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Discussion in 'Hunting Africa' started by TERMINATOR, May 10, 2012.

  1. TERMINATOR

    TERMINATOR AH Enthusiast

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    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.
     
  2. BRICKBURN

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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.
     
  3. TERMINATOR

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    Unfortunately we are squeezed for time this trip and don't have the extra days for the side jaunt to Capetown.

    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! :cool:
     
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    That not such a bad trade-off. have fun on your Safari. Best wishes.
     
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    I have alittle more than 9 days but August will be here before I know it.

    Fun is to be had for sure. Find your balance point in the sticks, when they go down the flow will come natural.
     
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    Thats not a bad thing to do. We had 4 nights in Cape Town after we hunted with Marius. 2 nights in Cape Town and 2 nights in Franschoek (the gourmet capital in SA) just 1,5 hours outside CT. Lots of good food and wine to a really good price compared to Norway:)
     
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    Good Luck on trip! I will thinking of you.
     
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    Thanks to everybody for all the well wishes! Hopefully I shoot straight and the hunting gods make the game appear as planned!

    Report will be posted in early June when we return.
     
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    Good luck and we will all be patiently waiting for your report and pics!
     
  10. TERMINATOR

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    I am hopeful we will have some video too as my wife will be playing amateur hunting videographer on some of the forays into the bush!
     
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    I know how you feel. I leave in six days and can hardly stand it!
     
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    I am very much looking forward to your report.
    Hope you will have a great time! :)
     

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