The quick fire power of a Blaser (this one in 9.3x62) was put to good use on my first tracked Zambezi Lion;
The next was worked over by a large and fast moving 425WR woodleigh soft as it was departing the scene in the Niassa area;
One of my favourite rounds and have seen it in use on Buffalo, lion and Hippo.
I've always used 300grn SWIFT A FRAMES and 286grn WOODLEIGH FMJs for Buffalo with good results.
For lighter built game the 286grn WOODLEIGH soft's have worked flawlessly for me.
Not an ideal calibre for "follow...
I have had the pleasure to have hunted with dozens of good Trackers BUT the best three I have been with are Ian Gibson's Ndabelle tracker Robert, Stu Taylors Shona Tracker Davie and Lyndon Stanton's Shangani Tracker Jabalani. All Zimbabwean trackers.
These trackers often learn there trade as...
I have killed a few Cape Buffalo with its smaller brother the 9.3x62 and certainly consider them both adequate with well placed and well constructed Bullets.
However the 293grn TUG (Uni Classic) is NOT what I would consider well constructed for Buffalo! If you can get some bullets loaded then...
Pictures with report to come of my hunt just completed with Wayne Van Den Burg of Nyamazana Safaris of Zimbabwe.
I used a 470NE at communal lands adjacent to some Forestry Blocks between Bulawayo and Wankie.
Some hunting terrain;
One needs a shotgun for the Doves;