Hog hunting

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by 8404Vet, Mar 17, 2007.

  1. 8404Vet

    8404Vet Well-Known Member

    Mar 10, 2007
    Went out hog hunting today. I can't say that we were lrh today because we were about 100 yards from where some hogs have been demolishing the ground around the pecos river. I didn't see any hogs but we watched 5 mule deer including one buck just hang out and eat about 60 yards in front of us.
    I always say, you can't kill um if you're not out there.

    As for the buck, he was a young 6 point and didn't have much mass. I always enjoy seeing how close you can get and stay watching animals without spooking them. We (my brother and I) watched them for about two hours without them ever knowing we were there.

    Maybe next time I can tell a story of a dead hog.

  2. ol mike

    ol mike Well-Known Member

    Aug 21, 2005
    NM -have open season on hogs ?

    I to enjoy watching all forms of wildlife it teachs me how to be calm and when i can and cannot move.

  3. screech

    screech Well-Known Member

    Nov 26, 2005
    Im leaving at the end of the week for california to see if I can kill one.
  4. 41mag

    41mag Well-Known Member

    Feb 7, 2005
    It just goes to show that it isn't always about the kill. I hunted most of last season with the grandson, hoping that we might have a big hog come out for him to shoot. Mostly I shot video of deer, while he and I sat there watching them. I can't say for sure that he would not have had more fun had we shot one, but he got to see some really impressive young bucks, and learned about the movement thing first hand. /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif
  5. POP

    POP Well-Known Member

    Jul 25, 2001
    Man I wanna shoot a porker so bad! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif
  6. Buffalobob

    Buffalobob Writers Guild

    Jun 12, 2001

    There is one of those new fangled contraptions that the kids all know how to work. You might want to try one sometime. It is called a digital camera. /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif

    Sometimes it is more fun taking a picture of stuff than shooting it because you don't have to drag it back to the truck and take it home and cut it up. /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif