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December 26, 2019

Texas Agrilife Now Addressing Urban Hog Invasion

Whether you call them wild pigs or feral hogs, they are no longer just a rural problem, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Wild pigs cause more than $52 million in agricultural damage in Texas […]
September 12, 2019

No License Needed To Kill Hogs?

Feral hogs are so loathed by landowners in Texas for their habitat destroying behavior that beginning Sept. 1, you won’t even need a hunting license to pursue them on private property. That’s when a new law […]
January 10, 2019

Hogs, Hogs And More Hogs

It doesn’t take an astro physicist to figure out we have a huge population of feral hogs here in Texas.  No matter whether you live in the hill country or the piney woods there are plenty […]
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 […]
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