To be successful at hunting hogs on Louisiana public land, I use a combination of tactics. Maximum mileage covered by foot has continually proved most productive. Last season I harvested 72 pigs on several WMAs and NWRs — with only two taken from my tree climber.
We’ve talked about hunting feral hogs to thin the herd. I don’t know about you, but I’m not much on summer hunting. The sweat tends to rust my rifle. So when the thermometer reaches into the 90s, I think it’s time to trap hogs. Summer is a good time for hog trapping for a few other reasons, as well.
Whether we call them nuisance animals or outlaw quadrupeds, the laws addressing the take of those less-than-desirable species are more liberal than ever before. That’s a good thing made necessary by the ever-increasing number of feral hogs. Before we get down in the weeds on how to eliminate unwanted feral hogs, let’s take a look at the current regulations.
Venice, Louisiana is one of the top filming destinations for Sportsman TV. Over the last 5 seasons, Greg Hackney and Producer Jared Serigne have a filmed a number of episodes in Venice ranging from bass fishing, duck hunting, redfish, red snapper and tuna fishing. […]
The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission on Jan. 4 adopted a proposal that would modify hog trapping regulations by allowing enforcement agents with the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries to cite people illegally transporting live feral hogs across the state.