150.45 grains of lead, 206 pounds of pork, and some cherry red apples!

Forums Hunting 150.45 grains of lead, 206 pounds of pork, and some cherry red apples!

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    Michael
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    After my last hog hunt one of you recommended I take a more “traditional” picture. So, just in case the situation presented itself I picked up a bag of apples. The forest is dense so I opted for a light weight, compact, hard hitting PCP (FX Impact .30 cal barrel, Hawke Frontier 2.5-15×50 scope, 50g JSB pellets).

    I hiked around to a few of my favorite spots but the winds were shifty & I didn’t see any promising signs. The weather has been on the fritz since a tropical storm just passed so there was a bit of rain here & there. I found myself a nice cozy spot at the base of an ironwood tree. I sat in silence listening to the forest for quite a while and then I heard it… a rumble… a rumble in my stomach that is! So I grabbed one of the apples out of my pack and enjoyed every crispy bite. To my surprise less than 15 minutes later a trio of feral pigs came sniffing around (must’ve been the apples).

    In the first shot the pig had his head down so I went for the frontal lobe. He dropped to the ground and flopped around for a bit while the other two scattered.

    I decided to sit motionless for another 30 minutes to see if the others would return. And sure enough, 20 minutes later the remaining two came back for a taste of JSB. I shot the second pig broadside half-way between the eye & the ear. It dropped instantly. 

    The 3rd pig spun around stunned, and just starred in my direction. It took all of 5 seconds for me to get another pellet in the chamber and the illuminated TMX cross hairs on his temple. The rest in history.

    All pigs were taken on private property from the same location between 30-35 yards.

    This is by far my favorite hunting rifle! Thanks FX

    And the trophy shot

    *Gunnertrones was the user that suggested a traditional apple picture. I do believe that he deserves some credit for this haul. Please PM me your shipping address so I can send you some AGN SWAG*

     

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    ncstan
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    Three pigs at one hunt .I would have a swag in My step .Nice hunt thanks for sharing . stan 

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    Marksman3006
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    Now thats what I call a solid hunt. 3 squeelers in one night. Funny pics too

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    Carpdogman
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    Great hunt and Great pictures too. Thanks for sharing.

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    Kitplanenut
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    Michael, What a great hunt and pictures! How far did you have to pack them back to your truck? 

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    plinker
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    The grin on your face says it all. You had a great time and got some BBQ!

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    Rami939
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    Mike,Fantastic  shooting and pics !!

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    iride
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    Nice, and I really like the jungle back drop,  Where you at, If I was guessing I would say a big Island some where?
    Mike 

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    Nappyman
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    Way to go, you will be up to your arm pits in bacon for some time now :)

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    sharroff
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    Wild pigs would be a nice problem to have.  

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    Nueces
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    Now you’ve done it!  Gone and added another couple months to the wait time to get an Impact.  Darn you.  %^)

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    Antj
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    NuecesNow you’ve done it!  Gone and added another couple months to the wait time to get an Impact.  Darn you.  %^)

    
😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

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    kimohoganesq
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    Wow!!! Mahalo Michael !!!! Wish I was there for the kalua pig feast !!! Good for you, “You Geevum”  :)

    Kimo  :)

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    NMshooter
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    Wow! Very cool! You must be the Big Bad Wolf takin out the three little pigs! LOL
    Thanks for sharing with us.
     

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    wll2506
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    Great shooting and very, very well placed shots.

    What velocity were you shooting those 50 grainers at ? it looks like they made their way in pretty deep.

    Nice shooting again ;-  )

    wll2506

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    ajshoots
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    Great shooting!! That is very impressive Michael!! Congrats on the pork triple.

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    Vudongthoai
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    Thanks for sharing!!! What a awesome time you have there. I would love to ROAST them up :)

    Vu

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    jking
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    Thanks for sharing Michael. Takes a lot of nerve steadying to make those shots . I think I probably would have got pig fever. No pics where I’m at but your getting me pumped for Coyotes this fall. Great story. Keep them coming.
    Jimmy

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    bill_dd97
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    Very nice outing. Are those average for Hawaii?

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    cosmographer
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    Awesome hunt and nice shooting— jealous here— no pigs in Illinois— 

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