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#6281746 - 04/30/16 08:10 PM Sitting this morning
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Registered: 01/06/10
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Loc: Dallas / Hopkins Co.
On the tail end of this storm front I wanted to see what I could see. It was a pretty peaceful morning with zero wind, cool temps and occasional drizzle or mist.

Because water was running in the draw I sat in a stand looking through a slot across it. There's a feeder pen at the end of the slot.



The grass and clover is strong and over knee height. Pigs are a bit of a challenge to see when moving through it.



Though not difficult to spot once they enter the pen. One panel is raised about a foot and a half to allow them in. These guys are maybe 40 to 60 lbs I guess. I'm really enjoying my little S&W 300 Blackout combined with the black tipped TSX. Top it with a 2x7 and it's, well, lethal.



Unfortunately my ladder, which barely survived the 'coon incident, finally met its demise.



It was a good morning.

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#6281753 - 04/30/16 08:14 PM Re: Sitting this morning [Re: swmays]
Michael W. Offline
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Registered: 11/22/10
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Loc: Central Texas / Comal County
I foresee bar-b-que in your future. Nice job.
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#6281808 - 04/30/16 08:59 PM Re: Sitting this morning [Re: swmays]
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Loc: Abilene or on the road...
cheers
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#6281812 - 04/30/16 09:00 PM Re: Sitting this morning [Re: swmays]
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food
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#6281869 - 04/30/16 09:46 PM Re: Sitting this morning [Re: dogcatcher]
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Originally Posted By: dogcatcher
cheers
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I could never repay you for the pleasure I've gotten out of your meat package.

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#6281987 - 05/01/16 06:56 AM Re: Sitting this morning [Re: dogcatcher]
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Registered: 12/22/09
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Loc: Emory,TX
Originally Posted By: dogcatcher
cheers
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#6282000 - 05/01/16 07:25 AM Re: Sitting this morning [Re: aeb]
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Originally Posted By: dogcatcher
cheers
Originally Posted By: aeb
food

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#6282188 - 05/01/16 10:53 AM Re: Sitting this morning [Re: swmays]
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Yes Sir, that was a good morning!
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#6282296 - 05/01/16 12:36 PM Re: Sitting this morning [Re: swmays]
Ratherbefishing Offline
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Been a member for a long time, but rarely hunt, so no contributions from me.

But, I have to ask. Where is the kill shot on the ladder? I only see the blood...... smile

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#6282320 - 05/01/16 12:54 PM Re: Sitting this morning [Re: Ratherbefishing]
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Originally Posted By: Ratherbefishing
Been a member for a long time, but rarely hunt, so no contributions from me.

But, I have to ask. Where is the kill shot on the ladder? I only see the blood...... smile
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#6282383 - 05/01/16 02:12 PM Re: Sitting this morning [Re: swmays]
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This is the shot the ladder survived, barely. Three of four legs through and though.



Don't have a wound photo of the fatal shot. As you can see though in the OP, it was a messy encounter. I didn't go poking around...

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#6282427 - 05/01/16 02:53 PM Re: Sitting this morning [Re: swmays]
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Registered: 04/20/11
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Loc: Wise County Texas
Good outing, but never seen a ladder bleed that much, usually much less grin
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#6282605 - 05/01/16 06:00 PM Re: Sitting this morning [Re: swmays]
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low & slow, good eating
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#6283122 - 05/02/16 06:30 AM Re: Sitting this morning [Re: swmays]
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Loc: Dallas 2 Jacksboro
Nice up The one I shot last week was full of ticks.
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#6283128 - 05/02/16 06:37 AM Re: Sitting this morning [Re: Deerhunter61]
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Registered: 02/02/12
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Loc: Watauga, TX / Hunt - Eastland
Originally Posted By: Deerhunter61
Originally Posted By: dogcatcher
cheers
Originally Posted By: aeb
food
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