Right about the bullet,although I find waiting at about 80 yards from the site ,downwind ,in complete silence in the moonlight with a heavy calibre rifle fitted with an illuminated reticle scope with an objective of 50+ the best medicine for these very wary critters.They are almost silent when feeding and will hear a pin drop at anything closer than this 80 yards.Natural predators like leopards have genetically engineered bushpigs to become extremely highly strung on the Dark Continent.
In the darkness, the hunter stumbles through the underbrush, making noise and leaving his scent seemingly EVERYWHERE!
Daylight will be here in 30 minutes and he wanted to be in the stand an hour before daylight.
"I know I left that stand RIGHT in this area last night," he mutters under his breath, "but where is it now?"
He traipses back and forth in a zig zag pattern, getting himself overheated and sweaty, but never finding the stand he left there the previous evening – and eventually sits on a...