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Old 06-30-2013, 03:49 PM   #1
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Default Hunting hogs in the morning?

Just wondering how many of you have success with hunting hogs in the morning? Good or bad time to hunt hogs?
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Old 06-30-2013, 03:55 PM   #2
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I've killed quite a few hogs in the morning. Just don't hunt when there is a full moon the night before. You probably won't see crap.
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Old 06-30-2013, 03:57 PM   #3
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I usually do pretty good at feeders at first light after that it pretty much useless.
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Old 06-30-2013, 03:58 PM   #4
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Read your cameras.
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Old 06-30-2013, 04:09 PM   #5
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At our place, we have never seen a hog in the morning. Ever. Not once, and not for a lack of trying.
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Old 06-30-2013, 04:15 PM   #6
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I've seen them mid-day and midnight... X2 on reading the cameras, they are pretty consistent critters.
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Old 06-30-2013, 04:42 PM   #7
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At the feeders. Always.
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Old 06-30-2013, 04:44 PM   #8
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Old 06-30-2013, 04:45 PM   #9
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Over the years my "sits" for hogs have been pretty evenly divided between morning and evening. I would estimate around 80% of my hog sightings have been in the evening. (especially in the heat of the summer) I always go ahead and hunt the mornings anyway -what the heck, I'm out there, why not? The hog in my avatar came in around 9:00am

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Old 06-30-2013, 04:45 PM   #10
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At the feeders. Always.
Same at my place. Feed them, they will come. I perfer shooting them in the mornings. Day light tracking...
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Old 06-30-2013, 04:52 PM   #11
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In ten years on my place I haven't seen a hog on the morning, even on cam.
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Old 07-01-2013, 12:13 AM   #12
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I've only shot one hog in the morning and that was this year, around 8:00 in the morning bout 50 degrees outside east texas. Unless by morning hunts by 12am-5am, I don't think you'll have very much luck
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Old 07-01-2013, 12:34 AM   #13
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Feeder hunting or spot and stalk?
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Old 07-01-2013, 05:44 AM   #14
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When it's coolers, sure.... Unless you're meaning the weeee hours of the morning, that's when I usually get after them 10p-3ish.
Mine hit my pig-pipe pretty consistently all year-just after dark until about 3-4 with a stray one here & there mid-day.
I choose late night/early morning hunts in the summer to cut down sweating and personal comfort !
Now winter time I'll spot & stalk during the day and sit in the evening.
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Old 07-01-2013, 06:40 AM   #15
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Hell at my place I have spots I will run the road feeder through then come back by in 10-20min and there will be a group all day long it seems I can do that. I shoot a lot of pigs at first light
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Old 07-01-2013, 07:56 AM   #16
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First one I ever killed was in a sounder feeding about 2 hrs. after daylight.

Recently I was re-loading corn into the feeder around 9am when a boar walked up to 15 yds before realizing I was there.... without a weapon, of course.
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Old 07-01-2013, 08:59 AM   #17
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Haven't been a sucessful in the morning as night hunting. But it also depends on the hunting pressure.
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Old 07-01-2013, 09:16 AM   #18
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on the place I guide on, the hotter it gets the more we are seeing pigs in the mornings, feeders go off at 6, but if they don't show after 7:30 or so you generally won't see any that sit. also right now they are coming out about 15 min before dark
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Old 07-01-2013, 09:53 AM   #19
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We have killed alot in the AM. My son killed a big boar this past Sat morning.
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Old 07-01-2013, 12:25 PM   #20
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Definately see more activity in the late afternoons/evenings but have killed a few in the AM, esp when cold outside (hunt in Llano).
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Old 07-01-2013, 12:28 PM   #21
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I've only killed two in the morning, and they were at the same time
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Old 07-01-2013, 12:29 PM   #22
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I've never had much success in the morning
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Old 07-01-2013, 12:31 PM   #23
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I'm about half and half on morning vs. evening. It's just harder for me to get up in the mornings so I hunt the evening a little more.
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Old 07-01-2013, 12:34 PM   #24
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I've killed them in the morning but I don't bother hunting mornings for hogs (unless its with a client) because I'm so much more successful evenings and nights.
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Old 07-01-2013, 12:57 PM   #25
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I have had and seen more hogs in the evening hands down.

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