• Hog Hunting

    An Upstate hunter using a thermal scope mistakenly shot and killed a man during a hog hunt Wednesday night.

    Hunter shoots, kills Upstate man after mistaking him for a hog

    Shooter saw man on all fours through thermal scope in grass
    September 13 at 10:52pm
    Using the right bait scents, while keeping your own scent hidden, is essential to hog hunting success.

    Kill your scent for hog hunting success

    Bait scents are good for hogs, but human scent is a no-no
    March 14 at 5:47pm
    Kayla Casey's husband spent a day custom-building this AR10 rifle, and she pulled the trigger on this big boar.

    What type of gun do you hunt hogs with?

    This N.C. hunter custom built an AR10, then armed his wife with it
    February 07 at 3:35pm
    Nathan Coffey of Lynchburg, Va. killed this big boar at Cottonwood Plantation in Edgecombe County, N.C.

    410-pound boar killed in Edgecombe County, N.C.

    Big hog met his match after breaking up fight between smaller hogs
    October 12, 2016 at 11:08pm
    Cody Durham and Mitch Mincey killed these two 300+ pound hogs in Jackson County on a night hunt.

    Western N.C. boar hunt produces two 300-plus pounders

    2 bears sighting during Jackson County hunt
    May 16, 2016 at 2:25pm
    Wild hogs cause plenty of problems for property managers throughout the state.

    Feral swine interfere with prescribed burning

    Wild hogs cause many problems for property managers
    April 13, 2016 at 10:01pm
    Baiting with foods like corn will often concentrate hogs in areas they’re already using, giving hunters an added advantage.

    Hog harvest crosses county lines

    February 15, 2016 at 7:00am
    The author killed this wild hog after dark thanks to less-restrictive regulations put in place by the S.C. Department of Natural Resources.

    Regs have made hog-hunting easier

    February 15, 2016 at 7:00am
    Proper handling and processing of wild hogs is key to preventing the spread of hog diseases.

    Potential pig problems

    February 15, 2016 at 7:00am
    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