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Feral hogs are a terrible problem for deer hunters and land managers in many Southeast states.

Top Tips on Controlling Feral Hogs on Your Property

One of the worst nuisance animals around is the feral hog, which breeds like crazy, tears up food plots, agriculture fields and pastures, and is a threat to wildlife populations due to competition for many of the same food sources. They’re prolific in the Southeast and Southwest states, and are moving north. State and...

Doing predator control for hogs or other critters and blazing new trails to stand sites in the humid summer heat can be very taxing on your body. Drink plenty of fluids, wear performance clothing that wicks moisture and don't overdo it. Know your limits. (Photo: Alan Clemons)

Don’t Let Humidity Hurt Your Deer Season Preparations

My brother joined me and Barry Estes, owner of Alabama Hog Control, for a little hunting and feral hog eradication last weekend down in central Alabama. The property we were on was a giant cattle farm that’s leased for deer and turkey hunting. A main creek with some smaller creeks, all in hardwoods, wend...

Feral hogs can wreak havoc in summer on food plots for wildlife and agricultural plots. Using game cameras to identify sounders and then trap them can help control populations. (Photo: ADCNR)

Best Game Camera Tips For Controlling Feral Hogs On Your Deer Hunting Land

Every year in Alabama and elsewhere, hunters and wildlife managers use motion-activated game cameras to monitor wildlife populations on their properties. By Chris Jaworowski Though game cameras most often are used by deer hunters and managers, landowners with feral hogs are increasingly using game cameras to improve hog trapping success rates. Game cameras allow...

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How Top Model Gets Ready for Deer Season

HUNTING SEASON PRIMER WITH SOUTHERN STYLE MODEL Georgia’s Brittney Leigh Glaze is one of America’s top models in the outdoors industry. How does she get ready for deer season? By shooting hogs in summer with a TenPoint crossbow, of course! Here are a few photos from her latest hunt. She shot these hogs in...

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Best Deer Management Strategies Includes Controlling Feral Hog Populations

Wild hog populations are threatening native wildlife habitats, timber, agriculture, water quality, roads, and levees not only in Mississippi, but all across the United States. Wild hogs are not native to North America and are classified as a “nuisance animal” in Mississippi by state law. Hog populations are rapidly expanding because of their prolific...

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Feral Hogs Affecting Deer Management Plans?

Feral hogs aren’t going away in the Southeast and more landowners along with state agencies are trying to figure out better ways of managing – which means killing – these pesky porcine problems. Mississippi officials will hold a wild hog management workshop Dec. 4 from 8:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Mississippi State University’s...

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Keep Deer Skills Honed on Feral Hogs

If you’re a deer hunter, especially in the Southeast, chances are good you’ve encountered feral hogs on your property or you know of someone who has them and wants them exterminated. Feral hogs are bad news for landowners. They’re migratory, seeking the best sources of food and water throughout the seasons while wreaking havoc...

North Carolina Targeting Predators at Night

The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission took a step toward implementing a rule Thursday that allows for the taking of coyotes and feral swine by hunting on private lands at night with a light. The rule would also allow the hunting of feral swine and coyotes on public lands from 30 minutes after sunset...