SOUTH AFRICA: BOWHUNT: Roydon Private Nature Reserve

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  1. INGOZI

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    Bontebok Hunt Report:
    I致e just returned from a hunt in Queenstown in the Eastern Cape for a trophy Bontebok, and managed to take a fantastic trophy on the first day after a long stalk and 54 yard shot in testing conditions. The 15 セ Ram (SCI Score 45 シ? completes my Grand Slam for the species Damaliscus Dorcas (Common Blesbuck, White Blesbuck and Bontebok). The hunt took place on Roydon Private Nature Reserve just outside of Queenstown and apart from a good number of Bontebok they also have a healthy population of Springbuck, Fallow Deer, Red Hartebeest, Eland, Impala, Eastern Cape Kudu and Zebra. My close friend and long time hunting companion also managed to take a pair of very nice Springbuck, one of 14 シ at just over 90 yards with a rifle and another of 13 ス at 72 yards with bow.

    For those who might be interested my equipment used on this hunt was as follows:

    è±oyt Maxxis 35 Dangerous Game Series (93# @ 28.5?
    è†old Tip Big Game 100+ arrows (540gr total weight @ 293fps)
    ç­†uzzy 100gr 4-blade broadheads
    標inners Choice Strings & Cables
    謬ightspot Quiver

    For more information on Roydon Private Nature Reserve go to www.roydon.co.za
     
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    Congratulations.
    Those are some pretty good distances in trying conditions with a bow.
    Please share those pictures with us and the story beyond those good statistics. :)
     
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    Congradulations, the bontebok is a beautiful animal!
     
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    Thank you so much guys! Photo's should up soon!
     
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    Bontebok with the bow congratulations Ingozi sounds to be a wonderful trophy ass well!

    Best Regards
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    Bontebok

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    Louis with his two Springbuck

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    A view over the property

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    A few photos of the Main Lodge, livingroom, conferance facility, pool and self catering units.

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    Myself, Andries Oosthuizen & Louis Nel

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    Great pictures. Looks like you guys had a great time. Congrats.
     
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    Thanks so much Diamondhitch!
     
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    Nice terrain pictures, beautiful lodging, and some great animals...glad you had a great hunt.
     
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    Thanks for the pictures all the way around.
    That panorama is telling. That is beautiful country you were hunting.
    Excellent trophies. Congratulations.
     
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    Beautiful trophy INGOZI! Awesome shot too! Thanks for sharing.

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    Thanks ND!
     

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