• Hog Hunting

    Wild hogs cause plenty of problems for property managers throughout the state.

    Feral swine interfere with prescribed burning

    Wild hogs cause many problems for property managers
    April 13, 2016 at 10:01pm
    The author killed this wild hog after dark thanks to less-restrictive regulations put in place by the S.C. Department of Natural Resources.

    Regs have made hog-hunting easier

    February 15, 2016 at 7:00am
    Proper handling and processing of wild hogs is key to preventing the spread of hog diseases.

    Potential pig problems

    February 15, 2016 at 7:00am
    Baiting with foods like corn will often concentrate hogs in areas they’re already using, giving hunters an added advantage.

    Hog harvest crosses county lines

    February 15, 2016 at 7:00am
    Because hogs are rarely loners, the opportunity for taking more than one animal on a hunt is very good.

    Go hog wild

    Expanding population of wild hogs gives South Carolina hunters a leg up on year-round sport.
    February 01, 2016 at 7:00am
    Hogs are a nuisance, but offer good sport and tasty table fare to hunters like these from Big Country Outdoors.

    Hog hunting with dogs is sure-fire way to put bacon on the plate

    Bay dogs, catch dogs are both necessary parts of the hunt
    November 12, 2015 at 10:15pm
    Shooting hogs can help control their populations, but it's important to take precautions when cleaning them so you don't contract any of the several contagious diseases the animals carry.

    Top 6 tips to safely clean wild hogs

    Avoid contamination with these simple steps
    September 23, 2015 at 2:44pm
    Wild hogs provide extra targets during deer season, but the animals carry several contagious diseases that demand hunters take precautions.

    6 feral hog-borne diseases to avoid

    Wild hogs carry several contagious diseases
    September 23, 2015 at 2:40pm
    North Carolina hunter Earl Trent killed the 500-pound

    One shot with a .243 between the eyes, and the Grey Ghost is no more

    North Carolina hunter drills 500-pound hog at Cherokee Run
    July 29, 2015 at 5:08pm
    Amy Anderson killed this huge wild boar on the evening of June 10 in Colleton County.

    Charleston woman knocks off huge Colleton County hog

    Night scope helps Anderson put down enormous hog after dark on June 14
    June 18, 2015 at 7:51am
    A sow might not have the tusks that a boar has, but she can be just as dangerous, especially if she’s defending her brood.

    Nice teeth ya got there, piggy

    March 15, 2015 at 8:00am
    The author shows off a nice hog he took on from public land along South Carolina’s Waccamaw River.

    Hog in a bog

    Two big chunks of public land along the Waccamaw and Pee Dee rivers offer hunters great hog-hunting opportunities.
    March 01, 2015 at 7:00am
    SCDNR will hold three hog hunts on North Island next month try to and control and/or eliminate the feral hog population.

    SCDNR announces dates for three North Island hog hunts

    Biologists continue to try and eliminate destructive feral hogs from barrier island
    January 23, 2015 at 1:46pm
    Robbie Cortis of Mount Pleasant said January and February are prime months to hunt wild hogs using deer-hunting tactics because animals are on the move, looking for food that is less available than at other times.

    Time to go for a big pig; Mount Pleasant hunter said January can be hog wild

    Wild hogs are on the move, looking for food, making daytime hunting much better
    January 21, 2015 at 10:23am
    Dylan Kirby of Ruby killed this huge wild hog with a bow on Monday on the Carolina Sandhills National Wildlife Refuge.

    Chesterfield County teen arrows enormous hog on NWR

    Kirby's first bow kill ever winds up being close to 500 pounds
    October 15, 2014 at 8:09am