Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
Brookside, Gdstroud, THook59, Usmcgrit, king001
63074 Registered Users
Top Posters
dogcatcher 84370
stxranchman 52093
RWH24 44568
rifleman 44320
BOBO the Clown 43043
bill oxner 42749
BMD 40628
Big Orn 37484
txshntr 35004
SnakeWrangler 31674
facebook
Forum Stats
63074 Members
46 Forums
443503 Topics
6109994 Posts

Max Online: 16728 @ 03/25/12 08:51 AM
Topic Options
#7027435 - 01/06/18 03:29 PM Slow Start for 2018...Hogs Down
Double Naught Spy Online   content
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 05/18/11
Posts: 5216
Loc: Forestburg, Montague Cnty, TX
This was my third time out for 2018, but my first hunt of the new year with my buddy Dave. He brought along, Eric, one of his friends. One coyote and 3 hogs down. We saw hogs 2 other times during the night, always way the hell across large, rolling fields such that by the time we got to where the hogs were, we had been out of sight of them for an extended period of time and they ended up disappearing on us. Still, we had a good time, weren't too cold (for a change) and we were successful.

_________________________
Si vis pacem cum sus, para bellum.
My Videos https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCG6la_HDvAobPBTDtj5B-lQ

Top
#7027451 - 01/06/18 03:54 PM Re: Slow Start for 2018...Hogs Down [Re: Double Naught Spy]
Pig_Popper Online   content
Pro Tracker

Registered: 08/16/15
Posts: 1180
Loc: Fort Worth
Excellent start to your new year
_________________________
I smell Bacon

Top
#7027466 - 01/06/18 04:19 PM Re: Slow Start for 2018...Hogs Down [Re: Double Naught Spy]
Tru2lifetaxidermy Online   happy
Bird Dog

Registered: 01/25/15
Posts: 439
It was great meeting you and look forward to next time!

Top
#7027538 - 01/06/18 05:40 PM Re: Slow Start for 2018...Hogs Down [Re: Double Naught Spy]
der Teufel Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 11/16/11
Posts: 1086
Loc: Central Texas
Nice triple play! You're off to a good start for the new year.

Keep After 'Em!
_________________________
You can never have too much ammo ó unless you're swimming.

Top
#7027548 - 01/06/18 05:48 PM Re: Slow Start for 2018...Hogs Down [Re: Tru2lifetaxidermy]
Double Naught Spy Online   content
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 05/18/11
Posts: 5216
Loc: Forestburg, Montague Cnty, TX
Originally Posted By: Tru2lifetaxidermy
It was great meeting you and look forward to next time!

And you as well. Nice shooting!
_________________________
Si vis pacem cum sus, para bellum.
My Videos https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCG6la_HDvAobPBTDtj5B-lQ

Top
#7027561 - 01/06/18 05:59 PM Re: Slow Start for 2018...Hogs Down [Re: Double Naught Spy]
SnakeWrangler Online   content
THF Celebrity

Registered: 01/22/11
Posts: 31674
Loc: Over yonder.....
up
_________________________
Originally Posted By: bill oxner
Now that food has replaced sex in my life, I can't even get into my own pants.

"Death is permanent...everything else is temporary!"

"You Cannot Simultaneously Be Politically Correct And Intellectually Honest!"

Top
#7027842 - 01/06/18 10:22 PM Re: Slow Start for 2018...Hogs Down [Re: Double Naught Spy]
bigjoe8565 Online   content
Extreme Tracker

Registered: 06/30/08
Posts: 4971
Loc: Mesquite, Tx
Nicely done.

Top
#7027847 - 01/06/18 10:24 PM Re: Slow Start for 2018...Hogs Down [Re: Double Naught Spy]
SapperTitan Online   content
Taking Requests

Registered: 11/17/10
Posts: 23295
Loc: Killeen/Ft Hood, TX
Iíve had a slow start as well. Have shot 3 hogs and recovered 1. It will get better.
_________________________
If you have IG or FB go give me a follow at TexasKillingFields



Top
#7027856 - 01/06/18 10:31 PM Re: Slow Start for 2018...Hogs Down [Re: bigjoe8565]
TAT Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 12/06/09
Posts: 5682
Loc: good ole texas
Originally Posted By: bigjoe8565
Nicely done.
_________________________
It's not how you fall, It's how you get up.

Top
#7027922 - 01/07/18 12:21 AM Re: Slow Start for 2018...Hogs Down [Re: Double Naught Spy]
bar-d Online   content
Pro Tracker

Registered: 02/03/11
Posts: 1110
Loc: The Lone Star State
up
_________________________
People Sleep Peacefully in Their Beds at Night Only Because Rough Men Stand Ready to Do Violence on Their Behalf

Top
#7027998 - 01/07/18 04:50 AM Re: Slow Start for 2018...Hogs Down [Re: Double Naught Spy]
pigplinker Online   happy
Pro Tracker

Registered: 08/07/11
Posts: 1516
Loc: Ben Wheeler,Tx
cheers

Top
#7028100 - 01/07/18 07:45 AM Re: Slow Start for 2018...Hogs Down [Re: SapperTitan]
Double Naught Spy Online   content
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 05/18/11
Posts: 5216
Loc: Forestburg, Montague Cnty, TX
Originally Posted By: SapperTitan
Iíve had a slow start as well. Have shot 3 hogs and recovered 1. It will get better.


At least you are seeing them regularly. I have been really surprised. In past years, cold periods like this have been really good for my hunting. This time around, maybe not so much.
_________________________
Si vis pacem cum sus, para bellum.
My Videos https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCG6la_HDvAobPBTDtj5B-lQ

Top
#7028115 - 01/07/18 08:09 AM Re: Slow Start for 2018...Hogs Down [Re: Double Naught Spy]
dfwroadkill Offline
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 09/15/09
Posts: 3356
Loc: D/FW, TX
I noticed them moving less over the past couple of weeks. We had some really cold nights for this area. Generally, I think they move better in the cooler months, but wondered when it got/gets "bitter" cold if they don't just hang tight for warmth. I know I have seem them in thick, low spots piled on each other. Regardless, they have been harder to find.

Top
#7028196 - 01/07/18 09:09 AM Re: Slow Start for 2018...Hogs Down [Re: Double Naught Spy]
Vern1 Online   content
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 09/13/11
Posts: 2154
Loc: Pettytown, TX, US of A
I've been helping my son move and get his his new house ready since middle of December.
I haven't even started my 2018 season yet.

Hoping to take him for his first night time hog hunt shortly to begin the 18 season.
_________________________
Cheers,
Vern1
Texans since The Old 300 in 1824
NRA Lifetime Member

Top
#7028248 - 01/07/18 09:59 AM Re: Slow Start for 2018...Hogs Down [Re: Double Naught Spy]
Deadend Online   content
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 09/07/09
Posts: 2391
Loc: Mineola,TX

Happy new year clap
_________________________
Deadend Outfitters
903-312-0609 Lance Vick
Fun begins where the road ends,,,
Year around guided hog hunts
www.deadendoutfitters.com
https://m.facebook.com/deadendhoghunts/
www.guideonlakefork.com
www.lakeforkduckhunting.com

Top



© 2004-2016 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide