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#6182488 - 02/13/16 09:26 PM Anyone hunt lake lavon?
mikeygnzls Offline
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Registered: 01/31/16
Posts: 17
Loc: Mckinney, Texas
i am supposed to go hunting on lake lavon this upcoming weekend and realized that the only firearm they allow is a shotgun, nothing larger than #2 shot, would that be effective in taking down a hog?

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#6182498 - 02/13/16 09:30 PM Re: Anyone hunt lake lavon? [Re: mikeygnzls]
Aggieman775 Offline
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Registered: 04/24/15
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Loc: Pittsburg, TX
With the right Shot placement it should.
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#6182521 - 02/13/16 09:40 PM Re: Anyone hunt lake lavon? [Re: mikeygnzls]
mikeygnzls Offline
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Registered: 01/31/16
Posts: 17
Loc: Mckinney, Texas
What do you think the max range of effectiveness is?

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#6182736 - 02/14/16 07:47 AM Re: Anyone hunt lake lavon? [Re: mikeygnzls]
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Registered: 06/14/15
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Loc: texas
30-40 yards if a 12 gauge, 20-30 if a 20 gauge.
Just don't try a big pig and aim for the head.
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#6183020 - 02/14/16 11:38 AM Re: Anyone hunt lake lavon? [Re: mikeygnzls]
Pappydap Offline
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Registered: 09/20/15
Posts: 28
Loc: Mckinney, TX
Areas 6-13 you can use smooth bore shotgun with rifled slugs.

Authorized Weapons

Hunting the legal game noted below is permitted in designated hunting areas only. In areas 6-13 feral hogs may be hunted with Smooth Bore Shotguns (slug only), in all other areasFeral hogs: bow and crossbow only. 
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#6183338 - 02/14/16 05:21 PM Re: Anyone hunt lake lavon? [Re: mikeygnzls]
mikeygnzls Offline
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Registered: 01/31/16
Posts: 17
Loc: Mckinney, Texas
thanks for the clarification i misread the information on the website i appreciate it zoeDoog

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#6183364 - 02/14/16 05:43 PM Re: Anyone hunt lake lavon? [Re: mikeygnzls]
Pappydap Offline
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Registered: 09/20/15
Posts: 28
Loc: Mckinney, TX
Yes sir, welcome. Good luck out there.
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#6183384 - 02/14/16 06:07 PM Re: Anyone hunt lake lavon? [Re: mikeygnzls]
mikeygnzls Offline
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Registered: 01/31/16
Posts: 17
Loc: Mckinney, Texas
have you had any success on lake lavon?

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#6183505 - 02/14/16 07:26 PM Re: Anyone hunt lake lavon? [Re: mikeygnzls]
Pappydap Offline
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Registered: 09/20/15
Posts: 28
Loc: Mckinney, TX
Yeah, but you have to be willing to put in the miles. There's allot of feeders on adjacent land on the north side of the lake and some good areas that have good oak and pecan tracts. Good trails aren't too hard to find. Thermal definitely helps to find them from a good distance.
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#6183514 - 02/14/16 07:28 PM Re: Anyone hunt lake lavon? [Re: mikeygnzls]
Pappydap Offline
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Registered: 09/20/15
Posts: 28
Loc: Mckinney, TX


A few from last year.
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#6183529 - 02/14/16 07:41 PM Re: Anyone hunt lake lavon? [Re: mikeygnzls]
Pappydap Offline
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Registered: 09/20/15
Posts: 28
Loc: Mckinney, TX

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#6196908 - 02/24/16 07:51 AM Re: Anyone hunt lake lavon? [Re: Pappydap]
Hog Man1 Offline
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Registered: 03/17/15
Posts: 27
Loc: Wylie, TX
Are those from Lavon??

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#6198228 - 02/24/16 10:34 PM Re: Anyone hunt lake lavon? [Re: mikeygnzls]
Pappydap Offline
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Registered: 09/20/15
Posts: 28
Loc: Mckinney, TX
One on the far right is the other two are from Coffee Mill.
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#6198384 - 02/25/16 07:25 AM Re: Anyone hunt lake lavon? [Re: mikeygnzls]
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I hunt on the south end of Lavon but it is only for eradication for a corn farmer. 2015 was slow being that I only killed 73, the 4 years before that I'd average about 180 a year. Biggest being 260lbs
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