Any Hogs or Coyotes Down

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We put 14 down this morning in the trap.
 

GSUQUAD

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I've been hog free until this summer. Set up a motion solar light on the tree and having my first sit tonight, interested to see if this 10 dollar light from Walmart does the trick for a 225 yard long stand. They never come out in day light but pretty frequently about 45 min to an hour after.
 
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I've been hog free until this summer. Set up a motion solar light on the tree and having my first sit tonight, interested to see if this 10 dollar light from Walmart does the trick for a 225 yard long stand. They never come out in day light but pretty frequently about 45 min to an hour after.
Looking forward to hearing what happens. Get them all DRT!
 

GSUQUAD

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Did not see the hogs but I got to sit and watch the light and how it performs and how the deer reacted. It was amusing watching the does.. the older leery ones were very cautious about it, the young ones did not seem to mind at all. Enough light to identify the target at 225 yards.

I think the weak link of this set up is the motion sensor. The box said 25 ft max range. I put it about 12 to 15 ft up the tree, and it seemed to not trigger very much and when it did, it was for a very short period of time.

Based on the deer reactions I think a constant light would be tolerated far better than the on and off sequence that seemed to startle them. When I tested the light in dark room it stayed lit I assume because the motion sensor was constantly tripped. I was disappointed in how seldom the light tripped and for how short of a duration it stayed on. I need to revisit the set up or look at a different light that is dusk to dawn and not motion activated
 
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Two down for the count and given to a neighbor that's been asking since 2019. Covid killed my hunting for 2020.
 

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That's awesome 😎
 
I'm part of an 1800 acre lease in Treutlen Co. We only have 10 hunters. Last year we shot 5 big bucks (QDMA bucks) and zero pigs. This year we've killed 5 pigs and zero bucks. Seeing less yotes and armadillos which is odd. Pigs everywhere and deer on food plots immediately bug out when a pig comes in. Kill em all.
 
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Here is one I shot last week.

Longest shot on a non-pig animal i ever made.

300 yds. Xbolt 30-06.

Smaller of the 3 others that were with him but he really stood out at dusk.

First black one I've got but have seen several other black ones over the last 3 years.
Congratulations, what magnification scope did you use for the 300 yards?
 
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4.5-14x Loupold with knob straight up at about 9 or 10x.
That's awesome right there. I just purchased a 3.50-10x Sierra BDX scope so I was just trying to gage magnification.
 
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@GeorgiaGlockMan That's really good, so I should have plenty at 10x for reaching out pass 100 yards. This BDX system came with a range finder so it plots the drop inside the scope. I have to sight this in before our Deer Gun season kicks off November 20th.
 
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