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SOUTH AFRICA: Back from 1st Plains Game Hunt in Limpopo

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    Just got back from my first ever plains game hunt near Thabazimbi, Limpopo RSA. I hunted with Johann Combrink and Numzaan Safaris. Could not have expected a more awesome experience. Shot 7 trophy animals and can honestly say Africa has sunk her hooks in deep...already starting to look into Zimbabwe for buffalo......Here are a few pics.

    Cape eland - 36 1/2" 2 full days of stalking on foot culminated in this guy. Had 2 others in my sights but never clear shot with too many cows.....thankfully this one came along.

    36 1/4" bull

    Waterbuck - just shy of 30" (29 5/8")

    Kudu - my only disappointment and really not even one at that. Just a good excuse to shoot a better one next time!

    Random rhino and calf shot from one of the 20,000+ acre properties we hunted.

    Blesbok - 18"

    Puff adder..... 1st of 2 we encountered. At least we didn't see any mambas. I hate snakes.......

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    Glad to hear you had a nice safari, I got to meet your outfitter when they were at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, WI in February. Really like your eland and waterbuck!

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    Congrats on some very fine trophies. Thanks for sharing.


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    Thank you for sharing your trophy pictures with us, I'm glad you had such a successful hunt and you are already planing to go back. Africa is a good addiction!

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    Thanks for sharing!

    Very nice Eland congratulations.

    Cheers Louis.
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    Good to see the pictures of friends again. Really happy you had a good time.

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    Hi Stef
    Johan Potgieter
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    Congratulations, you enjoyed yourself and had a good hunt.

    Hey, there s nothing wrong with that kudu, it s a nice trophy.

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