Hog

News, articles and updates about hog hunting in Texas

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...
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...
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...
Feral hogs in Texas can't be controlled. It's a fact rooted in destruction of native habitats as the swine descended from those introduced by Spanish explorers explode exponentially across our Lone Star State landscape. That's not to say that we Texans aren't doing our best to thin the state's herd estimated...
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...
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...