Recent content by Ruan Bouwer

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    Reactions instead of Likes

    I really miss the old UI of the forum. Oh well, I guess things change and I should stop staring into the past. Change can be good, I guess!
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    First Timer African Safari Common Mistakes To Avoid

    Point 3 - you can buy chewing tobacco in RSA. I live here and I smoke pipe, cigarettes, take a snuff here and there on a hunting trip...you certainly can buy it here (y)
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    First Timer African Safari Common Mistakes To Avoid

    I completely disagree with point 11. Do your research properly beforehand and you'll be fine - you won't have to worry if you do proper research. Highveld Taxidermists is one of the best, if not the best taxidermy in the world. The Saudi Royal Family do all their taxidermy work there. Anyone who...
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    Africa Hunts and Relationship with Your Professional Hunter

    Certainly a great trophy. Well done.
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    Africa Hunts and Relationship with Your Professional Hunter

    Great point. I missed this one. It is certainly one of the most important things a PH would respect you for - gun safety. Don’t get trigger happy. Don’t point your muzzle in the direction of another hunter AT ANY TIME. It doesn’t matter if the bolt is removed from the rifle. I’ve had many such...
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    Africa Hunts and Relationship with Your Professional Hunter

    I grew up in Africa. I've lived here for all of my short 20 years. I have had the privilege to be on game farms regularly since I was 2 weeks old. I spent all of my weekends and vacations on our game farm in Limpopo until we sold it, and ever since, I've still gone to family of mine's farms and...
  7. Hunting in South Africa

    Hunting in South Africa

  8. South Africa Hunt South Africa Hunt

    South Africa Hunt South Africa Hunt

  9. Sunset South Africa

    Sunset South Africa

  10. Hunting Blue Wildebeest in South Africa

    Hunting Blue Wildebeest in South Africa

  11. Relaxing after the hunt

    Relaxing after the hunt

  12. Track

    Track

  13. South Africa Hunt Eland

    South Africa Hunt Eland

  14. Warthog Hunting South Africa

    Warthog Hunting South Africa

  15. Hunt Impala in South Africa

    Hunt Impala in South Africa

 
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