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#5839349 - 07/20/15 08:54 AM Weekend Casualty
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Headed down to our place this weekend. Filled feed shredded and a few other odds and ends. Pulled cam chips and had quite a few hogs hitting one of our bow set ups. Didn't have the bow with me so decided to sit it with my brothers marlin 45-70. Mosquitoes were horrible but other than that it was a short pleasant sit. Climbed into the tripod at 6 and around 6:30 I had two boars around 150 lbs come in. They looked pretty spooky and were smelling where I had walked in and then testing the air. I got ready but hoped they would stick around for the feeder to go off and maybe I would get a nice sow or one of the bruisers that had been on the cams. The first one spooked and darted off I shot this one on the run for the brush. First shot was hi and back but knocked him down enough to load and put a finisher on him as he was making it to the brush line. Second shot was square on the shoulder and laid him down good!



Felt bad I shredded over the top of what I would guess is a quail nest, the next morning a karakara ate all but 3 of the eggs, think it was abandoned. Saw dozens of quail all shapes and sizes from little bitty guys to full grown birds, should be a healthy year for them.

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#5839371 - 07/20/15 09:16 AM Re: Weekend Casualty [Re: redchevy]
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#5839474 - 07/20/15 10:47 AM Re: Weekend Casualty [Re: redchevy]
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rain=quail!
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#5839503 - 07/20/15 11:11 AM Re: Weekend Casualty [Re: redchevy]
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Great job man. One less hog in the state
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#5839511 - 07/20/15 11:16 AM Re: Weekend Casualty [Re: tdecker22]
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Originally Posted By: tdecker22
Great job man. One less hog in the state


Believe you me, if I could have made it 100 less I would have! up
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#5839518 - 07/20/15 11:24 AM Re: Weekend Casualty [Re: redchevy]
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Ive done that a few time over the years hitting quail spots brush hogging. bang
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#5839783 - 07/20/15 02:10 PM Re: Weekend Casualty [Re: redchevy]
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Good job on the porker and great pic of you & your boy. No doubt who's kid he is. roflmao

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#5839788 - 07/20/15 02:13 PM Re: Weekend Casualty [Re: redchevy]
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grin That's my boy! Love that little stinker
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#5839791 - 07/20/15 02:13 PM Re: Weekend Casualty [Re: redchevy]
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Originally Posted By: redchevy
grin That's my boy! Love that little stinker


They are awesome, aren't they. cheers

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#5839877 - 07/20/15 03:02 PM Re: Weekend Casualty [Re: redchevy]
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good times cheers
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#5840039 - 07/20/15 04:42 PM Re: Weekend Casualty [Re: redchevy]
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#5840068 - 07/20/15 04:54 PM Re: Weekend Casualty [Re: redchevy]
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#5840164 - 07/20/15 05:46 PM Re: Weekend Casualty [Re: redchevy]
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#5840224 - 07/20/15 06:24 PM Re: Weekend Casualty [Re: redchevy]
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#5840280 - 07/20/15 06:58 PM Re: Weekend Casualty [Re: redchevy]
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Good shooting. Shame about the eggs, but I guess Caracaras got to eat too.
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