Hog

News, articles and updates about hog hunting in Texas

Without a doubt, Texas is blessed with the best hunting opportunities in the country. We’ve got the largest white-tailed deer herd in the nation – numbering roughly 4 million in moisture-rich years – and our bird hunting ranging from ducks, geese and doves to pheasants, sandhill cranes and quail offers...
Texas has a feral hog problem -- a huge one. In a state featuring more places for the swine to call home than most people may realize, the bottom line is this, according to a Texas A&M University study: if left unchecked, the state’s feral hog tally – which has...
The Texas Hill Country and South Texas are wild places, filled with critters of all shapes and sizes. And while white-tailed deer remain king among wild game during fall and winter, there are many other options for hunters now and throughout other seasons, setting the stage for inestimable opportunities...
In snake-proofing clinics, a rattler with its jaw stapled shut is the main target dogs associate with a shock from an electronic training collar.
Whether you’re hunting deer or hogs or strolling through the woods to admire the fall landscape, you’re in critter country. However, using common sense about the causes of danger and gaining knowledge of how to keep tiny things from developing into life-altering problems are the best line of defense. Ticks...
Texas is unrivaled in lands and waterways filled with game birds and game animals, offering a wealth of outdoors opportunities. However, with the good also comes the bad – and even the ugly. We’re infested with invasives of all shapes, sizes, demeanors and hues, some of them much closer than you...
While the majority of hunters would never dream of committing wildlife crimes, they possibly may be breaking a law and not realize it.
There's no doubt there always will be rotten apples out there, but for the most part, the more than 1 million people who buy hunting licenses in Texas each year are law-abiding citizens. They’re people who go out of their way to be polite, courteous and open should they be...
A Texas A&M University report predicts a massive rise in the feral hog population without proper control
The old joke goes something like this: “If a feral hog sow produces a dozen piglets, 13 survive.” However, no one’s laughing, certainly not farmers and landowners whose crops and fields prime for rooting continually are devastated by a growing menace. It’s no secret that feral hogs have had a detrimental...