Hogs massacred in virginia

Discussion in 'Hog Hunting' started by trebark, Aug 20, 2008.

  1. trebark

    trebark Well-Known Member

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    About fifteen years ago I hunted deer and hogs with Danny Henshaw with Willis River Hunting here in Virginia. It was a great experience. Danny was a knowledgable guide and gracious host.

    After reading some of the posts on this 'hog hunting' forum, I began to think of maybe going hog hunting again. So I googled Willis River Hunting and to my disbelief, all I found were articles about Danny's hogs being slaughtered in 2006.

    The first link pretty much tells the story like a newspaper, the second link is a column written by a guy with an opinion and the third link includes a first-hand account by Danny's wife Cindi. (Cindi is really cool, they got married in a tree stand and she wore a camo wedding dress).

    WHO’S NEXT

    Pig massacre at Willis River

    USDA Slaughters all animals on Willis River Hunting Preserve - Topix

    I cannot find any additional information as to the eventual outcome of this ordeal.

    Does anybody know what has happened since 2006?
     
  2. royinidaho

    royinidaho Writers Guild

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    Good post.

    Great heads up.

    At least the USDA didn't find a nematode. You otta see what's going on here with that.:rolleyes:
     

  3. grit

    grit Well-Known Member

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    Wow! I'd certainly like to hear where this story stands. I've no doubt tyranny is alive and well in our great nation.
     
  4. trebark

    trebark Well-Known Member

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    I'm going to do some digging through an old notebook and see if I can come up with a phone number for Willis River Hunting or one of Danny's buddies.

    Just the same, somebody on this forum has got to know something. Come on people...who knows something?
     
  5. Passafist

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    I've hunted hogs in Bristol, Virginia....but never heard about this incident. Being a native Virginian, I'd be interested in hearing a follow-up on this incident.

    If they're still in business, I'd be willing to book a hunt with them the next time I'm home.