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chagrin
05-25-2007, 01:25 PM
Damn, talk about a BBQ!

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,275524,00.html

Alabama Boy Kills 1,051-Pound Monster Pig, Bigger Than 'Hogzilla'
Friday, May 25, 2007

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Jamison Stone, 11, poses with a wild pig he killed near Delta, Ala.
An 11-year-old Alabama boy used a pistol to kill a wild hog that just may be the biggest pig ever found.

Jamison Stone's father says the hog his son killed weighed a 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'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 in length. National Geographic experts who unearthed its remains believe the animal actually weighed about 800 pounds and was 8 feet long.

After seeing the pig in person, taxidermist Jerry Cunningham told The Anniston Star it was "the biggest thing I'd ever seen ... it's huge."

The Anniston Star reported that the feral hog was weighed at the Clay County Farmer's Exchange in Lineville. Workers at the co-op verified that the basic truck scales used were recently certified by the state. But no workers from the co-op were present when the hog was weighed.

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Jamison is reveling in the attention over his pig, which has a Web site put up by his father http://www.monsterpig.com that is generating Internet buzz.

"It feels really good," Jamison, of Pickensville, 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 Hogzilla II. 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 of doing.

"I was a little bit scared, a little bit excited," said Jamison, who 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 pig 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, which was recently calibrated, to weigh the hog.

Kinder, who didn't witness the weigh-in, said he was baffled to hear the reported weight of 1,051 pounds because his scale an old, manual style with sliding weights only measures to the nearest 10.

"I didn't quite understand that," he said.

Mike Stone said the scale balanced one notch past the 1,050-pound mark, and he thought it meant a weight of 1,051 pounds.

"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 now being mounted on an extra-large foam form by Cunningham of Jerry's Taxidermy in Oxford. 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.

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.

The Anniston Star reported that congratulatory calls have come all the way from California, where Jamison appeared on a radio talk show. Jamison apparently has gotten words of congratulation from Rickey Medlocke of Lynyrd Skynyrd, country music star Kenny Chesney, Tom Knapp of Benelli firearms and Jerry Miculek of Smith & Wesson.

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."

The Associated Press contribu

chagrin
05-25-2007, 01:26 PM
http://www.foxnews.com/images/286393/2_61_052507_MonsterPig1.jpg

CoMoChief
05-25-2007, 01:29 PM
Holy shit. That thing could kill a bear.

HemiEd
05-25-2007, 01:33 PM
The one recently shot outside of Great Bend, Kansas, was in the 1100 pound range, IIRC.

tyton75
05-25-2007, 01:38 PM
question I have, wtf is an 11 year old kid doing with a .50 caliber hand gun?!?!? good god, that would take down a helicopter!

HemiEd
05-25-2007, 01:40 PM
question I have, wtf is an 11 year old kid doing with a .50 caliber hand gun?!?!? good god, that would take down a helicopter!

I think all 11 year old boys in Alabama get them, right after they marry their cousin.

HemiEd
05-25-2007, 01:47 PM
Here it is, if I did this right. Post 47 and 50.

http://www.chiefsplanet.com/BB/showthread.php?t=161019&highlight=great+bend+kansas+wild

Pestilence
05-25-2007, 01:52 PM
Mike Stone is having sausage made from the rest of the animal. "We'll probably get 500 to 700 pounds," he said.

That's a lot of sausage....lol

tyton75
05-25-2007, 01:52 PM
Mike Stone is having sausage made from the rest of the animal. "We'll probably get 500 to 700 pounds," he said.

That's a lot of sausage....lol


***insert dik joke here** lol

chagrin
05-25-2007, 01:56 PM
Mike Stone is having sausage made from the rest of the animal. "We'll probably get 500 to 700 pounds," he said.

That's a lot of sausage....lol


Why not eat them ribs too, :drool:

chagrin
05-25-2007, 01:57 PM
***insert dik joke here** lol

LMAO

you're a nut dude

Count Zarth
05-25-2007, 02:00 PM
It's a dinosaur.

Planetman
05-25-2007, 02:03 PM
http://www.foxnews.com/images/286393/2_21_052507_MonsterPig.jpg
That pig must have not been very smart to let some snot nosed kid take him down. Of course, if it were a smart pig, it's name would have been ... (Wait for it. Waaaaaaaaait for it ...) ... Cunning-Ham.

BIG_DADDY
05-25-2007, 02:12 PM
question I have, wtf is an 11 year old kid doing with a .50 caliber hand gun?!?!? good god, that would take down a helicopter!

Good thing they hadn't outlawed it and left him with a BB gun.

FishingRod
05-25-2007, 02:19 PM
Photoshop?

Pestilence
05-25-2007, 02:21 PM
http://www.foxnews.com/images/286393/2_21_052507_MonsterPig.jpg
That pig must have not been very smart to let some snot nosed kid take him down. Of course, if it were a smart pig, it's name would have been ... (Wait for it. Waaaaaaaaait for it ...) ... Cunning-Ham.


BOO! lol

bdeg
05-25-2007, 02:26 PM
Photoshop?
It was weighed. And mounted on a wall.

Bob Dole
05-25-2007, 02:27 PM
Here it is, if I did this right. Post 47 and 50.

http://www.chiefsplanet.com/BB/showthread.php?t=161019&highlight=great+bend+kansas+wild

Pretty sure that photo is of the Georgia feral hog.

HemiEd
05-25-2007, 02:30 PM
Pretty sure that photo is of the Georgia feral hog.

Did you see that the scoop has Great Bend written on it? Maybe photo shopped? Maybe the whole story is fabricated?

Easy 6
05-25-2007, 02:30 PM
Even though a major news outlets reporting it, i'm having a VERY tough time believing its size...as big as any 2 polar bears.

I gotta call BS.

Redrum_69
05-25-2007, 02:30 PM
Mike Stone is having sausage made from the rest of the animal. "We'll probably get 500 to 700 pounds," he said.

That's a lot of sausage....lol



Ultra Peanut cant wait to get his/her/its hands all over it

Valiant
05-25-2007, 03:04 PM
Mike Stone is having sausage made from the rest of the animal. "We'll probably get 500 to 700 pounds," he said.

That's a lot of sausage....lol


I wouldn't think the meat would be any good on a animal that old...

Hog Farmer
05-25-2007, 03:06 PM
Jesus Christ, Thats a big ass hog. I do have to say though proportionately it looks like it would be much,much bigger than 1000 pounds. I sold 58 sows today that were 500-600 pounds each and they looked no where close to half that hogs size.

Valiant
05-25-2007, 03:06 PM
Even though a major news outlets reporting it, i'm having a VERY tough time believing its size...as big as any 2 polar bears.

I gotta call BS.


There have been other feral pigs close to this size before so no telling..
If the animal has no natural predators and that much area to feed off of it could get that big after a while..

chagrin
05-25-2007, 03:18 PM
Hemi Ed, you are CORRECT SIR!

http://www.snopes.com/photos/animals/bighog.asp

Funny thing, the guy who killed hogzilla, from the snopes story - Chris Griffin



Anyway, based on the previous story I believe it

bdeg
05-25-2007, 03:27 PM
Jesus Christ, Thats a big ass hog. I do have to say though proportionately it looks like it would be much,much bigger than 1000 pounds. I sold 58 sows today that were 500-600 pounds each and they looked no where close to half that hogs size.
Gotta keep in mind the kid is 11.

I thought the same thing at first; if that was an adult behind it that would be absolutely insane.

*And jeez, who the hell goes hunting with a 50 cal pistol? People in Bama I guess...

ClevelandBronco
05-25-2007, 03:34 PM
This has to be the biggest pig ever.

bdeg
05-25-2007, 03:43 PM
This has to be the biggest pig ever.
Is there one of those exercise balls under her, or is that her belly?

HemiEd
05-25-2007, 03:44 PM
Hemi Ed, you are CORRECT SIR!

http://www.snopes.com/photos/animals/bighog.asp

Funny thing, the guy who killed hogzilla, from the snopes story - Chris Griffin



Anyway, based on the previous story I believe it

that is funny, thanks for looking that up. I won't be as concerned when I am walking around Great Bend on foot anymore. LMAO

ClevelandBronco
05-25-2007, 03:47 PM
Is there one of those exercise balls under her, or is that her belly?

I'm afraid it's all Rosie.

I'm really sorry you asked. I didn't want to look that closely.

KCFalcon59
05-25-2007, 03:50 PM
Is there one of those exercise balls under her, or is that her belly?

There was, but like the Blob, she absorbed it.

bdeg
05-25-2007, 03:50 PM
I'm afraid it's all Rosie.

I'm really sorry you asked. I didn't want to look that closely.
I was just kidding.

I remember growing up my mom always had her show on. *shudder*

Although the lesbo/emo haircut was even funnier than her rolls upon rolls of fat.

Count Zarth
05-25-2007, 05:17 PM
It does look photoshopped. The lighting on the kid is all wrong.

stevieray
05-25-2007, 05:23 PM
It does look photoshopped. The lightning on the kid is all wrong.


disagree.

StcChief
05-25-2007, 05:35 PM
Suuuiiiieee..... Stock your freezer.

Easy 6
05-25-2007, 06:32 PM
Theres gotta be some kind of trickery going on here, that looks like a pretty good sized 11 year old & this thing makes him appear to be one of those ultra tiny dwarves.

Its head is three times the size of a huge bear, it looks way bigger than 1000 pounds. The other Hogzilla pic is more believeable than this.

If there are pigs that big running around down south, they need to call out the National Gaurd...stat.

KcMizzou
06-01-2007, 04:26 PM
Theres gotta be some kind of trickery going on here,

Well, sure enough... It was farm-raised. Killed in a pen. :shake:

http://www.ajc.com/news/content/news/stories/2007/06/01/0601monsterpig.html

FRUITHURST, Ala. Before he became known as "Monster Pig," the 1,051-pound hog shot in Delta was known by another name.

Fred.

Rhonda and Phil Blissitt told The Anniston Star on Thursday evening that, on April 29, four days before the hog was killed, Fred was one of many livestock on their farm.

Late Thursday evening, their claims were confirmed by Andy Howell, Game Warden for the Alabama Department of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries.

"I didn't want to stir up anything," Rhonda Blissitt said. "I just wanted the truth to be told. That wasn't a wild pig."

KcMizzou
06-01-2007, 04:34 PM
The big boar was hunted inside a large, low-fence enclosure and fired upon 16 times by Stone, who struck the animal nearly a half-dozen times during the three-hour hunt.

Again... :shake:

bogie
06-01-2007, 04:44 PM
I'm not buyin' it. An animal that big would be way over 1000 lbs.

KcMizzou
06-01-2007, 04:46 PM
I'm not buyin' it. An animal that big would be way over 1000 lbs.I agree with that too, I think the photo's intentionally misleading, if not photoshopped. And to chase the damn thing around in a cage, letting an 11 year old shoot it up for three hours is repulsive.

Nice example the parents set, not only encouraging the kid to do it that way, but also to lie about it.

KcMizzou
06-01-2007, 05:26 PM
Stolen from Fark. LMAO LMAO



the boar story was just to distract what was really going on with the 2 and a half year old Vietnamese kid that killed the 347 pound house cat with a red ryder bb gun. apparently it had been terrorizing his family's restaurant dumpster. it took 5 hours and he shot him 57 times while his uncle and father watched from a distance in case something happened.

Coach
06-01-2007, 06:19 PM
Heh, that was funny.

Simply Red
06-12-2007, 11:50 AM
meat will be tough.

Simplex3
06-12-2007, 01:40 PM
meat will be tough.
I hear cat tastes like chicken.

Simply Red
06-13-2007, 09:50 AM
I hear cat tastes like chicken.
of course they do. Ever had chicken at your local chinese restaurant? Why do you think the texture is so different?

MOhillbilly
06-13-2007, 09:53 AM
http://www.gon.com/article.php?id=1017&cid=26

1k feral hog killed in GA.

Simply Red
06-13-2007, 10:01 AM
http://www.gon.com/article.php?id=1017&cid=26

1k feral hog killed in GA.
Wow. That is incredible. We don't have many if any wild boars in the Atlanta area and Fayetteville is about an hour south (still considered the burbs.) This is inconceivable. Check out this link. http://www.ajc.com/metro/content/metro/cobb/stories/2007/06/12/0612metgator.html Prior to this the closest alligator to atlanta was 100 mis. south.

Simply Red
06-13-2007, 10:15 AM
must be that global warming thing. *sarcasm*