Texas Fish & Game

The National News of Texas

April 6, 2017

Hog Crazy

In keeping with the spirit of the recent hoorah over the major debate on Feral Hogs I thought I would throw out some interesting tidbits of information  that some folks just may not know. In the […]
March 30, 2017

Meeting in The Middle

With all the recent heated debate over the use of Kaput feral hog poison it seems that there is no middle ground.  Speaking with hundreds of ranchers, farmers and hunters over the past few weeks I […]
March 28, 2017

Things that go bump in the night

The night was quiet. Other than a couple of barred owls trading barbs in the distance, I had literally heard nothing but the chirping of crickets in seven hours of sitting a climbing tree stand, 30 […]
March 14, 2017

The Poison Truth

As I am sure you all  know by now I have been in the forefront of the fight to keep  the Warfarin based hog poison “Kaput” out of our woods and fields.    So far I […]
March 9, 2017

The Hog Poison Debate is Heating Up

Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller  has announced a rule change in the Texas Administrative Code (TAC) that classifies a warfarin-based hog lure as a state-limited-use pesticide.  The pesticide, “Kaput Feral Hog Lure,” is the first toxicant to be listed specifically […]
March 2, 2017

More on Hog Poison

Since my last article on the State of Texas allowing the use of Warfarin based poisons on the Feral Hog epidemic. I have been systematically attacked by every farmer with a hay meadow claiming I don’t […]
March 2, 2017

Air Gun Hogs and Exotics

One of my fondest memories growing up was shooting my grandfather’s old Winchester .177 caliber air rifle at empty soda cans on my grandparent’s property. I’ll never forget those days. Many of us grew up using […]
February 24, 2017

Poison Pork

The latest news has it that the state of Texas in its infinite wisdom has decided it is a good thing to use poison to attempt to combat the massive feral hog invasion of our state. […]
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 […]
October 4, 2016

Crossing off Hogs: A Crossbow Hog Hunting Adventure

In late 2014, I engaged in one of the most exciting projects of my life―helping control hogs on property owned by Morgan and Deven Michael in Orange County. The following are my notes from this truly […]
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