The Caldwell County Bounty is happening now on the second Tuesday of the month June - August, as funding allows. Learn more here.

Workshop and Webinars

Russell Smith
Daniel Sullivan
Val Ramirez
Nick Dornak​


Verified 36-month Caldwell County Feral Hog Harvest

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Trapping Equipment vouchers

The 2021 Caldwell County feral hog bounty may be claimed on the first Wednesday of each month until August 12. During that period, you can bring in feral hog tails and/or certified buying station receipts to Smith Supply Co., 1830 Colorado Street, Lockhart, between the hours of 1-3 PM.

Tails and/or receipts must be from feral hogs harvested in Caldwell County. Participants will be required to complete a W-9 and a participation form. Participation forms can be found linked below or on the day of, at Smith Supply. The property owner’s name and contact information for where the hogs were harvested from are required on the form.

Caldwell County Bounty Program

The Caldwell County program efforts includes free corral trapping equipment for three local participants. To be eligible to receive a free trapping kit, participants must confirm that they own or manage land in Caldwell County by completing a 2020 Feral Hog Damage and Control Survey - linked below. Surveys can also be picked up at the Caldwell County AgriLife Extension Office, located at 1403 Blackjack Street, Ste. B, Lockhart, TX 78644, or on bounty days at Smith Supply.

 Caldwell County Leadership Committee

​​Dawn Tschirhart, Treasurer
​Eddie Moses

Robert Trudeau, TPWD

Phyllis Hillhouse​

​To monitor and reduce the economic and biological impact of feral hogs to the land, water and wildlife species of Central Texas​.

CALL TODAY: 512.245.6697

The 2020 Caldwell County Feral Hog Workshop was held virtually, as a webinar on Tuesday, July 28. The second installment was held for Hays County on Wednesday, July 29.


Caldwell County - July 28, 2020
Click here to watch the recording.

We will continue to update this page and our calendar as additional workshops and webinars are scheduled. Stay tuned for updates!

Caldwell County has received $20,000 through a grant program from Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Wildlife Services to continue countywide feral hog abatement efforts. Caldwell County’s feral hog program for 2021 will include a $5 feral hog bounty, one workshop, one webinar, aerial control, a countywide damage assessment, free trapping equipment for a limited number of local participants, and two $1,000 grants to support local landowners’ management efforts. 

Caldwell County is an affiliate of the Central Texas Feral Hog Task Force and has partnered with The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment at Texas State University and the Plum Creek Watershed Partnership to assist with educational components of the program in 2021.