Cape Eland or Livingstone Eland Pictures

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  1. AK145

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    Maybe it's because I live in Alaska and am accustomed to shooting large animals like moose...but something intrigues me about Eland. I'm looking forward to hunting one this July when I head back to RSA. And those eland steaks on the brai are awesome! Anyone else planning on arrowing a big one this year?
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    Eland Anyone?

    Please share your Cape Eland or Livingstone Eland pictures and stories in this thread...
     
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    It is number one on my sons list.He wants one with his bow or muzzlerloader this trip.looking for a big old blue bull with some nice mop on his head and nice thick horns.
     
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    I wish but I arrowed this one this past August. BIG bodied old dude with some heavily worn horns.[​IMG]
     

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    That is an awesome old bull...thanks for sharing the pic! What kind of broadhead were shooting?...just curious.
     
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    On my hit list for 2016 !
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    I used 1 3/8 grim reapers for all plains game. Performed perfect with my setup.. 70lb / 30" and 474gr arrow

    Only reasons I didn't get pass throughs on a couple animals, including this one, was sticking the offside shoulder with quartering away shots.
     
  7. AK145

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    A couple more pics I took last trip at Dries Visser Safaris
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    Really big one. Walked him down. Two days and probably 30 Kms. Eden, Namibia and a .375.

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    I've hunted Eden Nice place!
     
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    That is an awesome eland Red Leg! Its on my list (again!) this summer coming up in RSA. I too hunted Eden once, but didnt get my eland. We tried.
     
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    Eland wasn't originally on my list but if I see a mature bull I will definitely run an arrow in him! Leaving in 3 weeks and my wish list is getting longer by the day.
     
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    My VISA loves it when my wish list grows the closer I get to a trip. 113 days until wheels up and headed south:thumb:
     
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    All great pics of beautiful trophies. An eland is definitely in the running if I can get a croc secured first. Good luck on your trip!
     
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    What a perfect looking trophy...worn ivory tips, big bases, nice rough on the head....exactly what I'm after! And I'm referring to the eland, not the hunter with the ivory color on his face ;)
     
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    2 great animals there Marius.
    I think I need to add an Eland on my list next time I come to you and hunt with my bow :)
     
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    Bjorn,
    Have a new place to hunt, which I have just recently acquired. You need to get here ASAP. There is a snorter of an Nyala with your name on it. Walk and stalk Bow hunt.
     
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    You would not be there first......
     
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    Wish I weren't in the pic..But it's good for size comparison. Next to the buffalo, the eland was my favorite hunt.

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