SAINT FRANCISVILLE- Ranchers in the Feliciana parishes say the state's efforts to control the feral hog population need to be expanded.
Current law allows you to hunt hogs at night with proper law enforcement notification. The night hunting is only allowed in months outside the traditional deer season months.... more »
BATON ROUGE- A Louisiana House committee approved a bill designed to help control the wild hog population in the state.
State agriculture officials say swine cause millions of dollars in damage to crops.
The bill by State Representative Major Thibaut, D- New Roads, allows hunting at night for... more »
People at the Hog Island Gully Recreation Area have been such pigs that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service shut it down only three weeks after it reopened. Spokeswoman Diane Borden-Billiot says people casting nets for shrimp left dead, stinking fish all over the docks, creating health and safety hazards.... more »