A great Eland

Discussion in 'Hunting Africa' started by Nyati, Dec 2, 2012.

  1. Nyati

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    My good friend Gerhardo Steenekamp, owner of Elansbosch Safaris in the Limpopo, has sent me this picture of a 43 3/8 Eland.

    It was shot by a spanish hunter, using a 9.3x62, and should rank in the top five.


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  2. Wolverine67

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    Impressive!
     
  3. James.Grage

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    very nice
     
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    That's a nice eland! Brian
     
  5. Stretch

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    That is a big animal. Wonder what a big eland like that weights on the hoof?
     
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    That is a very nice eland. I hope I can get one in 2014.
     
  7. BRICKBURN

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    Thanks for posting this.

    This guy still had some room to grow if you can fathom that.
    He still had brown shoulders (at least from this picture)

    Congrats to the successful hunter.
     
  8. bluey

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    what a whopper....:cool:
     
  9. KMG Hunting Safaris

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    Great trophy..!
     
  11. carbon fibre

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    WOW GREAT TROPHY !!
     
  12. DLS

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    What an incredible eland! Congrats to the very fortunate hunter.
     
  13. Ivan Carter

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    excellent trophy of an incredibly wary and alert animal , congrats to the team that made that possible for him ....
     
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    WOW, very nice.
     

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