I love to deer hunt, but have never been on a true hog hunt. Closest I ever came was waitng on some to come to a crop field that they had recently destroyed but no luck. I would say texas for deer if your looking for size, but each southern state offers it own unique deer hunting challenges. As for hog ask tnhoundsman where to go!
Let me start off by saying that I am a scaredy cat.
For someone that spent 3 years in 82nd Airborne jumping out of all manner of military aircraft, my friends find this ludicrous - but... it is what it is!
Climbing stand? Yep, still scared - put me up 15' and that is about it.
Ladder stands? I am better in these - but still cautious.
Chain on stands? Used to love them, now they terrify me.
I was once ridiculed for putting chain on stands waaaay too high - some of my friends...