Helicopter Hog Hunting Texas

Experience of a Lifetime Just one hour from Dallas, Texas! Book Now! Have Questions?
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Helicopter Hog Hunting Texas

Experience of a Lifetime Just one hour from Dallas, Texas! Book Now Have Questions?
Learn More About Sky Hunters!

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This is one helicopter hog hunting trip you won’t be able to stop talking about!

Skyhunter Outfitters LLC is currently booking for the 2019 winter season (Jan 7- Mar 31st). Dates go fast so you will want to book early.

 

Skyhunter Outfitters LLC is THE premiere Helicopter Hog Hunting Outfitter in Texas! Our jet engine Bell 206 helicopters are expertly flown by a former Army Cavalry Scout helicopter pilot! We have the experience to get you on feral pigs ensuring plenty of opportunity to shoot! Whether you’ve been thinking about a trip with a couple of hunting buddies, with the family or maybe even a corporate getaway; either way, you’ve found the right place! Our helicopter hog hunting packages are all inclusive with no hidden fees or up-charges for items such as gun rentals or extra ammunition!

 

Your hunt begins when you arrive at our lodge, just an hour north of Dallas, the evening before you fly. Our chef prepares southern, home cooked style meals and deserts for you to enjoy. After dinner, we relax by the fire pit and discuss helicopter safety, aerial gunnery techniques and what to expect the next morning. From there, enjoy the rest of your evening with friends and family around the fire.

 

The next morning begins with breakfast before dawn. Once everyone is ready, we head to the hangar and pair shooters off into groups of two for a safety and aerial gunnery refresher and “dress rehearsal” with the helicopter. Each shooter will practice safety around the “bird” and will have the opportunity to get comfortable with the shooting positions using the harness and firearm. After that, it’s the sound of a jet engine, blades turning and the adrenaline rush that comes with slaying feral hogs from a helicopter!

 

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Why fly with Skyhunter Outfitters

Why Fly with Skyhunter Outfitters?

We have a 98% helicopter hog success rate

 

Our pilot is the only former Cavalry Scout pilot offering Helicopter hog hunts in Texas. No one else has the same level of training and experience!

 

  • Extensive training and experience in low level flight and aerial gunnery techniques!
  • Unlike other outfitters that use a piston engine R22 or R44s producing a 205 max horsepower, we use only Jet engine 206 series Bell Helicopters that produce between 370 max horse power (206B3) and 650 max horsepower (206L1 C30).
  • This means a safer more stable flight!
  • Guns and unlimited ammunition is included in your flight!
  • We offer lodging complete with a full time Chef!
  • Fully licensed and insured through John F. Throne & Co.

Safety

Ensuring your helicopter hog hunt is safe and fun.

 

Safety is priority number one for us. Having fun is a very close second, though! When you arrive, each group will be given a helicopter safety course followed by an aerial gunnery techniques course. Our pilot has extensive training and experience with safety AND aerial gunnery having been an OH-58D Kiowa Warrior pilot and Squadron Mountain Master Gunner trainer. This course usually takes about an hour and 30 minutes and ensures you understand how to be a safe and efficient helicopter hog gunner!

A Brief History of Feral Hogs in Texas

The most destructive species in North America.

 

Domesticated pigs were first introduced to North America 300 years ago by Spanish settlers. They were brought over as a source of food for the explorers and before long some escaped into the American wilds. Over the years their population grew allowing feral hogs to gain a foothold on the continent. Later, in the early 1900s Russian boars were brought to the United States for sport hunting. These animals also escaped and bread with other feral hogs in the area. Russian boars interbreeding with feral pigs contributes to coloration, size, head shape and tusk length variations as you travel across the American South.

 

Texas is no stranger to fighting the feral hog epidemic. Farmers and ranchers across the State have been struggling for over 30 years with a huge feral hog population boom. For example, a sounder of feral hogs can damage up to 50+ acres per night in cornfields. In 2011 Texas introduced House Bill 716 which allows eradication of this invasive species from helicopters by private companies and shooters. We are proud to offer this opportunity to sportsmen and hunters in a very safe and fun atmosphere.

Public Enemy #1

The history of helicopter hog hunting

Recent TestimonialsView All

 

Michael Ferguson

Got to experience aerial hunting today! Heck of an adrenaline rush followed by motion sickness but worth it. If you’re looking for a exciting hunt look no further! Chris was a safe and spectacular pilot, he and his team are top notch. He put us on a lot of hogs and coyotes! Highly recommend! ..

 

Holly miller

SkyHunter put us up in a clean comfortable bunk house . John provided a good meal and terrific lunch bucket. Chris communicated well the safety and expectations of the helicopter hunt. Chris delivered an exhilarating helicopter hog hunt with professional maneuvers so we could successfully put down some feral problematic hogs and coyotes. Jason was a confident grounds man keeping the exchange of hunters in order and setting up the gear just right....Thanks Chris we checked a bucket list item off...but now want to come back !

 

Phillip Ford

This was my 2nd time Helicopter Hog Hunting. The first hunt was with someone else...big mistake! Chris and his team are very professional and take great care of their guests. The lodge was perfect and food was outstanding. Chris is dedicated to your safety and having a hunt of a lifetime! Great Pilot, Great Helicopter and Great Team! Will be back soon!..

Over 200,000 accessible acres

Commerce, Texas - Just North of Dallas

 

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