This isn't your average foot trap.
In places like Texas and so many other states, feral hogs are more than just a problem, they're an all out infestation. With a year-round season on these menaces throughout several southern states, there just aren't enough hog hunters to help slow their population. This's where hog trapping comes into play.
Depending on who you talk to, this is the preferred method of taking out feral hogs. The biggest reason is because hogs are often known to scatter and spread once a group of hunters starts shooting on a sounder. Many hogs get away and then spread to other areas.
Trapping is different because it's meant to help the hunters capture a whole sounder and keep them contained until they can be properly dispatched. Timed right, every single hog in a sounder can be dispatched humanely at the hunter's leisure. Watch this trapper snag 44 hogs in one pull of the trigger.
I'd say that was a full trap! And a ton of hogs that won't be going to the neighbor's property or the one a few doors over. This is an extreme way to deal with the problem, but the feral swine invasion is serious enough to warrant it.
If your land is overrun with hogs and you're looking around for a new rifle to take down some pork, you should check out the Hog Hunter from Savage; it's a beast. With a super lightweight synthetic stock and a threaded bull barrel, this rifle will have no problem reducing the numbers of hogs on your property. Out of the box it comes tapped for optics up top, however I will say that the iron sights are outstanding if you want to shoot without a scope. This rifle is extremely well balanced and shoots like a dream. Did I mention the price is right, too? Check it out, it's an outstanding firearm.
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