collapse
GET THE MOST OUT OF YOUR GPS MAP Bearpaw Outfitters, Quality Hunts for over 30 Years

Author Topic: Wild pigs at wynochee  (Read 2861 times)

Offline 12Gauge

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Longhunter
  • *****
  • Join Date: Aug 2008
  • Posts: 555
  • Location: Lacey, WA
Wild pigs at wynochee
« on: August 13, 2008, 01:58:22 PM »
Back 2000 / 2001 there were reports of wild pigs around the Wynochee valley.  Does anyone know if there still pigs out there?
Progressives are coming for your guns. 
What are you going to do?

Well me, I do not have any guns, gave away or sold them 15 years ago.

Offline MIKEXRAY

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jan 2008
  • Posts: 1017
  • Bowhunter east side. fishing nut.
Re: Wild pigs at wynochee
« Reply #1 on: August 13, 2008, 02:11:12 PM »
Last year or year before Washington State had a long open season on pigs up there. No limit, long season, pretty much wanted to eradicate them from the area. Don't know if they made a come back or still around at all. Someone that lives out there will have accurate to date data. Mike

Offline russ

  • Political Topics
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Hunter
  • *
  • Join Date: Sep 2007
  • Posts: 185
  • Location: Olympia/Pullman
Re: Wild pigs at wynochee
« Reply #2 on: August 13, 2008, 02:26:41 PM »
im not sure if they are out there, i havent seen any before. i have heard from a person in matlock that they are still active out there. here is an old thread about the hogs; http://hunting-washington.com/smf/index.php/topic,1611.0.html

Offline Diehard0123

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jul 2008
  • Posts: 1069
  • Location: Sultan, Wa
Re: Wild pigs at wynochee
« Reply #3 on: August 13, 2008, 03:55:23 PM »
Me and my buddies were thinking of going over there to hunt hogs but we contacted some people at WDFW and local shop owners and were told that WDFW brought in a pro hunter from Tennessee or somewhere and got rid of them.  I don't know how much truth there is to it but from what I am told there have not been any sightings in quite a while.

Savage 110 7mm Rem Mag

Offline billythekidrock

  • Varmint
  • Trade Count: (+1)
  • Explorer
  • ******
  • Join Date: Mar 2007
  • Posts: 13445
Re: Wild pigs at wynochee
« Reply #4 on: August 13, 2008, 04:08:24 PM »
There were only a few pigs (might still be) but they were never a problem and there was never a hired gun after them.




Offline HornPorn

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Pilgrim
  • *
  • Join Date: May 2008
  • Posts: 48
Re: Wild pigs at wynochee
« Reply #5 on: August 13, 2008, 04:56:39 PM »
I'v spent a lot of time up there and never seen a pig. :dunno: I know someone that shot one when we first started hearing about them, but I have not herd of anyone seeing a pig in years. I work up there alot and still have people stop me to ask if i've seen any hogs. 

Offline 12Gauge

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Longhunter
  • *****
  • Join Date: Aug 2008
  • Posts: 555
  • Location: Lacey, WA
Re: Wild pigs at wynochee
« Reply #6 on: August 13, 2008, 06:45:21 PM »
By reading all the post here and the link that russ sent, it seems that the hogs have been wiped out or reduced to a very low count and not worth going after.

Thanks for the info
Progressives are coming for your guns. 
What are you going to do?

Well me, I do not have any guns, gave away or sold them 15 years ago.

Offline PacificNWhunter

  • Non-Hunting Topics
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Frontiersman
  • *
  • Join Date: Sep 2007
  • Posts: 3537
Re: Wild pigs at wynochee
« Reply #7 on: August 13, 2008, 06:57:34 PM »
I grew up running around the wynoochee and never personally saw any of the pigs. A few of the guys at the local gun shop saw a few of them and I think one of them actually shot one. Don't remember it looking like a wild hog you would find in the south though, looked more domesticated. I spent allot of free time one year looking for these guys too...My buddy and I found some wallows out near 88 canyon (about middle of the valley) but as far as we could tell it was from some free range animals from a farm about a 1/2 mile away.

 

* Recent Topics

Brewster Pool by Stein
[Today at 08:20:44 AM]


2018 Area 9 and 10 Summer Kings by Stein
[Today at 08:19:23 AM]


WDFW's Plan to Cover 30 Million Dollar Deficit by Stein
[Today at 08:17:35 AM]


Field judging Antelope? by Eric M
[Today at 08:15:03 AM]


Your classic ride (car or bike) by Rainier10
[Today at 08:13:35 AM]


Jane Goodall Joins Wyoming Protestors in Buying Up Grizzly Hunt Tickets by Stein
[Today at 08:12:45 AM]


Grundy's Aladdin Moose Hunt by Brushcrawler
[Today at 08:10:51 AM]


30 Caliber Rifle question??? by Evil_EdwardO
[Today at 07:46:39 AM]


House wren by nwwanderer
[Today at 07:27:13 AM]


WTT 300 win mag Winchester model 70 $450 by WoodencrossIII
[Today at 07:16:26 AM]


Side by Side or Jeep by chuck270
[Today at 07:03:25 AM]


ABLR Seating Depth by CaNINE
[Today at 06:55:26 AM]


General Tag Assassin by Dtray332
[Today at 06:43:09 AM]


Nosler Patriot 28 Nosler $1100 by Lightning_Rider
[Today at 06:30:23 AM]


Trail cameras making prey vulnerable? by Jonathan_S
[Today at 06:22:47 AM]


Wtb wall tent by nitroelk
[Today at 05:27:30 AM]


3:20 am coyote by PA BEN
[Today at 05:25:30 AM]


Blacktail Rut Strategy by Skyvalhunter
[Today at 05:18:48 AM]


Lion attack in North bend? by Skyvalhunter
[Today at 05:13:00 AM]


Sage Rat Gun by davef
[Today at 12:14:31 AM]