• Hog Hunting

    A bill that would have opened up hunting opportunities for coyotes, wild hogs and armadillos didn't make it through the state house before the 2012 session shut down.

    Bill to expand hog, coyote hunting 'runs out of time' in legislature

    House sponsor promises return in 2013 session
    June 30, 2012 at 8:43pm
    The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission plans to allow hunters to take wild hogs and coyotes at night, with lights, on public lands.

    Commission moves toward opening more opportunities to take hogs, coyotes

    Rule is planned to allow night hunting at night with lights on private lands
    May 03, 2012 at 11:19am
    The S.C. legislature is considering a bill that would greatly increase hunting opportunities for three

    State House sends hog/coyote/armadillo bill to Senate

    Legislation that would increase hunting opportunities could pass this session
    May 02, 2012 at 11:29am
    The state legislature is considering bills that would greatly expand opportunities to take coyotes, wild hogs and armadillos, especially at night.

    South Carolina legislature wants to 'declare war' on coyotes, wild hogs

    House, Senate working on parallel bills to expand hunting opportunities
    April 03, 2012 at 12:08pm
    These hunters bagged this 280-pound boar in Oconee County. Wild hogs have been found in 42 of the 46 counties in South Carolina.

    It Ain’t Over

    Whether you chase them with dogs or wait them out on a stand, wild hogs provide plenty of extended season hunting in the Palmetto State.
    January 17, 2012 at 10:23pm
    Wildlife officials believe wild hogs, like these two eating-sized specimens killed by Freeman Lincoln, are already overrunning several sections of South Carolina and will continue to spread.

    This little piggy... became a hundred

    January 01, 2012 at 1:00am
    Rev. Bob Matthews is almost ready to say grace over these two hogs he barbecued on his hog cooker.

    Pig-pickin’ good

    January 01, 2012 at 1:00am
    Sometimes it takes a helping hand to get a big hog out of the woods.

    Here, Piggy, Piggy...

    Hog hunting is a great way to extend the big-game season into January. Here’s how to get a leg up on a great barbecue.
    January 01, 2012 at 1:00am
    Jason James and Trey Padgett head for an elevated “pig” stand that was also used for hunting deer until the deer season ended.

    Pigs bed in thickets, feed in open land

    January 01, 2012 at 1:00am
    Wildlife officials hope that opening more opportunities for hunters to take wild hogs will allow sportsmen to keep the population under control.

    Go Hog Wild!

    Brunswick, Columbus County hunters have plenty of opportunities to bring home the bacon.
    January 01, 2012 at 1:00am
    Feral hogs are spreading across North Carolina, and hunters are being encouraged to harvest every one they can.

    Here, piggy, piggy, piggy

    Burgeoning feral hogs pose problems
    November 01, 2011 at 5:12pm
    A big boar is a fine trophy anytime, but he’s most easily killed before hunting pressure gives him reason to be more careful than usual.

    Horns and Hogs: Making the most of the time before the 2011-12 deer season begins

    Early season is prime time to bring home a buck and some bacon.
    August 10, 2011 at 2:57pm
    Jared Raynor has killed close to 30 wild hogs on his grandfather’s farm in the Neuse River lowlands in Johnston County.

    Hog Heaven

    The Neuse River lowlands are becoming a hotspot for feral hogs.
    December 22, 2010 at 12:56pm