TX HOG SLAYER

Wild Boar Hunting – The Big Ones

We’ve been working hard these past few months on patterning and hunting several large, sollitary boars on our new lease in Rusk.  They are proving to be incredibly challenging.  Of course, this is no surprise as these beasts don’t get as...

Prepare Your Hog Skull – A Guide

Many folks who take a trophy hog either get it mounted by a taxidermist or prepare the skull.  Getting a mount from a taxidermist can run you between $400-$600 and is usually reserved for giants or memorable kills.  The basic skull...

The Quest For ORION

I finally secured a lease early in 2016.  300 acres out in the big deer and hog pines of Rusk, TX.  It’s a gem of a place and full of good deer in good numbers.  But, what I was most excited...

My First Deer

I wanted nothing more than to take a deer in the 2015/2015 deer season.  I tried in archery season on public land and on several other hunts at various ranches.  I could never close the deal.  Finally, on January 16th, the...

Joe’s Big Boar

Joe joined the TXHogSlayer crew in January 2016 when he moved out here from CA.  He came equipped with a  new Ruger American .308 and an ATN X-Sight 3×12.  He had been hunting a few times in 2015 with TXHogSlayer and...

Hunting Hogs With Dogs

I have to admit, when I got into hunting hogs I didn’t even know this method of pursuit and kill existed.  I wasn’t born and raised in Texas and being from California, hunting was always something people frowned on.  So, when...

The Power of Community

Our followers know that I started hog hunting in late November 2014. I think back to that time and how far I’ve come. I’ve improved exponentially and am now what I consider to be a decent hog hunter. Not pro and...

Safe Handling of Wild Hogs

We’re all aware of the saefty precautions that must be implemented in order to pursue and harvest wild hogs.  The hunting environment is wrought with dangers.  Snakes, poison flora, the game itself, weather, shooting direction and gun safety, treestand security systems,...

Bobcats, Rats and Worms. Oh My!

One of the coolest things about hunting is that every single time, I learn something.  I usually see something pretty cool too.  Well, this time was no exception.   I hunted 4J after work on Friday the 11th.  I had been trying...

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