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#2153414 - Sun Feb 27 2011 04:28 AM Wild Hogs in PA?
WHITAKER239 Offline
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Registered: Wed Feb 16 2011
Posts: 66
Loc: PITTSBURGH, PA
I am sitting here watching a show called "Hogs Gone Wild" on the discovery channel. Does anyone in PA have these wild hogs running around their property? I am interested to find out. I was offered to go to Florida and GA to kill as many as i would like at a farm/ranch because of property damage... Does our state (PA) let you kill these hogs if they are in our state???

Thanks for reading...

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#2153417 - Sun Feb 27 2011 06:04 AM Re: Wild Hogs in PA? [Re: WHITAKER239]
Swift Offline
The man

Registered: Thu Sep 13 2001
Posts: 10305
Loc: Shippensburg PA
Check out the show "Pig Bomb"

PA has them.

If I see one I'm eating bacon.
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#2153458 - Sun Feb 27 2011 10:01 AM Re: Wild Hogs in PA? [Re: WHITAKER239]
archer9926 Offline
apprentice

Registered: Sat May 22 2010
Posts: 30
Loc: Lackawanna Co, PA
 Originally Posted By: WHITAKER239
I am sitting here watching a show called "Hogs Gone Wild" on the discovery channel. Does anyone in PA have these wild hogs running around their property? I am interested to find out. I was offered to go to Florida and GA to kill as many as i would like at a farm/ranch because of property damage... Does our state (PA) let you kill these hogs if they are in our state???

Thanks for reading...

Saw the show also..how'bout them Russion boars \:o ??!!they look like they can do some harm.Far as I understand....the position/law by PGC is that they do NOT want them shot/hunted (officially) at this time cause they feel it might push them onto other areas and promote them as a "Game species" Duh what? .I think they're way too smart to be trapped out as the program showed.
I have seen signs of them tearing up swampy wood areas in Lackawanna Co. but have not encountered one in the woods....

PS- I do love thick cut bacon though ;\)
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#2153467 - Sun Feb 27 2011 10:25 AM Re: Wild Hogs in PA? [Re: archer9926]
pahoytman Offline
Carpal \'Tunnel

Registered: Fri Mar 22 2002
Posts: 2798
Loc: South Central, PA
There might be some around, but it can't be too many. Otherwise, you would be seeing frequent success pics on this site.
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#2153536 - Sun Feb 27 2011 11:56 AM Re: Wild Hogs in PA? [Re: pahoytman]
Big Ken Offline
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Registered: Sat Mar 12 2005
Posts: 7703
Loc: Pitman
A friend recently shot a 70lb. on public land in Bedford County recently.
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#2153554 - Sun Feb 27 2011 12:09 PM Re: Wild Hogs in PA? [Re: Big Ken]
erinreed Offline
old hand

Registered: Mon Aug 16 2010
Posts: 751
Loc: 16914
there is a game farm in bradford county that a couple got loose from, i have not seen them but the game commision in our area has said to shoot if you see them. they said they are considered the same as coyotes.

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#2153762 - Sun Feb 27 2011 02:12 PM Re: Wild Hogs in PA? [Re: erinreed]
Renny28 Offline
Carpal \'Tunnel

Registered: Sun Aug 12 2001
Posts: 2557
Loc: Bradford County
Yes there are some here.....

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#2153793 - Sun Feb 27 2011 02:32 PM Re: Wild Hogs in PA? [Re: WHITAKER239]
john1951 Offline
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Carpal \'Tunnel

Registered: Sat Oct 23 2004
Posts: 4502
Loc: Somewhere and 5C, Pa.
Go into the digest and it will tell you about killing them. You are allowed to do so except for certain areas/counties/WMA's where the Dept. of Ag and the PGC are trying to find ways to effectively trap/control them. Otherwise from what I understand they are fair game.........someone correct me if I'm wrong on this.........

Regards,

John
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#2153812 - Sun Feb 27 2011 02:43 PM Re: Wild Hogs in PA? [Re: john1951]
good ole boy Online   content
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Registered: Wed Jan 20 2010
Posts: 7764
Loc: Washington Co. Pa.
There was one runnin down main street Bentleyville,Pa.the other day,serious.HaHa.It was in the paper.HaHa.

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#2154294 - Sun Feb 27 2011 09:20 PM Re: Wild Hogs in PA? [Re: good ole boy]
Hern Offline
Carpal \'Tunnel

Registered: Sat Jul 15 2000
Posts: 4982
Loc: over here
Several years ago, the Pa. Trappers Associatin was ask by the PGC for folks to sign up to trap Wild Hogs. Main area of the state was the Southwestern counties and scattered counties thoughout Pa.
I signed up and an offical Hog trapper.
Although I've never been contacted to control Wild Hogs. Maybe other folks in the problem areas are doing the work. I haven't heard much on this program since I signed up. Maybe others with insight will post.

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