Boaring Rifles – Bring Enough Gun

Boaring Rifles – Bring Enough Gun

The book Use Enough Gun by famous African professional hunter Robert Ruark posed the question about how much gun was enough gun for cleanly taking big game.   The same concept also applies to hunting game like wild hogs.  When pressured, angered, cornered, or...
A PERFECT STORM OF WILD PIGS

A PERFECT STORM OF WILD PIGS

“I was walking by a creek the other weekend when all of a sudden I started noticing all the fresh sign around me.  I was just thinking to myself there has to be some hogs close by.  It wasn’t two seconds later when two huge boars I estimated at 300 pounds apiece...
ROCK RIVER’S BOSS HOG RIFLE

ROCK RIVER’S BOSS HOG RIFLE

Wild pigs are taking over the south.  My home state of Mississippi is well positioned within their home range land grab.  All up and down the traverse of the Mississippi River bordering the farm rich lands of the Delta the hogs are rooting up everything in their...
Boots on the Ground – Part 1

Boots on the Ground – Part 1

Where I hunt in Mississippi is 680 acres lying alongside the Big Black River about 60 miles north of the Capitol City of Jackson.  The property floods 2-5 times a year, often in the spring and sometimes even in the fall, which can disrupt our hunting and recreational...
The Finisher

The Finisher

If hunters would be honest with themselves, they would admit to having been faced with this at one time or another.  Sometimes you take a good shot on a game animal and it runs out of sight or falls where it is only wounded.  Then the ethical decision comes.  Do you...
Beauty Takes the Beast

Beauty Takes the Beast

It’s a resounding fact now that many states are experiencing an invasion of wild hogs. In Mississippi and next door neighbor Alabama the explosion is reaching critical mass in some areas. Farmers are experiencing serious damage to cash crops and homeowners are finding...