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The best ham I ever had was wild pig. So, pig hunters, does the quality of

ham get better or worse as the animal gets bigger and older?. :D

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A better picture

 

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That is one big pig. And he used the new 50 caliber handgun - pretty hefty for an 11-year old boy. It took eight shots and three hours of tracking! Unreal. I no longer feel safe in the deep woods just carrying a .22 pocket pistol...

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mmmmmmm.....BACON!!!!!!! :D

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The best ham I ever had was wild pig. So, pig hunters, does the quality of

ham get better or worse as the animal gets bigger and older?. :D

 

 

As a proud Arkansas Razorback fan, you have offended me. :doh:

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a thread about a big hog? this seems vaguely familiar ...

 

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I no longer feel safe in the deep woods just carrying a .22 pocket pistol...

 

Still safer than the streets of Miami, even with a .45 ...

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So he got this giant hog on a game farm? It's a big pig but that fact alone sorta takes the Hemingway out of the whole equation. Still, a lotta bacon, whoeeee. :D

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hmmmm...:D ....

 

ok...maybe it's just me. I was never a big hunter growing up, but I did my fair share and enjoyed the most of it. Was never a deer hunter....I think my favorite times hunting.... single shot .22 rifle, sneaking up on them dam squirrels. :D Phesant hunting was ok, Quail hunting could be a challenge in these parts. Over the years, I got interested in other stuff, haven't been hunting in years.

 

So, anyways....an 11 year old, with a .50 caliber, on a game preserve, shootin' pigs....

 

 

this happened in the south?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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When they say game preserve, I think they mean it in the same it is land set aside to allow game to live and flourish without intervention. This is not like importing lions from africa and chaining them to a tree so some drunk guy guy can shoot it from inside his volvo. He tracked it for three miles I believe.

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When they say game preserve, I think they mean it in the same it is land set aside to allow game to live and flourish without intervention. This is not like importing lions from africa and chaining them to a tree so some drunk guy guy can shoot it from inside his volvo. He tracked it for three miles I believe.

 

FRUITHURST, Ala. - The huge hog that became known as "Monster Pig" after being hunted and killed by an 11-year-old boy had another name: Fred. The not-so-wild pig had been raised on an Alabama farm and was sold to the Lost Creek Plantation just four days before it was shot there in a 150-acre fenced area, the animal's former owner said.

Phil Blissitt told The Anniston Star in a story Friday that he bought the 6-week-old pig in December 2004 as a Christmas gift for his wife, Rhonda, and that they sold it after deciding to get rid of all the pigs at their farm.

 

"I just wanted the truth to be told. That wasn't a wild pig," Rhonda Blissitt said.

 

Jamison Stone shot the huge hog during what he and his father described as a three-hour chase. They said it was more than 1,000 pounds and 9 feet long; if anything, it looked even bigger in a now-famous photo of the hunter and the hunted.

 

Mike Stone said in a telephone interview with The Associated Press on Friday that he had been under the impression that the hog was wild, not farm-raised.

 

Telephone messages left Friday with Eddy Borden, the owner of Lost Creek Plantation, were not immediately returned.

 

Stone said state wildlife officials told him that it is not unusual for hunting preserves to buy farm-raised hogs and that the hogs are considered feral once they are released.

 

Stone said he and his son met Blissitt on Friday morning to get more details about the hog. Blissitt said that he had about 15 hogs and decided to sell them for slaughter, but that no one would buy that particular animal because it was too big for slaughter or breeding, Stone said.

Blissitt said that the pig had become a nuisance and that visitors were often frightened by it, Stone said.

 

"He was nice enough to tell my son that the pig was too big and needed killing," Stone said. "He shook Jamison's hand and said he did not kill the family pet."

 

The Blissitts said they didn't know the hog that was hunted was Fred until they were contacted by a game warden for the Alabama Department of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries. The agency determined that no laws were violated in the hunt.

Phil Blissitt said he became irritated when he learned that some thought the photo of Fred was doctored.

 

"That was a big hog," he said.

 

Copyright 2007 The Associated Press.

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And here I figured this was about Rosie O'Donnell.

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So, pig hunters, does the quality of

ham get better or worse as the animal gets bigger and older?. :D

 

 

 

 

Yes...I haven't killed one yet but it is known that you should only shoot piglets or small pigs. That thing would be tough to clean. I could be wrong but I am pretty sure that the older and bigger they get...the worse they are to eat. I watched one guy clean a pig with his 4 wheeler. They basically peeled the skin off the pig while it hung.

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I could be wrong but I am pretty sure that the older and bigger they get...the worse they are to eat.

 

yep. Same is generally true w/veggies too, esp stuff like squash, cukes etc.

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yep. Same is generally true w/veggies too, esp stuff like squash, cukes etc.

 

 

 

 

Wimmins too? You'd eat Rosie? :D

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