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Discussion in 'Hunting Africa' started by Message, Apr 23, 2012.

  1. Diamondhitch

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    Right by Kruger - Buffalo? Anyway good luck, I will be way south of you, Fly to Joburg May 10th out of Washington and then on to Bloemfontein on the 12th.:)
     
  2. Diamondhitch

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    Youll never make it, the itch will grow until you sell your car, house, first born, or what ever it takes! And FYI we are all bad influences on here, very bad. LOL Im sure you will have a blast when you do go. Better to show up with some green in your pocket than rush things.
     
  3. Uintaelkhunter

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    close Elephant, I got to do it before the wife makes me stop and have kids still trying to convince her I need to go to Zim in 2014 for a 50+ lbs too. the buffalo hunt is booked for next year in Mozambique and then i think she will make me take a four to five yr break but im still trying to convince her i need a few more plains game on the wall
     
  4. Stretch

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    Very funny Diamondhitch. I just put the car on Craigs list and I am thinking about selling the house on E-bay.
    I get the bad influence thing. You all are like my favorite dang disease.

    Good advice - very good advice.
     
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    Woah, wait a minute - who's car are you selling anyway. I need my car to get to work to pay those bills.
    And, seriously, are you kidding me!!! I know people who sell houses, we can do better than E-bay!!
     
  6. Diamondhitch

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    Lucky guy, Ele is out of my league. Good luck, definitely need some pics.

    No question you need more game on the wall period. Having never seen your walls I can definitely say they need more, lots more! Having kids may actually be a bonus for your hunting, once they turn say 5 or 6 get them making Nikes and spend the money on much needed esentials like a Sitatunga perhaps.
     
  7. Diamondhitch

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    The surgeon general has warned that AH may be addictive and habit forming, the only cure is safari (may require several treatments) Side effects may include but not be limited to - empty wallet, angry wife, forgoing retirement...
     
  8. RogerHeintzman

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    113 days for me. SA, Kwazulu Natal for 9 then Namibia for 14.

    I suggest Imodium, something that is usually forgotten. I'll third the Journal. The dates a record book trophy is taken helps your SCI scorer filling out the forms.

    You all going for the first time have a great trip and I know you will be talking about trip #2 before the first if over.
     
  9. Diamondhitch

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    Try before it starts! LOL
     
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    We originally booked our hunt for 2013 but couldn't wait. 30 days left tomorrow! We can't wait. Plains game with Omalanga Safaris. Small owner/operator in Namibia. We are the only people in camp!
     
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    Good for you! Can't wait for the hunt report. Have fun.
     
  12. Diamondhitch

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    That is always nice having the whole place to yourself.
     
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    I looked at their website. Like the tent camp idea. Price list is by request so couldnt see that. Looks like you should have a good hunt. Good luck!!
     
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    I booked them through Cabelas. You can see all their prices on Cabelas website.
     
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    Omalanga has some great pics on their Facebook page!
     
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    This is simple.
    We all need more game on our walls and if the walls are full, we just need to build more and bigger walls:)
     
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    My wife decided to pass on a trip this year. I am going in with just my son. If my wife did go, I was going to make sure I had a rifle she could use. When I was in Namibia the PH told use stories of wives who would get the bug and then shoot on the 5th or 6th day and take huge trophies. Depending on how much gun you are taking, she may want to take a few shots. My PH was going to put my wife on the hunter list (but pay observer rate).
     
  18. saeng101

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    My ex, a tree hugger, turned into a killing machine when I would take her over. In one hour nailed two zebra's, one impala and one blesbok. She them pissed about the bill.
     
  19. Uintaelkhunter

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    I like your way of thinking !!! The wife is Asian and just went back to visit her family in the Philippines. Met her as an expat living there for two yrs by the way she does live to go fishing and hunting with me two no matter how much I try to get her to say home most the time she stay in camp as the cook so it's great to have her along
     
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    Expanding the show room is never a bad idea.

    My wife has no desire to come along, even to Africa. She will go camping but does not fish with me either. Usually a friend or client comes along other wise I go solo.
     

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