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#6531486 - 11/07/16 04:38 PM Piglet Problem
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Opening weekend has come and gone with no deer to show which kind of makes sense after pulling the card on the camera this weekend. I guess the pigs were bored over the summer so they felt the need to reproduce even more! We did manage to shoot one boar at 4:25am Saturday. Here's what we have coming almost daily. Hopefully I can get out there sometime this week to try to thin them out a little.




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#6531520 - 11/07/16 04:57 PM Re: Piglet Problem [Re: Cooga Bear]
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That's trap action right there....
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#6531521 - 11/07/16 04:59 PM Re: Piglet Problem [Re: SnakeWrangler]
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Originally Posted By: SnakeWrangler
That's trap action right there....

This ^^^^^
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#6531784 - 11/07/16 07:04 PM Re: Piglet Problem [Re: Cooga Bear]
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I think it's 22 time, anything bigger and you wouldn't fine anything left.

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#6532531 - 11/08/16 08:54 AM Re: Piglet Problem [Re: Cooga Bear]
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Shoot the sow first. Many times I've shot the soe and her piglets will stay or come back and then you pick off the piglets. I shog a sow recently and her piglets came back to her side four times. I took out four of her piglets before the stopped coming back to her side. May sound harsh, but we're talking about an invasive species that does significant damage.

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#6532600 - 11/08/16 09:31 AM Re: Piglet Problem [Re: Cooga Bear]
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Drop the sow in her tracks and a lot of times the piglets will stay with her.
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#6532603 - 11/08/16 09:32 AM Re: Piglet Problem [Re: Cooga Bear]
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Sow with gun of choice, then skillet shoot the piglets with buckshot

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#6532682 - 11/08/16 10:14 AM Re: Piglet Problem [Re: smithwr]
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Originally Posted By: smithwr
Sow with gun of choice, then skillet shoot the piglets with buckshot


This^^^ sounds like fun.
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#6533190 - 11/08/16 02:24 PM Re: Piglet Problem [Re: Cooga Bear]
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I wish I could get my hands on a few RPG's!!! My plan is what a few of you mentioned, shoot the sow first then pick off the rest of them if they cooperate!

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#6534945 - 11/09/16 05:42 AM Re: Piglet Problem [Re: Cooga Bear]
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2# of tannerite, drop the sow, piglets will prove that pigs can fly.
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#6535328 - 11/09/16 09:37 AM Re: Piglet Problem [Re: hopalong]
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Originally Posted By: hopalong
2# of tannerite, drop the sow, piglets will prove that pigs can fly.


I like the sound of this

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#6535396 - 11/09/16 10:05 AM Re: Piglet Problem [Re: bigjoe8565]
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Originally Posted By: bigjoe8565
Shoot the sow first. Many times I've shot the soe and her piglets will stay or come back and then you pick off the piglets. I shog a sow recently and her piglets came back to her side four times. I took out four of her piglets before the stopped coming back to her side. May sound harsh, but we're talking about an invasive species that does significant damage.


This^^^ I always shoot sows. 10 boars can breed a sow 100 times but she is still only gonna have 6-10 piglets, but one boar can breed 10 sows yielding 60-100 piglets.

That or you could buy them a tv roflmao
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