|About the Book|
This is the second tutorial in our series on hunting boar and wild pigs. It is part of our trilogy of books on boar hunting in California and elsewhere. The author analyses important aspects of wild pig hunting, such as traditional hunting methods,MoreThis is the second tutorial in our series on hunting boar and wild pigs. It is part of our trilogy of books on boar hunting in California and elsewhere. The author analyses important aspects of wild pig hunting, such as traditional hunting methods, weapons requirements, hunting cartridges, bullets and their effects. Anatomy of wild pigs and shot placement. Over 35 illustrations and pictures on 40 pages enable the reader of this easy to understand tutorial to select the boar rifle that best balances the demands of the hunt and his personal preferences.Readers will learn- Basic considerations,- cartridge selection comes before rifle selection, - select cartridge for game, terrain and hunting method,- common cartridges for boar hunting,- fast and light versus slow and heavy bullets,- kinetic energy, energy on target and bullet trajectory without geek speak,- the importance of bullet deformation and fragmentation on target.- Hunting method and cartridge selection,- the most common hunting methods for wild pigs,- requirements for cartridge and rifle,- how to calculate optimal game weight for a given cartridge.-A few words about lead-free ammunition,- lead-free ammo is as effective as leaded,- advanced copper bullets and bullet construction,- results and review data from countries where lead-free bullets have long been in use.- The best boar hunting rifle,- your best boar rifle may not be mine,- groups of rifles by caliber and performance,- if a rifle feels comfortable to you, it is your best.-Shot Placement,- why shot placement is so important,- where the vital organs are in wild pigs,- head shots are the best,- when not to shoot at head or neck,- what not to do,- and much more.