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#5882797 - 08/17/15 02:47 PM Another Boar Down at SS Lease
DrifterAT Offline
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Registered: 01/25/15
Posts: 508
Loc: Austin, Texas
In the last few weeks our hogs have gone totally nocturnal. My daughter reviewed the cam pics Saturday and patterned the hogs. She determined they've been showing up between 2 am - sunup more often than any other window. We slept a few hours then headed to the stand Sunday morning around 1:30 am.

We were hunting two locations about 1/2 mile apart. I heard her shoot around 2:45 am. She call me on the walkies and said "That was me dad - Boar is DRT". This is her 4th hog and our 5th at the new lease since we moved from Eastland to SS May 1. We shot two that crossed over to the adjoining property and I missed two shots. We've seen 4 others that we couldn't put a scope on.

I believe we had a fair number of pigs on the lease smile



Boar weighted 144 on the scale. We kept the back straps and hams.

A couple of pics added.








Edited by DrifterAT (08/17/15 03:30 PM)

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#5882828 - 08/17/15 03:07 PM Re: Another Boar Down at SS Lease [Re: DrifterAT]
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Registered: 07/26/13
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Loc: New Braunfels, San Saba county
Sounds great, the hogs on our place have gone nocturnal as well. Could not ope the pictures.

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#5882835 - 08/17/15 03:13 PM Re: Another Boar Down at SS Lease [Re: DrifterAT]
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Registered: 01/25/15
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Loc: Austin, Texas
Mods - assistance please. I'm unable to add pics. See path location in the attachments.





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#5884451 - 08/18/15 01:37 PM Re: Another Boar Down at SS Lease [Re: DrifterAT]
der Teufel Offline
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Registered: 11/16/11
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Loc: Central Texas
Yep, the hogs where I hunt have been nocturnal for at least several weeks now, but I can usually catch one or two still wandering about at dawn.
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#5884484 - 08/18/15 01:55 PM Re: Another Boar Down at SS Lease [Re: DrifterAT]
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Registered: 03/16/12
Posts: 9533
Loc: wondering about the woods
Cam's can help cut down the hours waiting... Mosketoes were bad night i sat.. They ( hogs ) actualy were out before i got their... i just blew it... Still prefur me walk-a-bouts at OSBWMA.... cheers on the hogs... Edit: pic's not downloading may be due to aps... Not able ta post pic's off my android & i get blue squares with ? mark, lots of times... flag
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#5884975 - 08/18/15 07:04 PM Re: Another Boar Down at SS Lease [Re: DrifterAT]
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Have let things settle down since blowing it last time... Got thin shooting lane & corn spread out at end of 25yrd lane... Hogs were on cam's again... Gonna try again tonight... Posative attatude .... 75% chance will see a hog rofl 92% chance i'll blow it... scratch 33% chance of grillen & chillen... flag


Edited by colt.45 (08/18/15 07:09 PM)
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#5884992 - 08/18/15 07:14 PM Re: Another Boar Down at SS Lease [Re: DrifterAT]
DrifterAT Offline
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Registered: 01/25/15
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Loc: Austin, Texas
Pics added. I had to reduce from 6MB to under 4MB.



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#5885007 - 08/18/15 07:24 PM Re: Another Boar Down at SS Lease [Re: DrifterAT]
TomH FW Offline
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Registered: 01/08/15
Posts: 112
Loc: West of Fort Worth, Texas
Good job!

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#5886205 - 08/19/15 03:38 PM Re: Another Boar Down at SS Lease [Re: DrifterAT]
customcutter Offline
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Registered: 05/04/15
Posts: 215
Loc: Florida
Nice pig there, good eating size.
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#5887154 - 08/20/15 08:29 AM Re: Another Boar Down at SS Lease [Re: DrifterAT]
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Registered: 01/19/11
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Loc: Dollas,Taxes Bluff Dale Tx
Your Daughter is dedicated, that's for sure. Nice hog.
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#5888272 - 08/20/15 07:54 PM Re: Another Boar Down at SS Lease [Re: DrifterAT]
splash556 Offline
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Registered: 03/15/11
Posts: 1191
Loc: Grimes County, TX
You know it's a good shot when they're still under the feeder. Congrats!
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