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Old 10-10-2019, 04:33 PM   #1
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Default Menard hogs.... :(

Been on my lease over 20 years and never a sign nor one seen. I thought we were far enough from the river to be spared.
My brother just called and said we have two small groups coming in to two different feeders now.
Going to bring out the buckshot and kill as many as I can.
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Old 10-10-2019, 04:37 PM   #2
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Been on my lease over 20 years and never a sign nor one seen. I thought we were far enough from the river to be spared.
My brother just called and said we have two small groups coming in to two different feeders now.
Going to bring out the buckshot and kill as many as I can.
Same here man my dad has owned a piece of property in Tyler Co. for 18 years and never had pigs come in until last weekend when I was in the stand. I shot one and got plenty more on cameras.

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Old 10-10-2019, 04:47 PM   #3
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Where’s your lease at from Menard? We hunt NE of there with no hogs.
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Old 10-10-2019, 04:54 PM   #4
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Been on my lease over 20 years and never a sign nor one seen.
Consider those the good ol' days
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Old 10-10-2019, 04:55 PM   #5
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We are east of there and loaded with them
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Old 10-10-2019, 05:02 PM   #6
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Been on my lease over 20 years and never a sign nor one seen. I thought we were far enough from the river to be spared.
My brother just called and said we have two small groups coming in to two different feeders now.
Going to bring out the buckshot and kill as many as I can.
Good luck! Buckshot sounds like a good idea but I haven't heard positive reviews from people who have tried it. Less carnage than expected.
I haven't tried it myself but I do keep a semi-auto shotgun loaded in case they get in the yard at night.
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Old 10-10-2019, 05:03 PM   #7
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I had them show up last year at my place in Menard. Trapped 16 an shot 4 last year. Had three show up a few months ago. Fixed the hole in the fence an been good so far. I know there is a bounty on them. I was told a guy in Brady will buy if you trap them an keep them alive.
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Old 10-10-2019, 05:06 PM   #8
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They will find you....
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Old 10-10-2019, 05:11 PM   #9
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My family has had our lease in Arkansas since before I was born (over 30 years) and never saw a pig. Last Saturday morning I stuck 4 of them; however, I was still able to stick a deer at the same stand Saturday evening. I hope they decided the corn was not worth it because I did not see them Sunday morning.
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Old 10-10-2019, 05:14 PM   #10
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I have been on my place in the hill country for 30 years. To this day very few hogs......only killed 3.
But I know eventually I'll suffer just like everyone else.
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Old 10-10-2019, 05:15 PM   #11
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It’s not a matter of if....it’s just when
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Old 10-10-2019, 05:19 PM   #12
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I hunted in North San Saba County close to Locker from 2004 to 2015. We didn't have any pigs when I got on. Then, we started seeing a pig or two here and there about 2013. Then, all of a sudden, we had them bad. Good luck. The best advice I have is a stout pen around every feeder. Use rigid hog panels unless you have cows. If you have cows, consider the taller cattle panels but know that small piglets will get through the larger hole size in a cattle panel. Make the pens large enough that a feeder doesn't throw corn out of them. Hogs will then stop coming around. You cant get rid of them but a pen does a lot to make sure they don't bother your hunting too much.

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Old 10-10-2019, 05:38 PM   #13
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We have been in the same place, between Brady and Menard, for 21 years.. Our fences are raggedy in some spots and to this day not one single sighting.. We feed and run cams year around.. We have been lucky because they have been killed regularly within a mile or two of us for years now.. When they show up they will get killed again.. Biggly...
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Old 10-10-2019, 05:57 PM   #14
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Been hunting a place east of Seguin for about 8-9 years and this year I'm covered up with them. What's strange is during all those years without hogs, another place I hunt 1.25 miles down the road on another creek drainage is always full of them.
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Old 10-10-2019, 06:14 PM   #15
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Whereís your lease at from Menard? We hunt NE of there with no hogs.
Northeast of town.
About 5 miles north on Callan lane.

We have pig/goat fence on the lower section, but it is getting pretty old. I need to find where they are crossing. 1200 acre ranch and they are coming from both ends.
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Old 10-10-2019, 06:17 PM   #16
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Never had them on my place In angelina county. Last year they showed up for 3 weeks, this year I'm overran.
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Old 10-10-2019, 06:25 PM   #17
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Hog panel pens.
We have none in brown county
Surrounded by small ranches and lots of goat fencing.

Leon county we were covered with them this later winter/early spring.
Now, not so many.
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Old 10-10-2019, 07:31 PM   #18
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Northeast of town.
About 5 miles north on Callan lane.

We have pig/goat fence on the lower section, but it is getting pretty old. I need to find where they are crossing. 1200 acre ranch and they are coming from both ends.
Oh man thatís not sounding good for us either. Our fences are awful.
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Old 10-10-2019, 08:06 PM   #19
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My buddy says there are two kinds of people, those who have hogs, and those that are gonna..........
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Old 10-10-2019, 09:30 PM   #20
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I hate hogs
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Old 10-10-2019, 09:51 PM   #21
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Old 10-10-2019, 10:19 PM   #22
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Y'all keep them out of Eldorado. It's nice to not worry about hogs.
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Old 10-10-2019, 10:52 PM   #23
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It’s just a matter of time, I have 10X more pics of pigs than deer in my game cam. It’s ridiculous.
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Old 10-11-2019, 07:44 AM   #24
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We are in the SE corner of the county and didn't have any pics of them or seen any in the two years we've been on the lease until the last time I pulled cards. Had one small boar one night at a feeder, hope it's not the start of something.
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Old 10-11-2019, 07:51 AM   #25
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We are on 2873 west of town and have them!

Will be putting up pens next season!
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Old 10-11-2019, 08:03 AM   #26
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The old family farm that I hunt just started getting hogs several years ago. Now we are covered up in them. The property has been in the family since around 1900 and they never saw pigs until recently. I've been hunting it 15 years and never saw a pig for probably the first 10.
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Old 10-11-2019, 08:33 AM   #27
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Old 10-11-2019, 09:08 AM   #28
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Good luck! Buckshot sounds like a good idea but I haven't heard positive reviews from people who have tried it. Less carnage than expected.
I haven't tried it myself but I do keep a semi-auto shotgun loaded in case they get in the yard at night.
It works, you just have to walk right up in the middle of them with a semi-auto.
No you can't get multiple pigs with one shot.
But it is not hard to kill five if you're quick
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Old 10-11-2019, 10:31 AM   #29
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Never had them on my place In angelina county. Last year they showed up for 3 weeks, this year I'm overran.
Whaaaaaat thats right next to the birthplace of the wild hogs population in Texas? How is that possible
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Old 10-11-2019, 10:36 AM   #30
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we killed north of 120 pigs last year from October to December
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Old 10-11-2019, 10:41 AM   #31
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we killed north of 120 pigs last year from October to December
Thats a lot of pork! Where at?
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Old 10-11-2019, 10:52 AM   #32
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Thats a lot of pork! Where at?
Wouldn't have replied to this thread if it wasn't somewhere close
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Old 10-11-2019, 10:58 AM   #33
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Bummer. Good Luck with getting them outta there!

Game Warden has told me they are now in my area, but I haven't seen a single sign yet.
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Old 10-11-2019, 11:36 AM   #34
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2 types of properties.

Those WITH hogs and those that WILL HAVE hogs.
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Old 10-11-2019, 01:16 PM   #35
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We donít have any near Sonora but I honestly wouldnít mind if some showed up since anthrax killed all our deer.
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Old 10-11-2019, 02:00 PM   #36
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Wouldn't have replied to this thread if it wasn't somewhere close
Iím just trying to see how close they are to our property
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Old 10-11-2019, 02:13 PM   #37
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Old 10-11-2019, 02:20 PM   #38
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We donít have any near Sonora but I honestly wouldnít mind if some showed up since anthrax killed all our deer.
Don't wish that it may come true
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Old 10-11-2019, 02:52 PM   #39
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We hunt off Waddell ln and see some every now and then not real often tho
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Old 10-11-2019, 04:01 PM   #40
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We are west of Menard, closer to Eldorado on 2084. Family land since before Moses and we have one big a@@ boar pig on camera. Catch him on camera every 3-4 months. Only one we have ever seen and that is just fine with us.
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Old 10-11-2019, 04:55 PM   #41
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We are west of Menard, closer to Eldorado on 2084. Family land since before Moses and we have one big a@@ boar pig on camera. Catch him on camera every 3-4 months. Only one we have ever seen and that is just fine with us.
That is how it started with us. One boar on camera two different time last year. Now we have two small groups this year.
If you see one, there are more around.
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Old 10-11-2019, 05:32 PM   #42
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I'm the odd guy, I watch deer, and hope a pig walks by lol.
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Old 10-11-2019, 05:53 PM   #43
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I'm with you!
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Old 10-13-2019, 11:16 AM   #44
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Been hunting Menard for over 30 years and never have seen one. We have had a few on camera, but luckily we have been pig free. Sorry to hear you have them now. We are in NW Menard county.
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Old 10-13-2019, 11:28 AM   #45
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We are west of Menard, closer to Eldorado on 2084. Family land since before Moses and we have one big a@@ boar pig on camera. Catch him on camera every 3-4 months. Only one we have ever seen and that is just fine with us.
I would hunt him obsessively. Big nocturnal boars are a challenge.
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Old 10-13-2019, 03:14 PM   #46
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We are on 2873 west of town and have them!

Will be putting up pens next season!
Showed up on our place last season as well.
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Old 10-13-2019, 04:17 PM   #47
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I'm with you!
Me three. If it isn't a big buck I'd just as soon shoot a pig.

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Old 10-13-2019, 09:23 PM   #48
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I would hunt him obsessively. Big nocturnal boars are a challenge.
We live 300 miles away and get out there every 3-4 weeks from the start of bow season iil the end of gun season. Have spotlighted at night and looked for him hard but cant ever cross paths with him. Here at home we are over run with pigs so I assure you, we will do all we can to keep them from settling in out there.
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Old 10-13-2019, 09:35 PM   #49
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All y’all guys saying y’all don’t have pigs got it good, we easily kill over 100 a season and then we flew in July and killed 200+ in about 12-16 hours of flying and I bet we didn’t even scratch the number, we counted over 100 on one road one night, all the guys saying they want them, don’t they’re awful
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