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Discussion in 'Introductions & Greets' started by toxic111, Feb 27, 2013.

  1. toxic111

    toxic111 AH Veteran

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    Even though I have been a member here for a few years, never spent much time here. That is changing, I am leaving for the Eastern Cape of SA May 6 for my first ever African safari. 7 days 5 animals (Kudu, Impala, Blesbuck, Springbuck & Warthog)

    Going to be quite an experience for me as it is my first ever guided hunt.

    Learning lots on getting permits from Canada (Alberta/Saskatchewan border)

    I am bringing my new Tikka .300WSM that I just got.

    Looking forward to this trip! Just not the plane ride, lol.
     
  2. enysse

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    Hope you have a great time. Don't pass a nice bushbuck if you see one!
     
  3. BRICKBURN

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    Sounds like you are going to have some fun.
    Congrats on your booking.

    Should be great. The flights are certainly not the highlight.

    Permits (Alberta/Saskatchewan border)? Got me on this one.

    I have written a little on Canadian Permits.
    http://www.africahunting.com/before-after-hunt/9899-return.html

    If you need any help let me know.
     
  4. toxic111

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    I guess I could have been clearer, I was getting at that is where I am from - Canada right on the AB/SK border, in this case, literally


     
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    bluey GOLD SUPPORTER AH Legend

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    great to hear of your planned adventure in may.
    you will have the time of your life and with out a doubt head on back for a second helping .
    i look forward to reading your hunting report and admiring your photos
     
  6. BRICKBURN

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    A Lloydminster man!
    Glad you started posting. Look forward to your hunt report and pictures.
     
  7. toxic111

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    Yep you got it...
     
  8. BRICKBURN

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    After the clue, it was not hard. :)
     
  9. toxic111

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    Yes & no.. I have met many people in Canada that have never heard of it, and didn't believe that we are in both provinces.. heck I have met some that didn't even know where Saskatoon was.. lol
     
  10. BRICKBURN

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    You are not that far away geographically in relation to the rest of the membership.
    I have actually been through town, on both sides of the border, once or twice.

    So, what outfit are you hunting with in EC?
     
  11. toxic111

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    Its a city that is constantly changing... busy busy busy it seems...

    I booked with Kubusi Safaris. I know a few people that have been there, and the price was right...
     
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    Welcome to AH toxic111! Enjoy your time in Africa!
     
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    Kubusi is an AH member you'll have to tell them to jump on the forum again.

    Take lots of pictures.
     
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    Welcome to AH

    I also have driven through your town many times

    have fun on your safari and take many pictures and report back on your trip
     
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    Hi Toxic111

    Congrats on booking that first trip to SA, i am gona break it to you..... i will not be your last!!!!
    once you pop you cant stop

    Enjoy the hunting

    Regards
     
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    Welcome to AH, Toxic 111, and wish you a good hunt !
     
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    Welcome To AH Toxic111! Been through your area many times driving to and from Alaska. Enjoy your East Cape hunt Get lots of pics for your report when you get back.
     
  18. Kowas Hunting Safaris

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    Dear toxic111
    Welcome to this great Forum. Take the time to participate in discussions and share your viewpoint.
    Enjoy the planning process of your scheduled safari - the planning forms a huge part of your safari.
    Keep us informed on your experiences on your excursion.
    Namibian greetings from Africa.
     

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