In memoriam - Jason Hairston Kuiu Founder has passed away

Discussion in 'News & Announcements' started by YancyW, Sep 5, 2018.

  1. YancyW

    YancyW GOLD SUPPORTER AH Veteran

    Joined:
    Sep 5, 2017
    Messages:
    194
    Video/Photo:
    4
    Likes Received:
    174
    Location:
    Mid-Missouri
    Member of:
    NRA, SCI, RMEF, Ducks Unlimited
    I haven't seen it posted on here yet, but I got a call earlier tonight from a friend of mine in the industry and he told me Jason passed away this morning.

    There are plenty of rumors as to what has happened, I am sure the cause will be confirmed soon, but he was on a sheep hunt.
     

  2. AfricaHunting.com

    AfricaHunting.com AH ENABLER FOUNDER AH Ambassador

    Joined:
    Oct 1, 2007
    Messages:
    9,994
    Video/Photo:
    5,487
    Likes Received:
    4,063
    Very sad news! I am shocked, spent a fun evening out with him and friends last year at SCI, he was my age, fit and healthy.... My sincere condolences to his family and friends.
     

  3. BRICKBURN

    BRICKBURN AH ENABLER SUPER MODERATOR CONTRIBUTOR LIFETIME TITANIUM BENEFACTOR AH Ambassador

    Joined:
    Aug 5, 2010
    Messages:
    20,068
    Video/Photo:
    414
    Likes Received:
    11,900
    Hunted:
    Namibia, South Africa, Botswana, Mozambique, Canada, USA, Mexico
    Screen Shot 2018-09-05 at 10.15.24 PM.png
     
    Philip Glass likes this.

  4. Lee M

    Lee M AH Fanatic

    Joined:
    Jan 3, 2014
    Messages:
    693
    Video/Photo:
    69
    Likes Received:
    738
    Hunted:
    South Africa, USA, Canada
    Very sad news. I saw a tv show that told the story of his company and how he started it.
     

  5. JPbowhunter

    JPbowhunter AH Enthusiast

    Joined:
    Oct 15, 2013
    Messages:
    446
    Video/Photo:
    19
    Likes Received:
    375
    Hunted:
    Australia, New Zealand
    From his instagram page i believe he was on a caribou hunt, not sure how things went south there?
     

  6. IdaRam

    IdaRam BRONZE SUPPORTER AH Elite

    Joined:
    Jun 30, 2014
    Messages:
    1,622
    Video/Photo:
    173
    Likes Received:
    2,474
    Location:
    Idaho
    Member of:
    NRA Life Member, NAHC Life Member, SCI, DSC, Wild Sheep Foundation, NSSF
    Hunted:
    Idaho, Montana, Utah, Wyoming, California, Alberta Canada, South Africa, Zimbabwe
    Damn. That is sad news. R.I.P. Jason
     

  7. sierraone

    sierraone AH ENABLER SILVER SUPPORTER AH Legend

    Joined:
    Oct 14, 2013
    Messages:
    2,766
    Video/Photo:
    71
    Likes Received:
    2,333
    Member of:
    Dallas Safari Club, Safari Club Int.
    Hunted:
    USA, RSA
    How sad for someone so young and the industry as a whole.
     

  8. LivingTheDream

    LivingTheDream AH Elite

    Joined:
    Jan 27, 2015
    Messages:
    1,834
    Video/Photo:
    9
    Likes Received:
    2,261
    This is truly tragic. Way too young. Thoughts and prayers are with his family.
     

  9. superdutch

    superdutch AH Veteran

    Joined:
    May 19, 2016
    Messages:
    120
    Video/Photo:
    9
    Likes Received:
    115
    Location:
    Jacksonville, Florida
    Member of:
    SCI, NRA life member
    Hunted:
    Tanzania ('18) Namibia ('15, '17), USA - AK, CO, ID, NM, SC, FL, GA, WI, TX
    Shocking! I young, fit guy with a young, beautiful family.
     

  10. Hank2211

    Hank2211 AH ENABLER GOLD SUPPORTER AH Legend

    Joined:
    Jan 12, 2010
    Messages:
    2,395
    Video/Photo:
    96
    Likes Received:
    4,399
    Member of:
    SCI, DU, Pheasants Forever
    Hunted:
    Canada, United States, Zimbabwe, South Africa (Eastern Cape; Northern Cape; North West Province, Natal, Mpumalanga, Limpopo), Namibia, Cameroon, Benin, Ethiopia, Argentina
    Way too young. I was moved by his recent story of taking a huge and elusive sheep with his young son. So sorry for his family and friends.
     
    Tom Hawk likes this.

  11. Bullthrower338

    Bullthrower338 AH ENABLER SILVER SUPPORTER AH Legend

    Joined:
    Sep 20, 2014
    Messages:
    2,792
    Video/Photo:
    55
    Likes Received:
    4,976
    Location:
    Houston, Texas
    Member of:
    Life Member Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, NRA, Huntin' Fool, DSC and Pope and Young Club
    Hunted:
    USA, Mexico, Canada, RSA, Australia NT
    Terrible news! R.I.P.
     

  12. Hoas

    Hoas AH Fanatic

    Joined:
    Nov 11, 2014
    Messages:
    525
    Video/Photo:
    353
    Likes Received:
    799
    Sad news R.I.P

     

  13. Pheroze

    Pheroze AH ENABLER BRONZE SUPPORTER AH Legend

    Joined:
    Jul 6, 2013
    Messages:
    3,031
    Video/Photo:
    21
    Likes Received:
    2,689
    Location:
    Ontario
    Member of:
    OFAH, DSC
    Hunted:
    South Africa, Canada, USA
    This is just tragic. I have always been very impressed by his initiative and courage to do what he did - in business and life! An inspiration to others I am sure.
     

  14. Travis2282

    Travis2282 AH Veteran

    Joined:
    Dec 7, 2014
    Messages:
    242
    Video/Photo:
    19
    Likes Received:
    237
    Very sad indeed!
     

  15. PARA45

    PARA45 AH Fanatic

    Joined:
    Jun 15, 2010
    Messages:
    680
    Video/Photo:
    23
    Likes Received:
    560
    Member of:
    NRA LIFE MEMBER
    Hunted:
    South Africa, Nicaragua, FL, CA, SD, GA, SC, CO
    Heartbreaking news! My deepest and most sincere condolences to Jason's family. May you rest in peace Jason, and enjoy the green fields of heaven.
     
    johnnyblues and edward like this.

  16. gillettehunter

    gillettehunter AH ENABLER AH Legend

    Joined:
    Sep 10, 2009
    Messages:
    2,765
    Video/Photo:
    46
    Likes Received:
    2,032
    Hunted:
    Namibia, Kyrgyzstan(2) South Africa(2) New Zealand
    We never know when our time on earth is done. It is really too bad when it happens way too soon. RIP.
    Bruce
     

  17. Royal27

    Royal27 AH ENABLER AH Ambassador

    Joined:
    May 27, 2012
    Messages:
    18,340
    Video/Photo:
    82
    Likes Received:
    9,749
    Member of:
    DSC, NRA, SCI
    Hunted:
    USA - TX, CO, GA. Africa - Zimbabwe and South Africa (Limpopo and EC)
    Prayers....
     

  18. 375 Ruger Fan

    375 Ruger Fan AH ENABLER GOLD SUPPORTER AH Legend

    Joined:
    Jun 14, 2015
    Messages:
    2,478
    Video/Photo:
    160
    Likes Received:
    2,918
    Location:
    Houston, Texas
    Member of:
    NRA
    Hunted:
    Namibia, Zimbabwe, South Africa (Eastern Cape & NW), Alaska, TX, LA, MO, OH, MT, ID, WA, Canada (Yukon)
  19. Brent in Az

    Brent in Az AH Elite

    Joined:
    Feb 25, 2015
    Messages:
    1,750
    Video/Photo:
    2
    Likes Received:
    2,821
    Location:
    Arizona
    Hunted:
    USA - Az, NM, CO, MT, MN.
    Sorry to hear the sad news. Best wishes to his family.
     

  20. cpr0312

    cpr0312 AH ENABLER AH Ambassador

    Joined:
    Jul 21, 2011
    Messages:
    7,074
    Video/Photo:
    251
    Likes Received:
    5,451
    Location:
    North Carolina
    Member of:
    NRA Life Member
    Hunted:
    US (All over), New Zealand, South Africa(Northern Cape, Northwest), Zimbabwe
    Prayers for peace and comfort in the coming days and weeks for his family!
     
    edward likes this.

Share This Page

 
  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice