CENTER, TX (KTRE) - Press release
Wulf Outdoor Sports, East Texas Premier Outdoor Store, and Pineywoods Beverage are pleased to announce the winners of the Wild Hog Roundup.
The wild hog-hunting contest took place in Shelby and surrounding counties over a 10-day period. A total of 37 teams from across the State of Texas competed for $16,000 in prize money for the most Feral Hogs killed from May 5th-14th. A total of 724 hogs were killed during the contest. Landowners and businesses throughout Shelby and surrounding counties donated money for the contest in an effort to help minimize the Feral Hog population and raise awareness in the hunting community about the significant damage Feral Hogs are causing to land throughout East Texas.
Payouts were broken down as follows:
- $10,000 was paid to the team that killed the most hogs.
Paid to Team "Pig Thrillers" from Shelby County for killing 154 hogs.
Team members: Scott Foster, Will Lucas, Ed Johnson and Nathan Phelps
- $500 a day was paid to the team that killed the most hogs.
May 5th- Caney Creek Hog Team- 19 hogs killed
May 6th- Pig Thrillers- 31 Hogs killed
May 7th- Cindero Consultant, Inc- 44 hogs killed
May 8th- Pig Thrillers- 33 hogs killed
May 9th-Rockin' R- 10 hogs killed
May 10th-Caey Creek Hog Team 9 hogs killed
May 11th- J&J Hunting/ Pig Thrillers 10 hogs killed-tie
May 12th-Pig Thrillers 17 hogs killed
May 13th-Pig Thrillers 20 hogs killed
May 14th-Pig Thrillers 35 hogs killed
- $1,000 was paid for the heaviest hog: Sponsored by Farmer's State Bank
Paid to Team: Attoyac River Boys for 400lb hog. Team members: Ronald Murdock, Tanner Murdock, Cole Fuller, and Travis Garrett