Well its Friday night and you 3 are probably in Jamestown or close to it...I cant wait to see the pics. Knowing how it feels the night before the big hunt you guys are probably feeling the pump and wont sleep a wink.... Good luck even though you wont see this until monday. Congrats in advance.
Like I told you Tnhoundsman, this trip could be counted on one of the 5 fingers on one hand that hold the most exciting things I've ever done in my life. Mostly because I was with good friends and the new people I met were really great too. Oh yeah, having 2 boars run in to help the one we had caught was pretty exciting too! Tnhoundsman had to kick one in the snout before it got him!!! Then Disturbed released a dog that caught it as soon as it changed direction! When the next one came running in I could have stuck it with my spear but wasn't sure if the houndsman would apreciate it so, I let it run by me and the pit was released, the boar was caught as soon as it got passed me.
The goal of all hunters is a quick, humane kill where the animal drops in it's tracks and is dead within seconds. But in a pursuit that has as many variables as hunting, sometimes things don't quite go according to plan. However, game can be tracked and recovered with the right skills and with patience.
First of all, you need to wait the right amount of time after the shot before tracking a wounded animal. I've heard estimates of waiting 30 minutes for a hit in the vitals and 5-8 hours for a...