• Hog Hunting

    Rebecca McFarland Brewer proves that a bow can be lethal on hogs. This was her first hog, but she has since killed others with both guns and bows.

    Enemy at the Gate — Wild hogs threatening public-lands hunting

    Biologists warn that hogs pose a threat to public hunting lands. Here’s how you can help defeat this invasion.
    January 01, 2015 at 7:00am
    When a hog attacks, the result is often a trip to the hospital to have a wound dressed and stitched up.

    Video: When wild hogs attack

    The hunter becomes the hunted in this Youtube video
    July 08, 2014 at 1:14pm
    Hunting rifles are generally capable of taking out hogs, but the AR platform also can be deadly.

    Porker pokers

    Thoughts on the right hog-hunting weapon
    February 01, 2014 at 7:00am
    Brandon fireman Michael Nichols with the estimated 400-pound plus wild hog sow he killed in December in Hinds County.

    This 400-pound pig is no boar

    And the retrieval of Nichol’s ‘Beast” is no boring story, either
    January 21, 2014 at 4:20pm
    The pig should be hung from a hind leg and thoroughly hosed with lots of fresh water.

    Steps in cleaning a pig

    October 01, 2013 at 7:00am
    Once pigs become pressured by hunters and trappers they become nocturnal, as is evidenced by this night photo.

    Homemade hog bait

    September 15, 2013 at 7:00am
    Damage to the grounds of the Vicksburg National Military Park occurred as high-water forced feral hogs to higher ground. The damage shown here was done in one evening. Aggressive trapping and shooting by Park personnel stopped the destruction.

    Wild hogs are tough, dangerous customers

    September 15, 2013 at 7:00am
    Wild hogs are on the increase across the country. Experts say 60-70-percent must be killed each year to maintain current numbers.

    When hogs attack — Tips for controlling wild hog populations

    Feral swine have become epidemic in large parts of the country, ruining property and shouldering out deer. Hunters can play a major role in bringing them under control.
    September 01, 2013 at 7:00am
    The Warden

    The Warden

    March 01, 2013 at 7:00am
    This wild hog was photographed on property north of West Point.

    Hog Wild — Tips for hunting Mississippi’s wild hogs

    The wild-hog epidemic provides additional hunting days. Here are some thoughts on how to make the most of the opportunities while helping control these pests.
    March 01, 2013 at 7:00am
    Hunting hogs at night is a great way to put a serious hurt on the local hog population.

    Crop fields best for night vision hog hunting

    February 01, 2013 at 7:00am
    The .454 Casull is a bear to shoot, even through the barrel of a big Super Redhawk.

    A big-bore revolver hog hunt

    Hunting hard-to-kill pigs is no time to wimp out
    January 23, 2013 at 9:00am
    Rebecca Brewer made her first bow kill of the 2011 hunting season with a lethal shot on this feral hog at Curve Mountain Hunting Club near Porterville.

    Nature’s Vacuum Cleaner

    Hogs eat just about everything in sight, making them a real threat to native game species. Now’s the time to add a few to your freezer.
    February 01, 2012 at 7:00am
    Willow Break hunters Ben Boteler and T.J. Pennick devised a lethal stalk hunting tactic along the Yazoo River levees of their club.

    De-Hog Your Deer Club

    Whether you consider them a nuisance or a bonus big-game animal, hogs are likely going to be permanent residents on your deer club. Here’s how to deal with them.
    January 26, 2011 at 4:15pm
    Many hunters shoot hogs incidentally while targeting deer, but they’re actually a blast to hunt.<br />
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    Wild hogs — our other big game

    December 27, 2010 at 5:31pm