Finally...Safari Booked!

Discussion in 'Hunting Africa' started by salesman, Mar 17, 2014.

  1. salesman

    salesman BRONZE SUPPORTER AH Member

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    Just want to say thanks for all the great information this site provides the prospective safari client. I have been dreaming of going to Africa to hunt Cape Buffalo for a long time, and now I am leaving to do it in July. Will be hunting with Jaco Strauss in South Africa. Many thanks to Jaco for answering my endless questions and getting things lined up for my hunt. Looking forward to the departure day.
     
  2. BRICKBURN

    BRICKBURN SUPER MODERATOR CONTRIBUTOR GOLD BENEFACTOR AH Ambassador

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    Make him work like a dog.

    Congrats, you'll have fun with Jaco.

    The tax is always a hunting report with pictures!!!

    Good luck.
     
  3. AfricaHunting.com

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    Congratulations, you're in for an incredible time in South Africa!
     
  4. graybird

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    You're about to become infected with a disease! Good luck finding the cure!!!

    Shoot straight and have a grand time!
     
  5. KMG Hunting Safaris

    KMG Hunting Safaris SPONSOR AH Elite

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    Awesome stuff! You are going to have a GREAT time!
     
  6. Norwegianwoods

    Norwegianwoods SILVER SUPPORTER AH Elite

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    You are going to have a great time. Looking forward to your report.
     
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    Paw Print SPONSOR AH Elite

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    You are going to have a good time happy hunting!
     
  8. Hartzview Hunting Safaris

    Hartzview Hunting Safaris SPONSOR AH Fanatic

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    Your definitely going with a great outfit.... Jaco I am still deciding on....!;) haha

    You will have a great safari and make Jaco a bit!

    Best regards,

    Jacques
     
  9. Jaco Strauss

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    Thanks Mike I too look forward to sharing this special experience with you, if I was you I would get upset with all these guys instructing me to make you work like a dog....(Us I mean.. :) ;) :) ;) )

    I mean honestly is there any other way? :)

    Looking forward to your arrival....

    As always, only my very best....
     
  10. spike.t

    spike.t SPONSOR GOLD SUPPORTER AH Legend

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    so jaco thats why your tongue is always hanging out :tongue:, you are panting.. :dog: :D
     
  11. Jaco Strauss

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    Sorry spike was that with a Y or an ing?

    :) ;)
     
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    Bobpuckett GOLD SUPPORTER AH Legend

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    Congrats on choosing a great outfitter you'll have a outstanding time can't wait for the report.
     
  13. Hartzview Hunting Safaris

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    Mr. Jaco you need a lot of tracking after coming from the US>>>....... :cook2: haha
     
  14. Jaco Strauss

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    Speak for yourself honeymoon boy!!! See you in camp! ;) :) ;) :)

    My best always.
     
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    I was telling him to work YOU like a dog.
     
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    Congrats Im sure you will have a great time.
     
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    Congrats, wish you a great time with Jaco !

    We do expect to see lots of pics from your hunt.
     
  18. salesman

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    Thanks everyone for all of the encouragement and nice comments. Really looking forward to what will hopefully be a good trip over, a great hunt, and a good trip home. Hopefully will have a good story to tell with some great photos to share. Counting the days!
     
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    Congratulations! Enjoy the prep and good luck!
     

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