Meet the team
OwnerSouth Texas Hunting Outfitters is owned and managed by Haiden Mensik. Haiden has been hunting for 20 years and has been hunting in South Texas for 15 years. He began his guiding career with quail and nilgai hunts. After receiving a Bachelors Degree in Agricultural Science from Texas A&M University Kingsville he began managing ranches and consulting for landowners in South Texas. This lead him to start his own hunting and ranch management business.
Owner/ Office ManagerJenna grew up in Corpus Christi and met Haiden while they were in college. After attending Del Mar University she began her career as a Collections Deputy for the Live Oak County Appraisal District. She is closely involved with the marketing, STHO bookkeeping needs, and payroll. Aside from being the owner of a hunting business, Jenna is the owner of 3-M Boutique. She enjoys hunting and shopping in her spare time.
GuideJesse Estrello has been hunting in South Texas since he was a little boy. He was raised in San Diego and now lives in Kingsville. Jesse is currently attending Texas A&M Kingsville. He is studying Range and wildlife entrepreneurship.
Camp Manager / CookChris has been hunting since he could walk. He retired after a 28 year career with Coca Cola and is now one of our camp managers. Chris has an extensive background in customer service and he is no stranger to a BBQ pit. When you are hunting with us Chris will make sure the food is good and you are treated right.
GuideFrom Weimar, Tx hails Gary Dusek. He is the cook at many of our camps and when he needs to he will put his snake boots on and guide. As a kid he spent a lot of time elk and mule deer hunting in Colorado. He has been hunting in the Hill Country and South Texas for 40 years. His BBQ ribs and steaks are famous with our clients.
GuideHayden has grown up hunting and fishing in the Hill Country and Central Texas. Knowing deer very well and not being afraid to work has led him to South Texas guiding deer and turkey hunts. When he is not chasing catfish on his hometown lake near Granger, Tx he spends the Winter and Spring in South Texas.
GuideBrad grew up in Mauriceville a small town in east texas near the Louisiana border where he grew up hunting the piney woods and marshes with his father from the age of 6 to present. Hes been guiding deer hunts in the south texas brush country and far west texas for the last 12 years. He also has assisted in lease management in the south texas area for the last 8 years. Brad also is an avid bird hunter/guide that enjoys dove, quail, duck and goose hunting. Brad Oldbury
Guide/ Camp ManagerBrandon is a native of North, Tx he was born and raised in Bohnam, Tx. Growing up duck and goose hunting with his father he has spent a lot of time outdoors. He started his own duck and goose hunting guide service and has been in the business for over 20 years. Brandon spends his winters with STHO managing the camps and guiding hunters. He has many nicknames and is one of the funnest guides we have.
GuideWill is the youngest in the group. He was raised in the small town of Riviera, Tx and has been hunting since he was 6 years old. He attends Texas A&M University Kingsville and working on completing his degree in Agricultural Science. Will is a part-time guide and assists STHO with all of the Fall hunts.