Texas May Allow Aerial Hunting of Wild Pigs
FEBRUARY 19, 2009
Sid Miller of the Fort Worth area wants to bring more firepower to the task by issuing permits to sportsmen This doesn't sound good. Millions of wild pigs weighing up to 300 pounds have been tearing up crops, trampling fences and eating just about anything in their path in Texas. But now they had better watch their hairy backs. A state lawmaker is proposing to allow ordinary Texans with rifles and shotguns to shoot the voracious, tusked animals from helicopters.