Hog Anatomy and Physiology

THE WILD BOAR

hog anatomy and shot placement

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Shot placement is the key with wild boar. Don’t think about shooting them in the same place as a deer. I have often been asked about this and thought I would share this with you. The heart is set a little lower and more into the front shoulder than a deer. I often here stories about hogs deflecting arrows and their super ability too survive gun shot’s. That’s all hog wash! Most of us have been trained to shoot for deer; not for hogs. Here is an example of where too place your shot. learn how to hunt them and trap them through our website.

Examples of some different shot angles on Hog Vitals

shotplacementhogsShot placement is the key with wild boar. Don’t think about shooting them in the same place as a deer. I have often been asked about this and thought I would share this with you. The heart is set a little lower and more into the front shoulder than a deer. I often here stories about hogs deflecting arrows and their super ability too survive gun shot’s. That’s all hog wash! Most of us have been trained to shoot for deer; not for hogs. Here is an example of where too place your shot. learn how to hunt them and trap them through our website.

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