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Perspectives on growing and maturing as a hunter.


When pigs die -- it might be Earth Day in Guam

The U.S. isn't the only nation with a feral hog problem. Guam is overrun with pork. Officials in Guam's government decided that this year's Earth Day celebration will include a feral hog hunting derby .


Wild Hogs By Helo Approved In TX

AUSTIN, TX -- Effective September 1, qualified individuals can pay to take depredating feral hogs or coyotes from a helicopter under rules adopted by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission. The commission at its Thursday, Aug. 25 public meeting approved permit requirements for implementation of HB-716 passed by the 82nd...


Still Need A Hog License in LA

License Still Needed to Hunt Feral HogsThe Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) wants to remind citizens that a valid Louisiana hunting license is still required to take outlaw quadrupeds including feral hogs with the new laws that went into effect yesterday, Aug. 15. Legislation passed during the 2011...


Myth Busting! Feral Hogs in Texas

According to a recent study, about 134 million acres, or 79 percent of the state total of 170 million acres, is feral hog habitat. (Texas AgriLife Extension Service graphic courtesy of the Texas A&M University Institute for Renewable Natural Resources) Until recently, if anyone tried to tell you how many...


Special California Hog Hunt

California DFG Offers May Pig Hunts Through SHAREThe Department of Fish and Game (DFG) will conduct a permit-only wild pig hunt on Bobcat Ranch in May. This hunting opportunity - under the Shared Habitat Alliance for Recreational Enhancement (SHARE) Program - will give 56 wild pig hunters access to the...


Italy: Hunters To Face New Regulations

During the last hunting season, about one person a week was accidentally shot to death. A denser population and liberal rules about hunting on private property raise the risks. They came from opposite directions, two avid hunters tracking the same wild boar. Neither knew the other was there. So when...


Wild Hogging In California

An unusual partnership between the Department of Fish and Game (DFG) and private landowners has created new pig hunting opportunities in Yolo County. Through the Shared Habitat Alliance for Recreational Enhancement (SHARE) Program, the first state-sponsored pig hunt on private lands was held in December. The program drew tremendous interest,...


Florida Hog Hunting

Pig hunting: The perfect way to spend an off-season afternoon, especially if it's in sunny Florida. Will Brantley waits for a shot on a feeding wild boar.


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