9 Days Left
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05-10-2012, 04:47 PM #1
9 Days Left
Before my wife and I leave for the East Cape to chase Nyala with Marius of KMG.
I last hunted Namibia and although I have been to R.S.A. on business a few times I have not hunted there yet. And it will be my wife's first time on the dark continent.
Besides Nyala I am targeting Bushbuck, Blue WB, Blesbok & Mtn Reedbuck. If we see a monster Impala or Warthog or a Duiker I will be giving them consideration as well.
The custom Remington 700 7mm-08 is shooting sub-MOA 200 yard groups when I do my job so hopefully I can quickly get accustomed to the standing sticks since all I have is the short ones to practice with. I think I will be alright after I settle into the hunt. Taking a .300 Wby for the BWB and as a backup gun and it too is dialed in at 200 yards but not quite as tight.
I won't be able to sleep until I get the first animal on the ground.
05-10-2012, 05:10 PM #2
- Member of KZN Hunters Assoc
- Hunted Namibia (Otavi, Ozondjache) South Africa ( LP, KZN, NC, EC) Botswana (Ghanzi) Canada (BC, AB, SK, MB, Ont, PQ, NS) USA (MT, WA, SD, CA, CO, WY, KS, MN, NC, VG, UT, HI)
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Good luck with your list, its a good one.
I saw your other thread. If you can, add a couple of days and fly to Cape Town and check it out.
If you can add more time, drive. It is gorgeous countryside.
Shoot straight.Practice whispering before you leave for Africa!
A Legend in my own mind!
05-10-2012, 05:26 PM #3
I guess the good news is that when my wife starts sampling S.A. Wines it will be my excuse to come back...but I won't be able to go to R.S.A. again without going to Capetown and the wine farms FIRST THING!
05-10-2012, 07:30 PM #5
- Member of SCI (Sioux Falls, SD) RMEF, NWTF, NRA, NTA, BCSC, SDTA, NDTA, P&Y,
- Hunted Canada (Ontario,British Columbia,Manitoba), USA (Colorado,Montana,Wyoming,Texas,South Dakota), Africa(Limpopo,NW Province, East Cape, Kwazulu Natal,) Namibia
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05-11-2012, 04:03 AM #6
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Hunted Norway and South Africa, so many places left:)
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05-11-2012, 09:43 AM #7
- Member of Northeast Wisconsin SCI chapter, Lifetime member of NRA,RMEF
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Good Luck on trip! I will thinking of you.
05-11-2012, 11:04 AM #8
05-11-2012, 11:52 AM #9
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Good luck and we will all be patiently waiting for your report and pics!"Ignorance is curable, stupid is forever."
05-11-2012, 11:55 AM #10
05-11-2012, 06:36 PM #11
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I know how you feel. I leave in six days and can hardly stand it!
05-12-2012, 01:57 AM #12
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I am very much looking forward to your report.
Hope you will have a great time!
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