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Taking to the Skies: Helicopter Hog Hunt in Texas

Watch the Helibacon crew in action as they tackle Texas' wild pig crisis. Brace yourself for an adrenaline-fueled helicopter hog-hunting experience.

They say, “Everything's Bigger in Texas,” and when it comes to the Lone Star State's wild hog problem, it's nothing short of a Texas-sized spectacle. According to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, the state is home to a staggering 2.5 million of the nation's 6.9 million wild pigs. This invasive species has claimed territory in all but one of Texas' 254 counties.

But why is this such a colossal concern? These wild hogs reproduce prolifically, devouring anything and everything in their path, all without any natural predators to keep them in check. It's a runaway wild pig problem of epic proportions, one that has caught the attention of publications as diverse as Smithsonian Magazine (“A Plague of Pigs in Texas”) and Texas Monthly (“Apocalypse Sow: Can Anything Stop the Feral Hog Invasion?”).

So, what's the answer to this extraordinary problem? In Texas, wild swine have become more elusive and active at night, making traditional hunting methods less effective. To address this challenge, a unique solution has emerged: targeting old 'Porky' from the skies above with a helicopter and aerial shooting. In the video above, the Helibacon team harnesses this unique method to combat the wild pig scourge one massive herd at a time. Scenes unfold like something straight out of action-packed movies like Top Gun, Lonesome Dove, and Independence Day. Buckle up, because the Lone Star State is fighting back in a way that'll have you on the edge of your seat!

If you're an adventure seeker who enjoys shooting and wants to be part of a solution, a helicopter hog hunt is the ultimate recipe. It's not just fun and effective; it's an adrenaline-pumping experience that allows you to shoot a few pigs from a helicopter skimming treetop high above the ground. Now, that's an outdoor and then some, deep in the heart of Texas!

Helibacon: Putting A Stop to Texas' Runaway Wild Hog Problem

Helibacon: Putting A Stop to Texas' Runaway Wild Hog Problem

Helibacon: Putting A Stop to Texas' Runaway Wild Hog Problem

Helibacon: Putting A Stop to Texas' Runaway Wild Hog Problem

Helibacon: Putting A Stop to Texas' Runaway Wild Hog Problem

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