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Jason Hairston, KUIU Founder, Dead at 47 Years Old

KUIU founder Jason Hairston has been pronounced dead. 

The hunting world recently woke up to a surprise with the tragic passing of KUIU founder Jason Hairston. He reportedly passed at 47 years old after he returned home from a remote sheep hunt.

KUIU confirmed the passing of Hairston with a tribute post on their Instagram page this week.

See the post below:

The sad news has circulated the entire hunting community with many sharing their remorse for the loss. Before KUIU, Hairston co-founded Sitka Gear. His previous partner shared his thoughts and kind words regarding Harriston's character.

Jason grew up in Southern California and was a former NFL player on the San Francisco 49ers. After his football career, he had a career in commercial real estate before starting his journey of changing how a hunting gear company is operated.

Jason was good friends with Donald Trump Jr., with whom he shared many hunting adventures.

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We'll keep you updated with any additional news. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family. RIP Jason Hairston.

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Jason Hairston, KUIU Founder, Dead at 47 Years Old