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11-02-2021, 12:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 838
Posted By der Teufel

Smile Another Sow Down —

Saturday evening at the farm. The sorghum was harvested a couple of months ago, so the field is mainly stalks now, making visibility pretty good. Sundown was about 6:45PM so I got out around 6:30PM...
08-24-2021, 04:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 818
Posted By der Teufel

The bullet is supersonic. Muzzle velocity is...

The bullet is supersonic. Muzzle velocity is about 2400 fps.

The suppressor isn't nearly as quiet as Hollywood makes them out to be. Typical unsuppressed muzzle blast is about 170db. Suppressed...
08-24-2021, 02:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 818
Posted By der Teufel

A few hogs down with the 300 Blackout

I had hoped to post some video, but apparently the SD card came loose in my DVR. I thought the DVR gave an alert when it didn't have a card, but in this case the card was there, just not fully...
06-22-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,707
Posted By der Teufel

Nicely done!

Nicely done!
05-27-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 107,414
Posted By der Teufel

Got a couple during daylight. Two sows. The one...

Got a couple during daylight. Two sows. The one on the ground weighed 120 Lbs, the on on the utility vehicle weighed 100 Lbs.
May, 2020

https://i.postimg.cc/NFHbP21Z/Kneeling-Cropped.jpg...
05-27-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 694
Posted By der Teufel

Nice shooting! Yeah, I've been too impatient...

Nice shooting!
Yeah, I've been too impatient to wait that long, but two hogs down is good.
06-17-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 457
Posted By der Teufel

Looks like you had a great hunt!

Looks like you had a great hunt!
01-26-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 821
Posted By der Teufel

Nice looking rifle and some good results. ...

Nice looking rifle and some good results.

I think they're making more hogs, keep after 'em!
06-26-2017, 06:57 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 107,414
Posted By der Teufel

Went out with a buddy the other night. A sounder...

Went out with a buddy the other night. A sounder of about a dozen came into our pig pipe around 10PM. Three of them didn't leave under their own power …
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06-12-2017, 05:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,212
Posted By der Teufel

You applied some pretty effective motivation!

You applied some pretty effective motivation!
06-12-2017, 05:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,343
Posted By der Teufel

The only advantage of soured corn over plain corn...

The only advantage of soured corn over plain corn is that most other animals won't eat it. I think hogs prefer plain corn, but everything in the forest eats plain corn so it's not unusual that the...
05-09-2017, 06:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 19,884
Posted By der Teufel

Discussions about how deadly the AR-15 is because...

Discussions about how deadly the AR-15 is because the bullet 'yaws' date back to the very early days of the M16. Those early rifles had a 1:14 twist rate which did not sufficiently stabilize the...
05-08-2017, 07:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,639
Posted By der Teufel

I carried a 9mm pistol for a while, but a few...

I carried a 9mm pistol for a while, but a few years ago I swapped it out for a .22 instead. If a hog runs my direction, there's no way I'm going to drop my rifle and grapple for a pistol, and for a...
05-04-2017, 01:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,298
Posted By der Teufel

If you're talking about ammo for your .30-06,...

If you're talking about ammo for your .30-06, basically any hunting bullet will do. A .30-06 will blow through a hog without any trouble. Any 150 grain Core-Lokt or equivalent will work fine. If...
01-16-2017, 05:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,262
Posted By der Teufel

Dang good shootin' !! Tough looking bunch...

Dang good shootin' !!

Tough looking bunch of shooters. Don't think I'd want to be a hog meeting up with you guys. OTOH, my buddy & I always say that if the hogs acquire firearms and start...
11-17-2016, 09:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 645
Posted By der Teufel

So, whazzup? How have you done with the...

So, whazzup?

How have you done with the Pulsar? Ever get the suppressor?

Inquiring minds want to know, and they want pictures!
05-28-2016, 02:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,005
Posted By der Teufel

Very Practical and Quite Adequate.

Very Practical and Quite Adequate.
05-17-2016, 08:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 38,274
Posted By der Teufel

TRUE! By some accounts —...

TRUE!

By some accounts — http://money.cnn.com/galleries/2011/pf/jobs/1108/gallery.dangerous_jobs/index.html — Farming & Ranching is more than twice as dangerous (in number of occupational...
03-04-2016, 04:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,571
Posted By der Teufel

I've never had success at attempts to "quick...

I've never had success at attempts to "quick bait" hogs. Typically it takes several days for them to find bait, if there's anything left after the deer and raccoons work it over. I always have to...
03-04-2016, 04:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 531
Posted By der Teufel

Looked like a good hit. Sometimes hogs are just...

Looked like a good hit. Sometimes hogs are just pretty dang tough. Certainly the bullet seemed to perform as intended. Can't say I'd do anything differently.
02-21-2016, 01:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 769
Posted By der Teufel

Yeah, I'd say he definitely did some damage to...

Yeah, I'd say he definitely did some damage to that hog. Way to go!
02-09-2016, 08:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 467
Posted By der Teufel

I use the Interlocks almost exclusively. They're...

I use the Interlocks almost exclusively. They're hard to beat for the price, and they seem to work well.
10-27-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 685
Posted By der Teufel

That is indeed a big sow! Nice job, and there's...

That is indeed a big sow! Nice job, and there's nothing wrong with free-range pork.
10-23-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 805
Posted By der Teufel

That's a nice looking hog, and it sounds like you...

That's a nice looking hog, and it sounds like you didn't destroy much meat. Good job!
10-23-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,550
Posted By der Teufel

I see dead hogs on the side of the road...

I see dead hogs on the side of the road occasionally here in Central Texas, but not nearly as often as deer.

When I'm hunting and spot deer in a pasture they often see me at about the same time,...
09-12-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 862
Posted By der Teufel

Nice shooting, nice video. Maybe one of...

Nice shooting, nice video.

Maybe one of these days I'll get some new toys, but probably not today. Meanwhile I'll just have to keep enjoying thermal hunting vicariously through your efforts.
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09-12-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,408
Posted By der Teufel

I know what you mean. The smaller ones (~85 Lbs)...

I know what you mean. The smaller ones (~85 Lbs) seem the best, in that they're big enough to be worth the trouble but young enough to be pretty tender. Still, when I'm out I tend to go crazy, and I...
06-08-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 565
Posted By der Teufel

Yep, I'd say he's 'Good Enuf' . . . ...

Yep, I'd say he's 'Good Enuf' . . .

Congratulations.

Now, go get some more !! :fighting0007:
04-06-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,795
Posted By der Teufel

That's a healthy, well-fed looking hog.

That's a healthy, well-fed looking hog.
Forum: Reloading
03-07-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,553
Posted By der Teufel

I don't hunt deer, but I do go after hogs. Some...

I don't hunt deer, but I do go after hogs. Some of the larger hogs (250 Lbs or so) are probably tougher than deer. I just use Hornady Interlocks, either 150 or 180 grain. The 150 grain bullets will...
10-20-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,570
Posted By der Teufel

Actually, in Texas it's illegal to relocate and...

Actually, in Texas it's illegal to relocate and release wild hogs except under very certain circumstances, and in no case may sows be released. Boars that have been castrated and checked for disease...
08-31-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,170
Posted By der Teufel

I've heard that if the large boars smell so bad...

I've heard that if the large boars smell so bad that you can't stand to be next to them, then you shouldn't bother to skin and cut them up. So far I haven't run into any that fall into that category....
03-28-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 31,282
Posted By der Teufel

Where are you located? That will make a...

Where are you located? That will make a difference. Male hogs may be transported to an approved holding facility, to slaughter, or to an authorized hunting area. Females have the same restriction,...
02-16-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 998
Posted By der Teufel

A .30-06 with any hunting round will work fine....

A .30-06 with any hunting round will work fine. You don't need premium bullets. I'd recommend something in the 150-165 grain weight. 00possum is correct about the license requirements in Texas.
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01-13-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,085
Posted By der Teufel

There are as many opinions about caliber and...

There are as many opinions about caliber and bullets as there are calibers and bullet types. Actually, I suspect that if there are N options, there are probably at least N+1 opinions.

Lots of...
09-21-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,131
Posted By der Teufel

Saw something on another forum that might...

Saw something on another forum that might interest you:

http://www.thehighroad.org/showthread.php?t=728301

It looks like they charge $125 for the first hog up to 100Lbs, and $1/Lb more if...
08-22-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 107,414
Posted By der Teufel

Went out hog hunting again the past weekend with...

Went out hog hunting again the past weekend with a buddy. We saw absolutely nothing Friday and Saturday, not even tracks. Sunday we'd about given up and were on our way back...
12-03-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 120,382
Posted By der Teufel

I'm no expert, but I shoot and eat maybe a...

I'm no expert, but I shoot and eat maybe a half-dozen hogs a year. The largest I've shot was about 220 Lbs and while it tasted okay, it was tough. However, I cooked some of the meat in a pressure...
04-17-2012, 04:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,738
Posted By der Teufel

When I was shopping for a pistol to carry while...

When I was shopping for a pistol to carry while hog hunting, I tried my Brother-in-Law's .44 magnum. Lots of recoil, and LOTS of noise. My 9mm is definitely too wimpy to use for hunting, but for a...
04-16-2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,738
Posted By der Teufel

Lots of room for personal preferences — if you're...

Lots of room for personal preferences — if you're just finishing off a wounded animal just about anything from a .38 Special on up should work. I carry a 9mm because the ammo is cheap.
03-15-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 107,414
Posted By der Teufel

Got this 100 pounder . . .

A buddy and I were out in late February and he shot a hog that weighed just a little over 200 pounds. I always process mine, but he didn't want to do that so we skinned and gutted it and then he took...
02-26-2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 11,080
Posted By der Teufel

Yep, true. However, if you miss, even by a...

Yep, true.

However, if you miss, even by a little bit, you have a hog that will very likely run off and die someplace else.
02-17-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 11,080
Posted By der Teufel

This is a topic that might bring some different...

This is a topic that might bring some different opinions into play. I recommend soft points. Hogs aren't armor plated. Either of the rifles you mention will do fine with SP ammo, and the odds of...
01-03-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,168
Posted By der Teufel

Regulations vary by state, but you'll probably...

Regulations vary by state, but you'll probably need at least a hunting license. Where are you located?

Choice of firearm is a topic that has many possible answers. To a large degree it depends...
12-22-2011, 01:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,600
Posted By der Teufel

Trap 'em first . . .

If you want to shoot hogs with a .22LR, I'd suggest you build a trap and catch some, then pop them with the .22 and drag them out of the trap.
12-08-2011, 09:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,181
Posted By der Teufel

Nice !!

Very nice deer, thanks for sharing the story!

I have a buddy who owns property west of San Antonio, somewhere around Comfort or Junction, TX. They have Axis deer there, and he usually shoots one...
11-17-2011, 08:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,729
Posted By der Teufel

Both of those rifles are quite adequate. I...

Both of those rifles are quite adequate. I generally use a .30 caliber. The distance you may have to shoot will depend upon where you're hunting, brush or open country. Either way you'll be okay with...
10-15-2011, 10:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,354
Posted By der Teufel

Okay, then let me try to more directly answer...

Okay, then let me try to more directly answer your query. The best and quickest way for me to do that is to refer you to another source.

My #1 suggestion would be to read the thread and view...
10-14-2011, 11:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,955
Posted By der Teufel

It's probably not a lack of desire to enforce the...

It's probably not a lack of desire to enforce the laws so much as it is difficult to catch the perpetrators. I think any game warden who could obtain evidence of such an act would not hesitate to...
10-14-2011, 11:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,354
Posted By der Teufel

You will get different opinions on this: here's...

You will get different opinions on this: here's mine --

Head shots are low percentage unless you're close and a very good shot. Hogs have small brains and it's a hard target to hit consistently....
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