• Hog Hunting

    Shooting hogs can help control their populations, but it's important to take precautions when cleaning them so you don't contract any of the several contagious diseases the animals carry.

    Top 6 tips to safely clean wild hogs

    Avoid contamination with these simple steps
    September 23, 2015 at 2:44pm
    Wild hogs provide extra targets during deer season, but the animals carry several contagious diseases that demand hunters take precautions.

    6 feral hog-borne diseases to avoid

    Wild hogs carry several contagious diseases
    September 23, 2015 at 2:40pm
    Earl Trent of Harmony killed his huge grey hog on a South Carolina hunt last weekend.

    One shot with a .243 between the eyes, and the Grey Ghost is no more

    Harmony man kills huge, grey South Carolina wild boar
    July 29, 2015 at 5:20pm
    North Carolina hunter Earl Trent killed the 500-pound

    One shot with a .243 between the eyes, and the Grey Ghost is no more

    North Carolina hunter drills 500-pound hog at Cherokee Run
    July 29, 2015 at 5:08pm
    Amy Anderson killed this huge wild boar on the evening of June 10 in Colleton County.

    Charleston woman knocks off huge Colleton County hog

    Night scope helps Anderson put down enormous hog after dark on June 14
    June 18, 2015 at 7:51am
    A sow might not have the tusks that a boar has, but she can be just as dangerous, especially if she’s defending her brood.

    Nice teeth ya got there, piggy

    March 15, 2015 at 8:00am
    The author shows off a nice hog he took on from public land along South Carolina’s Waccamaw River.

    Hog in a bog

    Two big chunks of public land along the Waccamaw and Pee Dee rivers offer hunters great hog-hunting opportunities.
    March 01, 2015 at 7:00am
    Kayla Heafner (right) downed her first wild hog, a 327-pounder, with the first shot of her first hunt with boyfriend Sean Casey in Union County.

    Locust woman's first wild hog is a big one: 327 pounds

    Union County porker taken with a single, 165-yard shot, at night
    February 25, 2015 at 12:30pm
    This LED light attached to the bottom of a spin feeder will come on when animals approach the feeder after dark.

    We’ll leave the light on....

    February 15, 2015 at 7:00am
    Milton Turnage invented an LED device that clips on a rifle’s scope that helps with long-distance shooting of hogs at night.

    Turn darkness into daytime

    February 15, 2015 at 7:00am
    Remington execs used gelatin blocks to examine the penetration of their new Hog Hammer ammunition.

    Hit hogs with the right punch

    February 15, 2015 at 7:00am
    Look up a hog after dark and turn its lights out.

    Light up a hog

    Targeting wild hogs after dark gives North Carolina hunters some extra adventure.
    February 01, 2015 at 7:00am
    SCDNR will hold three hog hunts on North Island next month try to and control and/or eliminate the feral hog population.

    SCDNR announces dates for three North Island hog hunts

    Biologists continue to try and eliminate destructive feral hogs from barrier island
    January 23, 2015 at 1:46pm
    Bruce Florence (right) killed this 707.5-pound wild boar last Friday in Transylvania County on a hunt with his son, Jonathan.

    Father-son duo team up on 700-pound Transylvania County wild hog

    Caswell County hunters really bring home the bacon from hog hunt in mountains
    January 23, 2015 at 1:27pm
    Robbie Cortis of Mount Pleasant said January and February are prime months to hunt wild hogs using deer-hunting tactics because animals are on the move, looking for food that is less available than at other times.

    Time to go for a big pig; Mount Pleasant hunter said January can be hog wild

    Wild hogs are on the move, looking for food, making daytime hunting much better
    January 21, 2015 at 10:23am
    Dylan Kirby of Ruby killed this huge wild hog with a bow on Monday on the Carolina Sandhills National Wildlife Refuge.

    Chesterfield County teen arrows enormous hog on NWR

    Kirby's first bow kill ever winds up being close to 500 pounds
    October 15, 2014 at 8:09am