Me and my buddies went hog and varmit hunting out around Athens a couple times but we never spotted any. They are very smart and alert, there are so few that its hard to find them. Hunters who have land are the ones who usually kill them because they spot them on thier land and they know the vacinity that one or more are in.
From what i read you have to hide to kill a boar, because they'll hear and spot you before you spot them. since there are so few your chances of going out in some woods and finding and killing one are slim.
We're covered with them, I look hard to try and find leases without them.
Most of the WMAs in sojuth Ga,Fla have great numbers of hogs. The Mountains have good numbers of hogs,but you have to work you tail off getting on them and getting one out is an adventure all by its self.
I must admit that I have missed a big game animal with a rifle. And not only was it a bull elk, it was the largest bull that I have had in my sights with a tag in my hand. But, as with most "missed shot" stories, I have an excuse. Moisture doesn't really ever bode well for hunting equipment. When moisture (either rain or snow) gets into a firearms barrel, nothing good takes place. A couple rain drops down there can change the point of impact drastically and a barrel jammed with snow after a...