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What a prairie Canadian hunter learned about wild pig hunting in California

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It takes a keen eye, steady hand and reliable ride to take down a boar in this part of the world

From dry and dusty to wet and slippery, this terrain calls for 4×4 utility vehicles

Side-by-side vehicles work well for wild pig hunting in this rough terrain—a mix of meadows, rolling oak hillsides and steep brushy canyons. In wet weather, side-by-sides vehicles are the only way to traverse these trails. As a bonus these machines can comfortably haul three hunters, their gear and their game.

Lowell Strauss

Saskatchewan’s Lowell Strauss often writes about hunting dogs for Outdoor Canada. He's our top dog guy!