Grunts & Gobbles

Solar power lighting up and pigging out

As I have mentioned before, it seems like there is an article about feral hogs in every hunting and wildlife magazine on the stands. Since the season is wide open on pigs, I have made an effort to hunt them hard this summer and reduce their numbers around Camp David. […]

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High On The Hogs

The concept of fair chase is a hallmark tenet of hunters around the globe. Basically, it means that hunters give the game they target a fair and fighting chance to outwit the hunter and leave him hungry for another chess match in the field. […]

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Hog Hunting

Thrilling hog hunt on Atchafalaya Delta NWR

Well, with deer season over, I turned most of my attention toward fishing. Dad and I made a trip down to Halter’s Island and caught a few reds. But with the hog season still on in some areas, I really wanted to get back and see if I could find and harvest another hog or two.
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Hog Hunting

Thrilling hog hunt on Atchafalaya Delta WMA

Well, with deer season over, I turned most of my attention toward fishing. Dad and I made a trip down to Halter’s Island and caught a few reds. But with the hog season still on in some areas, I really wanted to get back and see if I could find and harvest another hog or two.

My buddy Jimmy Kyle and I headed down to the Atchafalaya Delta for a late-afternoon hunt in search of some wild pork. I had an area in mind, where the hogs usually congregate and bed down, but they are easily spooked and we would need the wind in our favor to have a chance. […]

Hog Hunting

Hog action from the Delta

I finally got a chance to get back to one of the spots where I have found tremendous hog activity down at the Atchafalaya Delta WMA. The tide was high and the wind was blowing from the south, all conditions I need to get to this location over the high sandbars. […]

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Scrap Iron

The first time I ever laid eyes on Josh Sandel, at the campground on Three Rivers Wildlife Management Area, he reminded me of a big dominant male silverback gorilla. As he sauntered up to me, the rest of the dozen and a half or so people camped together in the group stepped aside to let him pass. […]

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Monsters & Maniacs

Over the roar of several airboat engines, the bay dogs could be heard barking at the top of their lungs. The catch dogs were released, and suddenly, the piercing squeal of a dog-caught wild boar was added to the mix. […]

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Preying on Predators

The gestation period for a wild pig is three months, three weeks and three days. Considering that a young sow has eight to 12 piglets with her first litter, and that a sow can have two litters a year, the unfortunate truth is that it’s not a matter of if you’re going to get wild pigs on your property, it’s a matter of when. […]

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Hell on Hooves

I knew it was going to be a different kind of day when Scottie Holland with Louisiana Hog Hunters in Natalbany handed me a clipboard and asked me to sign a release. […]