• Hog Hunting

    Because hogs are rarely loners, the opportunity for taking more than one animal on a hunt is very good.

    Go hog wild

    Expanding population of wild hogs gives South Carolina hunters a leg up on year-round sport.
    February 01, 2016 at 7:00am
    Johnnie Dale and Tommy Sullivan drag a 200-pound boar hog out of the woods.

    Hogs and bogs -Pull North Carolina hogs out of their swampy homes and you can put bacon on the table

    There’s nothing like a pile of vegetables to put wild hogs in range of a waiting hunter.
    January 01, 2016 at 7:00am
    Hogs are a nuisance, but offer good sport and tasty table fare to hunters like these from Big Country Outdoors.

    Hog hunting with dogs is sure-fire way to put bacon on the plate

    Bay dogs, catch dogs are both necessary parts of the hunt
    November 12, 2015 at 10:15pm
    Deer hunters are generally encouraged to shoot wild hogs, but handling the carcasses and resulting meat requires some precautions to prevent contraction of several diseases.

    Top 6 steps to avoid these wild hog diseases

    Follow these easy tips to prevent contamination by feral pigs
    September 23, 2015 at 3:36pm
    Handling pig carcasses after the hunt requires some precautions to prevent contamination with any of the several diseases wild hogs carry.

    6 wild hog diseases to avoid

    Feral pigs carry several diseases humans can contract
    September 23, 2015 at 3:33pm
    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
    South Carolina has great hog hunting on many WMAs, but it’s only incidental to open seasons for other species.

    Hog hunting on WMAs

    September 15, 2015 at 7:00am
    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
    Summer is a great and important time to reduce local populations of feral hogs.

    Fire up feral hog-trapping efforts

    July 15, 2015 at 7:00am
    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
    SCDNR, the SC Trappers Association and Clemson Extension are holding a coyote trapping workshop on June 9 in Fairfield County.

    Workshop on managing coyotes scheduled for June 9 in Blackstock

    SCDNR, S.C. Trappers Association, Clemson Extension offer help to landowners
    June 05, 2015 at 7:42am
    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