I always feel that hunting in the snow is more exciting. There is no real reason for this in reality apart from the fact that you can see all the animal tracks. It is also because perhaps we do not have so much snow here in England. The picture (left) is of a large female bore that was out on her own and was possibly barren. The weight of this boar was 180 Kilos
Seeing a large sow on her own is not uncommon but it is important that if she just suddenly appears from out of the cover as the beaters are pushing forward just wait to make sure she is not the lead sow with small boar behind her.
It has been known for a very experienced hunter to