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    Bowhunting hogs on public land

    I feel like I have read a few contradicting rules regarding bow hunting pigs outside of deer season on public land. Is it allowed?

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    FERAL HOGS
    Feral hogs may be taken during any legal
    hunting season on WMAs by properly
    licensed and/or permitted hunters bearing a
    license and gear legal for specified seasons
    in progress, EXCEPT take of hogs is prohib
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    ited during nighttime raccoon seasons.
    Hogs may not be taken with the aid of dogs,
    EXCEPT feral hogs may be taken with the aid
    of dogs during the month of February on
    Attakapas, Bodcau, Clear Creek, Little River,
    Pearl River, Sabine, Sabine Island, West Bay,
    and that portion of Dewey W. Wills north of
    the Catahoula Lake Diversion Canal by self-
    clearing permit. All hogs must be killed
    immediately and may not be transported
    live under any conditions, and hunters may
    use centerfire pistols in addition to using
    guns allowed for season in progress. In addi-
    tion, feral hogs may be taken on Atchafalaya
    Delta, Pass-a-Loutre, Pointe-aux-Chenes
    and Salvador/Timken WMAs from Feb. 16 -
    March 31 with archery gear, shotguns load-
    ed with buckshot or slugs or rimfire rifles no
    larger than .22 caliber. Additional require-
    ments may be specified under individual
    WMA
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    Thanks Gator.
    Somebody definitely needs to go clean up at Fountainbleau state park. Last time I brought my scouts out there the sign was crazy. They’ve absolutely ripped the grounds a new ass. Anywhere there’s a live oak with a few acorns on the ground it looks like someone drug a set of discs behind a tractor doing donuts in high gear. We saw quite a few sneaking around both nights. One of our bunch is supposed to be asking the park ranger if any volunteer work might be allowed but I don’t have much hope that they’ll consent to allowing any form of hunting. They’ll likely wait far too long to address the problem and the grounds will look like a Texas suburb pretty soon.
    Contrary to popular belief, a head shot is not necessarily a guaranteed kill shot....but it sure does take the fight out of 'em.

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    tactical hangover

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    cliff notes , if there is an ongoing hunting season and you see one, you may kill it.. but you cannot hunt them specifically when no
    other game is in season

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    Quote Originally Posted by Magdump View Post
    Thanks Gator.
    Somebody definitely needs to go clean up at Fountainbleau state park. Last time I brought my scouts out there the sign was crazy. They’ve absolutely ripped the grounds a new ass. Anywhere there’s a live oak with a few acorns on the ground it looks like someone drug a set of discs behind a tractor doing donuts in high gear. We saw quite a few sneaking around both nights. One of our bunch is supposed to be asking the park ranger if any volunteer work might be allowed but I don’t have much hope that they’ll consent to allowing any form of hunting. They’ll likely wait far too long to address the problem and the grounds will look like a Texas suburb pretty soon.
    That is because of the adjoining WMA, hogs don't understand fences

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    There's no hunting allowed in any state parks. I doubt they will make an exception for just Fontainebleau. I noticed a hog trap by the old teepees about a year ago that looked like it hadn't been used in years. There was a family of hogs hanging out by it too. They tear up the Tammany Trace too.
    They also walk around the camping areas like they own the place. https://youtu.be/wrcv2K_Uwsk
    Last edited by nolaradio; January 31st, 2019 at 05:28 PM.

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    Damn, That thing will eat your dog!!
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    It’s a shame when law abiding citizens would pay to bowhunt the hogs there but the government will forbid it and pay thousands to a contracted friend to take them out. I’m not saying this is happening yet but if it gets worse that will be the direction they will go.

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