SOUTH AFRICA: Hunting with Authentic African Adventures

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  1. rooihond

    rooihond GOLD SUPPORTER AH Veteran

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    Authentic African Adventures in the Limpopo Province of SA provided outstanding hunting and non-hunting experiences. The staff was skilled and friendly. The accomodations were very nice and comfortable. It was altogether a family like atmosphere. The hunting conditions and environment were varied and exceeded expectations. I will let some pics do the rest of the talking.

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    Nile crocodile

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    Klipspringer(an exceptional hunt)

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    Warthog

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    Blue wildebeest

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    Impala

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    Burchell's zebra
     
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    enysse AH Ambassador

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    Wow, some impressive trophies!

    That zebra is exceptionally nice! Nice klipspringer and blue wildebeest. Great croc!
     
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    rooihond GOLD SUPPORTER AH Veteran

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    Thanks! That zebra took days of sorting through herds and cancelled stalks. He was worth the wait! What a strong animal.
    The klipspringer was my favorite hunt right next to the croc. I love the mountains in SA.
    And the wildebeest. Man, they're tough too. Come to think of it, everything was tough there. Even the plants seemed aggressive.
     
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    That Croc trophy picture is great.

    Jealous of that Klippie.

    Congratulations on a very successful hunt.
    Thanks for sharing your pictures.
     
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    James.Grage GOLD SUPPORTER AH Legend

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    Thank you for the report and pictures.

    I like your Croc - how big was it? And did you have a chance to look over a few before going after the one you got?
     
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    Congrats for a great hunt and fine trophies. Love that croc, where did you hunt it ?
    Thanks for sharing !
     
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    Thanks for sharing those are some great trophies and awesome pics.
     
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    rooihond GOLD SUPPORTER AH Veteran

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    Thank you all for the congrats and compliments! I can't wait for the klippie to get back to me. I will post a pic of the mount in a year or so.

    The croc was hunted right next to the Limpopo river. I forget the name of the area (still working on my Afrikaans). He measured at 10'8".

    My PH was Kyne Edwards. He got an idea of the kind of hunting I wanted, got a good read of my personality, then along with operator Hanno Van Rensburg, put together an outstanding hunt for me. What a great time.
     
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    rooihond GOLD SUPPORTER AH Veteran

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    James, I was able to look at quite a few. I was actually looking for a different one that was seen the previous day. This guy was probably one of the sets of eyes seen occasionally surface but had no real idea of how big he was. I got lucky and caught him basking.

    Nice bushbuck! I saw a few while croc hunting but I was never able to send an arrow. Then I switched to rifle for the croc. Next time!
     
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    What great trophies and sounds like it was an even better time!
     
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    Congratulations on the hunt. Thanks for sharing the photos.

    All the best.
     
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    Sir I really like your Zebra. Thank you for sharing the pictures
     
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    Congrats with some great animals.
    Thank you for sharing.
     
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    rooihond GOLD SUPPORTER AH Veteran

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    Thanks guys, I'm happy to post pics and hold up my end of the deal. AH and all members helped with the planning and prep of a great trip.

    Thank you to Lori at Travel Express! She got us squared away with the travel details. Everything went smoothly. Zimbabwe was also beautiful!
     

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