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#6629194 - 01/12/17 12:58 PM NESTED Sow with Piglets
Double Naught Spy Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 05/18/11
Posts: 5028
Loc: Forestburg, Montague Cnty, TX
This turned out to be a much more challenging hunt than anticipated. I was using an IR Hunter MKIII 60mm 4.5x scope and expecting to see hogs at one of two feeders that were more than 100 yards distant, which is great for the extra magnification of the MKIII 60. Instead, I ended up shooting a sow at 25 yards that had nested just 35 yards from the stand that I was in all night.

The sow had an actual nest where she had brought in and stacked up grass under a small stand of 6 or 8 cedar trees and a couple of oak trees. She had a pretty nifty little shelter and it made it very difficult to identify what was inside of it...



I tried to catch the piglets, but had no luck. I never found the piglet that I wounded.
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#6629199 - 01/12/17 01:02 PM Re: NESTED Sow with Piglets [Re: Double Naught Spy]
TooLow Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 10/01/10
Posts: 6430
Loc: Deep Ellum, TX
Very cool!

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#6629212 - 01/12/17 01:06 PM Re: NESTED Sow with Piglets [Re: Double Naught Spy]
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Registered: 08/16/15
Posts: 1101
Loc: Fort Worth
You shot the Nanny pig !

Momma and Poppa pig left the kids with a sitter at the "nest" and the Boogie Man came a knockin'

Nice hunt , different for sure
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#6629218 - 01/12/17 01:07 PM Re: NESTED Sow with Piglets [Re: Double Naught Spy]
SapperTitan Offline
Taking Requests

Registered: 11/17/10
Posts: 22612
Loc: Killeen/Ft Hood, TX
Pretty sweet.
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#6629256 - 01/12/17 01:28 PM Re: NESTED Sow with Piglets [Re: Pig_Popper]
Double Naught Spy Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 05/18/11
Posts: 5028
Loc: Forestburg, Montague Cnty, TX
Originally Posted By: Pig_Popper
You shot the Nanny pig !

Momma and Poppa pig left the kids with a sitter at the "nest" and the Boogie Man came a knockin'

Nice hunt , different for sure


I would like to be the Boogie Man in pig-lore, but I would just be one of many Boogie Men they would have stories about, LOL.
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#6629303 - 01/12/17 01:52 PM Re: NESTED Sow with Piglets [Re: Double Naught Spy]
dfwroadkill Offline
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Registered: 09/15/09
Posts: 3352
Loc: D/FW, TX
Nice story...

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#6629304 - 01/12/17 01:52 PM Re: NESTED Sow with Piglets [Re: Double Naught Spy]
bornforit Offline
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Registered: 12/11/06
Posts: 357
Loc: Longview, Tx
Nice

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#6629389 - 01/12/17 02:37 PM Re: NESTED Sow with Piglets [Re: Double Naught Spy]
der Teufel Offline
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Registered: 11/16/11
Posts: 1004
Loc: Central Texas
Originally Posted By: Double Naught Spy
I would like to be the Boogie Man in pig-lore, but I would just be one of many Boogie Men they would have stories about, LOL.


Okay, maybe you're just one of many, but you're surely pretty high on the list.

The Turkey Buzzard Preservation Society has you on their honor roll as well, I'm sure!
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#6629640 - 01/12/17 04:47 PM Re: NESTED Sow with Piglets [Re: Double Naught Spy]
CollinCountyCab Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 07/08/15
Posts: 92
Loc: Frisco, TX
That was like watching the hunting channel!!
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#6629653 - 01/12/17 04:58 PM Re: NESTED Sow with Piglets [Re: Double Naught Spy]
DrifterAT Offline
Tracker

Registered: 01/25/15
Posts: 529
Loc: Austin, Texas
Super story!

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#6629707 - 01/12/17 05:46 PM Re: NESTED Sow with Piglets [Re: Double Naught Spy]
glocker17 Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 01/03/16
Posts: 368
Loc: RGV
Great video and narration as usual, I am always checking in later in the week looking for your next film. cheers

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#6629801 - 01/12/17 06:47 PM Re: NESTED Sow with Piglets [Re: Double Naught Spy]
Double Naught Spy Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 05/18/11
Posts: 5028
Loc: Forestburg, Montague Cnty, TX
Thanks y'all!

The videos are usually a lot more exciting than the actual hunt, as all the excitement gets basically concentrated into a highlight reel...sort of like watching somebody else's baseball game where the news folks tell you who played, show the home runs, and give you the final score. rofl
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#6630079 - 01/12/17 09:04 PM Re: NESTED Sow with Piglets [Re: Double Naught Spy]
a74aggie Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 09/12/10
Posts: 145
Loc: Texas
Great narration and great video ! Good job
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#6630177 - 01/12/17 10:01 PM Re: NESTED Sow with Piglets [Re: Double Naught Spy]
PappyG1 Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 05/05/16
Posts: 260
Loc: N Texas
Awesome video up
See allot of those grass piles out in the marsh. I've gotten about six feet away before they make a run for it.

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#6630663 - 01/13/17 10:15 AM Re: NESTED Sow with Piglets [Re: Double Naught Spy]
texashunter900 Offline
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Registered: 07/15/13
Posts: 554
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