What's the ultimate African species to hunt?
This is a discussion on What's the ultimate African species to hunt? within the Hunting Africa forums, part of the Hunting Forums - Hunting in Africa category; Originally Posted by Koedoeberg I would like to shoot a 70" Kudu ! 57 " is my biggest so far ...
02-26-2012, 05:02 PM #21
- Member of NRA,Missouri hunters ed, Owensville Gun Club, Quail Forever
- Hunted USA, South Africa, France
- 35bore has no Articles
- View 35bore's Photos
02-26-2012, 10:33 PM #22
- Member of NAPHA, DSC, SCI
- Hunted NAMIBIA, AFRICA.
- Kowas Hunting Safaris has no Articles
- View Kowas Hunting Safaris's Photos
02-27-2012, 11:38 AM #23
- Member of SCI
- Hunted RSA,Utah,Idaho,Wyoming,Colorado,Montana,Asia
- Uintaelkhunter has no Articles
- View Uintaelkhunter's Photos
Mountain Nyala for plains game and as long as we are looking for that 70+ kudu why not through in a 100+ elephant from Kenya
02-27-2012, 12:27 PM #24
- Member of Houston Safari Club, Gulf Coast SCI, SCI International. Rowland Ward, NRA
- Hunted Mozambique, South Africa, (Kwa-Zulu Natal & East Cape), Zimbabwe (Charisa & West Nicholson), U.S.(Texas, New Mexico, LA, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Wyoming & Montana), Canada (Alberta) & Argentina (Cordoba)
Lord Derby Eland and Leopard........that's one thing I love about hunting Africa....variety!
02-27-2012, 12:41 PM #25
Thank you very much for all the comments... All of the species seem to me very unique in their own way to hunt.
As for plains game, I would go with a old, greater Kudu bull on spot and stalk... Very challenging.
As for Big Five, I would say Leopard... For the simple reason, its one hell of a challenge. And getting a big Tom ALWAYS gets your heart going.
02-27-2012, 03:45 PM #26
- Member of NRA, ATA, PITA, NAHC, NAFC, DU, TU, DSC, SCI, RMEF
- Hunted USA - Canada -Tanzania, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Africa
- James.Grage has no Articles
- View James.Grage's Photos
Bongo or Lord Derby Eland ... I am not sure that these will be on my shopping list and hunted by me.
White Rhino Or Elephant...However these are on my shopping list in a future safari...James Grage - New Mexico
Hold a steady Eye & Rifle...
"Very few of the so-called liberals are open-minded...they shout you down and won't let you speak if you disagree with them." John Wayne
02-29-2012, 02:03 PM #27
- Member of NWTF, RMEF, SCI, NRA LIfe
- Hunted Namibia, Canada, U.S.A.
- Jriley has no Articles
- View Jriley's Photos
03-03-2012, 07:16 PM #28
- Member of SCI, DSC, SCI-AL
- Hunted Zimbabwe (x3), South Africa (x2), Cameroon, New Zealand (x2), Argentina, England, Canada, and USA with bookings for Zimbabwe (2012), CAR (2013) and Tanzania (2013)
- safari-lawyer has no Articles
- View safari-lawyer's Photos
Lion and lord derby eland, which just happen to be my next two hunts.
03-03-2012, 07:38 PM #29
- Member of SCI
- Hunted USA, S. Africa
- PHOENIX PHIL has no Articles
- View PHOENIX PHIL's Photos
03-04-2012, 01:28 AM #30
Few hunts get he adrenaline pumping as much as that of sitting in a leopard blind and hearing that cat come in... Will it get into the tree...? Is it the same Tom we saw on the trailcam pics...? Are we going to be quiet enough...? Will we get a shot???
And then of course there is Cape Buff in true free range country... Having spent days in search of or on fresh tracks and finally getting close... Are they going to see us...? Is the wind going to change...? Is there a big bull in there...? If so - are we going to get a shot at him?
Oh man... I love hunting!
03-04-2012, 02:57 AM #31
- Member of Peninsular Firearms Academy
- Hunted Australia, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Malta
- daggaboyblog has no Articles
- View daggaboyblog's Photos
Elephant hunting is high on my list and in August of this year I will at least experience the hunt - and depending how the tracking goes hopefully we will at least have a few close-quarters elephant encounters.
A C.A.R. safari has been at the very top of my wish list for a decade and I have a hunt organized for 2015. Still a whole away, might take the wife and girls along, and a mate of mine might come along formal hunt as well. Eland, bongo, giant forest hog and the endemic plains game.
Somewhere down the line we're gonna' need an East African hunt for Lesser Kudu, the gazelles and other local species. Maybe a lion somewhere in there? Lot of water has got to pass under this bridge for that to happen!
03-04-2012, 03:06 AM #32
- Member of SSAA
- Hunted Australia, NZ, RSA, Zimbabwe
- Code4 has no Articles
- View Code4's Photos
Lying prone in the long grass after a perfect stalk. Invisible to the game around you. Watching a lead Springbok buck graze across your front in the lead of his harem. Judging the curl and backward sweep of his horns. Correctly estimating the range and releasing a .308W 165 Woodleigh PPSN across 200 paces of grassveldt to watch it connect at the junction of neck, spine and shoulder and then realising he has dropped from sight. DRT.
That is the ultimate game.Time spent in Reconnaisance is never wasted.
03-04-2012, 04:54 AM #33
- Hunted Aus, New Zealand,New Calidonia, Mongolia, Zim and Moz
- classicsafari has no Articles
- View classicsafari's Photos
A tracking hunt for Lion and Elephant is hard to beat.
03-05-2012, 10:57 AM #35
- Member of SCI N.E. Wisconsin Chapter - WisNRA
- Calhoun has no Articles
- View Calhoun's Photos
Sable & Lion
03-05-2012, 11:09 AM #36
- Member of diana
- Hunted namibia,southafrica,zimbabwe,sweden,france,mauritus,switzerland
- teenhunter has no Articles
- View teenhunter's Photos
PG: black lechwe
does anybody knows how expensive is to hunt black lechwe?
03-05-2012, 12:15 PM #37
- Member of NAHC Life Member, NRA Life Member,SCI, Buckmasters
- Hunted USA(from Coast to Coast and Alaska), Germany, South Africa, Canada
- Bobpuckett has no Articles
- View Bobpuckett's Photos
Eland Slam with pedestal mounts!
A Male Lion hunt!
anyone want to donate those to me? Dream'nEnjoy life now -- it has an expiration date.
03-05-2012, 01:50 PM #38
- Member of 3; Danish Hawking club, danish hunting association, and nordic safari club
- Hunted Denmark, Scotland, Germany, Spain, Namibia, Finland
- Raseni has no Articles
- View Raseni's Photos
definately leopard and mountain nyala! :-)
03-05-2012, 03:46 PM #39
- Member of BBFT Mexico,SCI New Monterrey Chapter,IHEA
- Hunted Zimbabwe, USA, Mexico , Central America, Kyrgysztan
- davidarizpe has no Articles
- View davidarizpe's Photos
Nubian Ibex and lion.NEW SCI CHAPTER MONTERREY MEXICO
03-06-2012, 10:20 AM #40
- Hunted Kwa-Zulu Natal
- Christian3006 has no Articles
- Christian3006 has no Photos
Lord Derby Eland and big bull elephant
By Baobab in forum Hunting Video Clips Watch InstantlyReplies: 1Last Post: 02-21-2013, 08:06 PM
By Baobab in forum Hunts OFFERED or WANTED WorldwideReplies: 0Last Post: 02-20-2013, 11:46 PM
By MarvelAfrica in forum Hunting AfricaReplies: 56Last Post: 11-28-2011, 08:53 AM
By AfricaHunting.com in forum Latest Hunting NewsReplies: 18Last Post: 05-19-2011, 06:54 AM