Texas Fish & Game

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September 3, 2018

Urban Wildlife Is Here To Stay In Texas

Checking the mail at the box down the street is a daily routine. In fact, I often do it instinctively without really thinking about it so my thought are often on anything but retrieving the stack […]
August 8, 2018
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Podcast: Custom Rifles, Wild Hog Hunting, the Hog Poisoning Debate and High Fences with Guest Jeff Stewart

  On this episode of the bi-weekly TF&G podcast, Dustin sits down with TF&G writer and blogger Jeff Stewart who lives in East Texas and is an avid outdoorsman and Second Amendment supporter. We talk about […]
February 28, 2018

Video: Was This Feral Hog Bitten By A Snake? What Caused This Injury?

Feral Hog Injury This feral hog was captured on trail camera in Newton County, TX and shows a swollen leg. Could this have been caused by a snake bite or some other injury? What are your […]
February 16, 2018

Monster Hogs Exist in Texas-Here is Photographic Evidence

Monster Hogs Tales of gigantic, long-tusked monster hogs prowling the woods of Texas and the American South have been told around the campfire for years. Now game camera and cell phone technology are showing many of […]
January 18, 2018

New Hog Poison To Be Tested in Texas

Officials with the United States Department of Agriculture Wildlife Services (WS) are set to begin conducting tests of a new poison for feral hogs. These tests will begin within weeks in Texas and Alabama. “With these […]
December 5, 2017

5 Tips for Killing More Hogs

More hogs are killed in Texas than whitetail deer. We documented that last year when we rain the Texas Agrilife stats that reveal some 750,000 hogs killed in the Lone Star State annually versus 600,000 whitetails. […]
November 21, 2017

Urban Feral Hogs Are A Growing Problem-and They are Growing Huge!

Are feral hogs the new coyote? In other words, have they become the latest large wild creature living quite cozily within the city limits of the largest cities in Texas and beyond? The answer is “yes”. […]
August 27, 2017

Harvey’s Houston flooding will put urban coyotes, feral hogs on the move

The catastrophic flooding hitting the Houston area now due to Hurricane Harvey’s rain bands stalling will push the significant coyote and feral hog population out into the open. The drainage ditch systems as well as the […]
June 20, 2017

Do hogs really attack people? These do…

The feral hog is the subject of much media hype. With numerous “reality” shows based on pursuing and eradicating them they are a go-to species for wildlife coverage. I’ll never forget watching a program that said […]
October 26, 2016

So, Where Did Texas Hogs Really Come From? The Answers Might Surprise You

Feral hogs are not native to Texas. In fact, they are not native to the United States at all. According to a report entitled, “Feral Hogs in Texas” compiled by members of the Texas Agricultural Extension […]