The Wisconsin DNR has adopted the position that feral pigs are exotic, non-native wild animals that pose significant threats to both the environment and to agricultural operations. The Department promotes aggressive removal anywhere feral pigs are reported. Feral pigs are considered unprotected wild animals with no closed season or harvest limit.[/color] Feral pigs may be removed any time throughout the year as long as those choosing to pursue them possess a valid small game license and the permission of the landowner where they intend to hunt. Also, landowners may shoot feral pigs on their own property without a hunting license, under DNR's animal nuisance control authority. It is illegal to operate a captive feral pig hunting facility in the state of Wisconsin. It is also illegal to stock feral pigs for hunting purposes or to release hogs into the wild.
Here is a map showing previous sightings and or killings....
They also caution to know what your shooting as if you shoot some ones farm pig that got loose thinking it is feral you will be liable for that pig so it if is close to farm buildings I would not take a chance unless you can tell that it is a wild pig. If it is out in the sticks then I would think you would be Ok.
I have been bowhunting the Mack Wild life area near Shiocton, following sightings of pigs there. They must fly, :-D haven't seen a track a rub, a wallow, nothing. Mosquitoes are as big as bluejays though!! :roll:
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