texashuntingforum.com logo
Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
alexgraham, jljones527, CountryTime, Jimbo42, 3rdCoastHunter
69819 Registered Users
Top Posters(All Time)
dogcatcher 110,275
bill oxner 91,255
SnakeWrangler 63,168
stxranchman 59,720
Gravytrain 45,855
RKHarm24 44,585
rifleman 44,461
BMD 41,232
Forum Statistics
Forums46
Topics602,350
Posts11,230,180
Members84,819
Most Online19,184
Feb 5th, 2020
Print Thread
Weird Weather #8086294 12/12/20 05:35 AM
Joined: Aug 2012
Posts: 2,282
nak Offline OP
Veteran Tracker
OP Offline
Veteran Tracker
Joined: Aug 2012
Posts: 2,282
I geared up about 8:30 to search for pigs....damp, but moderate temps, should be able to move in the woods quietly. I stalked down to the river bank and found a nice comfy tree to sit against, waiting for the critters to start moving, hoping for pigs moving along the low bank of the river. I admit I may have been dozing a little .

About 10:00 I realize that a fog moved in that is thicker than anything I have seen in my life! NV is worthless...just an overall glow with no detail. Tried the flashlight without NV...i could barely see the fingers of my outstretched arms. Thermal scope is a little better, but maybe 15 - 20 feet is all I can see well enough with to move around. It took me almost an hour to make it 1/2 mile through the woods back to the cabin. It felt like I was having to push through the air. I could feel the fog particles hitting my face and hands as I walked.

Never seen anything this thick in my life. Not a hint of wind. No sounds in the woods, other than one armadillo.

When I got to the cabin, with the porch light on, I could not see the screen in the storm door as I opened it.

Last edited by nak; 12/12/20 05:44 AM.

NRA Lifer / Member TSRA
Life is too short to go quail hunting with the wrong folks.
Re: Weird Weather [Re: nak] #8086318 12/12/20 07:05 AM
Joined: May 2011
Posts: 7,661
Double Naught Spy Offline
THF Trophy Hunter
Offline
THF Trophy Hunter
Joined: May 2011
Posts: 7,661
Earlier this year, Pig_Popper were out in the middle of a field looking for downed hogs when the fog rolled in and things got pretty dicey. We had trouble finding where we had left our gear. Had to use GPS to find our way out of a big open field. Fun stuff, NOT!


Hogdalorian - Si vis pacem cum sus, para bellum.
My Videos https://www.youtube.com/user/HornHillRange
Re: Weird Weather [Re: nak] #8086370 12/12/20 12:45 PM
Joined: Nov 2020
Posts: 791
BbarVRanch Offline
Tracker
Offline
Tracker
Joined: Nov 2020
Posts: 791
Was hunting yesterday evening and waited until after dark for pigs.

Pigs came pretty early, and I made my shot, but before I could get out of the ranch the fog rolled in...

That pig was just having a bad day... A bit later, and it would have been eating breakfast this morning. smile

Next couple of days look dicey too, as far as weather, fog, and maybe even a bit of rain.

Re: Weird Weather [Re: nak] #8086379 12/12/20 12:55 PM
Joined: Oct 2012
Posts: 20,514
Creekrunner Online Content
THF Celebrity
Online Content
THF Celebrity
Joined: Oct 2012
Posts: 20,514
We got just a smattering of rain yesterday morning out here, but glad to settle the dust. Wind shifted all directions the rest of the day. Clear and still this morning. Walking to the blind in the quiet just now, I heard, 3 times, a cell phone/radio ringing. 'Has to be on this place. Man, I hope I don't have mojados moving through. 'Haven't seen any sign of 'em ever.


...and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth. Gen. 1:28
Previous Thread
Index
Next Thread

© 2004-2022 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.3