“Wild hogs are among the most destructive invasive species in the United States today. Two million to six million of the animals are wreaking havoc in at least 39 states and four Canadian provinces; half are in Texas, where they do some $400 million in damages annually. They tear up recreational areas, occasionally even terrorizing tourists in state and national parks, and squeeze out other wildlife.” That according to smithsonianmag.com.
So the question isn’t should you shoot hogs. It’s what’s the best tool for the job? They’re tuff buggers that require a round that can penetrate their thick hides and a rifle that will let you put follow-up shots on them to finish the job. Here are five excellent choices for popping those pesky piggies.