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#5946634 - 09/25/15 04:04 PM Hog with a head shot
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Stirred up a sounder of hog the other day and one of them came running my way so I took him with a Fiocchi rifled slug. Whacked him right between the eyes, and the slug exited his throat. I found it on the ground next to him. He didn't move a muscle after the shot! The slug must have pureed his brain. Never seen such a "dead right there" shot on these hogs, and I've taken a whole bunch of them in the last 10 years.



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#5946639 - 09/25/15 04:07 PM Re: Hog with a head shot [Re: mikei]
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Give him the ol cartoon eyes...Nice

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#5946668 - 09/25/15 04:18 PM Re: Hog with a head shot [Re: mikei]
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That's a pretty violent death. Good shooting!

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#5946674 - 09/25/15 04:21 PM Re: Hog with a head shot [Re: mikei]
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wow!

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#5946676 - 09/25/15 04:22 PM Re: Hog with a head shot [Re: mikei]
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Yeah I'd say it ripped em open pretty good there.
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#5946769 - 09/25/15 05:36 PM Re: Hog with a head shot [Re: mikei]
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Very nice!
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#5946782 - 09/25/15 05:44 PM Re: Hog with a head shot [Re: mikei]
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That would have been killer on thermal video
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#5946819 - 09/25/15 06:11 PM Re: Hog with a head shot [Re: mikei]
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It wasn't really good shooting on my part. It was 90% luck, and 10% good fortune. He was about 20-25 yards away, heading right at me, and I just did a "snap shot" and happened to connect. He wasn't coming after me or anything, he just happened to run my way in the excitement of the moment. And I happened to hit him in a critical spot, with the right load, in spite of the excitement of the moment. Only the person who does my laundry will know how excited I was. . . blush

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#5946829 - 09/25/15 06:20 PM Re: Hog with a head shot [Re: mikei]
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#5946834 - 09/25/15 06:23 PM Re: Hog with a head shot [Re: mikei]
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rofl cheers nice hog flag
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#5946890 - 09/25/15 06:57 PM Re: Hog with a head shot [Re: mikei]
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#5946919 - 09/25/15 07:21 PM Re: Hog with a head shot [Re: mikei]
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Great hog, my daughter hit one and scrambled its brain. Didnt move an invh. Alot of fun.
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#5946950 - 09/25/15 07:48 PM Re: Hog with a head shot [Re: mikei]
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Yeah, Ramsey; it's kinda nice and rather rare to have them drop within their own shadow. As I mentioned, I've busted a bunch of these devils in last decade or so, but never had one give it up completely like this one!


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#5947043 - 09/25/15 08:48 PM Re: Hog with a head shot [Re: mikei]
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Yes, a new meaning to DRT.
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#5948110 - 09/26/15 07:42 PM Re: Hog with a head shot [Re: mikei]
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aim Great shot.

Over the years I have found that a one ounce slug, at close range, redefines kill zone just about all North America game.
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