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The End Of A Pesky Boar Hog

Old 10-30-2018, 07:13 AM
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This big boar and other hogs were chasing deer off a game plot. Yesterday he got shot.

Attitude: Broadside
Distance: About 75 yards
Rifle: .50 caliber TC Encore
Scope: 4X Zeiss
Bullet: 250 Grain SST in crush rib sabot
Powder: 120 grains of Black MZ
Primer: Winchester 209

Photo was taken several hours after the kill.

Hog ran about 75 yards an collapsed.

That is the exit wound. The 250 grain SST performs well on large hogs. When driven at a good velocity the bullet fragments, destroying the lungs and heart. Sometimes the liver gets torn up too.


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Old 10-30-2018, 08:09 AM
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So grain fed pork huh? Sounds delicious!!
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Old 10-30-2018, 09:45 AM
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Great shot and great results.
It must have been a thrill.
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Old 10-30-2018, 10:48 AM
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Thanks folks.

i've killed dozens of large boars and it's always a kick, especially with a muzzleloader and patched round ball. Wild hogs are an invasive species here. They are detrimental to the whitetail deer population. A large sounder of hogs is like a plague. They destroy the nests of ground nesting birds, eat up the pecans and acorns pollute the ponds and streams, destroy crops, cause soil erosion, etc.. You should see what a sounder of hogs does to a field of peanuts.

Large boars sometimes develop a taste for fawns. i've caught two in the act of killing/eating fawns.
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Old 10-30-2018, 10:59 AM
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That's A nice piggy. I've got cousins in Lawton ok. Next time I go for a visit I'm going to do some research and attempt to line up a hog hunt while I'm there.

-Jake
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Old 10-31-2018, 07:32 AM
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Congrats on the porker! Looks like a big one. Also sounds like a lot of fun.
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Old 10-31-2018, 07:59 AM
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Congrats falcon. Hogs are a plague. But it sure is fun giving them a dirt nap. And even better giving them a nice rest on the BBQ pit.
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Old 11-01-2018, 09:21 PM
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Good going falcon, I love busting those hogs,
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Old 11-06-2018, 12:41 PM
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Great hog itís on my bucket list to hunt one congrats
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