Storm Sow

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  1. Brian Shaffer

    Brian Shaffer Hog Hunter SUS VENATOR CLUB LoneStarBoars Supporter

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    Went out last night ahead of the storms. I figured that based on current speeds, I could have had as much as 3 hours of hunting time. It turned out to be a good bit less. I got onto hogs and had a tough shot and as I waited for a particular sow to move into the clear, the rain picked up. Just a couple of minutes after the shot, the whole field lit up with a lightning flash and I realized I needed to get back to the truck as quickly as possible. Storms were moving SW-NE and this is what the lightning ground strike patterning looked like relative to where I was...

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    So I boogied out of there as fast as I could and never got to inspect the downed hog. :-( But I am sure it was dead...

     
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  2. J BAR K

    J BAR K Just trying to make a day. SUS VENATOR CLUB LoneStarBoars Supporter

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    Glad you got her before the storm hit. Not good to be out playing in the lightning! And good hunting discipline. Glad I don’t have to worry about livestock anymore. Good shooting!
     
  3. der Teufel

    der Teufel Livin' the Dream … SUS VENATOR CLUB

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    Hope you didn't get TOO wet in that effort.
    Nice shot on the sow, definitely a good one to take out.
     
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    gshock Banned Member! SUS VENATOR CLUB LoneStarBoars Supporter

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    Good hog down!! And yes, don't blast at runners through brush. Sometimes I've seen them run into the brush and jump deer up, sometimes my heart races when I see that.
     
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  5. diggler1833

    diggler1833 LSB Active Member

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    The 6.5G lightning rod...now with suppressor adapter...
     
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    scrmblr1982cj8 LSB Active Member LSB TURKEY BUZZARD PRESERVATION SOCIETY LoneStarBoars Supporter

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    Great video!
     
  7. Ratdog68

    Ratdog68 LSB Official Story Teller LSB TURKEY BUZZARD PRESERVATION SOCIETY SUS VENATOR CLUB LoneStarBoars Supporter

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    Should'a dipped that bullet into some hot sauce... season her up for the TBPS's benefit. Good call on holding fire. Wish more people in the woods would use a little common sense.
     

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