You can hunt for free at the Lake Wappapella ground. Contact the MO Dept. of Conservation or the Corps of Engineers for info, but some friends and I went down there a couple of years ago. We did see some sign, and the folks at the Corps office at the dam gave you maps showing where the most sighting of the hogs were at. We only hunted for a day, and the guys I were with were not very serious about hunting (co-workers), so we didn't end up getting any. It was still a fun trip, and if someone was serious and put in some time scouting, I'm sure they can be found.
In the darkness, the hunter stumbles through the underbrush, making noise and leaving his scent seemingly EVERYWHERE!
Daylight will be here in 30 minutes and he wanted to be in the stand an hour before daylight.
"I know I left that stand RIGHT in this area last night," he mutters under his breath, "but where is it now?"
He traipses back and forth in a zig zag pattern, getting himself overheated and sweaty, but never finding the stand he left there the previous evening – and eventually sits on a...