ZIMBABWE: Buffalo and Plains Game with Heath Jardine of ZimAfrica Safaris

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  1. TiborV

    TiborV New Member

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    I recently returned from an excellent 7-day hunt with Heath Jardine. The hunt was in mid-April in Matabeland South, Zimbabwe. Conditions were a bit difficult as it had recently rained and the vegetation was still thick. Heath worked very hard to get me some good shot opportunities and I was able to take a nice buffalo, impala, zebra, and giraffe. Photos are posted in the photos/videos section of AH. My wife came along as an observer and Heath kept her involved in all aspects of the hunt, which was very important to me. On the last day, she did some hunting and shot a nice impala.

    The camp and staff were top-notch, and on par with some places I've hunted in South Africa and Namibia. Also, the food at the camp was very good.

    I flew into Bulawayo and decided to overnight in Johannesburg as the flight connection timing was a little too close for comfort. However, there should be enough time for someone to make the connection (if flying on SAA from JFK like I did) if they did not want to overnight in Johannesburg. I stayed at the Afton Guest House near Tambo Airport, which is a great place to stay for transiting hunters.

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    bluey GOLD SUPPORTER AH Legend

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    sounds like a real fun hunt tiborV

    nice buff and I really like the markings on your zebra
    glad you shared your trip with us mate
    and yet another thumbs up for afton house ,they are a great lot
     
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    Thanks for posting your hunt report TiborV!
     
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    Great photos and hunt! Congrats! Brian
     
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    Thanks for posting your report and I'm glad you and the wife had a great time. That Impala your wife took is fantastic. Congrats to you both.
     
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    nice trip
     
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    Congrats on your hunt, and thanks for sharing.
     
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    That is a soft boss buf. Should have been left to pass on his genes.
     
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