My Marula - tree warthog bowhunt...

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  1. observe

    observe CONTRIBUTOR AH Elite

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    Here is a picture story of my lucky warthog bow hunt in the Limpopo out of a leafy Marula tree...
    [I hunted it with an older 65 lb Jennings bow with 125 gr 3- bladed Muzzy broad-heads at less than 20 m from this tree]

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    once I'm up the tree,the long ladder is taken down

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    I'm the one up the tree with the bow......[no baboons this time!]

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    It's sometimes good to concentrate on something else while up in the tree,just to keep sharp...

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    the view from the tree through the rangefinder..

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    Some guinea fowl visited me during the afternoon

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    warthogs come and go--just too far away...

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    and go...

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    and go...

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    arrow traject...

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    finally, patients [and luck] paid off!

    GOT HIM!

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    And off course I've got my trusted spear with me all the while for 'just in case!':heh::heh:

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    My small pocket digital camera is now a permanent part of my hunting kit....
     

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  2. BRICKBURN

    BRICKBURN SUPER MODERATOR CONTRIBUTOR GOLD BENEFACTOR AH Ambassador

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    Always best to have the big gun as back up on the dangerous game hunt.


    The pictures do tell the story.
    Thanks.
     
  3. spike.t

    spike.t SPONSOR AH Ambassador

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    willem nice picture story for the people who have a hard time reading......;):biggrin2:
     
  4. BRICKBURN

    BRICKBURN SUPER MODERATOR CONTRIBUTOR GOLD BENEFACTOR AH Ambassador

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    This is still Mikes favourite Safari book
     

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    Diamondhitch AH Legend

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    Hey I resemble that remark!

    Nice pig Observe. Thanks for the pics.
     
  6. spike.t

    spike.t SPONSOR AH Ambassador

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    yup and i look great on the cover...:gorgeous::beer:
     
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    Great boar. Enjoyed the pics. Thanks
     
  8. Nyati

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    Congrats Willem, you got a nice one :beer:
     
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    What a unique hunt, way to go!
     
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    GOOD ONE!!!! ;)
    Thanks for sharing...!!!!
     
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    nice swine willem ,safety harness leaves a bit to be desired , but the results speak the words of a thousand pictures ,mate .......
    l remember reading your story book to each of my kids ,spikey .
     
  12. observe

    observe CONTRIBUTOR AH Elite

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    Nah,bluey,like some others here i grew up half- baboon before the invention of the sissy word 'safety harness'...!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by BRICKBURN View Post
    This is still Mikes favourite Safari book

    Mike spike,just for you!
    [pdf,click to download/read]:cook::happywave::icecream:

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    half baboon , ha ha ha
    l used to think they were an useless accessory aswell buddy,until l fell asleep in my stand on the second last day of hogdeer season last year .
    when l woke l was leaning foreward , and had to grab the branch l was hoping to use as my riffle rest . knocked my camera of its twig .
    and watched it bounce off every branch on its way down .
    went home and ordered one that very night . now it lives in my treestand hunting pack .
     
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    Really enjoyed the pictures!
     

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