Hal Shouse

Its our job...

It's your ADVENTURE!

HogSWAT serves a maximum of 10 clients per night.  Minimum of 2 hunters per night (3, on Friday/Saturday hunts). We recommend a minimum of two nights of hunting.  Sunday through Thursday, we will take single day hunts.  Fri/Sat are reserved for 2 night hunts.  We take hog hunting very seriously, and we know you will enjoy the world of night hunting for hogs.

Here is your chance to experience the best that Georgia has to offer, and know that you are making a difference for landowners, farmers and wildlife populations.  This is a free range hunt, no fences with WILD hogs.  We will reschedule, for the cost of a tank of fuel, if we are unable to give you, or someone in your party, a shot opportunity during your hunt (*only applies to hunts booked for 2 or more days*). There are conditions to this, so call and ask for details.


  • $500 per customer, per night, for regular hunts.  We recommend a minimum of two nights.
  • 50% non refundable deposit – required to hold reservation
  • 50% paid on arrival, in cash
  • Transportation from my home, in Smithville, GEORGIA, to the hunting area.
  • Weapons, thermal sights and ammunition
  • UNLIMITED harvest, with no trophy fee’s.
  • 6 hours of fully guided hunting, each day
  • Hearing protection. (all of our weapons are suppressed as well) We provide powered hearing enhancement and protection.

Not Included:

  • Transportation, to and from, Albany, Georgia.
  • Accommodations while in Albany, Georgia.
  • You make your own arrangements to get here.  We get you to and from the hunt, each night.
  • Meals
  • Georgia hunting license, which can be purchased, here:  GA DNR

Balance will be paid in cash before we depart for the hunt.  No checks please.  Thank you.


To book a hunt date, choose an available day from the calendar.

Double click on the date, if you would like a single day booking.  Note:  Single day booking is not available, for the GunBuggy.

Click the date you want for the start of the hunt, then click the end date, if you want a multiple day booking.

Friday and Saturday may not be booked as single night hunts.

In the section, titled “How many people?”, indicate how many hunters there will be (not counting the guide).  No children, under 16 years old, in the GunBuggy.

Complete the Contact Information section, then click the Book Now button.

Please whitelist the email address alex@hogswat.com, to ensure you receive your booking notification email.  If you do not see the email, in your inbox, please check your Spam folder.


Hunt with John!

John was raised here in the South and has always been an avid hunter and fisherman, starting at a young age. His passions in competitive long range shooting and being a part time gunsmith give him the experience to give you the best hunt. Book with confidence that John will give you the hunt that will bring you a fun and safe experience. From the most experienced hunter to a person who has never shot a rifle before. John will optimize your experience and chances at a successful hunt. Click to book with John.

John Pate

Hunt with Justin!

If you’re looking for an unforgettable hunt that’s fun and informative, Justin is your guy. He has been in South Georgia his entire life, and with 10 years of guiding experience including game bird hunts and saltwater fishing charters, he will leave you with the knowledge and amusement you’re searching for. Click below to book with Justin.

Justin Baker

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Pelzer Springs Ranch

"Hal and the Hog Swat team are all very professional and knowledgeable of their trade.  I am proud to be able to hunt with them and most of all to call Hal one of my closest friends."


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