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#46 apollo

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Posted 15 December 2007 - 04:29 pm

This one is a big lad he is stood behind a normal three foot fence looking out

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Posted 19 December 2007 - 11:23 am

it,s been a dream of mine to go hog hunting in the USA for years, any uk folks done it?. Flights to Florida can be pretty cheap from UK but haven't got a clue where to start as there are so many outfitters, who do i trust? any info from our American cousins would be nice.

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Posted 19 December 2007 - 03:38 pm

i havent talked to them in a while but i know a couple - man and wife team - that will sometimes take people out hunting hogs with dogs..
dont know if they charge for it or not. i havent had time to ask, but would love to tag along with them. they have some pretty wild stories to tell..

i have a magazine in front of me right now with a few adverts for guided hunts.. here are the websites..

http://www.ronsguideservice.com

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http://bradyranch.com/
http://guided-hunting.com/

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http://outwestfarms.com/

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http://southernarrow...outfitters.com/


even after all of that.. best bet is to make friends with a hog hunter in Florida. nearly every "good ole boy", red neck, and hick out here is obsessed with hunting hogs..

i live here and want to go hog hunting too, but at the moment its just not going to happen any time soon.. hope you have better luck than i have been having lol

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Posted 24 December 2007 - 12:26 am

Theres some wild boar in Grenoside woods in Sheffield, nobodys hunts them though.


so thats the new place you piglets hang out :feck: utb

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Posted 27 December 2007 - 02:28 pm

is there anybody in the uk who hunts hogs. i no there are some in the forest of dean. does anybody hunt them and if so what breed or type of dog do you use?

we have had a few hundred released over the years down here in devon by activists they started breeding 2 years ago some have been shot run over etc but there is now a healthy population of boar on dartmoor,within the next 5 years they will be firmly inplace and real wild boar at the momment some are still fairly tame

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Posted 28 December 2007 - 08:09 am

it,s been a dream of mine to go hog hunting in the USA for years, any uk folks done it?. Flights to Florida can be pretty cheap from UK but haven't got a clue where to start as there are so many outfitters, who do i trust? any info from our American cousins would be nice.



What type of hunt are you looking for? Still/stand hunting. Firearm hunt. Archery hunt. Hunt with dogs (bay and shoot, catch and knife, catch and tie) I'll be with a group going to the Rhodesian Ridgeback World Congress in Ireland this year.

You could fly back to the U.S. with us and we could take you hunting. The Congress will be in August.

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Posted 28 December 2007 - 08:49 am

Hi Guys

If your interested in the spread of Wild Boar in the UK this is a site worth visiting. www.britishwildboar.org.uk

Wild Boar in Britain to the first U.K. web-site devoted solely to the interests of free-living wild boar in Britain. After an absence of more than 300 years, wild boar are ...
http://www.britishwildboar.org.uk

If you are intending to shoot Boar then you should be aware that. It is illegal to hunt Boar in the UK with dogs. It is illegal to use anything less than a .270" as recommended by DEFRA. You need the police to add to your license for the purpose of shooting Wild Boar. Please visit http://www.defra.gov...s/wild-boar.htm

Hope this has been of use Guys

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#53 lord buckland

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Posted 12 January 2008 - 02:23 pm

you cant hunt with dogs in UK




is there anybody in the uk who hunts hogs. i no there are some in the forest of dean. does anybody hunt them and if so what breed or type of dog do you use?



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Posted 17 January 2008 - 07:21 pm

is there anybody in the uk who hunts hogs. i no there are some in the forest of dean. does anybody hunt them and if so what breed or type of dog do you use?

hunting hogs with dogs is illegal i think but i have heard of escaped bore been shot in scotland

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Posted 18 January 2008 - 08:50 am

I wish someone would release a load down where I live in wales could go hunting them then, I'd be like a pig in sh*t. :D

Edited by young1982, 18 January 2008 - 08:55 am.


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Posted 18 January 2008 - 06:42 pm

im thinking the same! Hope they make their way north soon!

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Posted 18 January 2008 - 07:46 pm

and this is can hapend afther you use some small terriers and some hounds http://www.thehuntinglife.com/forums/pub...

Which breed of Hound and Terrier do you Gents use?
got any pics?

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Posted 20 January 2008 - 07:40 pm

is there anybody in the uk who hunts hogs. i no there are some in the forest of dean. does anybody hunt them and if so what breed or type of dog do you use?

i no some people using fox terriers and a german hunting dog called jagd terriers. i own a smooth fox terrier and take him hunting but not for wild boar

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Posted 20 January 2008 - 08:41 pm



i use patterdale's and a jagd cross



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Posted 21 January 2008 - 11:20 am

I RECKON THERES A LOT MORE THAN 300 ID SAY THERE 300 AROUND OUR AREA IE FOREST OF DEAN, SOMERSET, NORTH DEVON WITHOUT GETTING INTO DORSET AND DOWN TO KENT, IT GETS ME EVERYTIME WE HAVE GOT TO THEM THERE IS ALWAYS PIGLETS NOT SURPRISING THERE SPEADING SO FAST.
IT WAS OVER 100 THAT GOT RELEASED IN DEVON NOT SO LONG BACK AND I DONT THIK THEY CAUGHT THAT MANY, HAPPY HUNTING JUST BE CAREFULL WILD PIGS ARE NOT FOR THE FAINT HEARTED

what we have up north is american bullx greyhounds they work well :thumbs:




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