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Hog with a radio collar #7834973 05/10/20 04:12 AM
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Got a hog with a radio collar showing up at the feeder in delta county.

Thoughts?

Re: Hog with a radio collar [Re: scdogman] #7835011 05/10/20 05:32 AM
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Someones Judas pig or if your close to the WMA maybe a TPWD feral hog study of some sort.

Re: Hog with a radio collar [Re: scdogman] #7835012 05/10/20 05:32 AM
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Cool! Shoot it and find out who put on the collar.

Pic?


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Re: Hog with a radio collar [Re: scdogman] #7835671 05/11/20 04:08 AM
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Like a migratory bird with a leg band. SHOOT IT.

Though a 'collar' in hog seems like a patently bad idea for about a dozen reasons.

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Re: Hog with a radio collar [Re: scdogman] #7835679 05/11/20 04:28 AM
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Re: Hog with a radio collar [Re: scdogman] #7835802 05/11/20 12:38 PM
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Possibly Judas pigs. That is a very old idea, but then again, so is biological tracking to learn more about behaviors.

Shoot the pig, take the collar, and find out.


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Re: Hog with a radio collar [Re: scdogman] #7835827 05/11/20 01:24 PM
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Can you share a picture? I'd like to see this

Re: Hog with a radio collar [Re: TKandMike] #7836032 05/11/20 04:27 PM
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Originally Posted by TKandMike
Can you share a picture? I'd like to see this

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Re: Hog with a radio collar [Re: scdogman] #7836168 05/11/20 06:10 PM
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Somebody lost their truffle hunting pig?


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Re: Hog with a radio collar [Re: scdogman] #7836174 05/11/20 06:16 PM
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It's a feral hog.
Shoot it.
If the collar has contact info, let the appropriate persons know what happened.
Make sausage.

Post a photo when you shoot it, we're a pretty visually-oriented group.


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Re: Hog with a radio collar [Re: scdogman] #7836209 05/11/20 06:45 PM
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Re: Hog with a radio collar [Re: scdogman] #7836217 05/11/20 06:52 PM
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Go ahead and shoot, whomever put it on will want info on where and when it was taken.
Collared animals are not off limits .

Re: Hog with a radio collar [Re: scdogman] #7836471 05/11/20 10:49 PM
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Wonder if this is going to turn into one of those "I found a safe remodeling this house" threads... popcorn

Re: Hog with a radio collar [Re: scdogman] #7837819 05/13/20 12:57 AM
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Re: Hog with a radio collar [Re: scdogman] #7837837 05/13/20 01:10 AM
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Take him! Keep the collar as a keepsake, and if it has any identification on it, follow up with the person/organization that put it on the hog, and then invite them to a pulled pork dinner!

Re: Hog with a radio collar [Re: mikei] #7837997 05/13/20 04:07 AM
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Re: Hog with a radio collar [Re: scdogman] #7838131 05/13/20 01:07 PM
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Go thump that hog and collect your prize

Re: Hog with a radio collar [Re: scdogman] #7838338 05/13/20 05:15 PM
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It probably says Wilbur on it

Re: Hog with a radio collar [Re: scdogman] #7841535 05/16/20 05:17 PM
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Definitely shoot that hog!

Re: Hog with a radio collar [Re: scdogman] #7841551 05/16/20 05:30 PM
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Maybe he’s just fashion forward. Has to be hard out there differentiating yourself from the other boars. It’s not all about tusks anymore.

Re: Hog with a radio collar [Re: scdogman] #7841671 05/16/20 08:23 PM
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It doesn't look like it's overly tight. Wonder how long it's been on him?

Re: Hog with a radio collar [Re: scdogman] #7841779 05/16/20 10:50 PM
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Add corn to the feeders. Both feeders have cell cameras so we shall see.

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Re: Hog with a radio collar [Re: scdogman] #7843538 05/18/20 05:38 PM
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Looks like a nice healthy pig! I would shoot it, but return the collar to the organization doing the study. That equipment is very expensive and most of these scientists operate with shoestring budgets, best to give them the device back and let them use the data it has gathered.


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Re: Hog with a radio collar [Re: scdogman] #7843571 05/18/20 06:09 PM
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I'm seeing an opportunity here! Just like tagged redfish. Except with Feral hogs. State tags one hog in each county with a tag that you cannot see until killed. Except if you kill a tagged hog you get $1,000 from the state and/or county.

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