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Hog Hunting contest in Childress #8161916 02/09/21 03:58 PM
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My father in law just called me and asked if I knew anything about a hog hunting contest in childress county. He seemed to think he was told the winner would get a pretty big pot of money. I tried to argue it with no luck. Are any of you familiar with it and if so how much would the winner get?


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There can be legit money and prizes offered I know a member that has won some cash from some.....


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There are a lot of good sized hogs up there. It will take quite a stack to win the contest.


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Idk about that one but there’s one here in Wise Co right now

Top pig pays 56k

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One going on now in Wise cty, pays out some pretty big pots.

Re: Hog Hunting contest in Childress [Re: ijohnston] #8162063 02/09/21 05:14 PM
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Good luck, I hope they all get killed.


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Sounds like you might own your FIL some cash walking

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I never heard heard of one in Childress. I may have to do some research and internet searching

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Re: Hog Hunting contest in Childress [Re: ijohnston] #8162221 02/09/21 07:08 PM
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I live and trap here in Childress and haven't heard anything about it. Usually my buyer is up to date on this stuff. Asked around and Wise County is the only one heard of.

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Re: Hog Hunting contest in Childress [Re: ijohnston] #8162316 02/09/21 08:37 PM
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He might have been talking about wise co. Yes the pot was over 50k. I thought that was crazy cash. I guess with the way this world is going, nothing is to crazy to believe.

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Well I found it. This is crazy cash and it is open to any hog taken in Texas.

56,000.00. I know what I am doing next year.


https://thehuntinggame.com/2021-wchc-pots/

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How do they raise that kind of money?

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Originally Posted by Biscuit
How do they raise that kind of money?



408 teams

Our team is 3 guys, plus cutter side pot

We paid I think $337 to enter.

It’s good for Texas and Oklahoma btw

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It kinda puts into perspective all the Tall tale stories of by God we’ve got 400 pounders running around our place guy

That same guy I promise has seen no less than 5 mountain lions too, maybe more.

He should sign up and win this MF but he don’t...

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heaviest hog or what?


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Originally Posted by freerange
heaviest hog or what?


Yep

Longest cutters for a $10 side pot

341 is biggest so far

3 4/8 is cutter top spot

Pays 5 holes

1 cutter spot

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Keep us posted this is cool

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Originally Posted by procraft05
It kinda puts into perspective all the Tall tale stories of by God we’ve got 400 pounders running around our place guy

That same guy I promise has seen no less than 5 mountain lions too, maybe more.

He should sign up and win this MF but he don’t...

agree ... I have a friend relatively new to hog hunting and a year or so back, he posted on Facebook that he shot a 400# hog, I challenged him on it and said let me see a picture on the scale, of course he didn't have one. I said I have a scale and you need to buy one or borrow mine before posting stuff like that. A few weeks later he said he shot an even bigger hog but weighed it at 228#. I chimed in uh huh. He now has a better appreciation since he bought a scale.

that's some serious coin for hogs. I wish I had known about it, I might have entered but haven't taken anything in the past couple of years that would even be top 10 on the list posted above so far. My biggest to date was 378# in NW Burnet county over 40 years ago, yes on a scale at a local feed store.


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Yep this is a pretty serious contest. They make you take polygraph and all before they hand you the prize winning check. I might have to join next year. I would swear I have taken one that broke 300 in willis tx but will never know the truth without the scale.

I will be following this one this year.

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LillyGrace is in third with her team. "Boar Lives Don't Matter". I will try to get her to post up.

Just a little brag from dad. grin grin

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Originally Posted by triggerdan
LillyGrace is in third with her team. "Boar Lives Don't Matter". I will try to get her to post up.

Just a little brag from dad. grin grin


Awesome!

They may hang on for some $$$

I bet this weather put a damper on teams getting out there

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Originally Posted by triggerdan
LillyGrace is in third with her team. "Boar Lives Don't Matter". I will try to get her to post up.

Just a little brag from dad. grin grin

That's what a good dad does! up


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Originally Posted by triggerdan
LillyGrace is in third with her team. "Boar Lives Don't Matter". I will try to get her to post up.

Just a little brag from dad. grin grin

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