Great sight! Looking forward to my trip to SA in May!

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  1. RickB

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    I am going to SA in May with my father and can not wait! Found this sight looking for some info on Gemsbuck and I just keep coming back! Lots of info on here and this is a great sight!
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    Welcome! Tell us more about your coming hunt.
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    Welcome to the site RickB. You will have a great time in Africa and please let us know how your hunt went.

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    Hey RickB,
    Welcome to the site. Please dont forget to post some pics when you get back!

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    As I said I will be going to SA in May with my dad. We won the hunt at an SCI dinner in 2010. I will be using Maximum Safaris. I am looking forward to the hunt with my dad. This will be a trip of a lifetime! I plan on taking an Impala, Warthog, Blesbuck, Gemsbuck, and a Blue Wildebeest. I am now few weeks away and cant wait to get the pics posted!
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    Congradulations! If you have the money and there are nice kudu on the property, do yourself a favor and shoot one. I talk to guys that still have kudu nightmares...for letting one get away(lol). They truly are a majestic animal!
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    Lol Eric, I have one thats returning this June to try and get rid of those nightmares!
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    Marius, those are serious problems (lol). I can understand them though....I remember on my last trip...I was still looking for that special kudu on the last day, and I got one that was 55+ on one side and 53+ on the other...the bases were 11.5 on one and 11.75 on the other side....on the last hour of the hunt....to say I was happy, is truly an understated phase!
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    Kudu surely is majestic i have hunted twice 21 days with a very good friend from Sweden and we had many Kudu in the area and good ones and i could not get him to take one this stays with me now 10 years later, we took from Genet cat to Lion but no go with Kudu . Still wonder what i did wrong.
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    I will keep the kudu in mind but I think for this trip the cost might be a bit much. I love the gemsbuck and am really looking for that one. I am on the fence about the Wildebeest though. I have gone back and forth with that and the zeebra. I told PH I wanted the Wildebeest and I know I can change when I am there. I guess I will just see where the wind takes me when I am there.
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    Rick, I don't know how many times you will go to Africa....but I have looked over your outfitters website....and would not suggest the wildebeest or zebra. I love the zebra..they can be hunted elsewhere a lot cheaper....same with the wildebeest....but he should have some really nice kudu...and the kudu price is fair...and you are bound to get a good one if you look for 2 full culls with the tops coming out the sides. Just my two cents....I don't want to sound pushy but it's something to consider.
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    Who knows.. Maybe after I put my eyes on one I wont be able to resist.
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    Best of luck, I'm really envy that you are going to hunt this year (lol)....hope you bring back some great memories!
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    I have always wanted to do this, as has my dad... we finally just said lets do it! As soon as I am back I will have the pics on here for you all see! I can't wait!!

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