Hog Hunting in Texas {{A Beginner’s Guide}}

Carly Brasseux // April 3

Hog hunting in Texas can be an exciting and rewarding experience, but it requires skill and preparation. Get your guide to the best strategies, tips, and advice for successful hog hunting in Texas!

Know the Law for Hog Hunts

When it comes to hog hunting in Texas, make sure you understand the rules and regulations so you can stay safe and within the law. Research local laws before you begin your hunt, and always get written permission from property owners if you are hunting on private land. Knowing your state's hunting laws could prevent any legal implications while on your hunt.

Hog Hunting in Texas

Research Your Hog Hunting Area

Before you head out to begin your hog-hunting adventures, it’s important to do ample research on the area where you plan to hunt. Scouting can be beneficial in identifying potential targets and avoiding danger zones while out on the hunt. Also, check with local game wardens if you are unsure of regulations or just want to brush up before heading out. Doing your research ahead of time can save precious time and effort during your hunt!

Choose the Right Gear and Equipment

Hog hunting in Texas can be a great experience, but you need the right gear and equipment to do it right. Clothing— such as camouflage, and blaze orange outerwear— is an important part of your hunt preparations. You also need to consider what type of weapon you are bringing with you. Whether that is a rifle or a bow and arrow, ensure that your weapon is suitable for the terrain on which you will be hunting. Finally, it’s always a good idea to bring extra ammunition or arrows just in case!

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About the Author

Carly Brasseux

Carly Brasseux is a determined and passionate freelance outdoor writer, published author, business owner and social media/marketing consultant based in Texas. In a world where women are the fastest growing segment of the hunting population, she is a major proponent of those women wanting to learn more about the outdoors and hunting. Her handle, Miss Pursuit, is an expression of her enthusiasm for all things outdoors, from educating women through her experiences learning to hunt over the last decade, to getting out with her kids to explore the wild. Her expertise in social media and marketing, as well as her vast network of people in the outdoor industry, have given her the influence to make an impact for years to come. Member of the Mule Deer Foundation, Backcountry Hunters & Anglers, Stewards of the Wild and the Texas Wildlife Association.