What animals you guys add to your list of animals after hunting Africa
This is a discussion on What animals you guys add to your list of animals after hunting Africa within the Hunting Africa forums, part of the Hunting Forums - Hunting in Africa category; I still have many animals I want from my first list, but after my hunting last year, some animals got ...
03-04-2012, 09:49 AM #21
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I still have many animals I want from my first list, but after my hunting last year, some animals got added to it.
Last year I thought that an Impala would be nice to shoot and I would not shoot anymore of them after my first.
This changed, and the Impala is still on my list even after shooting one I am happy about.
But the animals that I didn't have on my list before is Giraffe(with bow only), Zebra(with bow only) and then it is the tiny antelopes.
I passed on a good Duiker last year with my gun and I decided not to shoot a very nice Steenbok while stalking with my bow. I feel totally fine with passing the Duiker, but I really regret that I didn't shoot the Steenbok.
03-04-2012, 12:39 PM #22
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On my list for next time will be another Limpopo bushbuck, eland, red hartebeast, another Zebra, and for sure a Nyala.Always room for another wart hog also.
03-05-2012, 12:03 PM #23
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I passed on a waterbuck my first Safari - then I missed my only animal in africa - a Waterbuck on the 2nd safari. Waterbuck, Nyala, Bushbuck, the Reedbucks,and a Vahl Rhebuck. those are trophies I would like to get that i didn't consider on other safari's.
03-05-2012, 01:08 PM #24
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The one common thing with those I have spoken with and mirrored here is that if you see a really good specimen of an animal that you didnt have on your list, take him ($$$ considered of course).
Many a hunter has told of the trophy he let walk only to regret it later. Few, if any, regret taking the shot.The journey is the reward.
03-08-2012, 06:53 AM #25
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My first trip to Namibia I had no intention of shooting the "striped pony", but once I saw how elusive & regal they were, I shot one. The cool rugs w/the faces still on helped! Next- - hyena.
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