Main Menu
Newest Members
Powder Burn, TXRed, Lellis, Bumblebee488, obies
60868 Registered Users
Top Posters
dogcatcher 78719
stxranchman 52092
RWH24 44568
rifleman 43899
BOBO the Clown 41235
BMD 40575
Big Orn 37484
txshntr 34024
bill oxner 33715
sig226fan ( 30825
Forum Stats
60868 Members
45 Forums
413198 Topics
5755714 Posts

Max Online: 16728 @ 03/25/12 08:51 AM
Topic Options
#6274894 - 04/25/16 05:31 PM Guide review
nice shot Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 04/22/11
Posts: 424
Loc: Kingsville Texas
Well it's been a while, haven't been on here much considering work picked up, the baby, the teenager, house work, etc etc... Just life in general. So I hope y'all are doing good!

So I hooked up with Haiden Mensik, got a deal on some hog hunting, and wasn't really excited because it was in freer, tx, and I work close to that hell hole, so I was figuring it wouldn't be the break I needed... I was wrong.

I hunt all the fancy [censored] on my families ranch near Hext, TX, so when I hunt down here it's typically birds and hogs, based on the cost / drive.

So I show up in freer, scope the place out, then take a snooze before my evening of slaughter and terror.

I'm running a 10.5" SBR, shooting M855 ammo, NV capable optic, an Opscore BASE jump helmet with NVG mount, and an A/N PVS14, all kept quiet by a YHM phantom 762 Ti.

So I get out to my spot, waited a while, nothing, wait a little longer, nothing... Then the herd moved in. You've never had fun hunting until you turn a laser on and watch hogs get confused and start trying to root it up. Fu_kin laughed my a_s off over that. So after I got that outta my system I started dumping 2-3 rd bursts into hogs... It was the most pleasure I'd had in months. The sonic crack of the round leaving the suppressor, and the rapid thump of rounds impacting target, mimicked by the hard thud of meat slamming into the caliche. It was a beautiful symphony of savagery, played out in gentle shades of greens and black.

If you enjoy slaying hogs, you call Haiden. Period. It's really that simple.

On a previous occasion I also hunted his plce outside Woodboro, TX, and the bed and breakfast on sight is one of, if not the, most beautiful buildings from he revolutionary period (Texas Revolution, not that easy coast 1776 stuff), and the property is breath taking.... Pending you enjoy gentle knolls and large oak motts. If I had a choice I would have picked the Woodsborro property, but I can't complain about the freer property 1 bit, Haiden delivered as promised. He guaranteed there would be a lot of hogs, and damn it if he wasn't right.

I'd give the trip a cool 4.5 / 5, only because I really do enjoy the Woodsborro property that much. But again, all was as I expected and more in Freer. Damn good times, and zero complaints.

#6275177 - 04/25/16 09:01 PM Re: Guide review [Re: nice shot]
Lazyman Online   content
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 01/13/11
Posts: 3440
Loc: Hamilton
Sounds like a good time....I've hunted with Haiden a couple of times and always had animals in sights...Trying to get down there for some javi's..

#6275442 - 04/26/16 07:29 AM Re: Guide review [Re: nice shot]
Pitchfork Predator Offline
THF Celebrity

Registered: 01/25/13
Posts: 11240
Loc: Murphy, TX Dickens county
Marc C. Helfrich
Retirement Planner

#6275477 - 04/26/16 08:01 AM Re: Guide review [Re: nice shot]
kdkane1971 Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 01/30/14
Posts: 1914
Loc: Mesopotamia
Sounds like a great trip! Congrats to you and the outfitter up texas

#6276889 - 04/26/16 09:48 PM Re: Guide review [Re: nice shot]
Texas Tatonkas Online   content
Pro Tracker

Registered: 09/14/12
Posts: 1634
Loc: Las Cruces, NM
Nice damage control

#6280920 - 04/29/16 09:24 PM Re: Guide review [Re: nice shot]

Registered: 04/19/16
Posts: 117
Loc: San Angelo, TX
Congrats sounds like the trip was a blast!!!



© 2004-2016 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide