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Old 01-08-2014, 03:02 PM
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That looks like entirely to much fun.
The 12ga. shotgun and 00 buck might be a better choice at that range.

Yep runshot,,, but from my experience with these critters you can't pick the gun for the hog, when he shows up like that one did.
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Old 01-08-2014, 09:56 PM
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I've killed my biggest pigs with a fox pro calling for yotes. They came into a distress call. Both times were at night. I was using my DPMS with a color thermal night scope. Man was I surprised!!
I never guessed that they would come into that but boy was I wrong.
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Old 02-14-2014, 07:47 PM
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Re: Calling Hogs

To add a couple more angles, can anyone recommend techniques where electronic calls, night scopes, lights or bait aren't allowed? (Yes. California.)
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Old 02-14-2014, 08:42 PM
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That looks like entirely to much fun.
The 12ga. shotgun and 00 buck might be a better choice at that range.
lol..... I don't know about 00 buck .... i got a trailcam pic of one that took a full load and he looked like he healed up, alive and doing well... So I stopped carrying a shotgun after I saw that.
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Old 02-14-2014, 08:58 PM
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I've killed my biggest pigs with a fox pro calling for yotes. They came into a distress call. Both times were at night. I was using my DPMS with a color thermal night scope. Man was I surprised!!
I never guessed that they would come into that but boy was I wrong.
I heard of that happening one other time... good to know and I will try it. Right now I got 3 groups of pigs and I'm resetting my traps; since they know the trigger points and one big hawg blocks it, so others won't trigger it. They all eat and leave. I had to set up cameras several ways to figure it out . Fixin to set up for a night hunt to get the leaders, now. I used a double trip wire and it would have worked had the trigger bar on top of the doors hadn't stuck that night... or they may have bit the wire off, because it was cut...... Dang it!
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