This is a discussion on Scottish hunter within the Introductions & Greets forums, part of the Hunting Forums - Main category; Good morning folks from sunny Scotland. I've been on this fine forum for ages but never done an intro. I ...
Good morning folks from sunny Scotland. I've been on this fine forum for ages but never done an intro.
I live near Perth on the East coast of Scotland and, whilst I did a lot of shotgun shooting at one time, my main interest now is deer stalking - or, I suppose hunting in Africa.
Several rifles from .22 up to Rigby .416.
Just back from a very good hunting trip with Bos en Dal Safaris, based near Koster in South Africa. I will post photos as and when I have time. I think this was my sixth trip to Africa and already looking forward to returning.
Enough just now. This is a great forum
08-09-2013, 12:08 AM #2
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good to meet you paladin
did you have a great hunt mate
don't keep us waiting to long to show us your pictures and read your hunt
six trips to gods country ,mate you must have one hell of a trophy hall .
08-09-2013, 01:36 AM #3
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Hi Paladin100 glad you've joined in, looking forward to your hunting report and see pics of the trophies taken.Enjoy life now -- it has an expiration date.
08-09-2013, 05:50 AM #4
- Member of Houston Safari Club, Gulf Coast SCI, SCI International. Rowland Ward, NRA
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Welcome paladin100! Glad you decided finally "jump in". Looking forward to your imput
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08-09-2013, 08:38 AM #5
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08-09-2013, 10:17 AM #6
- Member of KZN Hunters Assoc
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Glad you jumped into for an intro.
Look forward to the report on your hunt.Practice whispering before you leave for Africa!
A Legend in my own mind!
08-09-2013, 01:00 PM #7
- Member of Northeast Wisconsin SCI chapter, Lifetime member of NRA,RMEF
- Hunted Namibia, South Africa (East Cape, Guateng and Limpopo)
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Welcome to AH, paladin100!
I'll get the photos posted over the weekend I hope. It seems to take ages to upload them.
At Bos en Dal, this time, I shot, Kudu, Impala, Nyala, Bushbuck, Duiker, Zebra, Reedbuck and a very big Blue Wildebeest bull. All good trophies as I hope you will see.
My motivation in going to Bos en Dal was purely as I did not wish to take yet another internal flight in South Africa. Gerrit came to Oliver Tambo and collected me and took me to the camp. Much more relaxing.
On the first afternoon therefore, we had time to check the rifles and have a drive round the ranch to see the lie of the land.
Hunted two long hard days on two different properties for a big Eland bull but no luck. We saw one early on the first morning but never saw him again. How can an animal so huge disappear - especially when we have two expert trackers to work with? That's hunting however. Great fun.
08-10-2013, 06:07 PM #9
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Welcome to AH Paladin! great to have you here!
08-10-2013, 06:37 PM #10
- Member of CSSA, NFA
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Welcome to the forum, I'm eager to see your pics.
08-11-2013, 01:10 PM #11
- Member of PHASA, SA Hunter & Conservation
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Well,I've uploaded a few photos. Not being too clever, I don't know how to incorporate them into a hunt report but I'll continue to look and learn. Hope you like the photos of some good animals.
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