Todd wrote:The TWRA is trying trying to outlaw boar hunting in Tennessee. They say it encourages the relocation and release of boar. However, they also say they have only had TWO cases in the last SEVERAL years where someone was caught releasing hogs into the wild.
chief joe wrote:How could they enforce this if they can't catch the guys releasing pigs?
chief joe wrote:I remember that GA was trying to make it a felony if someone was caught with a live pig in their truck under certain conditions!
Todd wrote:And that is where our efforts should focus. The root of the problem. Catch someone in the possession of a live wild hog, throw the book at them with heavy fines.
Todd wrote: TWRA is offering a reward of $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of parties responsible for this vandalism. To provide information relevant to this case please call the TWRA Region III Hunting/Fishing Violation Number at 1-800-241-0767.
chief joe wrote:Todd wrote:Do y'all have any Russian boar blood in the pigs or are they all feral?
Phil wrote:There was an article in our paper about this yesterday. Crazy!!
Phil wrote:Todd it was an article about closing catoosa wma.
chief joe wrote:What would happen if there was a season on hunting the hogs? Seems like if the pressure is taken off the pig population will explode.
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