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Forum: Around the Campfire 01-12-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,762
Posted By Hughiam
You still think Alaska Reality Shows are real?

I live here and have been saying it for years. They are all FAKE, SCRIPTED and STAGED. I even worked with a few of them writing filming permits. Now here's proof, in a lawsuit.
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Forum: Around the Campfire 01-12-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,375
Posted By Hughiam
One of the things I am noticing about the younger...

One of the things I am noticing about the younger folks is the lack of "sense of adventure". I find that now when I try to hire people from the lower 48 to come up here(Alaska). We offer moving...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-10-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,362
Posted By Hughiam
pretty neat technology. I would like to see it...

pretty neat technology. I would like to see it with one pin that adjusts for range automatically. In other words, come to full draw, put the pin on the target/animal and it reads the range and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-08-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 412
Posted By Hughiam
I live in Alaska, and I get this question a lot. ...

I live in Alaska, and I get this question a lot. I tell people to not go on a cruise. Fly to Anchorage, rent an RV and get out there. The cruises are bottled trips and the souvenir shops at most...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-08-2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 323
Posted By Hughiam
I use them almost exclusively. I have not...

I use them almost exclusively. I have not experienced the problem you mentioned. I did have one break when I skipped it off a paver block on top of my Block target. The front of the shaft still...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-29-2017, 06:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 573
Posted By Hughiam
I have DD as well and I have had a left lateral...

I have DD as well and I have had a left lateral partial fusion at L4/L5 for two years. I could bend and twist much like I could prior to the operation. I also have C2-C6 fused in my neck and have...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-12-2017, 01:05 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,171
Posted By Hughiam
I think if you were to try and recover costs in...

I think if you were to try and recover costs in court, given you said the cape can be retrieved, you might be awarded the value of the antlers. For instance, you can buy a set of 140" antlers on...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-08-2017, 01:49 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 3,505
Posted By Hughiam
When I was guiding at a hog ranch in the U.P. of...

When I was guiding at a hog ranch in the U.P. of Michigan I saw -31 when I got to the ranch. The hunters waited till it was -20 before we went out for the day. I can't remember how many pigs and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-06-2017, 12:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,380
Posted By Hughiam
double mount for a client when I worked at the...

double mount for a client when I worked at the 777 Ranch
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-30-2017, 06:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,304
Posted By Hughiam
Well you can leave it at my house in Palmer until...

Well you can leave it at my house in Palmer until you get here. Ill make sure it works just about every weekend for you.
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-10-2017, 08:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 188
Posted By Hughiam
So, yes it's possible but hardly probable on your...

So, yes it's possible but hardly probable on your first trip. It kind of depends on the type of hunt you want and your budget. For example, I just did a DIY moose trip out of Bethel with my brother...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-06-2017, 06:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 825
Posted By Hughiam
Only if you are running a locking differential.

Only if you are running a locking differential.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-27-2017, 03:46 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 8,038
Posted By Hughiam
We went 1 for 2 north of Bethel. Ended up having...

We went 1 for 2 north of Bethel. Ended up having to fly out early as the warm weather was going to ruin the meat. Brother killed this one with his long bow, I got close a couple times to a few...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-27-2017, 03:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 765
Posted By Hughiam
Worked on this one, scored 21 3/16 green.

Worked on this one, scored 21 3/16 green.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-13-2017, 12:32 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 8,038
Posted By Hughiam
shoot, I could have had breakfast with you! I...

shoot, I could have had breakfast with you! I work a mile from there! When you get to the first light in Palmer, turn right, go two blocks to my office!
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-08-2017, 06:23 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 8,038
Posted By Hughiam
Ive done two and am on deck to leave for my third...

Ive done two and am on deck to leave for my third next Thursday. I can give you some insights as to cost from Anchorage out to the bush and back.

My first trip was to Dillingham then out to an...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-07-2017, 06:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 531
Posted By Hughiam
well this worked for Tom Hanks

well this worked for Tom Hanks
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-07-2017, 06:50 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 8,038
Posted By Hughiam
Too funny, to me, Big Lous in San Antonio is...

Too funny, to me, Big Lous in San Antonio is better than the Mooses Tooth.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-07-2017, 06:49 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 8,038
Posted By Hughiam
Thanks! Two of us going, my brother and I. ...

Thanks! Two of us going, my brother and I. Third trip for moose in three years with nothing on the ground yet. He's hunting traditional and Im using a compound. Were on the fence about a back up...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-07-2017, 12:30 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 8,038
Posted By Hughiam
Hes right, you will lose it about 20 miles out. ...

Hes right, you will lose it about 20 miles out. Conversely if you are driving up from Anchorage, you will have it at least through Glenallen albeit intermittently. North of Glenallen it will drop...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-06-2017, 07:48 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 8,038
Posted By Hughiam
Our hunt is during the same time period 9/14-9/28...

Our hunt is during the same time period 9/14-9/28 but were going out of Aniak. Tok should be colder at that time so be prepared. We also pack a roll up sled to drag out the quarters as opposed to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-21-2017, 01:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 846
Posted By Hughiam
Sleeping Indian is back in business and is...

Sleeping Indian is back in business and is actually a Dallas based business now. I have about $5,000 of KOM and SI clothing. Its hard to beat for warmth and quiet sitting in a stand. Although...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-08-2017, 08:00 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,190
Posted By Hughiam
North and slightly East of Aniak, Alaska on a...

North and slightly East of Aniak, Alaska on a lake chasing moose from 9/14-9/28
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-04-2017, 12:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 689
Posted By Hughiam
Look into Upol Raptor Liner. Its a DIY and will...

Look into Upol Raptor Liner. Its a DIY and will set you back only about $200. You can tint it to match your truck and do it in a weekend. I recently did my CJ7 inside and out, plus the top,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-02-2017, 03:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,028
Posted By Hughiam
I "won" one still in the box and have it on Ebay...

I "won" one still in the box and have it on Ebay if anyone is interested. Brand new, never fired 60-70 and 29".
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-31-2017, 12:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,076
Posted By Hughiam
Here's a menu for a 10 day moose float trip for 2...

Here's a menu for a 10 day moose float trip for 2 people. Granted we didn't have to haul all this up the mountain we were dropped by float plane. The menu has variety so that we weren't eating the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-26-2017, 06:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 379
Posted By Hughiam
Frog Togs are fine, my daughter uses them when we...

Frog Togs are fine, my daughter uses them when we go fishing. I use Helly Hansen rain gear but Im usually in the brush. I also recommend an uninsulated rubber boot like an Xtra Tuff. Buy what you...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-05-2017, 06:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 844
Posted By Hughiam
There's several Facebook swap pages for Kuiu,...

There's several Facebook swap pages for Kuiu, First lite, Sitka etc.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-03-2017, 12:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 954
Posted By Hughiam
For Axis in the hill country Jetz Smith is hard...

For Axis in the hill country Jetz Smith is hard to beat. Hes in Kerrville near the high school. He has his own taxidermy form supply business and has won the Texas Taxidermy Association Competition...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-28-2017, 01:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 808
Posted By Hughiam
So, I hunted out of Dillingham AK in 2015 as a...

So, I hunted out of Dillingham AK in 2015 as a DIY with my brother. After we floated out and ended up back in Dillingham we stayed at a B&B with several hunters and a guide that hunted with this...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-27-2017, 03:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 696
Posted By Hughiam
Not sure if she smelled me, or the black bears...

Not sure if she smelled me, or the black bears that had come in earlier. But she definitely didn't like something.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-26-2017, 09:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 696
Posted By Hughiam
Yes as long as you can see.

Yes as long as you can see.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-26-2017, 08:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 696
Posted By Hughiam
Thank you for posting this! This sow and cubs...

Thank you for posting this! This sow and cubs came in on Friday night at 2-3 yards. While it doesn't get dark here this time of year, every bush and stump appeared to be her and her cubs when I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-26-2017, 08:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 696
Posted By Hughiam
Yes the Oneida is still working! I can only...

Yes the Oneida is still working!

I can only shoot a grizzly until June 30. Alaska hunting years run July 1-June 30 although in that unit the season is year long for both black and brown bears. ...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-26-2017, 07:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 696
Posted By Hughiam
coming your way!

coming your way!
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-26-2017, 07:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 696
Posted By Hughiam
Alaska Black Bear Success

So Ive been running a bait north of Trapper Creek Alaska(125 miles or so North of Anchorage) for the last two seasons. My goal was to take a brown bear, but they have been tough to catch out there...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-26-2017, 01:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,707
Posted By Hughiam
you never called?

you never called?
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-23-2017, 12:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 427
Posted By Hughiam
Thanks Charlie, I was on their prostaff for...

Thanks Charlie,

I was on their prostaff for over 17 years. Sadly, when Basspro bought them out, they dropped the old staff shooter program and I got left off the new program. That being said the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-20-2017, 12:39 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 13,706
Posted By Hughiam
Yep just recently. Had an employee, actually a...

Yep just recently. Had an employee, actually a good worker, then one day he quit showing up. He never turned in his keys and ID so we sent several letters and he never responded. I bumped into him...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-16-2017, 12:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 973
Posted By Hughiam
ugh so much to write... Ive had a bad back since...

ugh so much to write... Ive had a bad back since I was 27, 52 now. Ive had over 20 injections, nerve blocks, discograms etc. Two surgeries at L4/L5 including a partial fusion. For grins I also...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-07-2017, 05:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 474
Posted By Hughiam
looks like you had fun, but you never stopped by?

looks like you had fun, but you never stopped by?
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-06-2017, 08:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 887
Posted By Hughiam
I like this one it will hold three if youre...

I like this one it will hold three if youre friendly. Ive even used it ice fishing with a heater
https://www.primos.com/products/double-bull-blinds/double-bull-bullpen/
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-02-2017, 05:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,444
Posted By Hughiam
Here is the price for place Im supposed to go to...

Here is the price for place Im supposed to go to this fall.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-02-2017, 02:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,444
Posted By Hughiam
$3K seems pretty high for any kudu and $5k is...

$3K seems pretty high for any kudu and $5k is crazy. Are the daily fees really low? I'd shop around a bit more. Average for Kudu(by my research) is still around $2,200-$2,500.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-02-2017, 12:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 367
Posted By Hughiam
Some areas are OTC, some are not. Where I hunt...

Some areas are OTC, some are not. Where I hunt in Unit 13 its a draw. Most of the really good areas are by fly in only and at this late date you'd be hard pressed to find a flight service able to...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-26-2017, 03:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 573
Posted By Hughiam
lots of flights out of anchorage that get to...

lots of flights out of anchorage that get to Ketchikan in time for the ferry but you might have to over night in Anchorage. https://www.alaskaair.com/Shopping/Flights/Shop

Island Air flies into...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-26-2017, 02:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 573
Posted By Hughiam
As has been mentioned hunting SE AK is...

As has been mentioned hunting SE AK is challenging and can be downright life threatening if you don't have the right gear and mindset. Dealing with the realities of what to do when it all goes south...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-25-2017, 06:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,290
Posted By Hughiam
Its guys like this that prove Darwin's Theory was...

Its guys like this that prove Darwin's Theory was correct. But seriously, it sends a message out that "hey, look what I can do" only to be emulated by someone else who gets bit. Anyone remember...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-23-2017, 08:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 630
Posted By Hughiam
Any auto parts/paint store or amazon has it. ...

Any auto parts/paint store or amazon has it. http://www.u-pol.co.uk/documents/catalogues/U-POL-RAPTOR-Leaflet-EN.pdf. You can Youtube videos on it. So far mine is working out.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-23-2017, 01:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 474
Posted By Hughiam
Get what most Alaskans use. Xtra tuffs for your...

Get what most Alaskans use. Xtra tuffs for your feet with felt insoles, smart wool or similar socks. Helly Hansen or Grunden's Rain gear. Also as you may be going from sweating to shivering on the...
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