hey man welcome . i havnt personally seen an pigs in sd county but i have come across signs all over palomar mnt. and in the east county off the I-8 either side out in discanso but make sure your on cnf land . get a map from the cnf land office and they can help as well
I can't speak for 'off' my ranch... but the pigs have simply 'disappeared' this year... no where to be found. For whatever reason. However...
Not far away, maybe 12 miles as the crow flies, in Priest Valley... they are still seeing pigs. NOT as many as in previous years, or even close to it, but some.
Priest Valley does not have nearly as much BLM ground to hunt as the Condon Peak area, accessible anyway... but there IS some. I'd seriously consider that area over the Condon Peak area, this year anyway. - JamesJM
Let me start by telling you the story of two Johns.
John number one went on a day hike with a couple of friends in the Cascade Mountains about an hour from Seattle. He somehow got separated from his buddies and became lost. John was dressed in casual cloths for a warm weather day hike and had nothing but a lunch with him. He spent three days in those mountains and luckily made it out to tell the story.
John number two, a friend of John number one, was much better prepared when...