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Forum: Around the Campfire 05-06-2021, 02:38 PM
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Posted By Hughiam
thanks!

thanks!
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-04-2021, 05:01 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,424
Posted By Hughiam
Did you get it at your departure airport or close...

Did you get it at your departure airport or close to home? Anchorage to DC is one day, DC to Harare is 1+ so I'm concerned.
Thanks
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-03-2021, 07:18 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,424
Posted By Hughiam
Im headed to Zim for Cape Buffalo, bushbuck,...

Im headed to Zim for Cape Buffalo, bushbuck, impala and depending on time and money either hippo, croc or tuskless elephant. My only concern is the ever changing requirements for covid. Im not...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-18-2021, 02:54 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,632
Posted By Hughiam
There are at least 2 commercial outfits that go...

There are at least 2 commercial outfits that go out to the glacier https://youralaskavacation.com/
https://49smt.com/
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-18-2021, 11:40 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,632
Posted By Hughiam
Juneau is the capital and has lots of touristy...

Juneau is the capital and has lots of touristy things for the cruise ships. But you can only drive so far as its land locked. And it rains....ALOT.

Anchorage is like most big cities but leans...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-25-2021, 05:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,305
Posted By Hughiam
The boat based hunts on Prince of Wales are up...

The boat based hunts on Prince of Wales are up around $10,000 all in.
Forum: Rate the Day Lease 01-14-2021, 02:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,145
Posted By Hughiam
I was the onsite taxidermist there for about 3...

I was the onsite taxidermist there for about 3 years. Its still open, they have a website and I still get emails about their hunting opportunities. It's expensive, but back then there were like 60...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-10-2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,116
Posted By Hughiam
front view

front view
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-10-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,116
Posted By Hughiam
Oh I have many lol. It has a glass tub and a YJ...

Oh I have many lol. It has a glass tub and a YJ fiberglass one piece front, but it is a CJ7
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-10-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 554
Posted By Hughiam
Call Dave Smith.com in Idaho they can't be beat...

Call Dave Smith.com in Idaho they can't be beat on inventory or price. Ive bought two from them flying down from Alaska and driving them back. Still saved thousands. They may have a service that...
Forum: Around the Campfire 12-10-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,116
Posted By Hughiam
Ive been into jeeps since I bought my first one...

Ive been into jeeps since I bought my first one in 1981. I have a 79 now that Ive had since 91. It has a 401, T400, scout axles, lockers, winch, 40's and way too much to list.

In all that time...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-21-2020, 04:47 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 10,986
Posted By Hughiam
congratulations!!!

congratulations!!!
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-24-2020, 04:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,163
Posted By Hughiam
depending on your budget, look at SE Alaska. A...

depending on your budget, look at SE Alaska. A boat based hunt for spot and stalk, crabbing, shrimping etc. But expensive.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-14-2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 726
Posted By Hughiam
press conference last night said no new mandates....

press conference last night said no new mandates. the Gov wants to keep the economy moving.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-13-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 726
Posted By Hughiam
Right now, subject to change, you need a test 72...

Right now, subject to change, you need a test 72 hours before coming here, and a test again at the airport when you land. Anchorage is mandatory masks for all businesses. The Mat Su Valley where I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-13-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,216
Posted By Hughiam
ive had 4 at L4-L5. microdisectomy, then a...

ive had 4 at L4-L5. microdisectomy, then a partial fusion(40% failure rate but insurance wouldn't cover the full). 1 year later full fusion. 1 year later the wedge moved and I had the hardware on the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-24-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,111
Posted By Hughiam
There was a meeting a week or so ago by the...

There was a meeting a week or so ago by the board of fish and game to look at the spring season. They will take it up again in May. i don't recall the date. But they are looking at ways to honor...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-03-2020, 12:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,342
Posted By Hughiam
The supercharger on a switch was used in a few...

The supercharger on a switch was used in a few movies, LWM, My science project and I think Mad Max. I saw it at the drive in as well in the back of my pick up.
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-12-2020, 07:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,186
Posted By Hughiam
I live here, so take this for what its worth. ...

I live here, so take this for what its worth. The cruises are pretty, and you hit ports that look like grand central station at rush hour. fly to anchorage, rent an RV, see alaska on your own time.
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-26-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,252
Posted By Hughiam
I have had 4 surgeries at L4-L5 including a...

I have had 4 surgeries at L4-L5 including a fusion as well as a fusion at C2-C6. I tried everything, PT, steriod shots, etc. I bulged my first disk at 27 and they did a partial laminectomy. I was...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-07-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 355
Posted By Hughiam
Ive done the trip 3 times from Spokane, one in...

Ive done the trip 3 times from Spokane, one in the fall, one in the summer and one in the winter. Each season has its own challenges. Obviously in the winter your're fighting weather in terms of...
Forum: Around the Campfire 11-04-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 699
Posted By Hughiam
Call Dave Smith. com in Kellogg Idaho. Largest...

Call Dave Smith. com in Kellogg Idaho. Largest dodge dealer in the world, their pricing cannot be beat. I saved enough on my last truck to fly from Anchorage to Spokane and drive it up and still...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-29-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 705
Posted By Hughiam
What he said!

What he said!
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-16-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 400
Posted By Hughiam
yep, hes an acquaintance of mine. ...

yep, hes an acquaintance of mine. https://www.rogueexpeditions.com/
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-11-2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,136
Posted By Hughiam
Go to outdoorsdirectory.com. Its an alaska based...

Go to outdoorsdirectory.com. Its an alaska based website with forums about hunting. There are also many, many facebook pages specifically geared to Alaska hunting.

Ive been there once and we were...
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-03-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 26,941
Posted By Hughiam
I live up here, you guys are really hitting all...

I live up here, you guys are really hitting all the marks! Ive done float trips, they are work! Congrats!
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-03-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,351
Posted By Hughiam
https://scontent-sea1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.15752-9/...

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Forum: Around the Campfire 10-03-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,351
Posted By Hughiam
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Forum: Around the Campfire 10-03-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,351
Posted By Hughiam
https://scontent-sea1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.15752-9/...

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Forum: Around the Campfire 10-03-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,351
Posted By Hughiam
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Forum: Around the Campfire 10-03-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,351
Posted By Hughiam
That's funny right there!

That's funny right there!
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-02-2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,351
Posted By Hughiam
https://i1070.photobucket.com/albums/u498/Danger13...

https://i1070.photobucket.com/albums/u498/Danger13/muskoxedited_zpskurxnjsl.jpg
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-02-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,351
Posted By Hughiam
https://i1070.photobucket.com/albums/u498/Danger13...

https://i1070.photobucket.com/albums/u498/Danger13/muskox3_zpshddbu8zr.jpg
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-02-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,351
Posted By Hughiam
https://i1070.photobucket.com/albums/u498/Danger13...

https://i1070.photobucket.com/albums/u498/Danger13/muskox4_zpsolwdxopt.jpg
Forum: Around the Campfire 10-02-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,351
Posted By Hughiam
Fall Muskox in Alaska

So, if this needs to get moved, please go ahead. Couple upfront notifications, I live in Alaska and this is a draw hunt. There are only 15 permits for the fall hunt. I have applied for this tag...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-27-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By Hughiam
Its not legal. As a non-resident for SE you have...

Its not legal. As a non-resident for SE you have to go through the drawing process unless you book with a guide. There are some good guides down that way that can set you up with a great bear.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-16-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,357
Posted By Hughiam
Vehicles do hold their value longer up here...

Vehicles do hold their value longer up here that's for sure. The problem is if it doesnt' sell what are you going to do? Are you stuck here till it sells? Could you sell it to a dealership, likely,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-14-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 662
Posted By Hughiam
Fly to Anchorage, rent an RV, see Alaska. The...

Fly to Anchorage, rent an RV, see Alaska. The end.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-02-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 750
Posted By Hughiam
Don't give up, keep praying, keep fighting. Talk...

Don't give up, keep praying, keep fighting. Talk to your/her pastor, friends, family, go to counciling(even if its just you). Dont let your marriage end without fighting to your last breath. Its...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-01-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 915
Posted By Hughiam
Its very popular, but I think the .44 is the most...

Its very popular, but I think the .44 is the most popular. Most of my friends are going with the glock however.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-26-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 915
Posted By Hughiam
I live in Alaska and anytime I go hunting, Im in...

I live in Alaska and anytime I go hunting, Im in bear country. I mostly bowhunt so I carry a sidearm always. I have a couple 44s, and I bought a Glock 20 10mm. I bought the Glock because it was...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-22-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 598
Posted By Hughiam
Agreed, cool place to eat.

Agreed, cool place to eat.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-11-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,050
Posted By Hughiam
Why did you leave? I left Texas to move here!

Why did you leave? I left Texas to move here!
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-02-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 7,972
Posted By Hughiam
So Sorry for your loss, praying for you and your...

So Sorry for your loss, praying for you and your son.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-27-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 377
Views: 33,023
Posted By Hughiam
Thanks Charlie, Ill take you up on that! If you...

Thanks Charlie, Ill take you up on that! If you ever venture north, the same goes for you.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-25-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 33,023
Posted By Hughiam
Father's Day last year my wife told me she wanted...

Father's Day last year my wife told me she wanted a divorce. It totally blindsided me and left me reeling like I'd been given a death sentence. We hadn't been in the best spot for a time, but I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-18-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,111
Posted By Hughiam
I used optimas for years, the quality has gone...

I used optimas for years, the quality has gone downhill. were all switching to the G2
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-18-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 661
Posted By Hughiam
You have some good suggestions in Lance and...

You have some good suggestions in Lance and Jonah. Jonah offers brown bear over bait as well. One other is Jeremy Ruesick https://www.rogueexpeditions.com/. Another is https://denalihunts.com/. I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-05-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 480
Posted By Hughiam
your outfitter should have a list for you. But...

your outfitter should have a list for you. But one long sleeve, one short sleeve, two long pairs of pants, two pairs of shorts. 3-4 pairs of socks, same for underwear. Plus your traveling clothes....
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-04-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 13,987
Posted By Hughiam
I have 4 procedures at L4-L5, go SLOOOOWWW. good...

I have 4 procedures at L4-L5, go SLOOOOWWW. good luck!
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