I am not going to talk about the trouble in CAR, you all heard what is going on there. The only thing you should know is that we were the only safari company working this year and it is really a pity. I really hope that most of them will come back next year.
I saw many Bongos this year. We had 50 trail cam in the bush and of course there is a lots of pictures of Bongos (coming soon).
Hunting Giant Forest Hog in Central Africa
This is the biggest, heaviest, rarest and ugliest of the Suidae family of Africa. A forest monster from a fairy tale.
The Giant forest Hog or GFH is native to wooded habitat and, despite its large size, remains largely unstudied and was only described for science in 1904, a mere 108 years ago!!! The specific name
This is a video I want to share with you. It shows the buffalo from that eastern corner of CAR and how they come, sometime very close (3/4 meters), when I call them in. It is an easy shot if you stand still until the last moment.... I hope you will enjoy it and I am waiting for your questions....
Here are somes trophies.
An American couple on vacation in Central Africa
But it is really a vacation... You should ask them...
This is the first safari of the hunting season in that beautiful eastern corner of CAR. Francois and I are waiting for the hunters on the runway. We are " hot" and full of hope. We found many places on Google earth and we want to discover these promising and un discovered spots. But are the hunters ready for that??
Hunting Lord Derby Eland
Lord Derby Eland in Central African Republic
Lord Derby Eland Bull in Central Africa
52.5 inch Lord Derby Eland
Updated 05-01-2012 at 09:35 AM by christophe morio
Hunting Roan Antelope
Big 32 inch Roan bull hunted in Central African Republic.
In English Roan Antelope (Hippotragus equinus) and in French known as Antilope Chevaline, Antilope Rouane and Hippotrague, Roan Antelope is a large, prestigious and sought after antelope by hunters sportsmen.
Six subspecies have been described, but the validity of most
Check out or rather admire this magnificent orange animal!
My friend and PH François Guillet who hunts with me in Central African Republic took this magnificent 37 inch (94,5 cm) Bongo last January with his client.
This Bongo will apparently be number 2 SCI and number 1 Rowland Ward...
Here below is the number 1, now number 2, Rowland Ward
The subfamily Alcelaphinae contains Hartebeest (Genus Alcelaphus) which are nice to collect. Often taken by the road and not really hunted, how many species did you get?
Here are 5 species out of the 6 you can hunt under license.
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Where to Hunt Them?
• Coke hartebeest
120 kg (265 lb)
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by Philippe Aillery for Christophe Morio, Article originally published in Connaissance de la Chasse (see attached French article bongo-christophe-morio.pdf)
Professional hunter, Christophe Morio imposes himself also as an experienced naturalist. He is passionate of the entire fauna. Among the latter, a species with whom he often interacts
There are 5 antilopes in CAR with spiral horns, 4 of them are huntable: Lord Derby Eland, Bongo, Western Sitatunga and Harnessed Bushbuck. The western Kudu is living in unsafe area. Last season I was lucky and unlucky to bag all of them but not with the hunter, quite a challenge.
Anyone got this slam in CAR or another country, for example in SA with, Kudu, Nyala, Eland,
As many of you may already know I am a Professional hunter hunting in CAR (Central African republic), very good for Lord derby eland, buffalo, bongo, giant forest hog, from January to April and TANZANIA, very good for elephant, lion, leopard, buffalo from July to November. Two great countries for big game hunting, please feel free to ask me some details about the hunts, safety, how to get there, how to organize etc... If you want to know about me a little bit more click