Cass Creek Outdoors makes one of the few wild boar calls I have been able to find. Their Nomad Wild Boar Call with Moving Sound Remote gives you a wide selection of hog calls designed to help you bring home the bacon!!
I was hunting hogs in Alabama, and had a lot of opportunity to try out this unique call. We set the receiver up near our position. There are no wires, and the receiver is very light to carry into the fields. I attached a lanyard to the remote so I would not have to search for it, while the speaker/receiver can be clipped onto your pack or belt. For this hunt, I attached the receiver to a young sapling about 20 yards from our shooting house. There is a swamp immediately behind, and woods on all sides, a green field is also nearby, an ideal set up to start with!
We started calling just after lunch, and it didn’t take long before we were seeing results. The various series of calls sound very realistic, and the volume control adjusted in a clear concise sound. I played with the volume control to make it sound like the pigs were moving away from the area, and then in reverse of that to make it appear they were coming closer. Many other times I had wild hogs grunting or squealing in response just following my playing one of the calls. I was also able to utilize this call when I was stalking hogs. I clipped it right onto my binocular strap, and played the calls periodically while I was walking, using it as you would a hand held call. There is also the ability to set up 3 receivers with one Transmitter Remote Control. This makes it possible to not only direct the hogs into a better position or make it sound like it is true moving sound.
There are 5 distinct series of calls programmed into the receiver;
- Feeding Frenzy – Excited grunts and squeals as hogs greedily compete to feed.
- Contented Feeding – Sounds of feeding hogs at newly located food source which draws others to join.
- Social Grunts – individual hogs communicate greetings within the herd.
- Fighting Boar – Aggressive rival males battling for herd dominance.
- Feeding Piglets – Confident sow grunts and feeding piglets signal safety, luring in hogs from dense cover.
My favorite combination was the Social Grunts with the Contented Feeding. I have been in situations where the wild hogs that I was near, used grunts and squeals that sounded very similar to this. I also used the Feeding Piglets as a stand alone call, since I have witnessed the larger hogs eating in relative quiet, while the young piglets are making lots of, well, pig noises!
I will be using my Nomad Wild Boar Call on many hunts coming up, and I will keep you updated on my results!
The Nomad Wild Boar Call is available for purchase at Amazon.com, Bass Pro Shops, Cabelas, various other sporting goods shops or at www.casscreek.com. The MSRP is $79.99. They also offer these calls in Predator, and Moose.