HOG bait?

Discussion in 'Hog Hunting' started by big mike 2121, Dec 3, 2011.

  1. big mike 2121

    big mike 2121 Well-Known Member

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    Whats the best bait for Hogs. have some on my deer lease, but they are kinda nomads.......they make a quick hit on feeder or bait pile then gone for a while. Would like to keep them hanging around, so i bust a cap in a cpl of em!1
     
  2. theflyonthewall

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    Believe it or not, one of the things that I was reading on another forum in response to baiting hogs was corn soaked in diesel fuel....lol. The guy said that the hogs tore it up while nothing else with a nose seemed to care for it.

    Personally though, I'd try an old favorite coon bait----burnt honey. You can smell scorched honey from a LONG ways away. If you piled up some corn out in the open during the day, then poured your burnt honey all over it, that would give the hogs all day to find it. They probably wouldn't hit it during midday either. Giving you a chance to come in in the evening and bust a few as they start chowing down.

    I'd definitely bring a light though. Might be a bit after dark before they get on the food pile.
     

  3. big mike 2121

    big mike 2121 Well-Known Member

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    heard they like diesel on a log or stump too, they rub all over it to keep the ticks and bugs off em.
     
  4. theflyonthewall

    theflyonthewall Well-Known Member

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    That makes perfect sense to me.
     
  5. Centxshooter

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    Back in the day we used diesel soaked corn (keeps varmints from corn) and then poured s ome on some old cut telephone poles we posted so the hogs could rub. Be warned if Game Warden finds you using diesel they will fine you due to enviromental impact.

    Now a days we use jello with 2Qts water and soak the corn. You can use mase, sour corn, donuts, fruits, regular corn, hell you name it and they will come to it.

    The first thing to remember they have to be around. If you search the net for "hog pipe" they work great and super cheap...... limit the holes to 2-3 and the hogs will be there until there is no feed left. I put a spacer in my endcap to install fruit and powdered jello to keep them coming back when the pipe is empty.
     
  6. trigger puller

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    I have taken a post hole digger and dug a hole around 3 ft deep fill with corn and jello, when the hogs find it they will give a chance to shoot. That is if the land owner will let you. Good Luck:D
     
  7. threejones

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    I've got a neighbor, who's from the Ft.Worth, TX area, that tells me the post hole full of corn is one of the best ways to keep em around. He'd pour jello, milk, and soda pop etc in as well. He said the trick was to dig as small diameter hole as possible, and as deep as possible. He says that they'll dig at it for as long as it takes to get to the bottom. I'm guessing it works like a champ, he's shown me a bunch of photos of huge hogs he and his Dad have shot. Spotlighting seems to the best way to go, as most of the pics were taken at night. He's talked about the "hog pipe" as well, and said they work great, but the hole alone was usually all they needed in TX.
     
  8. JP100

    JP100 Well-Known Member

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    Here in New Zealand alot of hunters will use dead sheep or and sort of carcass. Pigs will come from miles to get meat. We have used it many a time with sucess.
     
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    Corn in a hole with Big Red soda for those that live in Texas where it is sold. You can probably find a cheap equivalent anywhere, but they sure seem to like Big Red.
     
  11. Topgun 30-06

    Topgun 30-06 Well-Known Member

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    Love that Big Red, me and the hogs, LOL! Jello and corn in a hole with a little moisture to get the aroma going will get em every time if they are around! It got to where I loved shooting hogs better than deer down in the brush country south of SA!
     
  12. Gunderstorm

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    How is diesel not deadly poisonous to hogs?
     
  13. Sackett

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    1 bag of corn
    5 packs grape jello
    5 packs yeast
    1 quart diesel
    soak for 4 or 5 days in barrel
    pour out
    shoot pigs!!!
    This is what I put in 10'x10' traps
     
  14. cheytownshaun

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    Most of the hunters down in Texas claim that Hog Wild was the stuff to use, but we found that some dried corn for filler covered with a simple packet of cool-aid and the hogs will just keep digging the ground like they're headed for China. This tip was giving to me by a ranch hand and the butcher so i trust it hope this helps.