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What's digging up Boyette?
« on: July 25, 2011, 02:57:35 PM »
is that hogs or gators doing all that digging along the trails?

can't we train the gators to eat the hogs?

hog hunt?

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Re: What's digging up Boyette?
« Reply #1 on: July 25, 2011, 05:06:25 PM »
Wild Hogs... Gators dont dig like that. Hogs root for grubs, worms, and other bugs for food....

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Re: What's digging up Boyette?
« Reply #2 on: July 25, 2011, 05:41:30 PM »
I hear hogs a lot while I'm riding, even more at Alafia.  Do hunters/trappers ever go out there to get rid of some of them?

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Re: What's digging up Boyette?
« Reply #3 on: July 25, 2011, 08:01:42 PM »
hog hunt with a knife!
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Re: What's digging up Boyette?
« Reply #4 on: July 25, 2011, 08:46:57 PM »
Chuppacalabra

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Re: What's digging up Boyette?
« Reply #5 on: July 25, 2011, 09:07:19 PM »
Chupacadabra     they're the magic ones.

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Re: What's digging up Boyette?
« Reply #6 on: July 25, 2011, 10:05:01 PM »
I hear hogs a lot while I'm riding, even more at Alafia.  Do hunters/trappers ever go out there to get rid of some of them?

There is a trapper that goes out there, but the hogs are winning.  It would be nice if County would let a few different trappers go out and really do a number on the hogs.

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Re: What's digging up Boyette?
« Reply #7 on: July 27, 2011, 12:14:34 PM »
Why trap, only to set them free on someone elses property?  Wild hog season is always open in Florida, just need owners permission.  I'd say we hunt for them and have a pig roast at the fat tire festival...there have got to be some bow hunters in the club including myself  ;-)

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Re: What's digging up Boyette?
« Reply #8 on: July 27, 2011, 12:15:54 PM »
Why trap, only to set them free on someone elses property?  Wild hog season is always open in Florida, just need owners permission.  I'd say we hunt for them and have a pig roast at the fat tire festival...there have got to be some bow hunters in the club including myself  ;-)

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Re: What's digging up Boyette?
« Reply #9 on: July 27, 2011, 12:33:56 PM »
Why trap, only to set them free on someone elses property?  Wild hog season is always open in Florida, just need owners permission.  I'd say we hunt for them and have a pig roast at the fat tire festival...there have got to be some bow hunters in the club including myself  ;-)

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i'm digging this logic but is it even an option on the land?  whose permission need be obtained?

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Re: What's digging up Boyette?
« Reply #10 on: July 31, 2011, 03:49:39 AM »
I agree hogs are seriously becoming a problem in the area.  Heck that "Hog Wild" show or whatever was chasing hogs through downtown Tampa!
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Re: What's digging up Boyette?
« Reply #11 on: July 31, 2011, 03:43:47 PM »
Why trap, only to set them free on someone elses property?  Wild hog season is always open in Florida, just need owners permission.  I'd say we hunt for them and have a pig roast at the fat tire festival...there have got to be some bow hunters in the club including myself  ;-)

Just a thought!!

i'm digging this logic but is it even an option on the land?  whose permission need be obtained?


gee KJ, this is a good question.

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Re: What's digging up Boyette?
« Reply #12 on: July 31, 2011, 06:04:01 PM »
Why trap, only to set them free on someone elses property?  Wild hog season is always open in Florida, just need owners permission.  I'd say we hunt for them and have a pig roast at the fat tire festival...there have got to be some bow hunters in the club including myself  ;-)

Just a thought!!

i'm digging this logic but is it even an option on the land?  whose permission need be obtained?

The trappers don't release the hogs.  By law they are not allowed to transfer them to be released anywhere else.  They have to kill them.  So, they sell the meat or feed their families with it.  Also, if they can't remove the animal within 24 hours of catching in a trap they have to be released from the trap.  PETA thing I think.


gee KJ, this is a good question.

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Re: What's digging up Boyette?
« Reply #13 on: July 31, 2011, 06:51:22 PM »
Most state or county owned land trap only. There are very few that allow hunting. It actually takes quite a bit of state/county staff to moniter or regulate the hunting. Or else just anyone could be running around out there fully armed. Also, a few maverick hunters sometimes stray into areas where they shouldn't be. I can't recall the exact % but it's something like 13 out of 17 hogs need to be killed to counter act the rate of reproduction. So it's a frustrating practice.

As far as the trappers go, most of them have it figured out that they have a stipulation in the contract that they are the only ones allowed to trap that land. There are not too many trappers that are licensed and they kind of all agree to stick together on that one.
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Re: What's digging up Boyette?
« Reply #14 on: August 01, 2011, 08:04:01 AM »
first time back to boyette in 6 weeks or so and there is a good deal of pig damage... i dont think i have seen it that bad in some areas...
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