Taking on Texas Feral Hog Myths
Feral hog hunting has grown in popularity over the last decade, but unlike many other big game species, not a great deal is known about wild hog range, population, and population growth rates. No place dominates hog hunting like the Lone Star state and the Bonham Journal has a detailed article running about feral hogs in Texas. It's an interesting read detailing the hunter success rate, birth rate, and range of hog habitat.
“When it comes to feral hogs in Texas, separating fact from fiction is becoming a little easier as research reveals more about the pesky porcines,” said Dr. Billy Higginbotham, AgriLife Extension wildlife specialist. “There remains much we don’t know about this exotic that has inhabited our state for the past 450 years.”