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Hog Hunting in TN?

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You would think that with all the destruction hogs do, there would be land owners running ads for free hog hunting all over the place.  But everywhere you look, it's hundreds of $ to do even fair chase hog hunting, it's become a big business. Of course there are public areas to hunt, but unless you are a local it would be a hit or miss situation. 

Of course, we here in TN will get an opportunity soon to have our own local hog hunting if the hog population keeps going as it has in other states.  I wonder what TWRA will do once we are overrun? 

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Georgia tried pairing farmers with hunters a couple of years ago to help with hogs. Not sure how well that worked out.

TWRA will still probably make it hard to hunt them once they become rampant here.

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2 hours ago, Shorty said:

Georgia tried pairing farmers with hunters a couple of years ago to help with hogs. Not sure how well that worked out.

TWRA will still probably continue to make it hard to hunt them once they become rampant here.

fixed it for you                  ^^^^

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Leaving Sunday for a Hog Hunt!! Its gonna be MUDDY!!!!!!!!! 

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47 minutes ago, sybo said:

Leaving Sunday for a Hog Hunt!! Its gonna be MUDDY!!!!!!!!! 

Doing Loshbough?

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On 3/3/2018 at 5:01 AM, sybo said:

Yes I am !

So how did it go?

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On 3/10/2018 at 5:47 AM, sybo said:

Awesome!! Decent weather. Beautiful property. Checked and reconfirmed zero on my rifle and the retical was screwed up!!!!!! Thank gosh I brought a shotty!

https://imgur.com/a/pL9BE

GREAT cutters

https://imgur.com/a/1VRWr

Man, that looks great.

Buckshot or slug? How long of a shot?

Do you have it processed professionally there? Butchering is not my besr skillset.

Anyone down there ever keep the skins to process?

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3” 1 oz slug to the left cheek below the eye from about 45 yds. Dropped with no squeal like a rock.  I had it processed there. Good chops !!!

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3 hours ago, sybo said:

3” 1 oz slug to the left cheek below the eye from about 45 yds. Dropped with no squeal like a rock.  I had it processed there. Good chops !!!

Sounds like a winner. I really need to see if I can muster the cash to take Dad down there. He would never pay for it himself. And I dont think he is up to going to FL or somewhere far away. His health is declining.

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On 2/13/2018 at 7:53 AM, 10-Ring said:

Tennessee makes it too dang difficult to hunt pigs on a casual basis. 

I'm normally an anti regulation guy but this one I agree with since I have been told the rational. When the hog hunting was more open, multiple people we caught transporting wild hogs to new areas to set up hunting sites. The LAST thing we need is people helping to spread an invasive species for hunting purposes. Wild hogs are a huge ecological disturbance and need to be eradicated, not propagated by people looking to make $ for themselves. 

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   Yea leave it to greed to screw things up for every body else. 

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On 3/13/2018 at 8:41 PM, xjsnake said:

I'm normally an anti regulation guy but this one I agree with since I have been told the rational. When the hog hunting was more open, multiple people we caught transporting wild hogs to new areas to set up hunting sites. The LAST thing we need is people helping to spread an invasive species for hunting purposes. Wild hogs are a huge ecological disturbance and need to be eradicated, not propagated by people looking to make $ for themselves. 

Not me, again we see mass punishment for those who wouldn't even think of breaking the law.  You think this will stop those that want to establish a hunting sounder?  No, they'll just be out hunting while the rest of us are stuck paying to hunt them elsewhere.

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