I guess the horse **** is not just endemic to Florida's game and habitat management... here's some dated material from March concerning prohibited public access in Arkansas for the purpose of hog control... I guess that states limited and over restrictive public hunting opportunities do not, in fact, keep the populations in check...
I call this The Corbett Remedy... https://katv.com/news/local/arkansas-game-and-fish-commission-to-temporarily-close-access-to-wmas-natural-state-animals-feral-hogs-ryan-farney-operations-austin-booth-wildlife-help-plant-health-inspection-service-services-swine-aphis-robert-byrd-information
Just giving hunters free rein has never worked by itself.
I’m the order of effectiveness…. dogs, then traps, then hunters. Helicopter gunning is pretty limited in its effectiveness. If you have a lot of open wetlands and not a lot of trees, it can be very effective though.
Now we have a MYFWCC who are tree huggers and a Hunt Florida page on Facebook who show cute hunting pictures. My 02
So what. Idiot.
Back to Hog....
For a year I witnessed a “ Sounder”.
Small size pigs copulating.