• Hog Hunting

    Hunter pleads guilty to firing fatal shot

    90-day sentence is suspended by Oconee County court
    August 04, 2010 at 2:19pm
    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

    Early season is prime time to bring home a buck and some bacon.
    July 22, 2010 at 10:12am
    The author took this fine wild boar on a spot-and-stalk hunt last February at Buck and Boar Lodge in Swansea. Rainy conditions made sneaking through the woods much easier and more effective.

    Hoofing it for Hogs

    Spotting and stalking can be an exciting and effective way to hunt South Carolina’s abundant wild porkers.
    January 26, 2010 at 10:34am
    Dennis Hardwick took this wild hog with a .44-Magnum revolver last season in Dillon County along the Pee Dee River.

    Give 'em a Hand

    Handguns offer interesting alternatives and rewards for big-game hunters.
    August 24, 2009 at 2:57pm
    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 06, 2009 at 9:41am
    Scott Kazmierczak (right) displays a 350-pound sow wild pig he downed with his archery equipment while hunting with Mack Moore of “Dirt Road Outfitters” in southeastern N.C.

    Hogging Habitat

    Wild pigs, which have become a nemesis for terrain and wild game, offer an additional challenge to N.C. hunters.
    January 28, 2008 at 11:04am

    Sticking it to Porky Pig

    Once a new calendar rolls around, hunting opportunities wane, but some new hunts have been added to stretch your season.
    December 17, 2007 at 12:11pm
    Rifles with excellent optics are important when hunting wild hogs from stands, especially around open fields where tuskers will root around for food.

    High on the Hog

    Walk the wild side this month for South Carolina’s swamp boars.
    July 16, 2007 at 10:55am
    The author demonstrates the results of a shot with his Ruger Super Redhawk in .454 Casull. The bullet was a 335-grain Hard Cast solid lead slug at approximately 1,600 fps from CorBon. Another dedicated hunter, Abbie Pi, daughter of CorBon V-P Peter Pi Jr., sits on the130-pound boar with the author. Abbie made every hunt with her dad, and helped trail several hogs.

    Casull dishes it, if you can take it

    April 24, 2007 at 1:16pm
    The author demonstrates the results of a shot with his Ruger Super Redhawk in .454 Casull. The bullet was a 335-grain Hard Cast solid lead slug at approximately 1,600 fps from CorBon. Another dedicated hunter, Abbie Pi, daughter of CorBon V-P Peter Pi Jr.

    Casull dishes it, if you can take it

    April 24, 2007 at 10:25am
    A hunter wouldn’t want to meet this porker without a weapon.

    Battle of Pork Chop Hill

    An unexpected encounter with a Russian boar produces fear, tears, jeers, and a hunter scared enough to cry in his beer.
    November 17, 2006 at 2:06pm