vote before you can view the results of this poll.


Edited by Lance Vick (02/19/15 10:13 AM)
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#5607998 - 02/19/15 09:09 AM Re: How long would you ,,,poll [Re: Deadend]
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Registered: 01/21/15
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I've set in a blind until I fell asleep, woke up and kept hunting. Unless it's Saturday night. Church Sunday mornings.

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#5608104 - 02/19/15 10:11 AM Re: How long would you ,,,poll [Re: Deadend]
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I will wait long periods of time. I have shown up, checked cams, and realized that it is 4:00 in the afternoon and the hogs aren't going to be there until 3:00 in the morning based on several previous nights' of pictures. I will go ahead and hop in the stand and wait. Patterned hogs often deviate from their times. For several hunts, I have had hogs show up many hours early as compared to their recent pattern, hours late, or not at all. Even better, I have had different hogs show up early.

However, if I think they will be there, I will wait and give them a reasonable opportunity to show up.

Generally speaking, I plan on being in the stand or hunting for at least 4 hours. Any less and I figure the drive time and expense isn't worthwhile.
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#5608145 - 02/19/15 10:32 AM Re: How long would you ,,,poll [Re: Deadend]
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I did add a line to the poll set up
Because the possibility the pigs will not show up could change the vote ( sorry first voters )
As it would not be a real scenario the way I had it written at first
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#5608158 - 02/19/15 10:38 AM Re: How long would you ,,,poll [Re: Deadend]
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The caveat to this would be: "Are you paying for this hunt?" I will sit until my pre allotted time expires because come hell or high water, I'm shooting something! flag aim
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#5608240 - 02/19/15 11:33 AM Re: How long would you ,,,poll [Re: inkedagent]
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Originally Posted By: inkedagent
The caveat to this would be: "Are you paying for this hunt?" I will sit until my pre allotted time expires because come hell or high water, I'm shooting something! flag aim


very true ^^

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#5608269 - 02/19/15 11:52 AM Re: How long would you ,,,poll [Re: Deadend]
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Also depends how mad I am at those pigs.
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#5608437 - 02/19/15 01:37 PM Re: How long would you ,,,poll [Re: Deadend]
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Registered: 11/16/11
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I've sat out all night more than once waiting for hogs. My attitude now is that If I see a pattern on camera, I'll go out before they typically arrive and wait until past the time they normally show. I'll go 1-2 hours early and stay 1-2 hours past typical arrival, but I don't just sit out all night hoping for something to happen anymore.
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#5609706 - 02/20/15 09:14 AM Re: How long would you ,,,poll [Re: Deadend]
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Registered: 09/13/11
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I voted for 4-6 because that's average time spent.
I have spent a few nights in the comfort of my 4x8 elevated box blinds.
I have also waited too late, snuck in quietly, got everything ready, opened the window on the blind and immediately shot pigs although that has only happened a few times.

I only actively hunt feral pigs.
I monitor game cams, temperature, fronts, wind, sun and moon rise and set plus all kinds of other stuff.
Does it help? - well, sometimes...LOL!
I am lucky as I have my own property, manage it myself and have multiple blinds ready to crawl into at a moments notice within 15 minutes of the house.

At this point, I go when it feels right, stay as long as I want, relax and enjoy it because if it ain't fun, why bother.
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#5609918 - 02/20/15 11:13 AM Re: How long would you ,,,poll [Re: Deadend]
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I voted 2-4
But I can sit as long as it takes
I'm becoming more fair weather the older I get
I do like to get out and sneak corned roads and feeders

So far voting is close except the 1-2 hour
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#5612371 - 02/21/15 11:39 PM Re: How long would you ,,,poll [Re: Vern1]
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Registered: 03/16/12
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Originally Posted By: Vern1

At this point, I go when it feels right, stay as long as I want, relax and enjoy it because if it ain't fun, why bother.

cheers +1 flag
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#5612617 - 02/22/15 09:17 AM Re: How long would you ,,,poll [Re: Deadend]
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I tend to get into the blind while it's still daylight, so I'm usually done by midnight.

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#5612646 - 02/22/15 09:42 AM Re: How long would you ,,,poll [Re: Deadend]
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I tend to get into the blind while it's still daylight, so I'm usually done by midnight.


If I am just hoping to see hogs and it is winter, that is my normal plan as well. In summer when it gets dark so much later, I stay until at least 1:00 or 2:00 am.
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#5612684 - 02/22/15 10:08 AM Re: How long would you ,,,poll [Re: Deadend]
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Originally Posted By: Lance Vick
I voted 2-4
But I can sit as long as it takes
I'm becoming more fair weather the older I get
I do like to get out and sneak corned roads and feeders

So far voting is close except the 1-2 hour


I have become the same way. There was a time I would stay all night. I'll stay till bedtime now, and I wont miss supper.
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#5612815 - 02/22/15 11:12 AM Re: How long would you ,,,poll [Re: Deadend]
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Loc: D/FW, TX
Depends on many things. I'm not gonna bother if I can't give it at least 6 hours. After that, it just depends on circumstances. I'll sit all night if I feel like staying has a reasonable chance of being productive.

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