Verified 36-month Caldwell County Feral Hog Harvest
The 2019 Caldwell County feral hog bounty may be claimed on the first Wednesday of each month starting March 6 through August 7. During that period, individuals can bring in feral hog tails and/or certified buying station receipts to Smith Supply Co., 1830 Colorado Street, Lockhart, between the hours of 12pm-3pm. 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, which can be obtained at Smith Supply or from the Central Texas Feral Hog Task Force Website. The property owner’s name and contact information where the hogs were harvested are required on the form.
Texas is home to an estimated 2.6 million feral hogs with an impact that may exceed $500 million annually.
We invite you to participate in our COOPERATIVE PROGRAMS for property owners, hunters, trappers and citizen volunteers. It’s EASY and it might even PUT MONEY IN YOUR POCKET!
Thanks to the outstanding efforts of our partners, participants and volunteers, the estimated feral hog harvest in Caldwell County has eclipsed 10,000 in just 2 years, but what does that number really mean? Check out OUR PROGRESS to date, view harvest maps, statistics and more....
The Caldwell County Feral Hog Task Force is proud to offer this website for anyone interested in learning more about feral hogs. Check out our RESOURCES page for the latest research on feral hog population dynamics, download trap designs, discover mouthwatering wild hog recipes and much more...
The $5 Caldwell County Feral Hog Bounty program will run until August 7, 2019!
First Wednesday of the month at Smith Supply Co.
The Caldwell County program efforts includes free coral trapping equipment to 12 local participants.
To be eligible to receive a free trapping kit, participants must confirm that they own or manage land in Caldwells County by completing a 2019 Feral Hog Damage and Control Survey (link to PDF and ONLINE survey provided below). Surveys can also be picked up at the Caldwell County AgriLife Extension Office, 1403 Blackjack Street, Ste. B, Lockhart, TX 78644, on bounty days at Smith Supply.
Dawn Tschirhart, Treasurer
Robert Trudeau, TPWD
Information and links on this page are currently being updated. Please pardon our dust and stay tuned!
To monitor and reduce the economic and biological impact of feral hogs to the land, water and wildlife species of Central Texas.
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