My first Hog!

Bill Maylor

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This is the first Hog I ever seen or shot! I was told it was a pretty good size cut Russian Boar. Nobody had a scale. We had to load him with a tractor. I shot him with my 257WBY w/110 ACCUBOND @ 220+yds running across my food plot. 1 shot, he looked liked he slid into home base.
 

Bill Maylor

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Well, I had 2 people tell me it weighed at least 350lbs after I had gut it in the field.. I hooked it to a strap and dragged it close to a mile to my tractor so I could do something with it. I have been hunting in this food plot for 14 years and that was the first Hog I ever seen their. It was an exciting day to say the least. Bill Maylor..
 

Camshaft

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I have shot a lot of hogs in the last ten years, and can tell you without a doubt that that hog, is in the 375lb range give or take a few. Great hog man, congratulations. .257 is pretty light for a hog, especially of that size, must have been great placement.
 

Silverboar

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BOY! Even if that was your 100th hog, it's HUGE!!! Agree with the others, WAY more than 200#! GREAT JOB! Now you can become a hog huntn' addict like the rest of us!!!! 24/7/365! Congrats!gun)
 

Hornporn

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Great hog, I'm curious as to how it is gonna taste. I've shot so many hogs I've lost count...the big ones can be rancid. I agree, he's around 350, maybe a bit more.
 

Bill Maylor

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I have seen some real smelly hogs at the meat processors!! Boy they stink!! I was very shocked with this one and was the butcher, it was a very clean hog. some other guys in our hunt club said about 11 years ago a man had 3 russian boar he cut and was raising in pens got out. They tried trapping them for years with no luck. and gave up about 5 years ago. Some other hunters had them on their game cameras, but no one has ever seen them in the daylight hours. They said I was the first one to see them with gun in hand in 11 years. The other 2 were running with this one. Being in the right place at the right time is being a good hunter. I JUST GOT LUCKY. I hit him high on the front part of the shoulder. Broke neck! The sausage is great:cool:. The pork chops were tuff? We have plenty of them and will find a good way to cook them. I cant wait to try some BBQ, cause my wife's got that DOWN:D:D. Memphis ant got nothing on her! Bill Maylor..
 

Oliveralan

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that's awesome! what a huge pig! i used to have a jeep liberty so i have something to scale it against in my mind, and that is truly a trophy! Well done
 

the444shooter

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Did it hurt when your head went through the wall? Why is your friend just standing there smiling, not helping you back out? Err...OOPS, mistook you for the mount! ;)

Sorry, had to add a little humor in there. That thing is GIANT!!!! Once in a lifetime shot and trophy! Congratulations
 

royinidaho

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Yep, ya gotta be proud of that!!!

The taxidermy job is outstanding. The pig is giving someone the "LOOK"!!

Bet one would feel a bit threatened when standing directly in front of that beast....
 

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