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#6297433 - 05/13/16 08:38 AM Who summer hog hunts?
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Who hunts hogs in the mornings during the summer. I won't Hunt them at night during the summer. I get there right at daylight when it is cool sometimes me and the hog gets there at the same time and I shoot them on the spot and sometimes I wait for a couple hours. Summer is my favorite time to hunt hogs for that reason. And also when you are waiting for them you can look at stuff unlike night when it's dark and can't see anything.
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#6297580 - 05/13/16 10:12 AM Re: Who summer hog hunts? [Re: Aggieman775]
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#6297593 - 05/13/16 10:19 AM Re: Who summer hog hunts? [Re: Aggieman775]
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might try that

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#6297628 - 05/13/16 10:43 AM Re: Who summer hog hunts? [Re: Aggieman775]
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cheers dedication.... Being from the cold country prefure the cooler months... Have been on several summer hunts at OSBWMA... Cool mornings are best, warmer the weather, faster on ice... flag
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#6297657 - 05/13/16 11:07 AM Re: Who summer hog hunts? [Re: Aggieman775]
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#6297686 - 05/13/16 11:29 AM Re: Who summer hog hunts? [Re: Aggieman775]
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I thought you could only take hogs in months that have an R in them. No wait that's oysters.

Seriously, I have heard about leaving in summer because of all the pests they carry in warm weather.

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#6297701 - 05/13/16 11:48 AM Re: Who summer hog hunts? [Re: Ron H]
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Originally Posted By: Ron H
I thought you could only take hogs in months that have an R in them. No wait that's oysters.

Seriously, I have heard about leaving in summer because of all the pests they carry in warm weather.
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#6297705 - 05/13/16 11:51 AM Re: Who summer hog hunts? [Re: Aggieman775]
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Wait, there are folks that don't hunt them in summer? What?

Ron H, what pests do hogs have that are warm weather only?
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#6297717 - 05/13/16 12:02 PM Re: Who summer hog hunts? [Re: Aggieman775]
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I hunt hogs year around day and night.

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#6297750 - 05/13/16 12:23 PM Re: Who summer hog hunts? [Re: Double Naught Spy]
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Originally Posted By: Double Naught Spy
Wait, there are folks that don't hunt them in summer? What?

Ron H, what pests do hogs have that are warm weather only?


2cents they have more fleas, ticks & chiggers on em in warmer weather... flag
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#6297754 - 05/13/16 12:25 PM Re: Who summer hog hunts? [Re: Aggieman775]
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Before I could drive I would hunt them at night but after I could drive I just go in the morning during the summer since I can get there and leave when I want. I have shot more in the morning than at night anyway
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#6297781 - 05/13/16 12:35 PM Re: Who summer hog hunts? [Re: Double Naught Spy]
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Originally Posted By: Double Naught Spy
Wait, there are folks that don't hunt them in summer? What?

Ron H, what pests do hogs have that are warm weather only?


I don't think he meant to imply that hogs have certain pests/parasites that they don't have in cold weather, but rather they harbor more of certain pests in number, (I.E. fleas, or certain internal parasites), which is not without some basis.

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http://parasitipedia.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=2627&Itemid=2930
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#6297821 - 05/13/16 01:02 PM Re: Who summer hog hunts? [Re: Aggieman775]
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If hunt summer and you butcher, get on ice quickly and cool down the meat.

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#6297908 - 05/13/16 02:33 PM Re: Who summer hog hunts? [Re: Dalee7892]
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Originally Posted By: Dalee7892
If hunt summer and you butcher, get on ice quickly and cool down the meat.


I'd say this is an important point. When it is 25 degrees outside you can take your time skinning and cleaning, you probably don't want to spend an hour and a half on one pig when it is 100 degrees outside.
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#6297924 - 05/13/16 02:57 PM Re: Who summer hog hunts? [Re: rexmitchell]
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Originally Posted By: rexmitchell
Originally Posted By: Dalee7892
If hunt summer and you butcher, get on ice quickly and cool down the meat.


I'd say this is an important point. When it is 25 degrees outside you can take your time skinning and cleaning, you probably don't want to spend an hour and a half on one pig when it is 100 degrees outside.


It's not so much for comfort as it is making sure the meat doesn't get to hot so it doesn't start to go bad.
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