Hog

News, articles and updates about hog hunting in Texas

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...
Multiple state agencies, conservation groups and common-sense hunters went hog wild over the potential use of a controversial toxicant to kill feral hogs in recent months. All that hubbub ultimately led to Scimetrics Ltd. Corp. -- the maker of Kaput Feral Hog Bait -- to withdraw its registration of the warfarin-based...
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...
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...
https://youtu.be/IdpxgbLehOg I’ve seen them while hunting Rio Grande turkeys in the spring, my back pressed squarely up against an oak tree, hoping that they wouldn’t scare off a mature gobbler. I’ve seen them while hunting whitetails in the fall, raiding deer feeders and devouring all the corn aimed primarily at attracting...
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...
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...