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October 15, 2018

Feral Hog Vs. Warthog

In a battle against the European wild hog and African warthog, who would win? Inquiring minds want to know! I have often wondered the answer to this question myself. Both feral hogs and warthogs are big […]
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. […]
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 20, 2017

Monster Hogs Caught on Camera

Hunting Shots of Feral Giants Last year we published photos of monster hogs Texas Fish & Game readers have captured on their game cameras, and we are looking for more submissions. These should inspire hog hunters to […]
September 12, 2016
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Pipe ‘Bombs’ for Pigs

We hunt hogs on several small properties around Fort Worth. The landowners allow access but often want feeders removed at various times of the year due to other activities on the properties. Setting feeders and building […]
August 24, 2016

Monster Hogs: Photos of Texas-sized porkers and their giant tusks

The brush popped as the sound of footprints sounded in the forest. As I flipped on my Generation 3 night vision goggles, a low grunt sounded from the direction of the footprints. Just down the narrow […]
June 24, 2016

The Hog from Hell and Other Beastly Boars

IF THERE IS A DARK SIDE to hunting in the American South, it comes via wild hogs. No animal from Texas to Florida is more unpredictable, aggressive and, in some circumstances, downright evil. Take, for example, […]
May 27, 2016

Hogs on the Homestead

Most people think that wild hogs are something that sprang on the scene in the 90’s and exploded in population, and this is simply not true. The truth is my first encounter with wild hogs in […]
March 28, 2016

Hunting Hogs with “Silencers”

Hunting Hogs, Exotics & Predators with Suppressed Firearms Most serious hog hunting takes place at night, and anyone who has hunted at night knows that a rifle shot seems much louder than during daylight hours, when […]
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