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Old March 5, 2012, 09:27 AM   #1
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Ole Nasty....

This one came up trail first night to put camera up....I need to reset date....
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Old March 5, 2012, 09:33 AM   #2
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Time to git yer gun!

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Old March 5, 2012, 12:50 PM   #3
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Hansam....The pigs are very nocturnal on this place....I am working on a way to hunt them....
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Old March 5, 2012, 01:04 PM   #4
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Why, you have to stay up late to hunt pigs
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Old March 5, 2012, 01:24 PM   #5
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Get that hog.
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Old March 5, 2012, 01:33 PM   #6
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Rick..I picked up one of those green laser lights to mount to my M1A...I'm interested in seeing how it might work....There are slews of em on this place....Mostly black..some floppy eared.....
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Old March 5, 2012, 01:39 PM   #7
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Cool, let us know how it works. I've been wondering about those.

I have a red spotlight that clips to my scope.
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Old March 5, 2012, 01:45 PM   #8
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it's...BACON!!!!!!!!!
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Old March 5, 2012, 01:52 PM   #9
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Well..I can see it now...20 rds of 7.62 from my SOCOM....Green light on the largest pig....The muzzle flash on this thing will probably light up 40 acres....
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Old March 5, 2012, 02:21 PM   #10
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Old March 5, 2012, 02:30 PM   #11
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Wisconsin is a long way to shoot a pig.....
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Old March 5, 2012, 02:35 PM   #12
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He looks to to have russian boar in him.
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Old March 5, 2012, 02:57 PM   #13
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Surplus..I did'nt think he showed much eurasian influence....Many of the pigs on this place still have floppy ears and some curl in their tail..and tend to be thick all the way back....His forehead lays flatter also....They tend to put on more weight too....
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Old March 5, 2012, 03:43 PM   #14
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They really don't have Russian in them they pretty much revert back to thier natural state.

I'll post a pic in a second

Ok this one is a young boar it exhibits traits some call Russian, I made up my own term and call them reverted, this one shows some different colors along with the red.

I know that I have posted this pig before, but it's the only one I have uploaded and I'm usually on my phone......it is a good example for topics that come up such as the .223 wound in his neck.


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Old March 5, 2012, 04:13 PM   #15
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I'd drive to TX for some good hog hunting - and not the canned hunts either.

Anyway just stay up late and go shoot yourself some bacon and chops!
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Old March 5, 2012, 04:23 PM   #16
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Rick..I agree about the reverting back to a natural state....But there are places where eurasian animals have been introduced in the US....Look at Tennessee....Some places here in TX also....but for the most part..yes ferals reverting back to..as U call..a natural state....
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Old March 6, 2012, 08:55 AM   #17
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Rick..will feral hogs at some point..revert back into an animal that looks just like their Euopean/Asian cousins? If so..how long will it take? Question..actually for anyone....
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Old March 6, 2012, 09:07 AM   #18
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I dunno about traits like color ever going back to the hues we see on pure russian/eurasian wild stocks...

But the physical structure ricky refers to are the ones needed to live feral or live barned...

Feral hogs need a long snout for deeper easier rooting and a taper that makes them able to slice thru the cover at full run.

They need ground clearance too. They need little fat so they get long legged and lean.


Barn yard swine develop to suit their needs too... Short snout and big wide head takes more space at the feed trough limiting competition.

Shorter legs and broad shoulders also make working the feed trough easier too.

But in the end the DNA will be a mix of the breeds in that feral hog... His offspring cannot ever "develop" russian DNA but with enuff crossing to a pure herd could water down the feral domestic DNA soon enuff.

These hogs are blends of any and/or all domestic breeds... Spanish little black hogs, bright red Durocs, belted Hampshire (bred for thin skin), pink Yorkshires and others are all in the mix so not likely they would acquire DNA they do not already possess.

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Old March 6, 2012, 11:03 AM   #19
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This is a hog I shot on my river bottom place....There are many that look much like this....Some that don't tho....I was raised up being told that Russian boars were turned loose in the Trinity river bottom....Also I remember as a kid..seeing a place in the south of the county.. that someone had (russian boar)..(they looked like it to me)...They all escaped.....
Is this just a feral pig? Or is it a hybrid with a lot of Russian/Eurasian blood?
I have always thought the latter....
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Old March 6, 2012, 11:14 AM   #20
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Looks mostly like a black spanish pig predominately... Over this way... they are called "Piney Woods Rooter" quite often...

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Old March 6, 2012, 11:33 AM   #21
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Brent..Are u looking at the attatchment on my first post or last? Because if its the first..I agree....If its the last..I don't....
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Old March 6, 2012, 12:38 PM   #22
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Old March 6, 2012, 12:52 PM   #23
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If you've ever seen one hide from you in the brush, its kinda cool how low they can make themselves, snout stretched out and all. You wouldn't think they could hide that good.
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Old March 6, 2012, 12:59 PM   #24
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pasture rutters..kill em all...feed the buzzards
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Old March 6, 2012, 01:05 PM   #25
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Thanks Rick....lol....well..what u say?
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