New to this site, just wanted to post some pics of the hogs we have been seeing out here in east tx. the pic doesn't do it justice, was a real monster. Will post more later. Tell me what yall think...Matt
YA THEY ARE REALLY GETTING OUT OF CONTROL. EVERY PASTURE IS ROOTED UP. I DONT EVEN KNOW HOW MANY WE HAVE TAKEN THIS YEAR. I AM RUNNING 3 TRAPS ON 200 ACRES, BUT THEY HAVE GOTTEN TO SMART FOR THAT. I GET SOME IN THE TRAPS ONLY EVERY COUPLE WEEKS. -- YA THAT IS A SPARK PLUG SOCKET IN HIS MOUTH, IT WAS IN THE BED OF THE TRUCK. HA, WELL GOOD HUNTIN
Ya i have tried locking the doors up, but i havent really noticed a diffrence. I think they are just getting used to seeing them and know to stay away. Ya i used a rifle, we were spot lighting and he ran down into a creek bottom. We couldnt find him then noticed him haulin towards a fence line with some thick woods behind him. He got right up to the fence and stopped. Was using a 7mm dropped him in one shot, then finished it with a head shot when we got close and saw what we were dealing with. ha it was hell getting him in the bed of the truck.
What does "gauge" mean anyway? As used here gauge means the number of round lead balls the same diameter as the inside of the barrel (aka the bore) that it would take to weigh one pound. It takes 12 lead balls the same diameter as a 12 gauge barrel to weigh a pound. The smaller 20 gauge would require 20 balls of that barrel diameter. The larger bore 12 gauge would require 12 lead balls of the bore diameter to weigh one pound.
In general the number of pellets in a shotgun shell...