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Old 08-04-2011, 03:38 AM
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HOG killin in SO. GA.

Been down south a few weeks helping a few guys with a mess of hogs.Aint never seen anything like it,they came in on a p-nut crop 2500 ac. & 1000 ac. of beans. never seen that kind of damage before,There was 4 of us shooting dusk & dark took 106 hogs & pigs before they wised up to us.Gave alot to the food bank & some to the locals.The heat was to much to bear,hope to go back when it cools down some. We were using 25-06,270's,300WM they all did a good job on hogs. DO any of Ya'll have hog problems this bad in your end of the woods. If so I sure would like to hear what Ya'll are doing on your end.
We're doin traps,dogs, shootin a lot. thanks GUYS.
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Old 08-21-2011, 06:18 PM
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Re: HOG killin in SO. GA.

Head Shot,
What part of Georgia you in? I live in Midway, just south of Savannah. JohnnyK.
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Old 08-28-2011, 02:06 AM
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Re: HOG killin in SO. GA.

Johnnyk, I live up north GA, but was doin all the killing between Albany & seminole lake The worst was around the magnolia plantation.The people I was working for own thousands of acres in different plots.THey wanted us to stay but I couldnt take heat & stink, goin back when it cools off some.
I fish flatheads down your way at Altamaha river park.

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Old 08-28-2011, 02:36 PM
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Re: HOG killin in SO. GA.

My buddy's family has had a lot of hogs on their place. When they looked into having folks come in with a helicopter they asked how many they typically kill on a helicopter hunt. The last two nights from the helicopter the least they had killed was in the mid 70's. For the rough, dry country we live in, that is a lot more than we expected. I can't imagine how many we'd have if we had peanut fields.

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Old 08-28-2011, 09:07 PM
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Re: HOG killin in SO. GA.

I know what you mean I cant imagine shooting at night or being able to use helicopters.I think when we go back we'll be able to shoot at night with a crop damage pass.couldnt even get a head count at night to many to much movement.caught 60 in traps,dogs got another dozen in 7 days.No end in sight.
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Old 10-07-2011, 06:37 PM
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Re: HOG killin in SO. GA.

That's crazy. I'm over toward Augusta and I'd love to be able to hunt in an area like that.
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Old 10-18-2011, 10:48 PM
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Well went back last week,I truly dont know how to help these folks stayed 6 days & nights shot 78 hogs between us caught 21 in traps & 9 more with dogs.But really cant tell that it helped We still seen pretty big numbers in the fields at night Guess we'll take a break go again.
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