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New Texas Laws Affecting Feral Hog Hunting, License Validation Take Effect Sept. 1
AUSTIN – Feral hogs are so loathed by landowners in Texas for their habitat destroying behavior that beginning Sept. 1, you won’t even need a hunting license to pursue them on private property. That’s when a new law takes effect removing even more ob…Read more...
Hunters back restrictions on moving feral swine
The transport and release of live feral swine to new areas represents one of the biggest threats to feral swine (Sus scrofa) management. Only roughly half of all states currently prohibit the practice, which is most often done to establish new popula…Read more...
East Texas Game Wardens Comment on new feral hog hunting law
NACOGDOCHES, Texas (KTRE) - A bill signed by Governor Greg Abbott has given more freedom to Texans battling the feral hog population. Previous laws restricted the circumstances when hogs could be hunted. Now, the rules have been changed.Read more...
Hunting License No Longer Required to Hunt Wild Pigs in Texas
No hunting license? No problem…at least when it comes to wild pigs (Sus scrofa). These exotic invaders continue to be a growing detriment to water quality, native species, habitat and agricultural production.Read more...
No License Needed: Texas Reforms Feral Pig Law
Texans no longer need a license to kill wild hogs. On May 31, Governor Gregg Abbott signed a bill to allow people to kill feral hogs without a license.Read more...
Governor signs East Texas senator’s bill allowing feral hog kills without license
AUSTIN, Texas (KLTV) - Gov. Greg Abbott has signed a bill loosening up freedom in Texans’ battle against the feral hog population.Read more...
Wild Pig Wars: Controversy Over Hunting, Trapping in Missouri
Under gray skies on a fall morning, Rick Clubb wears an expression of disbelief as he walks across 10 acres of strafe-bombed pasture and stares down at ground turned upside down overnight. Wild pigs have unleashed hell. Again. The field is flipped an…Read more...
Trap, don't hunt: MDC discourages hunting of destructive feral hogs invading area counties
Feral hogs have long been known in Missouri as an invasive species capable of mass destruction of agriculture. Their aggressive rooting can lay waste to a field in a single night, costing farmers dearly.Read more...
Houston Chronicle: The ins and outs of feral hog hunting in Texas
Texas is home to the largest feral hog population in the United States, with an estimated 4 million hogs statewide. The Houston Chronicle shares local land owners' difficulty with wild pigs and resources from Texas A&M AgriLife.Read more...