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Heli Hog Hunting: Completed & Vid added
« on: October 18, 2019, 06:28:57 PM »
So, no joke, I've been offered a trip to go hog hunting via chopper. I of course said yes and need to start looking at providers. Anyone done it? With who? Open time frame....thinking Feb ish would be a good time of the year to visit Texas.
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Re: Heli Hog Hunting
« Reply #1 on: October 23, 2019, 07:53:09 AM »
Man keep us posted on How that goes! I think that would be a great experience! Can't wait to hear about it.

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Re: Heli Hog Hunting
« Reply #2 on: October 23, 2019, 07:56:07 AM »
I hate you, can I go? :chuckle:
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Re: Heli Hog Hunting
« Reply #3 on: October 23, 2019, 08:03:11 AM »
Sure.....not a problem as I could use a 2nd shooter. Right now looking at....


Www.sky-hunters.com

I've talked to the owner/operator/pilot and sounds like a great operation.  Since I'll be there a few days to allow for weather delays we will most likely book a night hunt with thermal gear. Gotta do that of course.

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Re: Heli Hog Hunting
« Reply #4 on: October 23, 2019, 08:42:38 AM »
Sounds like a blast. Survival tip: Don't shoot the pilot.  :yike:
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Re: Heli Hog Hunting
« Reply #5 on: October 23, 2019, 08:42:50 AM »
holy cripes that's a lot of money! sorry, I need more time to save up for that!
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Re: Heli Hog Hunting
« Reply #6 on: October 23, 2019, 09:04:29 AM »
It is significant dollars for the time up. Fuel isn't cheap!

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Re: Heli Hog Hunting
« Reply #7 on: October 23, 2019, 10:12:12 AM »
It is significant dollars for the time up. Fuel isn't cheap!
I am still used to getting paid to ride in those
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Re: Heli Hog Hunting
« Reply #8 on: October 23, 2019, 10:12:48 AM »
It is significant dollars for the time up. Fuel isn't cheap!
I am still used to getting paid to ride in those
in fact, I have never had to pay to ride in one of those
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Re: Heli Hog Hunting
« Reply #9 on: October 23, 2019, 10:19:25 AM »
It is significant dollars for the time up. Fuel isn't cheap!
I am still used to getting paid to ride in those
in fact, I have never had to pay to ride in one of those

Oh, you paid jjb11b. You paid.

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Re: Heli Hog Hunting
« Reply #10 on: October 23, 2019, 10:25:15 AM »
 :yeah:

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Re: Heli Hog Hunting
« Reply #11 on: October 23, 2019, 10:36:20 AM »
Carson said he is in  :chuckle: Don't think that would pass with the boss at home  :o

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Re: Heli Hog Hunting
« Reply #12 on: October 23, 2019, 11:14:15 AM »
Prebooking is $1800 an hour. Just write that check and I'll take extra pics of he and I sending rounds into bacon.

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Re: Heli Hog Hunting
« Reply #13 on: October 23, 2019, 11:25:48 AM »
I'll buy a lotto ticket tonight  :tup:

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Re: Heli Hog Hunting
« Reply #14 on: October 23, 2019, 11:58:31 AM »
How many pigs does one expect to shoot during the 2 hour "hunt?"

 


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