Tips for the Wild Boar Beginner Hunter
Wild boars are big animals that may grow up to 400 pounds, living mainly on the southern states surrounding the gulf.
Even when they look as an easy target since they are big and easy to see, wild boars hunting may be dangerous and difficult because usually boars are not easy to blow down with a single shot.
To achieve success and avoid danger, some simple tips will help the beginner hunter to keep safe and catch good critters since the very beginning.
1. Wild Boars will come to fight out any invader
Wild boars are very territorial and love a good fight and even when that's a plus against its peers, it's a weakness to face the hunter who may make a call while stalking the boar and just wait it to show up to be shot down.
2. Danger is always present
These big, wild pigs are not easy to kill, moreover when wounded they will attack the hunter, making of this type of hunting a very dangerous one if you are not familiar with the proper techniques.
The first thing to do is choosing the right firearm, so the use of multi-shot high-powered rifles, revolvers and pistols will be a plus to keep you safe. In addition, high speed ammo will be more effective against this portentous animal.
For beginners, a shotgun is always a great safety card.
3. Be Distrustful
Wild pigs may play dead and fight back the hunter when close enough; thus even when the animal seems dead, it's safer to make a noisily approach towards the body and make a second shoot 15 to 20 feets away; just to assure it's really dead.
Keeping these tips in mind you will be ready to stalk you first boar, afterwards, with practice you'll find out how sophisticated this kind of hunting may be.