Elephant Bull Hunt Special With Mbalabala Safaris Late Season 2017

johnnyblues

AH ambassador
Joined
Jun 13, 2013
Messages
6,842
Reaction score
7,234
Location
Georgia
Media
193
Articles
1
Hunting reports
Africa
11
Mex/S.Amer
1
Hunted
USA, ALASKA Canada, New Zealand, Mexico Africa.
Congratulations. Can’t wait for your report and pictures. This is definitely on my radar for the near future.
 

Ridgewalker

Lifetime bronze benefactor
AH ambassador
Joined
Aug 8, 2016
Messages
6,586
Reaction score
7,802
Location
Colorado
Media
231
Hunting reports
Africa
3
USA/Canada
3
Hunted
South Africa: Limpopo, Northwest; USA: Ak, Mt, Wy, Co, Ne, Ks, Nv, NM, Tx
Huntingmaniac, this just sounds awesome! Man am I jealous! Please share pictures and aa report with us!
Have a GRAND hunt!
 

norfolk shooter

AH elite
Joined
Dec 22, 2012
Messages
1,478
Reaction score
1,840
Location
Norfolk, UK
Media
12
Articles
1
Hunting reports
Africa
1
Member of
BASC
Hunted
UK, Norfolk, Cambridgeshire, Dumfries and Galloway (Scotland). RSA, North West, Kalahari, Limpopo

Foxi

AH elite
Joined
Jul 31, 2012
Messages
1,648
Reaction score
2,764
Location
Germany
Media
181
Articles
7
Hunting reports
Africa
4
Europe
1
Hunted
Canada, USA,Austria,Turkey,Tschech Rep.,Poland,Hungary,Serbia,Denmark,Khomas HL and Omaheke/Namibia and England(England is wonderful) Romania,Luangwa/Zambia-,Gwayi/Zimbabwe/- + Save/Zimbabwe/- River. Horseback-tours in South Africa and Botswana.
I'm unfamiliar with the "Hwange" area. Where does this hunt take place? Is the elephant importable into the US? What is the nearest airport? What is a realistic tusk size?

The offer is over,but when you allow a little information nevertheless,because Im "at home" at the Hangwe area(almost).
Nearest airport is Vic Falls than Bulawayo.
The clients of my PH never shot a bull under 40 pounds.
Lots of elephants there (in 2015 not only one,sometimes we dont understand that,it was bewitched).
Hangwe ,Dete ,Gwayi,it could not be better.
Its elephant country .
Regards
Foxi
 

Foxi

AH elite
Joined
Jul 31, 2012
Messages
1,648
Reaction score
2,764
Location
Germany
Media
181
Articles
7
Hunting reports
Africa
4
Europe
1
Hunted
Canada, USA,Austria,Turkey,Tschech Rep.,Poland,Hungary,Serbia,Denmark,Khomas HL and Omaheke/Namibia and England(England is wonderful) Romania,Luangwa/Zambia-,Gwayi/Zimbabwe/- + Save/Zimbabwe/- River. Horseback-tours in South Africa and Botswana.
a few "Hangwe bulls"
(But these are not mine)
Really nice there.
Hangwe.JPG

Hangwe b.JPG

IMG_3702.JPG
 

Mbalabala Safaris

Sponsor
Since 2017
AH enthusiast
Joined
Apr 3, 2015
Messages
254
Reaction score
643
Website
mbalabalasafaris.com
Media
455
Hunting reports
Africa
23

norfolk shooter

AH elite
Joined
Dec 22, 2012
Messages
1,478
Reaction score
1,840
Location
Norfolk, UK
Media
12
Articles
1
Hunting reports
Africa
1
Member of
BASC
Hunted
UK, Norfolk, Cambridgeshire, Dumfries and Galloway (Scotland). RSA, North West, Kalahari, Limpopo
I do normally put specials out like this. I will be putting one out during the shows

That’s good to know as 15.5k for a trophy elephant is a bloody good price. Do you know if the ivory is importable to the U.K.?? I’ve had a look on the government website and can’t seem to get a straight answer
 

norfolk shooter

AH elite
Joined
Dec 22, 2012
Messages
1,478
Reaction score
1,840
Location
Norfolk, UK
Media
12
Articles
1
Hunting reports
Africa
1
Member of
BASC
Hunted
UK, Norfolk, Cambridgeshire, Dumfries and Galloway (Scotland). RSA, North West, Kalahari, Limpopo

Rick Cox

AH elite
Joined
Dec 17, 2015
Messages
1,181
Reaction score
1,527
Location
Armstrong British Colombia
Media
102
Articles
1
Hunting reports
Africa
4
USA/Canada
3
Member of
Armstrong Fish and Game Club
Hunted
Namibia, South Africa, British Colombia Ca.
I bought this hunt.
Im going in November.
Upgraded to trophy bull.
Still waiting for a report. This really interests me. It is about the only elephant hunt I have seen that I could possibly afford. And I live in Canada, so I would definitely upgrade to 'trophy' status.
 

johnnyblues

AH ambassador
Joined
Jun 13, 2013
Messages
6,842
Reaction score
7,234
Location
Georgia
Media
193
Articles
1
Hunting reports
Africa
11
Mex/S.Amer
1
Hunted
USA, ALASKA Canada, New Zealand, Mexico Africa.
Me too...Where's the report?
 

Huntingmaniac

New member
Joined
Mar 5, 2017
Messages
12
Reaction score
26
Media
5
Thank you guys.
My English grammar isnt the best...
I took my elephant the 3rd hunting day.
The rains threathened us. We had rain at all horizons during the nights before.
If the rains struck us, the hunt would have been difficult. Difficult to get trough the bush with the cruisers without getting stuck.
We approached a few elephants. I decided to take the first shootable one. Even if it wanst a monster. I didnt want to risk not getting one.
I took two quick heart shoots with my 470double. Shooting distance 25-30 yards.
He fell after 30yards.
He accompanied with two other bulls. One more of them were shootable. The other one had thick short tusks. I decided to go for long and thin...
Mbalabala and my PH were great.
They got my full recommendations.

I also took a baboon wich terrorized the camp and a nice bushbuck.
20171124_072449.jpg
20171120_134515.jpg
20171126_060828.jpg
20171126_093316.jpg
20171123_091544.jpg
 
Last edited by a moderator:

CAustin

Bronze supporter
AH ambassador
Joined
May 7, 2013
Messages
14,275
Reaction score
11,470
Media
257
Hunting reports
Africa
7
Member of
Courtney Hunting Club, NRA Life Member, SCI Kansas City Chapter
Hunted
South Africa, KwaZulu Natal, Kalahari, Northwest, Limpopo, Gauteng, APNR Kruger Area. USA Georgia, South Carolina, Arkansas, New Mexico, North Carolina and Texas
Thank you guys.
My English grammar isnt the best...
I took my elephant the 3rd hunting day.
The rains threathened us. We had rain at all horizons during the nights before.
If the rains struck us, the hunt would have been difficult. Difficult to get trough the bush with the cruisers without getting stuck.
We approached a few elephants. I decided to take the first shootable one. Even if it wanst a monster. I didnt want to risk not getting one.
I took two quick heart shoots with my 470double. Shooting distance 25-30 yards.
He fell after 30yards.
He accompanied with two other bulls. One more of them were shootable. The other one had thick short tusks. I decided to go for long and thin...
Mbalabala and my PH were great.
They got my full recommendations.

I also took a baboon wich terrorized the camp and a nice bushbuck.
View attachment 217873 View attachment 217874 View attachment 217875 View attachment 217876 View attachment 217872

Thank yo7 for sharing and congrats on your ivory
 

johnnyblues

AH ambassador
Joined
Jun 13, 2013
Messages
6,842
Reaction score
7,234
Location
Georgia
Media
193
Articles
1
Hunting reports
Africa
11
Mex/S.Amer
1
Hunted
USA, ALASKA Canada, New Zealand, Mexico Africa.
Congratulations. How much did the ivory weigh?
 

jacques smith

AH fanatic
Joined
May 25, 2014
Messages
923
Reaction score
850
Media
5
Let’s see. Thick bases on your bushbuck. I’m assuming that is a chobe. Great size on tiger fish. Your baboon is very ugly. And all elephants are seriously tip top. Congrats to you, Mbalabala and Lin. Well done. Jacques
 

Forum statistics

Threads
36,061
Messages
678,211
Members
62,114
Latest member
Erazerfoulk
 

 

 

Latest posts

Latest profile posts

Tokoloshe Safaris wrote on Milan's profile.
I do not know where this video was posted, but I would very much like to see it.
Al Burke wrote on Milan's profile.
Hello Milan, I just watched your video on disassembling/reassembling the CZ 550. I have spent days looking for something like this. I now have no reservations taking apart my rifle. I like to do this with all my guns so I understand them "inside and out". Thank you very much for the information. It is greatly appreciated.
Al
Fred Gunner wrote on Viral_SIGness's profile.
60 375 Ruger Brass
$75+$8.30 Priority Mail Shipping
Postal Money Order Or Certified Tellers Check.

for final confirmation
Fred Gunner wrote on Viral_SIGness's profile.
60 375 Ruger Brass
$75+$8.30 Priority Mail Shipping
Postal Money Order Or Certified Tellers Check.

for final confirmation
raamw wrote on krish's profile.
send me your email.
 
Top