Funds raise bounties for feral hogs

Feral hogs like these shown running in Caldwell County, are a serious problem for both Hays and Caldwell counties. (Photo courtesy Helicopter Tours of Texas)

Getting control of the feral hog population in Hays and Caldwell counties is like a lot of other undertakings — without funding, it’s mostly just talk.
Now, there’s a new reality. The Caldwell County Feral Hog Task Force (CCFHTF) has amassed more than $90,000 including a $30,000 grant from the Texas Department of Agriculture and smaller amounts from local governmental entities and other interested parties,

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