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#6490410 - 10/11/16 09:25 AM Old Huntings Pics - Blast from the past
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My grandfather passed away this past January at the age of 90. He lived a long and full life, and though was sad, we celebrated his life and the blessings he left with us all. Part of our grieving process was telling many stories and looking at old pictures. My grandfather loved telling the story about this hog, but never mentioned their was a picture of it. It wasn't until his death that i stumbled across the infamous "biggest dang hog to ever walk the woods of Arkansas" - his famous opening line. As the story goes, it took 3 shots of 00 buck at close range to finally bring this porker down. I would guess this was late 70's.

For reference my grandfather was about 5'9''. Would love to hear some weight estimates. Would also like to see your "blasts from the past"



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#6490416 - 10/11/16 09:28 AM Re: Old Huntings Pics - Blast from the past [Re: TijuanaTom]
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clap That is a nice pig! Thanks for sharing. up
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#6490545 - 10/11/16 11:00 AM Re: Old Huntings Pics - Blast from the past [Re: TijuanaTom]
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#6490552 - 10/11/16 11:07 AM Re: Old Huntings Pics - Blast from the past [Re: TijuanaTom]
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Cool photo. I scanned all my old photos too bad don't have any with me. Thanks for sharing.
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#6490800 - 10/11/16 01:47 PM Re: Old Huntings Pics - Blast from the past [Re: TijuanaTom]
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Neat to have old family memories like that, glad you found the picture and thanks for sharing up
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#6490822 - 10/11/16 02:00 PM Re: Old Huntings Pics - Blast from the past [Re: TijuanaTom]
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Awesome memory. No idea on weight but that thing is a beast.
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#6490874 - 10/11/16 02:26 PM Re: Old Huntings Pics - Blast from the past [Re: TijuanaTom]
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nice to celebrate the life of you grandfather.
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#6491068 - 10/11/16 04:33 PM Re: Old Huntings Pics - Blast from the past [Re: TijuanaTom]
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My paw-paw wears coveralls just like those. He turned 86 this year.

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#6491412 - 10/11/16 08:11 PM Re: Old Huntings Pics - Blast from the past [Re: TijuanaTom]
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#6491818 - 10/12/16 07:07 AM Re: Old Huntings Pics - Blast from the past [Re: dogcatcher]
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Originally Posted By: dogcatcher
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wow he just might be the biggest ever in AR!

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#6491819 - 10/12/16 07:08 AM Re: Old Huntings Pics - Blast from the past [Re: TijuanaTom]
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What an awesome pic and memory of your gramps.....
Weight....jeez...pushing 500?

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#6491969 - 10/12/16 08:43 AM Re: Old Huntings Pics - Blast from the past [Re: TijuanaTom]
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#6492109 - 10/12/16 10:04 AM Re: Old Huntings Pics - Blast from the past [Re: TijuanaTom]
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Where was that?, back in the day you couldn't find a hog in my family's part of east texas. Grapeland, latexo, Crockett.

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#6492319 - 10/12/16 12:10 PM Re: Old Huntings Pics - Blast from the past [Re: Roll-Tide]
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Originally Posted By: Roll-Tide
Where was that?, back in the day you couldn't find a hog in my family's part of east texas. Grapeland, latexo, Crockett.



Back then i believe they hunted in Bradley, Arkansas just north of Louisiana

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#6492323 - 10/12/16 12:15 PM Re: Old Huntings Pics - Blast from the past [Re: TijuanaTom]
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I love old hunting pics here are a Few pics of my grampa not sure what year




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