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Old January 6, 2000, 01:46 PM   #1
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I will be hunting in the Pearl R. Wildlife Management Area on Saturday. Any experience to pass on to me?

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Old January 7, 2000, 09:10 PM   #2
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About the only thing I can think of at this late a date is to try and break a shoulder when you pop one. The heart lies a bit forward of where a deers is located.

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Old January 8, 2000, 01:36 AM   #3
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Take enough gun...those buggers are real real tough. If you jump a big one with too small of a caliber, you'll just piss him off and he'll come for you. Been there. They have cartilage "kevlar" plates as they age.

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Old January 8, 2000, 03:11 PM   #4
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I'm just about sold on behind-the ear shots for all hogs over 100 lbs. Simple shoulder shots for <100 lbs seems to roll them. Avoid longer shots in which they have cover nearby; they will run into it, dig in, and sometimes turn around and wait for you to come in, too...

Oops! It's Saturday-- you're already there... Good luck!

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Old January 11, 2000, 04:32 PM   #5
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thanks for responses. jumped 3 in bamboo. no shot.

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