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Father, son bag charging 700-pound boar in North Carolina #5571756 01/29/15 11:03 PM
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Click on the link above for the story. Looks like an escaped domestic pig to me.


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Re: Father, son bag charging 700-pound boar in North Carolina [Re: Beckett] #5571783 01/29/15 11:16 PM
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Would think they could of got some better pics with today technology


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Re: Father, son bag charging 700-pound boar in North Carolina [Re: Beckett] #5571787 01/29/15 11:18 PM
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From your link...

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Bruce, an experienced hog hunter who has killed some in the 150-pound range, likened the Russian boar to a charging buffalo.


That is about as much of a Russian boar as I am. Yes, it is a pen-raised hog, feral, but not a Russian boar, LOL.


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Re: Father, son bag charging 700-pound boar in North Carolina [Re: Beckett] #5571826 01/29/15 11:41 PM
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Nah, not buying it...

Re: Father, son bag charging 700-pound boar in North Carolina [Re: Beckett] #5571883 01/30/15 12:22 AM
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Big hog for sure! Wonder if they got it officially weighed? I found this quote the most interesting "The father and son utilized the steep terrain to drag the 7-foot, 4-inch hog until others helped moving it." The largest hog I've shot was over 300lbs. I had one person help me load it onto a hitch basket and we could BARELY move the sucker, I mean it was TOUGH! Looking back now I laugh at how we struggled and how that hitch basket was dragging on the ground!!

After my experience with that hog I can't imagine moving a 700+lb hog with two people, maybe we were just wimps!




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Re: Father, son bag charging 700-pound boar in North Carolina [Re: Beckett] #5571897 01/30/15 12:34 AM
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Looks like they squatted 10' behind that pig for the photo?


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Re: Father, son bag charging 700-pound boar in North Carolina [Re: Beckett] #5571926 01/30/15 12:47 AM
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bang wish had better reception. have ta wait ta watch video. it took several tries ta log-in. confused2 And i didn't log-out flag



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Re: Father, son bag charging 700-pound boar in North Carolina [Re: Western] #5571930 01/30/15 12:48 AM
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Originally Posted By: Western
Looks like they squatted 10' behind that pig for the photo?


I know, right?


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Re: Father, son bag charging 700-pound boar in North Carolina [Re: Beckett] #5573017 01/30/15 03:48 PM
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Rock solid proof and I'm all in.
Badly staged pics and no scales - color me skeptical.


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Re: Father, son bag charging 700-pound boar in North Carolina [Re: Beckett] #5573212 01/30/15 05:30 PM
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That fact that it was reported by Foxnews left me skeptical popcorn

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Originally Posted By: East
Would think they could of got some better pics with today technology


Not everyone has crystal clean lenses east

Re: Father, son bag charging 700-pound boar in North Carolina [Re: texasbowhunter321] #5573280 01/30/15 05:53 PM
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Down at OSBWMA. Not sure, think it was feral hog. Thick area, it been awhile, & no scales. 60-80# hog stepped out. Tride ta get video with cell phone. it grunted, bluff charged, then 5#ers stepped out with another 60-80# hog. First one charged ta within 10feet, others turned & ran. First one followed. Was on trail, in thick area, & hogs came out on different trail. Few years later, had hog spin& run straight at me after firing around at it. Had to side step. 2cents Wounded or cornered even a deer will charge. dogs invaolved. theyll run at a person. Think theirs videos of that. flag



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Re: Father, son bag charging 700-pound boar in North Carolina [Re: Navasot] #5573328 01/30/15 06:12 PM
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Originally Posted By: Navasot
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Would think they could of got some better pics with today technology


Not everyone has crystal clean lenses east

cheers i got a picture of Bigfoot . Not very clear. Was shaking. He had a big gator across his shoulders. bang All i caught was a gecko. flag



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look at the shadow of the boy and the pig there squatting at least 5 feet behind it

"Bruce estimated that the hog was about 30 yards away when it angled just slightly to expose its vitals. Bruce pulled the trigger of his .25-06 rifle and dropped the massive beast."

and how many times have you hit the vittles only to have the hog keep running I would have aimed for the head if it was charging

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The Houston Chronicle had an article where a hunter killed an 800 pound hog also.

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Originally Posted By: Carlos B
The Houston Chronicle had an article where a hunter killed an 800 pound hog also.


The story was in the photo section, another interesting story!

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2015/01/...aught-it-alive/

Re: Father, son bag charging 700-pound boar in North Carolina [Re: Navasot] #5574070 01/31/15 01:35 AM
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Originally Posted By: Navasot
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Would think they could of got some better pics with today technology


Not everyone has crystal clean lenses east


That isn't a clean lens issue. That would appear to be a still taken from video footage, fairly low res at that.


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That's a nice hog, it may have started his life in a pen but he's been in the wild long enough to take on some of the wild look.

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