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Wild bore
« on: June 05, 2008, 01:49:38 PM »
So I was on gaitorbait the other night and I nearly crapped my self when I came right up on a group of 3 huge bore, they scurried of into the palmettos. I stopped dead in my tracks and my heart was racing because they did not run far and I could still hear them only 15-20ft from the trail. I have heard stories of these things charging people so I turned around and went back.
Does anybody know if these bore are aggressive out there? My buddy had a staring contest with one while he was hunting deer, he stood still for about 5 min and it eventually left.
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Re: Wild bore
« Reply #1 on: June 05, 2008, 01:50:57 PM »
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Re: Wild bore
« Reply #2 on: June 05, 2008, 01:54:15 PM »
I usually keep a fixed blade knife in my camelbak in case I find gaitor/bore chewing on my panaracers

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Re: Wild bore
« Reply #3 on: June 05, 2008, 01:56:00 PM »
I don't think you have anything to worry about.  Last weekend we were riding out there and I was in the back of the pack with my wife and another friends wife.  We stopped to take a break and heard something in the woods.  About 20 feet behind us 2 black pigs walked across the trail and then trotted off into the woods.  We were by no means quiet or sneaking around either.  They usually just want to get away from you. 
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Re: Wild bore
« Reply #4 on: June 05, 2008, 02:29:39 PM »
I'm not sure they would attack either but 3 300+ lbs bore is very intimidating. and they do have the ability to do some serious damage.

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Re: Wild bore
« Reply #5 on: June 05, 2008, 02:46:41 PM »
You sure they were wild boars? The only ones I've seen out there have been relatively small pigs.


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Re: Wild bore
« Reply #6 on: June 05, 2008, 02:48:11 PM »
I'm not sure they would attack either but 3 300+ lbs bore is very intimidating. and they do have the ability to do some serious damage.

They can definitely do damage.  A guy at work had one of his hunting dogs almost get gutted by one.  Of course the boar had 4 dogs trying to rip its limbs apart at the time. 
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Re: Wild bore
« Reply #7 on: June 05, 2008, 04:22:07 PM »
Generally they are not aggresive. About the only attacks I've heard of are when hunters have wounded them or when their dogs have them cornered.
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Re: Wild bore
« Reply #8 on: June 05, 2008, 09:38:53 PM »
Jdk,  They do get pretty big out there you probaby have only seen young ones so far. I have seen on many occasions, hogs that were well over 300 pounds.

Like the others have said they are usually docile, just don't get in between Momma hog and her kids! They will usually run away, they are out at WTA all over the place. They are there even when you don't see them.

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Re: Wild bore
« Reply #9 on: June 05, 2008, 09:45:26 PM »
The only damage they will do is to your cholesteral level ;D

 

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