Podcast: Episode 19, Trapping Wild Hogs in Texas – Food or Foe

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Special Guests:

Eddie Dickey – Texas Wild Hog Control


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Show Notes:

The evolution of the hog population in Texas

Trapping Hogs

Trapping live hogs can be sold in TX

Which pigs should you eat?

Why are populations growing so fast?

Trapping process

325lbs boar

Dumbing down the sounder

Grub worms

Pigs are hard to hunt during the day

Ghost pigs

Trapping is the most effective

Most unusual trapping location

Pig attacks

Opportunistic omnivores

Can trapped hogs become a food source?

Goose hunting

Private property vs. public land hunting

Hunting clubs

Learning to hunt

Favorite recipes

Thermal hog hunts


Wild Boar Holiday Ham

Spinach Stuffed Boar Loin with Arugula Pistachio Pesto

Wild Pork Sausage with Homemade Rosemary Porter Crust

About the Podcast:

We are hunters, anglers, writers, and sometimes chefs. Our passion for the outdoor lifestyle motivated the foundation of Harvesting Nature which serves as a media outlet built to inspire and educate the outdoor expert and novice alike. Our podcast focuses on the technical side of cooking wild fish and game while also incorporating adventures and lessons learned from our pursuit of wild meat. Join us on our journey of Harvesting Nature.

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