Elephants with the largest tusks

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Maybe PAC was incorrect wording, TR2 was completed, export and import CITES was completed for parts, not tusks I have replicas. Also year was before any dates you posted.

I am not here to start any pissing contest. I replied to OPs question with an alternate option to largest elephant.

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Hi Mark, Don't get too stressed, IvW is giving you the correct information- a Problem Animal Control elephant would be done under a different permit that is not open to Non-Zimbabweans. I can see that you hunted the animal under a normal hunting permit- I would guess in a communal area which is given a hunting quota each year. The animal may have been in the fields and harassing people but it is a hunting permit and not a problem animal control permit.

We all know what happened when a certain dentist did some dodgy "permits" with his equally dodgy "PH". Dont get on the wrong side of Zim government or the press.
 

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I have heard of 2 elephants exceeding 100 lbs per side in Zimbabwe in the last 10 years. One was shot in the hunting areas near Gonarezhou and the other was shot by an apprentice PH while doing Problem animal control. This was bordering the Save conservancy and needless to say the landowners in the conservancy are a little irritated with the young man ! How to win friends and become un-employable !

I have friends in Botswana and you will get a larger than average bull there but not sure if there are any 100 lbs bulls there. I am sure a couple are hidden away in the parks there.
 

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Hi Mark, Don't get too stressed, IvW is giving you the correct information- a Problem Animal Control elephant would be done under a different permit that is not open to Non-Zimbabweans. I can see that you hunted the animal under a normal hunting permit- I would guess in a communal area which is given a hunting quota each year. The animal may have been in the fields and harassing people but it is a hunting permit and not a problem animal control permit.

We all know what happened when a certain dentist did some dodgy "permits" with his equally dodgy "PH". Dont get on the wrong side of Zim government or the press

You nailed it, that is exactly what and how we hunted. Outfit and PH is on here and his reputation is outstanding. My mistake calling it a hunt name it was not.

Thanks

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Hi Mark, Don't get too stressed, IvW is giving you the correct information- a Problem Animal Control elephant would be done under a different permit that is not open to Non-Zimbabweans. I can see that you hunted the animal under a normal hunting permit- I would guess in a communal area which is given a hunting quota each year. The animal may have been in the fields and harassing people but it is a hunting permit and not a problem animal control permit.

We all know what happened when a certain dentist did some dodgy "permits" with his equally dodgy "PH". Dont get on the wrong side of Zim government or the press.
Correct so it was not a PAC elephant....
 

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Correct so it was not a PAC elephant....
That's what I said in last sentence. Guess you want to hear YOUR RIGHT.

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That's what I said in last sentence. Guess you want to hear YOUR RIGHT.

MB
Not at all no need to get your pants in a knot.....or type in bold letters, I was not replying to you either.
If you do not like what I post use the ignore function it works.....
 

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100# from Bots this season.
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Wonderful bull. Kinda figured there would be some floating around after the season was closed. Congrats to entire team. Want to elaborate on area hunted and with who.?
 

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Where can we find huntable Elephants with the largest tusks? Country and hunting area, and which outfitters have the hunting rights in these areas?

i know this is an old post, but I thought I’d reply. The largest tuskers are most often the race of elephant from Western Zimbabwe and Eastern Botswana. You must be careful because the Tuli Circle (Zim) and Tuli Block (Botswana) are a smaller race found in the southern zone.

The best operator I’ve seen for getting big tuskers that has access to the land just south of Hwange and also the corridor of Plumtree-Figtree on the Zimbabwe side are the concessions owned by Mapassa Safaris (Garth Adam’s and Vaughan Whitehead-Wilson). I think @GarthAdams88 occasionally reads this forum if you’re interested in learning more about these elephants. You can also hunt the same elephants when they migrate to Botswana but it’s more expensive and since it’s a new era with Botswana just allowing elephant hunting again, you need to be extra careful selecting a Botswana operator.
 

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