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PostPosted: Sat May 26, 2007 9:06 am    Post subject: This is one BIG PIG Reply with quote

Boy, 11, bags hog bigger than 'Hogzilla'


By KATE BRUMBACK, Associated Press Writer
2 hours, 24 minutes ago



MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Hogzilla is being made into a horror movie. But the sequel may be even bigger: Meet Monster Pig. An 11-year-old boy used a pistol to kill a wild hog his father says weighed a staggering 1,051 pounds and measured 9 feet 4, from the tip of its snout to the base of its tail. Think hams as big as car tires.


If the claims are accurate, Jamison Stone's trophy boar would be bigger than Hogzilla, the famed wild hog that grew to seemingly mythical proportions after being killed in south Georgia in 2004.

Hogzilla originally was thought to weigh 1,000 pounds and measure 12 feet long. National Geographic experts who unearthed its remains believe the animal actually weighed about 800 pounds and was 8 feet long.

Regardless of the comparison, Jamison is reveling in the attention over his pig.

"It feels really good," Jamison said in a telephone interview with The Associated Press. "It's a good accomplishment. I probably won't ever kill anything else that big."

Jamison, who killed his first deer at age 5, was hunting with father Mike Stone and two guides in east Alabama on May 3 when he bagged Monster Pig. He said he shot the huge animal eight times with a .50-caliber revolver and chased it for three hours through hilly woods before finishing it off with a point-blank shot.

Through it all, there was the fear that the animal would turn and charge them, as wild boars have a reputation for doing.

"I was a little bit scared, a little bit excited," said Jamison, who lives in Pickensville on the Mississippi border. He just finished the sixth grade on the honor roll at Christian Heritage Academy, a small, private school.

His father said that, just to be extra safe, he and the guides had high-powered rifles aimed and ready to fire in case the beast, with 5-inch tusks, decided to charge.

With the animal finally dead in a creek bed on the 2,500-acre Lost Creek Plantation, a commercial hunting preserve in Delta, trees had to be cut down and a backhoe brought in to bring Jamison's prize out of the woods.

It was hauled on a truck to the Clay County Farmers Exchange in Lineville, where Jeff Kinder said they used his scale, recently calibrated, to weigh the hog.

Kinder's scale measures only to the nearest 10, but Mike Stone said it balanced one notch past the 1,050-pound mark.

"It probably weighed 1,060 pounds. We were just afraid to change it once the story was out," he said.

The hog's head is being mounted by Jerry Cunningham of Jerry's Taxidermy. Cunningham said the animal measured 54 inches around the head, 74 inches around the shoulders and 11 inches from the eyes to the end of its snout.

"It's huge," he said. "It's just the biggest thing I've ever seen."

Mike Stone is having sausage made from the rest of the animal. "We'll probably get 500 to 700 pounds," he said.

Jamison, meanwhile, has been offered a small part in "The Legend of Hogzilla," a small-time horror flick based on the tale of the Georgia boar. The movie is holding casting calls with plans to begin filming in Georgia.

Jamison is enjoying the newfound celebrity generated by the hog hunt, but he said he prefers hunting pheasants to monster pigs: "They are a little less dangerous."



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PostPosted: Sat May 26, 2007 7:18 pm    Post subject: Re: This is one BIG PIG Reply with quote

wtf That thing is MASSIVE!!!

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He said he shot the huge animal eight times with a .50-caliber revolver and chased it for three hours through hilly woods before finishing it off with a point-blank shot.

I don't want to detract from the young guy's achievement , but the above concerns me. Understandably the shooter is only 11 years old and was using a pistol.....however, it is unacceptable that it took 9 shots to finish the animal and TOTALLY unacceptable that it took three hours!!! What was his father and the guides doing allowing the animal to suffer this long????Not good.

What the hell are they going to do with 500 - 700 pounds of pork snorkers??? Laughing Laughing Laughing I reckon you would get sick of eating them before you got through the first 100 pounds.

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PostPosted: Sat May 26, 2007 7:19 pm    Post subject: Re: This is one BIG PIG Reply with quote

WOW... a 500kgs 3 meters hog !!! With a handgun!!!

Hang on a bit.. an 11yr boy? .50cal revolver? 8 shots??
would it be like:
===============================================
....................
"wow!! Pa, lookit that hog yonder.."
"Oh yeah.. tahts a big un that is.."
" Caint I shoot it pa? caint I? Please?"
" Aw shucks.. Okay then.."
" BANG!!!"
" Ouch!"
"OINK!!"
" You got 'im son! OH SH!T... SHOOT AGAIN!! QUICK!!"
" BANG! BANG! BANG!"
" You shoot a bit high boy! squeeze em!"
" OUCH! okay pa!"
" OINK! OINK!"
" BANG! BANG!"
" click.. click.. click"
" QUICK BOY !! RELOAD !!!"
" OH! okay...."
" click, clack, rattle rattle, clack..."
" BANG!"
" OINK, OINK, OINK........."
" Hurry son, shoot again, before he got away..!!"
" BANG! "
" OINK... Oink.. oink......... ..oin.... oi ....."
" Daym.. thats a big un that is.. Ya'll wanna chase it"
" waddayathink son?"
" lets pa.."
" Okay...."

Three hours later....

" puff... huff.... puff... huff.... thar... that daymned beast.. huff..."
" Hufff.... huff.... Yeah .. pa.., should I shoot it again...?"
" yeah, but dont do it from here boy, go down there...and dont worry, we 'll cover ya from here.."
" promise pa?"
" yup, got my rifle here.."
" okay pa......."

shuffle shuffle... slide... tumble... pitter.. patter...

" BANG! "
"OinK!!!! pfuufff................................................."

" IS E DEAD SON? !!! "
" YEAH PA!!! YA'LL CAINT CAME OUT FROM BEHIND THEM BUSH NOW!!!"
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or something like that... hmmm...

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Gelan

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PostPosted: Sat May 26, 2007 7:22 pm    Post subject: Re: This is one BIG PIG Reply with quote

wtf That thing is MASSIVE!!!

Jamison Stone wrote:
He said he shot the huge animal eight times with a .50-caliber revolver and chased it for three hours through hilly woods before finishing it off with a point-blank shot.

I don't want to detract from the young guy's achievement , but the above concerns me. Understandably the shooter is only 11 years old and was using a pistol.....however, it is unacceptable that it took 9 shots to finish the animal and TOTALLY unacceptable that it took three hours!!! What was his father and the guides doing allowing the animal to suffer this long????Not good.

What the hell are they going to do with 500 - 700 pounds of pork snorkers??? Laughing Laughing Laughing I reckon you would get sick of eating them before you got through the first 100 pounds.

Gelan, you are one sick puppy mate, but I love your version.
Haha Haha

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PostPosted: Mon May 28, 2007 9:48 am    Post subject: Re: This is one BIG PIG Reply with quote

laughing so hard at Gelandagan...
my god I think you nailed it there sir.

sound just like one of them.
Misc ROFL

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PostPosted: Mon May 28, 2007 9:49 am    Post subject: Re: This is one BIG PIG Reply with quote

I think Gelan may have nailed it there..... ROFL ROFL ROFL

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 02, 2007 5:14 pm    Post subject: Re: This is one BIG PIG Reply with quote

Yep He's a bigun! He is or was a tame hog named Fred the hunting outfit purchased from there next door neihbers. wtf

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