By: Joe Mosby
Feral (wild) hogs are widespread in Arkansas, and these prolific animals are nuisances, extremely destructive to wildlife and are unwanted. Persons who release hogs into the wild are subject to arrest and stiff penalties.
Texas has an experiment that appears to be successful. It’s not something to reduce feral hogs, but to control their interfering with deer feeders.
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There’s nothing better than a lazy afternoon on the bank of your favorite fishing hole, dreaming about a lunker that’s about to make your bobber disappear.
If you’re already a fisherman, then you know the thrill of anticipation. If you’re not an angler, this publication will help you get started.
Now that we’ve piqued your interest, you may realize that you’ve got a few things to learn about fish and angling. No problem – the basic fishing techniques described in this guide don’t require a huge tackle box. A rod, reel, hook, bobber and a few worms will work just fine.
After you land your trophies, we’ll help you identify them and show you how to prepare and cook your catch of the day.
You’ve made it this far – let’s get moving.Take a gander at the guide and head out to enjoy the best of what Arkansas water has to offer.
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By: K Gregg Elliott
Feral animals are those that have returned to an untamed state after having been domesticated. Such is the case with almost all the wild pigs in North America. Although some of the truly wild Eurasian or “Russian” boars have been brought to the U.S., they are rare, and most feral hogs descend from livestock or are a hybrid of the two species. Read More »
This 40-page document provides detailed information on the biology of wild pigs, how to recognize their presence, the type of damage they can cause to agriculture and natural areas and a wide range of management techniques, including hunting. It applies to just about anywhere in the U.S. where wild pigs are found. Read More »
Arkansas has a wealth of ducks and doves, thanks to public support for maintaining and improving wildlife habitat and hunters who abide by hunting rules and regula- tions. Setting out bait for waterfowl or doves, or even hunting over a baited agricultural field, is not only unsports- manlike and unethical, it is illegal. Determining what is “baiting” can be a problem if hunters and landowners do not understand federal regulations about baiting migratory game birds. Waterfowl and doves are treated differently under these regulations.
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