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As a Former Special Forces Sniper. 37. I would gladly make the short trip from Kansas and show you all how to be much more efficient, with a one shot one kill motto. Good job on all the rest everyone.
Hey Krystal I think ya'll are doing a great job with the show, the hunting is awsome. You & Lea got more guts then most guys I know,keep up the good work & don't anyone tell you different.If ya'll ever make it to Maui,Hi. look me up, I'll take ya'll hog hunting hawaiian style. "mauihunter"
Krystal don't let shallow people dig at you, you keep doing what you enjoy! I am impressed with you, not many men I know would go in and grab a wild hog. keep on Hunting!
Hey Krystal, love the show, love the southern drawl, love your spunk...people only hate because they wish they were doing something as exciting as you guys are doing. You have a really neat family and I can see there is alot of love. You and Robert remind me of me and my lil'sis...I love her to death...Good luck with the show and Keep'on Hogg'n
In addition, to attempt to make an issue as to where someone is completing their education is another sign of a small person. What does anyone have to gain insulting someone's accomplishments? It should not have been brought up and the motivations are clear.
To the person who said she is no damsel in distress. That is the point of all this- the comments are being made for the sould purpose of ripping her down and trying to paint her as something she is not.
I have a question- how old is her father? If you claim to know and have a relationship with him- then how do you know what was on her myspace page? This shows this person is not representing the relationship accurately or that this person became obsessed with a guy he know's daughter and was then looking at her on myspace.
I can’t tell which one for sure. Somebody who is just “respectfully disagreeing” does not start commenting on the person wearing makeup and the fact a person has a tan. I fail to see how a ridiculously hot and attractive girl being stylish is out of the ordinary, and requires commentary. Crystal presents herself like almost every other woman her age, using what is in style, it just looks better on her than most. She falls into the 10% of women that are striking when they do this. The comment about “pure as the driven snow” was snide, in bad taste, and is exactly the type of comment that you hear from an angry ex or jealous rival. A comment such as this is the type that the person who made it will regret one day because it is cruel, unnecessary and only designed to try and hurt someone’s feelings.
I will point out what I see as the real story on this board. I think it is clear that the poster who made the attack has a personal animus against Crystal. A beautiful girl who makes the appearance and presentation that she does leads to 2 things no matter where you live or what you do-angry ex’s who are obsessed and-jealous female rivals angry about how their boyfriends or crushes look at and react to her- ie. They are angry because everyone notices her when she walks in a room.
Mustang Sally and the others that seem surprised at Krystal's parents coming to her defense; What kind of family did you all grow up in?
If my daughter had been assaulted with lies and distortions in a forum such as this in the same manner as Krystal was, I promise you that I would have been out there with both hands armed and loaded for bear.
Her accomplishments not withstanding, a parent's first instinct should be to support his child when that child is wrongfully attacked or accused. My daughter is 24, and I will rise to her defense if she is ever attacked with lies and the kind of immature wannabe behavior displayed here by SAWgunner.
It is called a Father's Love and every daughter should be so fortunate as to have parents such as Krystal's that will rise to defend her honor. It is the only honorable thing to do.
Shallow people with no accomplishments of there own many times attack achievers. Whether it involves money, academics, land they own, their house and yes even hunting accomplishments.
This is a good inspiring photo essay. I am sure Krystal will continue hunting she is the real deal. When you are a real deal hunter hunting is no longer a hobby or sport rather it is a way of life.
Krystal 4 president!! :-) This post turned ugly, fact of the matter is OL ran Krystal's photo essay & people that surround her should be very proud of that fact. Don't let negative people drag you into there negativity, do you really think ol readers care how many shot's it took to shoot the bear, heck I took many photos with me holding my dads trophies, theres nothing wrong with that. Every thing sawgunner said does not dis credit this thread, but if you keep giving him what he or she wants a bunch of negative post, then he or she has succeeded in screwing up your photo essay. I say Krystal go on brush your shoulders off, keep your head high because haters will hate that whats in there heart. Mom, Dad mustang sally is correct when posting on the internet you must expect negative responses, what sawgunner has said is pretty mild compared to what any anti's would say if they saw this post. Keep hunting don't let this stunt your growth as a huntress. Hope see more!djh
Perhaps you can tell me
Sorry about the tri-post. Computer error.
As one whose field is in the study of Economics, I am some what of a social scientist. As such, I find it kind of humorous that people would paint family defending family in a negative light. As one who studies both market and societal movements, I find it encouraging to see strong family ties in a world where a united family front is a rarity.
While I do respect your opinion, I feel your comments are based on imperfect information. Having known Krystal for a good many years, I can attest that she isn't one who needs anyone to come to her rescue or defense. Those who do so, do so out of respect for the bonds of friendship or mutual respect that they have established with her. If anything, this should be a credit to her, and not looked at as some sort of weakness. Krystal is anything but a damsel in distress.
Interesting reading above. I'm guessing Krystal is an accomplished hunter but, it is often the case that Mom and Dad would have a different perspective on things.
I'm a strong advocate of women who love the outdoors, hike, hunt, fish and so on so I'm glad to see things like this.
Funny thing to me though is mom and dad coming to her rescue in an open forum. This is a 23yr old with a degree and this is a cruel world. She's going to have to learn to fight her own battles or develop thicker skin.
I've been publishing now for 8 years and if I listend to everyone out there, I'd never get anything done.
Points taken, and well made. Pure as the wind driven snow, I'm sure. Except what Krystal says about how long I've known her/grudge etc. Not sure where that comes from.
However, I still would like to know how many shots it took to bring down that bear. Close range? Head shot? Neck?
SAWgunner - I've known the Campbells for a long time and I can say with complete conviction that not one of them tells stories! And Krystal did kill that bear! I should know, I'm the outfitter that took her hunting! If you have any other questions - send me an email firstname.lastname@example.org . Dirk Neal, Dirk Neal's Outfitting Service
SAWGUNNER To the person who wrote these false hoods about MY daughter alleging that she was lying or misrespresenting herself as a expereience hunter. I along with 4 other men witness her shooting both the Lion and Bear with a Ruger 357 pistol. You obsivously are very immuture who has never accomplished anything like this yourself by trying to be disrespectful to Krystal to inflate your own ego. YOU ARE A TRUE WANT TO BE. Daddy Bear Jerry Campbell Professional Hunter
I find it ironic how you’ve used deception to attempt to prove that I’m the liar; we both know how long you’ve really known me and exactly how you know me. First of all, the only animal I did not kill, that I’m photographed with, is the bobcat which is in the picture of dad, the lion, and I. I did in fact kill the lion; however, I did not kill that particular bobcat, but I have killed many others. Secondly, the Texas Mavericks are a SEMI-PRO football team (http://www.txmavericks.com/) I will personally put you in contact with the director if you care to challenge my honesty. Lastly, I did mention to the writer that I attend Texas A&M Corpus Christi; however, out of RESPECT I did not make a big deal out of it when that mistake was made. I need not attack your obvious immaturity and character flaws, as you have personally broadcasted them yourself. Your attempt to conceal your identity while lying about me to carry out a personal grudge is an all new low, especially for someone your age. I realize your attempt to undermine me; however, you have failed miserably. Outdoor Life is a prestigious publication who would not feature me if such claims were true.
IT IS PRETTY OBVIOUS THAT YOU DO NOT KNOW THE FAMILY VERY WELL, OTHER WISE YOU WOULD NOT BE TAKLING SMACK.THE 357 THAT SHE SHOT THE LION WITH WAS MINE, I ALSO KILEED A BEAR WITH A 357 PISTOL ONE SHOT. BY THE WAY WITH THE SAME GUIDE DERK NEIL SOME 25YEARS AGO. HER DAD BOUGHT HER OWN 357 SO AS TO PROTECT HERSELF AND TO HUNT WITH. AS FAR AS THE TRUTH IS OUR TWO CHILDREN ROBERT AND KRYSTAL WERE TAUGHT TO TELL THE TRUTH NOT TO LIE.WE AS A FAMILY TAKE OFFENCE TO YOUR DISREPECT AND LOW LIFE, THAT INCLUDEDS DAD JERRY.MY SPACE IS ONLY FOR FREINDS SO WHAT DOES THAT MAKE YOU. LOOK AT YOUR OWN APPEARENDE YOU MUST BE VERY JEALOUS OF HER TO POST COMMENTS LIKE THAT. POST YOUR NAME SO THAT WE CAN TAKE THIS UP ON A ONE ON ONE, MOMMY BEAR-- DADDY BEAR COMMENTS TO FOLLOW
I happen to know her quite well, myself. I've personally witnessed her shoot a banana spider off of his web with a Colt .22 magnum revolver, at 20 yards. I have also been with her on countless hunting trips, and will put her up against you any day, “SAWgunner.” If you want to start throwing out “facts,” the Texas Mavericks football team is an amateur team. At the time Krystal made their cheer squad, they were based in Marble Falls, Texas. As far as the comment about the .357, I have seen her shoot it on several occasions and she is quite adequate with it. If you would like to come out from behind your desk-job and make a small wager, be my guest. However, I doubt you will because it is in the nature of your type to hide behind your computer screen and talk smack.
No offense to the poster with an axe to grind, but you're gravely mistaken or intentionally obfuscating the truth. Krystal is one of my closest and dearest friends and I know for a fact that nothing satisfies her more than a hunt. It is a key part of who she is. She is the kind of girl that would rather take credit for a bad grade that she worked hard for than an A that was easy to achieve. She believes in getting what you work for. Nothing more, nothing less.
Sorry but I must respectfully disagree with a few things. I know her dad/family and there are a few errors here. I have all the respect in the world for her father but I've known Krystal since she was in High School and I know better. The truth and Krystal aren't always the same.
*Several of those pics aren't her kills, she just posed with them after her dad or a paying hunter killed them.
*I'd be curious to know how many times she shot that bear with a .357 before she put it down. Not saying it can't be done, just curious.
*The last time I talked to her she was at A&M Corpus Christi, which is not the same as A&M, splitting hairs I know but many cracks make a large hole.
*Krystal claimed that she'd been a "Texas Mavericks" Cheerleader on her myspace until she learned there was no such team.
I could go on but it's not relavant to hunting.
Too much makeup and orange skin to be real.
No disrespect intended in any way to her father, I've met him a few times and he's a good man.
I am so proud of you girl! College Degree, hunting on the weekends, keeping up with your girlfriends. Not putting up with any guys crap =) You're defiently one of a kind, and all around great friend!
Blessed to know you, wouldn't find a more adventerous or amazing friend ;).
Thank you sir! I'm definately blessed! I'm actually working on a Master's in psychology and I'm ultimately wanting to get a PhD
Sounds you've got quite a life there Krystal. I'm quite impressed. Any chance your going to school for a wildlife degree? Just a wild guess.
If ya'll think she looks good then ya'll be blow away if you ever get a chance to meet her. Quick as a whip and smarter than she lets on. She truly is the ideal "Texan Woman". I'm proud of you Krystal and cant wait to see what you do next!!
It's almost to much to handle! Pretty huntress, hog hunting with a knife, 357 pistol packing, hanging with the good'ol boys, don't mind blood on the shoulders! It's like a breath of fresh air
Aww, thanks ya'll! Nothing’s more exciting to me than coming face to face with a dangerous predator. To me, relationships are a lot like hunting: sometimes the dogs strike up a hot trail and sometimes they get on a cold one, but just because I catch a hog at bay doesn’t necessarily mean he’s going to be a good one. Ultimately it doesn’t matter whether or not that particular trophy was worth the hunt; in either case, I have my .357! HAHA :)
I wanna meet this girl. she seems pretty cool. and she hunts. what else could you ask for?
Looks like dad and daughter have a great time hunting, and fishing. You don't find a lot of girls or women that enjoy that stuff.
my question is "is she single"
That's what I like. A hot TX gal that hunts and ain't skeered to hang around ugly dudes.
Well now I know what I'm asking Santa for....
Wow....that's the women i have been looking for all my life. I love women who hunt and fish like i do and get what it's all about.
We got California girls here but they are nothing compaired to a hunting Texas woman.
Makes me want to go hog hunting. Where do i sign up?
Gotta like those hunting and fishing Texas women! Great to see that she is a Texas country music fan too. Just noticed the t-shirt she is wearing is a Randy Rogers Band and Wade Bowen shirt.
Now that's how to raise a daughter! Getting it done with class and style, Ada Girl!!
Could be the prettiest hunting guide I have ever seen. Right up there with Tiffany Lakoski. But... I bet Krystal can kill it, AND Grill it. +1 for Krystal! :)
No offense Tiffany, still my favorite show on TV.
Krystal Campbell is a modern day cowgirl. The 23-year-old Lone Star native guides hog hunts, rides horses and hunts deer. Along with being a guide, she also does a lot of hog hunting herself, but she doesn't always use a gun.
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