Hog Hunting

Wild hogs trapped in the Felicianas are loaded onto a trailer bound for the LSU AgCenter isolation facility in Baton Rouge for use in a project to develop a poison bait to help control the feral hog population.

LSU AgCenter scientists creating poison bait to target wild hog population

Fish-based formula containing sodium nitrite in early stages of development, researcher says
April 16, 2015 at 4:06pm
German Franz-Albrecht Oettingen uses a red-dot scope to kill hog after hog in this video, which documents his incredible skills with a bolt-action rifle.

So you want to be a hog killer?

German hunter stacks up wild hogs with remarkable markmanship
March 18, 2015 at 10:02pm

New Iberia man charged with allegedly killing Louisiana black bear near Cypremort Point

Picard told agents he thought the 350-pound bear was a wild hog, LDWF says
March 05, 2015 at 4:16pm
Bruce Florence (right) killed this 700-plus-pound hog recently in the mountains of North Carolina with one shot from his .25-06.

Father-son duo bring home the bacon, down 700-pound-plus N.C. hog

7-footer goes down - thankfully - with one shot from .25-06
January 28, 2015 at 4:46pm
Feral hogs are intelligent, adaptable and prolific breeders.

Varmint: Why wild hogs spread so quickly

January 15, 2015 at 7:00am
The hogs were hit by land, sea and air in an all-out assault.

Search and destroy — Group forms to exterminate Louisiana’s wild hogs

This group of men are on a mission to exterminate the explosion of wild hogs in Louisiana. Here’s how they do it — free of charge.
January 01, 2015 at 7:00am
The Apex Predator shot this 350-pound porker in January on Bayou Cocodrie National Wildlife Refuge with his Marlin .444. Halloween Hogzilla, an even bigger boar, was arrowed on R.K. Yancey WMA on Oct. 31.

The legend of 'Halloween Hogzilla'

The Apex Predator arrows a huge boar on R.K. Yancey WMA
November 18, 2014 at 10:00am
The feral hog population in Louisiana has dramatically increased because hogs are being caught and moved around the state.

The Bayou State has bacon

Biologists meet to develop a response to feral hog invasion
November 12, 2014 at 9:00am
The author began his love affair of the feral hog in 1979 when he stuck this pig while hunting Pearl River WMA.

Hail to the feral hog

Despite the hell the feral hog is receiving, it still manages to survive
September 12, 2014 at 9:00am
When a hog attacks, the result is often a trip to the hospital to get stitched up.

Video: When wild hogs attack

The hunter becomes the hunted in this Youtube video compilation
July 15, 2014 at 7:20am
In this photo provided by Vertex Aviation Group, a gunner takes aim at a group of wild hogs in Texas.

LWFC adopts NOI for aerial feral hog control

Gunners could participate through permitted aviation companies, LDWF says
July 07, 2014 at 10:37am
Tune in to Sportsman TV tonight at 6:30 on Cox Sports Television for 'Airboat Hog Hunt,' which documents a recent trip to St. Bernard Parish to hunt feral hogs in the marsh.

Taking down hogs — airboat style

In tonight's episode of Sportsman TV, Hackney travels to St. Bernard Parish to hunt down feral hogs in the marsh
May 28, 2014 at 4:43pm
Texas recreational hunters can pay helicopter companies to serve as gunners on feral hog control flights. The Lone Star state has an estimated population of 3.2 million hogs that cause about $400 million dollars in annual damages.

LDWF investigating allowing recreational hunters to serve as helicopter gunners to help reduce feral hog population

If implemented, plan could mirror Texas program, which became legal in 2011
April 14, 2014 at 5:33pm