Back from Lekota Safaris in South Africa

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  1. Drenalin33

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    I got back from South Africa a couple of weeks ago and just got a second to post a few pictures. This was my second time over the pond with Lekota Safaris. The first time over I thought that nothing would ever beat that hunt but I was wrong. This time even though I went when the moon was bright ( thanks to the World Cup and price of airline tickets ) turned out to be the best hunt I had ever been on.

    The wind was all over the place just about everyday of my 10 day hunt but it would usually start to blow in one direction around 4:00pm and we would start to see game come to water. The two main animals that I went over for was the Bushbuck and Eland and was able to take both. I shot the Bushbuck on the 2nd to last day by spot and stalk at 33 yds. and shot the Eland the last day, the last 30 minutes of light at a water hole, you talk about excited. The Bushbuck had 17 1/2" horns and Eland was a absolute monster. Earlier in the week I also took a 54" Kudu and a very heavy 42" Gemsbok female. After I was able to take the Kudu and the Gemsbok I told myself that I could go home a very happy man even if I don't get another oppertunity at another animal, but that all changed the last two days in getting both the Bushbuck and the Eland.

    I wished I had more time to for a better write up but I hope you enjoy the pictures.

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  2. AfricaHunting.com

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    Thanks for your hunt report Drenalin33, I surely enjoyed the pictures. Glad that you got your old Eland bull!
     

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    Thanks for the hunt report! Awesome pictures! Congradulations, on all the great animals you took....bushbuck by a spot and stalk, truly a incredible experience!
     

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    Congratulations !!!! Classic trophies ... Massive Eland !!! thanks for sharing the pictures & the hunt report..

    Monish
     

  6. Thunder head

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    Great trophies congrats,

    You have to give us a blow by blow on the bushbuck man!
     

  7. jaustin

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    Congatulations! I must say I fell a little envy on that wonderful bushbuck. You certainly to some exceptional trophies.
     

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    Well done! Congratulations. All of your animals will make great trophies.

    - browningbbr
     

  9. INGOZI

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    Congratulations on some fantastic trophies! Great write up.

    Regards,


    Engee
     

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    HEY
    Could u please tell me where about is this game farm you went to is i really need to book for next year
    and congrats on the awesome trophies
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  11. Drenalin33

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    Thanks to everyone for the nice reply's. ibie, Lekota Safaris is in Tabazimbi and their web site is www.lekotasafaris.co.za.
     

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    What a fantastic time with timless memories !!! Congratulations :)
     

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    Thanks for sharing, that eland is a bruiser!

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    Thanks for sharing the report and wonderful pictures with us Drenalin33.
    Fantastic trophies you harvested - I am still waiting for an eland bull.
    Looks like you had a great time.
    Hunting in Africa will captivate you for a lifetime (at least it does with me)
     

  15. Hunter101

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    Lekota Safaris sucked balls! if its the same place that I hunted back in 09. Hope they went out of business.
     

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    Perhaps your own thread explaining that experience for everyones benefit?!
     

  17. Hunter101

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    I went from Namibia to hunting with Lekota. I think in the Limpopo and was a big difference. The animals at lekota was in very pour condition. Seem to me was like hunting in a pen. By the end of my 7-Day hunt I was ready to leave. I did shoot a waterbuck,bushbuck,impala and warthog. Just was a sad place and a poor hunt. Lucky I went to another outfitter after and it was a day and night difference.
     

  18. Hunter101

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    Skinners also cut my capes up bad. Was going to full body mount bushbok and warthog.
     

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