Hog Hunting

Believes hot air balloon hog hunting will cause “future catastrophes” without increased oversight The Texas Tribune reports state Rep. John Cyrier wrote a letter May 27 to Gov. Greg Abbott urging him to veto the hot air balloon hog hunting bill. Cyrier,

Hot air balloon hunting requires license by state The San Antonio Express-News reports the Texas Legislature passed a bill to allow feral hog hunting from a hot air balloon. Hunters will now have a less expensive alternative to feral hog

Hog hunting balloon bill moves to Texas Senate The Houston Chronicle reports House Bill 3535 passed unopposed in the Texas House of Representatives on Tuesday. House Bill 3535 would allow for hunters to shoot feral hogs and coyotes from a

Feral Hogs rampaging farmland in Kirkuk Apparently feral hogs also cause problems in places outside of Texas. But in this instance, their presence isn’t necessarily a bad thing. IraqiNews.com reports three ISIS members died April 23 after being attacked by

The Houston Chronicle reports two pieces of legislation important to Texas landowners and hunters continue making headway. House Bill 3451 would amend the Texas Agriculture Code to prohibit the Department of Agriculture from registering, approving for use, or allowing use

Radioactive Hogs contaminated with radiation levels 300 times higher than safety standards The New York Times reports on efforts to eradicate radioactive hogs roaming towns near the Fukushima nuclear power plant. Since the 2011 nuclear plant disaster, these hogs have

Texas Hog Hunters Association starts petition against it The Texas Hog Hunters Association opposes the introduction of a new Warfarin based pesticide to control the feral hog population. Outdoor product company Sellmark said in a press release it also opposes

Windmill Hogs

By Brandon Ray The clues were everywhere. In the muddy run-off pool north of the windmill’s main holding tank laid dozens of blunt-toed tracks. Wallows in sizes ranging from watermelons to bathtubs were along the edge of the muddy pond.

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reports it and its partners are seeing the benefits of grant funds designated to help fight invasive feral hogs. Paired with recent banning of hog hunting on conservation areas, this marks progress in the

Researchers at Louisiana State University wanted to know if feral hogs threaten water quality. LSU’s Agricultural Center School of Renewable Natural Resources, in conjunction with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, have conducted the research. They’ve learned feral hogs