Dreaming-What would you do if?

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  1. Cliffy

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    What would you do if you had $100,000 USD to spend on hunting in Africa? Where would you go? What would you hunt, etc?

    You have to spend it all in one year!
     
  2. watman

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    Well with those funds you could hunt pretty much where you wanted and your pick of trophies. I'd probably spend a month and do Leopard, Lion, Croc, Buff and lots of plains game. I'd use this "dream" as a reason to pick up a nice double rifle I'd think.
     
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    Interesting question Cliffy.

    With Botswana closed and RENAMO on the move again it narrows things down. Without counting dollars exactly or spending to much time thinking:

    1. Zimbabwe - Lion, elephant, buff, leopard.

    Depending on how much money is left:

    2. CAR - LDE.

    or:

    3. Zambia - Sable, roan, Kafue Lechwe.

    If a couple of bucks were left over:

    4. Uganda - Impala.

    $100,000 doesn't get us very far towards are dreams anymore does it?
     
  4. BRICKBURN

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    These would close the deal on that budget in a heart beat:

    CAR: Bongo, LDE.

    Zambia: Sitatunga, Sable.
     
  5. gi jane

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    Ahhh, for sure a trip to Zim for another buff hunt with Shangaan, a croc, hippo, wildebeest, hyena, another croc, another buff, and then another buff. All in Zim. Maybe a side trip to Hwange and then the rest driving around and camping in the bush...Or I would settle for pure buff hunts the whole time. Oh! And I want to go on an Herp safari! Not Herb, Herp!
     
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    Not sure what a Herp is......or what it is short for but if you really want it I am sure you can find it in Zimbabwe!;)
     
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    Herpetology, the study of reptiles and amphibians, let me include parasitology as well. I would love to have a month or two in Africa studying the parasites that live there.. Call me crazy. But damn, that is one fantasy I will never let go of.
     
  8. Cliffy

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    Just go swimming over there and the parasites will find you! :) :)
     
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    cliffy if your feeling generous and can throw in another $30,000.00 then a full bag 30 day tanzanian hunt taking everything on licence. nearest thing to an old days east african safari you can get .:)
     
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    When I win the lottery I will be doing just that. That is my dream hunt! Planned that many years ago.

    OH wait, you have to play the lottery to win the lottery. I guess I won't be going to Tanzania any time soon.
     
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    Funny but my fantasy doesn't have anything to do with bugs! Go figure..
     
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    The best way to spend it would be to put it towards hunting poachers.

    I mean, what better sport could there be than kneecapping them from a low flying helicopter?

    Or is that is a little extreme for today's society? ;)
     
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    My Dad (before he passed away), always said that there was a place in society for summary execution for the greater good!
     
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    You pretty much nailed my list, great minds think alike!
     
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    The Bongo and LDE in CAR tops the list for me as well and I would do it with a bow and I would spend as many days needed to get them both.

    If any money left, I also would see if I could afford one or more of these animals: Sitatunga, Sable and buff.
     
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    First I need a bigger house to hang more trophies !

    Then, buff, buff, buff......
     
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    I guess it's different for me because I've done a fair bit in Africa........ so I'd like to go somewhere (preferably not too cold!) and hunt a BIG bear!
     
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    I've always been intrigued by the various gazelle species, so I suppose a grandslam up the east coast of Africa, all the way north would be on my card.

    Definantly a few weeks in the Selous.
     
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    You'll just have to do a spring bear hunt. Cold is going to be a relative concept though.
     
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    Mate, I spent a lot of my life in Africa so ANY degree of cold is cold for me! LOL
     

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