Old 02-16-2008, 12:19 PM
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Unhappy Hogless

I just got back from my 2nd hog hunt...4 days in OK...and I am still hogless Last time I greatly underestimated these ugly, ugly critters so I figured this time I would get one for sure. Neeless to say, I flubbed both opportunities. First time I had a good boar under the feeder with several other hogs. I waited for a decent shot and when I let go, my broadhead just nicked the edge of the feeder leg sending it well clear of the boar. Dang the luck (Or maybe I just need more practice ) The only other shot I took was during the last minutes of the last day at a small hog which I hit high. It was a pass thru but didn't even leave a blood trail. I hated that, as I am not one for wounding. I had a great time though, good group of fellows I hunted with and I didn't have to be at work If anything, I am more determined than ever to get a hog....surely I can't get skunked three times in a row
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Old 02-16-2008, 03:15 PM
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Just keep trying, it will happen !!
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Old 02-16-2008, 06:52 PM
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You go girl! You get that hog! Third time's the charm!
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Old 02-16-2008, 08:15 PM
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You probably killed him. As I stated in another post they don't bleed out a lot of times. Their fat seals up the wound very quickly. Switch to slick trick broadheads and it may bleed better. They bleed to the inside. Usually I'm following VERY sparse blood trails to a dead hog. That's another reason they're so tough. You need to try Texas. We have more than anywhere else in the country. Check out my hog outfitter post. I posted another area that is pretty darn affordable. Sorry for the bad luck but don't give up and consider a dog to track next time you get a pass through. It wouldn't surprise me if you fed some buzzards. The lack of bleeding is downright frustrating! BTW - congrats on the pass through. You'll get one down you can find. Persistence is everything.
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Old 02-18-2008, 04:19 AM
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sorry to hear about your luck....at least you had a chance to get out there.....
Happy Huntin' to all
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Old 02-18-2008, 06:30 AM
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Keep at it you will get one. Your boar hunting sounds like my bear hunting luck.
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