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Old 01-12-2018, 04:31 PM   #1
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Iím going to start a thread and update it each time I come sit on my hog spot in matagorda county. This spot has quite a few pigs moving through a bed plenty of hog damage. Hereís to hoping I get a few pigs killed throughout the year! Anybody else hunting this area is welcome to post pics of their pigs killed this year.

My stand is only 8í off the ground but the view is awesome. Iím on the south end of the woods right up against a big field. Pigs come from the west or north.


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Old 01-12-2018, 04:47 PM   #2
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What part or matagorda county?


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Old 01-12-2018, 04:50 PM   #3
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Old 01-12-2018, 04:52 PM   #4
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The weather feels perfect. Just heard a gunshot to my west. Hoping the neighbors spook something my way.


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Old 01-12-2018, 04:56 PM   #5
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Sounds like a thread I will keep up with
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Old 01-12-2018, 04:57 PM   #6
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I have 12 acres off of 521, lots of signs but have seen no pigs...
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Old 01-12-2018, 05:00 PM   #7
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Good luck. I own property on the Matagorda/Brazoria County line. I could kill pigs every night of the week. I've killed 4 in the last 4 hunts. I quit hunting because I don't feel like messing with them.
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Old 01-12-2018, 05:03 PM   #8
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Here's the last few hunts.



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Old 01-12-2018, 05:34 PM   #9
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Havent heard or seen any so far. My pig light comes in next week and I am digging out a post hole to fill with corn on Monday. Hopefully I can save up quick for a trail cam, because that’s all I need to get them patterned. Very quiet now and temps are dropping quick
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Old 01-12-2018, 05:52 PM   #10
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I live in Bay City, I don't like the way the hogs taste in Matagorda, I'm talking about the hogs I shoot off the canal. Are they better tasting inland?
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Old 01-12-2018, 06:00 PM   #11
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I live in Bay City, I don't like the way the hogs taste in Matagorda, I'm talking about the hogs I shoot off the canal. Are they better tasting inland?
I'm over by Cedar Lane, my hogs are great with as much as I feed them.
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Old 01-12-2018, 06:07 PM   #12
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I'm over by Cedar Lane, my hogs are great with as much as I feed them.
Good, then I'll come get one next week, waters too cold in East Bay, crabs aren't moving

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Old 01-12-2018, 06:34 PM   #13
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No luck. Back at it Monday
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Old 01-12-2018, 07:07 PM   #14
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Good, then I'll come get one next week, waters too cold in East Bay, crabs aren't moving


This is what they're good for!!

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Old 01-13-2018, 07:46 AM   #15
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I live in Bay City, I don't like the way the hogs taste in Matagorda, I'm talking about the hogs I shoot off the canal. Are they better tasting inland?
I live in Markham and have shot plenty of hogs in the El Maton area; they taste fine to me. Of course, Joey at B&S can make them taste a whole lot better. lol
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Old 01-13-2018, 08:50 AM   #16
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In a breastfeeding class to appease the wife... Lord I wish I was in a tree stand.


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Old 01-13-2018, 08:58 AM   #17
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I live in Markham and have shot plenty of hogs in the El Maton area; they taste fine to me. Of course, Joey at B&S can make them taste a whole lot better. lol
You from Markham? I grew up there.
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Old 01-13-2018, 11:29 AM   #18
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In a breastfeeding class to appease the wife... Lord I wish I was in a tree stand.


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Take her hog hunting and let a sow show her what breast feeding really is...
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Old 01-15-2018, 02:10 PM   #19
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Headed down there this afternoon to dig a post sized hole and fill it with corn. Hopefully I can start to get regular visitors


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Corn is out. The last pile had some hog damage around it and the corn is gone. A couple fresh pig-drilled holes by my stand as well.


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Old 01-15-2018, 05:13 PM   #21
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Good luck! I'm going to slip into the blind around 6. My pigs are showing up around 6:30. I don't bow hunt for them. I've got a new 300 Blk and night vision.
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Old 01-15-2018, 05:48 PM   #22
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I just slid in my make shift blind. Corn is at 30 yards, they've been showing up between 6:15 and 6:30 daily.

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Old 01-15-2018, 06:14 PM   #23
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Like clockwork

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Old 01-15-2018, 06:56 PM   #24
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Grew up in Danevang area..Been in Matagorda county since 1975..Just Me and wife (old folks )looking for a small lease .that we can drive to hunt and go home same day...Possible feed animals cow/and such and help now and then ..when you can't....Grew up on farm cotton/rice milo/corn we had small herd of cows so it aint my first RODEO...PM me if something available and you want Responsible people that respect land and people and wildlife...
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Old 01-15-2018, 08:01 PM   #25
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I got skunked at my bow stand, but my brother took a shot right before dark. Turns out he missed, so we started to head back around 6:15. When we turned a corner into an opening I heard some pigs in front of us. Them suckers started coming right at us! I shined my flashlight on them for my brother to take a shot, but he couldnít get one off. We hung tight and listened to the pigs head towards a feeder off to our right (the same one we were just looking for the pig my brother shot at). We kept listening and the pigs didnít seem to be moving off. I grabbed the rifle and started stalking up to the feeder. When I got close enough, I lowered the light on them, but they took off running. I swung my rifle in the direction they were running and got my sight set on a black and yellow pig. As soon as it cleared a tree I dropped the hammer on him! Probably the luckiest shot Iíll ever make, but Iím still tickled pink!


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Old 01-15-2018, 08:56 PM   #27
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Old 01-16-2018, 11:44 PM   #28
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Good luck. I own property on the Matagorda/Brazoria County line. I could kill pigs every night of the week. I've killed 4 in the last 4 hunts. I quit hunting because I don't feel like messing with them.


I could kill one everyday too. Have had a feeder going to year round for 3 years waiting on the deer to find it. For some reason they wonít go back to that feeder even if I turn it off for the pigs to get lost for awhile.


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Old 01-17-2018, 06:46 AM   #29
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I could kill one everyday too. Have had a feeder going to year round for 3 years waiting on the deer to find it. For some reason they wonít go back to that feeder even if I turn it off for the pigs to get lost for awhile.


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Same thing for me. I ended up just planting a couple acre food plot. Soybeans in the spring/summer and wheat and oats in the fall.
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Old 01-19-2018, 01:36 AM   #30
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Same thing for me. I ended up just planting a couple acre food plot. Soybeans in the spring/summer and wheat and oats in the fall.


Iíd love to plant a food plot but all of the land is cattle pasture or grass farm. The only area not being used is where I have the feeder, the deer donít seem to go back there. Itís cornered by a creek. The deer come from across the street usually at night into the pasture. Iíve put corn out by hand right behind my house by a pond and they will come every day! Mostly at night.


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