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Old 04-14-2012, 08:23 AM
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I wouldn`t belive it myself if I had not been there.....took a guy out hog and coyote hunting last night....and while riding to the farm...I said to the guy, lets check this field..so we pulled over and while spott`n with the window down (thermal) I notice something about what I thought was a coyote maybe 250 yds out (he was in a wheat field along the farm road). I said get the stick and lets walk toward it and let me kill him. Walked about 60 yds when we finally could tell what it was...yes he was a big hog.....and he was looking at us...I told the guy set the stick up...I got that AR on the stick and the rest was history. I hit that hog dead between the eyes..he said man he droped like a hot tator.....I stepped it off and it was a 160 yds...and I acted like that shot was nothing...my head got big as 100 lb watermelon....now this hog had to go 250 lbs...he was a good un. After pictures and a video clip, we went on down to the farm where we were to hunt and the guy killed this nice yote....at 142 steps...that was his first time to shoot a night vision scope...he said the dog looked like he was 75 yds...I had just told him that they will appear closer than they really are. Ron....starting the 1st of May I will be giving shooting lessons......
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Old 04-14-2012, 09:17 AM
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good going yall. sounded like a great hunt but i dont understand what makes this so unbelievable 2 u?
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Old 04-14-2012, 11:20 AM
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good going yall. sounded like a great hunt but i dont understand what makes this so unbelievable 2 u?
he was blindfolded when he shot. LOL
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Old 04-14-2012, 03:41 PM
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lol. molly im gonna have 2 come down to butler one day and see what that night vision hunting is all about
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lol. molly im gonna have 2 come down to butler one day and see what that night vision hunting is all about
If you like to coyote hunt, night time is the way to do it....and with night vision you`ll hunt yourself to death....this time of year just going three nights a week I can kill up to 6-8 coyotes a night...of course I will hunt places that are not hunted that often..Last week I went out fliming....I would stop along a hwy and call a field...and they will come...I got some great clips.....send me your email address and I`ll send you some clips...you`ll will see what you are missing.
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WTG! Just curious, whats a scope like that run?
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WTG! Just curious, whats a scope like that run?
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Were you aiming to hit between the eyes, or just "pokin and hopin"?
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Ron....starting the 1st of May I will be giving shooting lessons......

Hmmmmm only if we are shooting at those watermelons.
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cool videos molly thanks
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....and while riding to the farm...I said to the guy, lets check this field..so we pulled over and while spott`n with the window down (thermal) I notice something about what I thought was a coyote maybe 250 yds out (he was in a wheat field along the farm road). ...
we call that hunting from the road around here.
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Old 04-16-2012, 06:48 PM
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Ron....starting the 1st of May I will be giving shooting lessons......

Hmmmmm only if we are shooting at those watermelons.
Yes that was a big target and it was still......its alot of fun...especially if someone is watching to see if target is hit....my fork on the stick needs some work on it.
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Old 04-16-2012, 07:04 PM
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we call that hunting from the road around here.
Don`t know where you are from, but...Things have changed where I am from...we call that saving time. Looking is not breaking the law. When ya`ll shine your truck lights or a spot light out across a field....now that is what I think is call hunting from the road...sounds like you know alot about hunting from the road. But for the record...when I spot something from the road I have permission to hunt that land and if I see something I pull my truck onto the land away from the road before I get a gun out or unload my cart. We are not stupid where I`m from
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Old 04-16-2012, 07:12 PM
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What is your take .....I filmed those clips from the road......is that breaking the law....sometimes I have to use the bathroom and I pull over side the road is that the same thing.....I do alot of scouting like that...if I find that there is alot of coyotes in certain places.....I contact the land owner and get permission to hunt it.....and 99% of the time I get to hunt the land.
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What is your take .....I filmed those clips from the road......is that breaking the law....sometimes I have to use the bathroom and I pull over side the road is that the same thing.....I do alot of scouting like that...if I find that there is alot of coyotes in certain places.....I contact the land owner and get permission to hunt it.....and 99% of the time I get to hunt the land.
Sounds like a good idea to me. I would say its totally legal as long as ur not trespassing or shooting anything without permission. The guy I wrote a letter to the other week about hunting on his land called me back. He said he was wanting someone to kill coyotes over there but to call him back after turkey season. Can't wait to get over there...he has 700+ acres
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What is your take .....I filmed those clips from the road......is that breaking the law....sometimes I have to use the bathroom and I pull over side the road is that the same thing.....I do alot of scouting like that...if I find that there is alot of coyotes in certain places.....I contact the land owner and get permission to hunt it.....and 99% of the time I get to hunt the land.

so you ride around on public roads, spot animals from the cab of the truck, park, get out and shoot them? yep, that sounds like hunting from the road to me.
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so you ride around on public roads, spot animals from the cab of the truck, park, get out and shoot them? yep, that sounds like hunting from the road to me.
he didnt say he shoots them. he said he looks into the fields to see if there is any coyotes out there and if so, he will go and ask permission to hunt from the landowner.
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he didnt say he shoots them. he said he looks into the fields to see if there is any coyotes out there and if so, he will go and ask permission to hunt from the landowner.
re read the original post.

spotted pig while riding the roads, stalked up on it then shot it (right between the eyes at 160 yards).

besides being lazy, unethical and not very sporting it is very illegal.
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spotted pig while riding the roads, stalked up on it then shot it (right between the eyes at 160 yards).

besides being lazy, unethical and not very sporting it is very illegal.
He most definitely was road hunting...and with it starting out with this is the TRUTH sounds like he might have altered the story somehow...
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Man, y'all need to get a life. The man said he spotted the animal from the road adjacent to the farm that he has permission to hunt. He is shooting vermin.
They walked in and killed it.
This is a service to the farmer.
Maybe you need to set up cyber warden shop somewhere else.
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That's an awesome shot.

I have the regular Streamlight Super-Tac mounted on a 1" rail adapter on the bottom of my quad rail. This keeps the light from reflecting off the back of the suppressor into my scope and gets rid of the barrel's shadow. The light does a great good job finding eyes out to 200 yards, but its really tough to determine what the animal is and get off a shot before they "run for the shadows". When I get one it will be my first. Maybe I need "Shooting Lessons"?

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He most definitely was road hunting...and with it starting out with this is the TRUTH sounds like he might have altered the story somehow...
Nice assumption!
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Old 04-18-2012, 11:27 AM
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Were you aiming to hit between the eyes, or just "pokin and hopin"?
When you are shooting on a stick (tripod trigger) and its wore out and the distance is over 100 yds....you have to float the cross hairs on the target and with a 1.5 lb trigger you let go when the cross hairs are where you want it to be.....this hog was faceing me his head was all I had to shoot at.....last night I kill two coyote out at 140 steps...dropped them dead....keep in mind....I have guns that will shoot and I have had a lot of practice shooting at night with night vision distance plays a big part cause a hog will seem like he is 70 yds out but actually be 150 yds out....and some times I do miss but not often.
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Old 04-18-2012, 11:33 AM
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That's an awesome shot.

I have the regular Streamlight Super-Tac mounted on a 1" rail adapter on the bottom of my quad rail. This keeps the light from reflecting off the back of the suppressor into my scope and gets rid of the barrel's shadow. The light does a great good job finding eyes out to 200 yards, but its really tough to determine what the animal is and get off a shot before they "run for the shadows". When I get one it will be my first. Maybe I need "Shooting Lessons"?

Thanks for the stories and the pics. Keep em coming.
Where did you get the presure switch...I have to turn off my light before I turn off the scope...that way I know its off....you can`t look down the barrel to ck it.
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Old 04-18-2012, 11:47 AM
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spotted pig while riding the roads, stalked up on it then shot it (right between the eyes at 160 yards).

besides being lazy, unethical and not very sporting it is very illegal.
Its call time management....when you have alot of farms to ck for hogs you can`t go to your parking spot and unload your cart and come back to ck the field...and you sure can`t in most cases unload you cart with hogs out in the field....with the permit I have I do not and will not break the LAW.....I might add with the Thermal I have I can look out across a field 600 yds and tell you if it is a hog or deer and most cases a coyote....you learn the movement...but in most cases at that distance your focus will determine what it is.....I having a great time reading all the post...especially when I get all these know it alls to thinking....I sure don`t know it all....its fun reading how folks thinks.
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Where did you get the presure switch...I have to turn off my light before I turn off the scope...that way I know its off....you can`t look down the barrel to ck it.
I think it was optics planet but I truthfully don't remember.

The Tapco mounting plate is much better than the rail clips that came with the switch. I got it from a shooting range tactical gear store in Commerce, GA.
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spotted pig while riding the roads, stalked up on it then shot it (right between the eyes at 160 yards).

besides being lazy, unethical and not very sporting it is very illegal.
I can't say that I would agree with you on that statement. If your on the side of a road, your firearm is unloaded and your spotting scope or binos are not fixed to any firearm. Correct me if I'm wrong but I think that is within the law?
I quess some folks would think that shooting a hog is unethical, some might even think that shooting them between the eyes is unethical and some might think that shooting them at night is unethical. I'm just not one of those folks.
As far as lazy. Molly , next time do a few sit-ups and push-ups before you walk out to kill your predators. So some of the folks on here don't think your lazy. What's wrong with you?
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Nice job, that would be a good shot in broad daylight! I love to spot and stalk hogs,too, and when I can afford a nv scope I won't quit at dusk either. Of course, I only stop long enough now to eat supper and load the dogs
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