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Busted another one last night and lost him #8097020 12/20/20 09:34 PM
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He was quartering away from me at a fast trot; the light was very poor, so I tried to tuck one in behind his shoulder and hope it would work it's magic going forward. He ran a couple of hundred yards before giving it up at the fence line. Looks like he tried crawling up the fence and fell back! I could find no blood and had little interest in night-time tracking in heavy brush for what looked to be a pretty good sized piggy. Went out this morning and found him.

Big; dirty, smelly, and very little blood anywhere around or on him. No exit wound. 25/45 Sharps.

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Re: Busted another one last night and lost him [Re: mikei] #8097032 12/20/20 09:49 PM
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Didn't truly get away. One more down. Nice job.

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Looks like a confirmed dead hog.
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Originally Posted by der Teufel
Looks like a confirmed dead hog.
Keep After 'Em!


Nice one sir

Re: Busted another one last night and lost him [Re: mikei] #8097280 12/21/20 12:36 AM
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I hate having to go back and find them the next day. Great job!


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Re: Busted another one last night and lost him [Re: mikei] #8099364 12/22/20 04:43 PM
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I shot a medium sized sow with my 25-06 using 100 grain core-lok ammo. She dropped with a neck shot but continued to flop around. I followed up with another round (presumably a bad shot) only to see her finally get to her feet and run off. This is a full 15 minutes after the first shot. Unbelievable as the 3 previous boar's I shot, all over 220 lbs, never moved with similar shot placement. I guess I was off that day but still amazing what these animals can do after taking several hits.


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Re: Busted another one last night and lost him [Re: mikei] #8099390 12/22/20 04:59 PM
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Originally Posted by mikei
He was quartering away from me at a fast trot; the light was very poor, so I tried to tuck one in behind his shoulder and hope it would work it's magic going forward. He ran a couple of hundred yards before giving it up at the fence line. Looks like he tried crawling up the fence and fell back! I could find no blood and had little interest in night-time tracking in heavy brush for what looked to be a pretty good sized piggy. Went out this morning and found him.

Big; dirty, smelly, and very little blood anywhere around or on him. No exit wound. 25/45 Sharps.

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nice job, good to here about the 25/45


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