Man, there just isn’t much out there that is more fun that hunting hogs with Thermal scopes.. My son David and I went out for an evening and took some out with the new FLIR PTS 233.
Been kind of a slow year with about 97 trillion acorns dropping and the deer just don’t need to move much to eat.. While I still haven’t nailed my “trophy” we still were able to put a doe in the cooler, bag a good cull buck which I donated the meat to Texas Hunters for the Hungry program. Good to get another clean kill on a new rifle project with the 7mm08, gaining confidence for sure.
David got a nice doe with his trusty 6.8
My son David loves to hunt.
We have had a great weekend with my brother, a buddy and his son.
I love it when a plan comes together! Friday night we went out with Gary from the Silencer Shop and his son Zachary.
That boy was excited about getting on some pigs!
We weren’t out 15 minutes and right at dark ran across three groups of pigs.
My middle child, David who is 9 has hunted hard with me this year and got his first deer, a doe earlier in the season. Been trying to get him on the right buck since then.
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