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Re: Archery hunting woos

Post by terrible ted » Tue Sep 16, 2014 1:11 pm

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terrible ted wrote:ok i sent many a hog running like Steve martin wild and crazy guy. I have also killed 250 lbs with some perfect double lung shoots. I found my best bow shoots for kills have been from the ground. I have also taken the what i refer to as the California shoot with success. Now it was only a 40-50 lb hog, head in a hole tail up I am behind it at 5 yards. It went thru and out the neck. It squealed like well you know.

The best thing i can say is literally do not track until an hour has passed. I have killed hogs in almost every way but by strangulation. Well not a fresh one anyways.
You mean a Texas Heart Shot? :)

Like was said early four blade and give that sucker atleast 30 minutes to an hour to die or else you risk pushing him if he's still alive and losing him.

Ohhhhh yeah and practice practice practice.

Also might want to recommend if you are shooting out of a stand that is fairly high up so your arrow is traveling at a large angle toward the animal you may need to aim high. Think of it if you are shooting it from the ground and shoot at the lungs it will go straight through the animal if you are up in a stand and shoot at the same spot it is going to go under the lungs most likely and out the belly. Best of luck on the next one!

No the Texas is from the front.

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Re: Archery hunting woos

Post by gobblerD » Tue Sep 16, 2014 1:24 pm

PM,

Are you saying follow the front leg straight up to the shoulder then 1/3rd up is the mark you shoot for? Between the shoulder and the spine. I want to try this.

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Re: Archery hunting woos

Post by Hog Guts » Tue Sep 16, 2014 1:34 pm

My shoot them in the leg comment wasn't to literally have to break their leg, it was to emphasize how far forward their vitals are. Almost all bad shots in hogs are because people shoot them like other animals they were taught to shoot behind shoulder like deer etc. the hogs heart lies damn near right between his front legs and it's a place you can stick a shaft through unlike what you may hit 6-10 inches above that. It's just advice take it for what it's worth. Everyone has their way of doing things but when someone asks I try to give them the best info I use myself. Good luck keep shooting them till you figure out what works good for you. I know what works for me :)


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Re: Archery hunting woos

Post by Sniper » Tue Sep 16, 2014 1:54 pm

you should stop slinging them stick's and sling some lead :lol:
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Re: Archery hunting woos

Post by fl cracker » Tue Sep 16, 2014 5:10 pm

Unforgiven, my buddy told me to try that if they did not present a shot. I had a hog come in that was walking away from me and I sent an Arrow in its ass it didn't even Run 10 yards and fell over dead.
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Re: Archery hunting woos

Post by SteveReid » Tue Sep 16, 2014 6:37 pm

Looks like a chity kill to me!!
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Re: Archery hunting woos

Post by terrible ted » Tue Sep 16, 2014 8:35 pm

Image

This was a bow shoot she was 138 on the ground maybe 60 yards

the camera really picked up the blood. Thats the in out about the same. Love bow hunting.

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Re: Archery hunting woos

Post by terrible ted » Tue Sep 16, 2014 8:40 pm

unforgiven11B wrote:Negative ted, here is a pic of a Texas heart shot.

Yea that's a California shoot. I only call them like i see them and that what a Californian want to do to you.

A Texan kills straight thru the chest.


Oh that pig left two trails one on the right side one off the left.
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Re: Archery hunting woos

Post by terrible ted » Tue Sep 16, 2014 8:46 pm

Hog Guts wrote:My shoot them in the leg comment wasn't to literally have to break their leg, it was to emphasize how far forward their vitals are. Almost all bad shots in hogs are because people shoot them like other animals they were taught to shoot behind shoulder like deer etc. the hogs heart lies damn near right between his front legs and it's a place you can stick a shaft through unlike what you may hit 6-10 inches above that. It's just advice take it for what it's worth. Everyone has their way of doing things but when someone asks I try to give them the best info I use myself. Good luck keep shooting them till you figure out what works good for you. I know what works for me :)


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Yea but most bows wont go deep enough to kill thru a shoulder but when the leg moves forward skim it back edge. you can hit a quarter at 20 yard you can skim the shoulder.

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Re: Archery hunting woos

Post by Hog Guts » Tue Sep 16, 2014 9:46 pm

Actually I said 25% up which is below the shoulder hitting them in the shoulder is probably worst shot cause you are right no penetration. To me, the arrow passing all the way through is almost more important than where it's shot so long as it will kill it because where I hunt if you can't track blood you won't find it whether it does or not. Here are clips from my bow vid cam from Saturday, Sunday and this morning ImageImageImage


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Re: Archery hunting woos

Post by terrible ted » Wed Sep 17, 2014 6:38 am

I don't know if want to venture down the road if people can track. The most successful archers i know have good tracking capabilities. The two just go together. I wish i would of seen anything more than a coyote and a squirrel last Saturday.

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Re: Archery hunting woos

Post by Hog Guts » Wed Sep 17, 2014 7:12 am

Tracking is super important, I agree 100%


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Re: Archery hunting woos

Post by diamondback0320 » Wed Sep 17, 2014 10:19 am

X2 on the squirrel ted,barkin sob"s,thats all I seen!

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Re: Archery hunting woos

Post by gladesman » Wed Sep 17, 2014 1:47 pm

"Even with broken legs or missing leg can they go far. Just look at this way if you dont shoot you dont have a chance. Try not to spook them after. Oh if you find one with 3 arrows in it one thru the side one in the top of the back and one in the ass it had a really bad day and i never found it in the swamp."

Had to LMAO at terrible ted's comment above.

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Re: Archery hunting woos

Post by PM » Wed Sep 17, 2014 6:21 pm

Sorry it took so long to respond. Yes straight up the front leg maybe 1/3 of the way up the shoulder. I have even had a few of them, if the angle was right have the arrow stick high in the opposite leg and lock them up. We were shooting Slick Tricks. It would roll the hog over with the arrow sticking out. As they laid th ere it looked like a volcano of lung blood pumping out of the hole.
The shield isn't as tough as a lot of people think. I watched a friend shoot one over 400 broadside through the shoulder on the ground and get a complete pass through with a 60lb Hoyt and a 340 grain arrow with a 4 blade 100 grain Slick Trick 1 "cut.
Big thing to remember is the vitals on a hog are low and forward. You can't shoot them like a deer. I have seen quite a few semi pro hunters struggle with that. Thereally is really nothing behind the top of the crease.
Most important thing is to be just high enough to avoid the leg bone and shoot through the scapula. I have tried every angle including Texas heart shots and the broadside gave the most consistent results.
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