Hog Hunting

In tonight's episode, Sportsman TV producer Jared Serigné (with camera) and host Greg Hackney (with shotgun) go on an airboat hunt for feral hogs in the marsh near Violet.

New episode of Sportsman TV tonight at 6:30 on CST: Airboat Hog Hunt

Hackney and crew travel to St. Bernard Parish to hunt down destructive feral hogs in the marsh
March 19, 2014 at 5:14pm
LDWF's aerial control program on Sherburne and Pearl River WMAs last week took down a total of 54 hogs, according to state veterinarian Dr. Jim LaCour.

LDWF's aerial control program nets 54 hogs at Sherburne and Pearl River WMAs

Helicopter program was funded by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service grant, state veterinarian says
March 19, 2014 at 8:27am
LDWF crews will be shooting hogs from helicopters this week on Pearl River and Sherburne WMAs in an effort to control the wild population and reduce habitat destruction, according to a press release.

LDWF to use helicopters to hunt down feral hogs this week on Pearl River and Sherburne WMAs

Officials will be stationed in WMA parking lots advising visitors of the aerial program
March 11, 2014 at 9:59am

Hog hunting Mozambique-style

Stop monkeying around and check out this video
February 13, 2014 at 8:35am
This hog was doing plant nursery damage. Hannah put dogs on his trail and ran him all morning before finally getting him bayed. She caught and tied this hog and dubbed him “Solo” since she did it alone.

Hannah’s the Hog Hunter — How one woman is controlling wild pigs

If a bunch of tobacco-chewing rednecks come to mind when you think about hog hunting, think again. This Forest Hill woman is breaking the mold and controlling the numbers of nuisance hogs in her neck of the woods.
February 01, 2014 at 7:00am
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries recommends that trappers in these 15 parishes across the state refrain from using snares to catch feral hogs and coyotes because of the risk of inadvertently capturing bears.

LDWF strongly discourages hog, coyote snares in bear areas

Snare usage increasing, as are the number of bears unintentionally caught, LDWF says
December 31, 2013 at 10:00am
Josh Chauvin, the Apex Predator, prefers to clean his hogs in the woods and backpack the meat out.

Backpack cleaned hog meat out of the woods in one trip

The Apex Predator leaves the woods with meat ready to cook
November 22, 2013 at 1:00pm
Hog’s head cheese can be made as mild or spicy as the maker wants it.

Making hog’s head cheese

October 15, 2013 at 7:00am
Links are formed one at a time as the casing is filled.

How to make boudin

October 15, 2013 at 7:00am
Mark Falgoust’s career as a chef has been straight up the ladder of success.

The making of a hunting and fishing chef

October 15, 2013 at 7:00am
Feral hogs, which come in a wide range of colors, produce lots of young and protect them.

Going Whole Hog - Part II

This New Orleans chef has found a way to combine his love of the outdoors, his passion for cooking and taste for pork. Here’s how he got there and some recipes for wild hog.
October 01, 2013 at 7:00am
Braising makes even the toughest game cuts tender and the onions make a classic Cajun gravy.

Cooking a tough pig

September 15, 2013 at 7:00am
Hogs can live in a wide variety of habitats and will eat anything, little wonder their numbers are increasing.

A hog study

September 15, 2013 at 7:00am