Welcome to BGH! I'm no pig expert, but the National Forest land around Santa Barbara doesn't have many pigs. The private ranchlands do have some, but not nearly as many as some of the counties north of there.
There used to be tons here in SLO CO. but none on public land anymore.Look up in Monterey CO. The ranchers here used to pay me to let me shoot them ,now they get$ from LA'ers. Good luck,they are great eats!
One of the best ways to scout your hunting area is to look for signs that mature animals leave behind. Wallows, scrapes, rubs and areas littered with tracks are great evidence that game are using your area. But why not look for the single piece of evidence that you are hunting for when fall rolls around anyway... antlers. Game animals in the family cervidae shed their antlers annually. Why not use these unique souvenirs as a way of helping you fill your tag next fall?
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