This was my first hog, a large boar. I was unaware that we had them on the property I was hunting until my game camera told me otherwise. I was hunting from a stand overlooking a thicket. By the time I saw him and could get my Marlin 30/30 on him, he was at 30 yards. I squeezed the trigger and he never acknowledged that he had been hit. He took off running through the thicket quickly....
This was my first hog hunt, when I killed this big spotted boar. This guy came out and with his buddy to eat some sweet potatoes and ended up spending more time then he should have rooting around the pile. I killed him on January 4th, he weighed around 250lbs, and he produced some of the best tasting bacon I've ever had. He was taken in Four Oaks, NC at TM hunting properties.
I killed this rogue ferrel hog while deer hunting with my crossbow in October of 2011. I am a 6'4'' big man and I think you can tell by the head that this was no piglet...I had to cut him into five pieces just to get him out of the woods. When we delivered him to the butcher at 10:30 that night(Pete Gammon at Gammon Meat processor in Mebane) Pete guestimated his weight at 600-700 pounds!!!! I....
here are two giants killed with two my jagdterriers. we hunted a thick fresh cutover which im not a fan of but i took these two to be able to manuever in cover. i heard them strike and it wont 2 minutes i heard a hog scream and a dog yelp from being hit. i ran through 5 feet tall natural regenerated pines to get to 2 feet from a group of giant hogs with two of my terriers nipping and baying. ....
here is 3 of the 5 killed on this day. we got our usual crop damage call and the dogs caught two big hogs one with piglets. we killed those two and took them out. we then went in the other side of the woods and ten minutes later the dogs were caught and we killed these 3 as well
here is a hog we caught with a few of my drahthaars and jagdterriers. one of my drahthaars caught and held it without a vest this day and it lifted her up a couple times cutting her from nipple to backbone but they all were still holding it when we got there.
My best friend Tim Batson took this hog Tuesday evening near Bolivia NC, it scaled 230lbs and measured 5ft 2in snout to rump; We got permission a couple of weeks ago to hunt a new track of property were the hogs had been tearing up a farmers crops this past summer, we normally bow hunt but Tuesday (2/7/12) I couldn't hunt..... and of course Tim being the GREAT friend he is.... he decides to go....
here is one of three the dogs had stopped in a briar bed on a swamp. the first one took bullets from the pistol and managed to sneak out and this boar here fell dead. the third boar was stopped again but started working on the dogs and i only had two bullets left so i grabbed up the dogs to let him and them fight another day
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