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Old 11-16-2021, 09:03 AM   #1
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My brother comes from Wyoming to Tx every year and we hunt hongs for a week or 2 straight. This year he is wanting to do a helicopter hunt for hogs.
Told him Iíd go if he paid for it. Way outta my league. Lol
He is looking for some recommendations for a reputable guide/pilot.
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Old 11-16-2021, 09:23 AM   #2
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My buddy has been several times with and has nothing but good things to say about Double R helicopters. Ryan Robbins (713)725-8621
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Old 11-16-2021, 09:27 AM   #3
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Old 11-16-2021, 09:32 AM   #4
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I can't help, but I am looking forward to the story! Good Luck!
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Old 11-16-2021, 09:47 AM   #5
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Do they fly during deer season?
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Old 11-16-2021, 09:58 AM   #6
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I worked a project in Knox City TX last year and we saw a big time Heli Hog hunt operation there. The area is overcrowded with hogs, We lost a total of 17 pickup trucks due to hogs and we saw them in the fields all the time. Game wardens call the area the hog capital of the state. You might want to look that way.
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Old 11-16-2021, 10:19 AM   #7
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Whats the average cost to do a hunt ?
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Old 11-16-2021, 10:20 AM   #8
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Better be ready to drop $4,000
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Old 11-16-2021, 10:34 AM   #9
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HogBirds.com Post deer season!

$1650.00 an hour as well as package deals.
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Old 11-16-2021, 10:42 AM   #10
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Old 11-16-2021, 12:49 PM   #11
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Better be ready to drop $4,000
He is.. Iím not! Lol
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Old 11-16-2021, 12:55 PM   #12
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I worked a project in Knox City TX last year and we saw a big time Heli Hog hunt operation there. The area is overcrowded with hogs, We lost a total of 17 pickup trucks due to hogs and we saw them in the fields all the time. Game wardens call the area the hog capital of the state. You might want to look that way.
My guess would be Cedar Ridge Aviation
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Old 11-16-2021, 01:15 PM   #13
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Old 11-16-2021, 01:50 PM   #14
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We used to run hunts thru Wilson Whitetail. We would run multiple birds over 4 days and it typically ran $2500 per flight hour per bird. This was also 5 years ago, so those numbers are not current.

We always targeted after deer season but before green up.
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Old 11-17-2021, 12:29 PM   #15
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I doubt any ranches want helicopters flying and shooting during deer season.


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Old 11-17-2021, 12:34 PM   #16
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I doubt any ranches want helicopters flying and shooting during deer season.


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He comes to Tx end of February first of March every year to hunt hogs at out place for the same reason
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Old 11-17-2021, 02:08 PM   #17
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My guess would be Cedar Ridge Aviation
Yep. Only operation in KC I know of. It’s directly behind our house we just sold last year.

Cedar Ridge ain’t cheap by any means, but they’ve got the ability to kill some serious numbers. Personally I’d use Pork Choppers out of Haskell. One of the founders of CR split ways and started Pork Choppers.

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Old 11-17-2021, 03:26 PM   #18
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Holt Helicopter 830 two78 946three

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Old 11-17-2021, 03:48 PM   #19
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Do they fly during deer season?
Yes they do
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Old 11-17-2021, 07:53 PM   #20
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Look up Cherokee heli-hunts.


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Old 11-17-2021, 08:03 PM   #21
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We use SilverStar, here’s a YouTube video showing us killing hogs in our corn fields
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Old 11-17-2021, 08:13 PM   #22
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Went with HeliBacon out of Bryan a few years ago and loved every second! First class experience, and killed over 60 hogs!
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Old 11-18-2021, 10:02 AM   #23
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I worked a project in Knox City TX last year and we saw a big time Heli Hog hunt operation there. The area is overcrowded with hogs, We lost a total of 17 pickup trucks due to hogs and we saw them in the fields all the time. Game wardens call the area the hog capital of the state. You might want to look that way.
Collisions?
That is a lot of $$$ even if insurance covered all but deductibles.
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Old 11-18-2021, 10:47 AM   #24
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Yep. Only operation in KC I know of. Itís directly behind our house we just sold last year.

Cedar Ridge ainít cheap by any means, but theyíve got the ability to kill some serious numbers. Personally Iíd use Pork Choppers out of Haskell. One of the founders of CR split ways and started Pork Choppers.
Agreed. Don't recommend Cedar Ridge at all. It's a clown show. Emmitt with Pork Choppers is the way to go.
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