• Hog Hunting

    The author with a shoat he killed recently. Not a big pig, but good eating, and one that will not breed.

    We’re in a poke — with pigs

    Annual harvest of ‘feral’ porkers in Mississippi now exceeds the deer harvest. What can hunters, landowners do to stem the rising tide of pork?
    December 01 at 7:00am
    Trey Graham with a big boar killed in Lafayette County.

    “Dang them hogs”

    January 16 at 8:00am
    1. Pierce the hide above the knee joint on both legs and hoist the hog to a comfortable height.

    Prepping a hog for the butcher

    September 15, 2017 at 7:00am
    Owen George used to be a deer hunter, but the year-round appeal of hogs has changed his outlook.

    High-tech hog whacking

    Thanks to new technology, bringing home the bacon has never been easier.
    September 01, 2017 at 7:00am
    Wade Seago shot this 820-pound wild hog last week in his front yard in Samson, Ala. with three shots from his .38-caliber handgun, according to WHNT.

    Massive 820-pound hog goes down in Alabama front yard

    Giant dropped with three shots from a .38-caliber handgun
    July 20, 2017 at 1:00pm
    The spread of wild hogs is one of the biggest concerns facing conservation officials in Mississippi and the country.

    MDWFP officers bust wild hog ring, arrest four

    Charges include importing, transporting and selling
    April 11, 2017 at 9:05am
    Killed near Eagle Lake, this load of wild hogs is just a portion of those harvested during a night of ambush shooting with night-vision scopes.

    Defusing the mine field — Tips for reducing the hog population

    Trapping is the most effective means of controlling the runaway hog population, but hunting can certainly be fun. Here are some tips.
    April 01, 2017 at 7:00am
    A European skull mount of a hog makes a unique trophy that you can do yourself.

    Do it yourself: European hog skull mount

    February 15, 2017 at 7:00am
    Patterning wild hogs in February is similar to deer in deer season. By figuring out their travel routes, a hunter can get one in his scope.

    Best hog-hunting tactics

    February 15, 2017 at 7:00am
    Slade Priest likes to hunt hogs at night with the aid of night-vision enhancement technology, and baiting them is legal.

    Mississippi wild hog regulations

    February 15, 2017 at 7:00am
    Hunting wild hogs is both a great way to bridge the gap between deer and turkey seasons as well as a challenging big game pursuit year round, as author Phillip Gentry found with this pig.

    Winter hoggin’ — Top hog-hunting tactics

    For big game hunters, pigs help fill February’s gap between deer and turkey seasons. These hog hunters share their approach to bagging oinkers.
    February 01, 2017 at 7:00am
    Avoiding several diseases when handling feral hogs requires a few commonsense steps.

    Top 6 ways to avoid hog-borne diseases

    Follow these steps to avoid feral hog-borne diseases
    September 23, 2015 at 11:52am
    Hunters can help control the spread of feral hogs, but it's important to take some commonsense precautions to avoid these diseases when handling wild hog carcasses and raw meat.

    Avoid these 6 feral hog-borne diseases

    Precautions are necessary when handling, cleaning wild hogs
    September 23, 2015 at 11:45am
    German hunter Franz-Albrecht Oettingen proves his incredible marksmanship n this video showing him literally stacking up hogs with a rifle.

    German hunter proves deadly hog hunter

    Video shows marksman stacking up wild pigs
    March 18, 2015 at 5:16pm
    After deer season, hunters turn their attention to wild hogs. Steven Farmer harvested this big sow in Quitman County.

    Hunting hogs February fun

    Obey the rules, and chasing swine can be mighty fine
    February 10, 2015 at 12:00pm