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Massive wild hog killed in north Liberty County

February 20, 2020


>>Reporter: WE CAUGHT UP WITH JOEL DUDLEY AND THEY HAD ALREADY CAUGHT THREE BEFORE WE STARTED THE INTERVIEW BUT NOTHING COMPARED TO THE ONE THAT THEY CAUGHT OVER THE WEEKEND. >>I DIDN’T REALIZE IT WAS AS BIG AS IT WAS. >>A MASSIVE HOG WEIGHING IN AT 488 POUNDS. >>IT’S THE BIGGEST ONE I HAVE SEEN. >>THEY CAPTURED IT OVER THE WEEKEND SNAPPING THIS PHOTO AND IT WAS UNBELIEVABLE. DUDLEY IS THE OWNER OF NUISANCE WILDLIFE REMOVER HERE IN THE CENTER OF LIBERTY COUNTY CLOSE TO TRINITY RIVER. >>THE HOG JUST COME AND TAKE OVER AND IT’S WHAT YOU EXPECT WHEN YOU HAVE COMPANIES THAT COME IN AND BUILD HOUSING DIVISIONS. YOU ARE CHECKING THOSE ANIMALS AND GETTING THEM OUT OF THEIR NATURAL HABITAT. >>Reporter: DUDLEY AND HIS CREW HAD OUT AT NIGHT FOR A FEW HOURS AND GO HOG HUNTING. >> THIS YEAR I HAVE 36 SO FAR. WE USE NIGHT VISION. >>I HUCKABY SPOTTED THIS BIG BOY — >>I THOUGHT THERE MIGHT HAVE BEEN A COUPLE OF DEER. >>HE SHOT IT FROM 20 YARDS. SO, TONIGHT, THEY WILL HEAD BACK OUT AND

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