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My name is Andrew Short. I’m 32 years old and have always dreamed of hunting Africa. Ive been reading this forum for years and decided to join as I was recently given a “free safari”. More on that later!

This site has provided much information and I have no doubt that it will continue to do so!
 

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Welcome ! Lots of great info here . I just took my 30 year old son to Africa last year and he wants to know when we are going back! Ask questions and you will get great responses.
 

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Thanks for the welcome! I hear it’s an addicting experience!
 

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Andrew, welcome to the AH forum! You should find most of the information you need here to help you on your first safari. I suggest you start your journey by going to the Safari Guide at the top of the page.
WARNING! Once you go, you will want to go back!
 

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Yes sir, will do! I need info on this company that i have a safari for. I’m going to post that in the hunting Africa forum...
 

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Welcome to the dark side, this site feeds our Africa hunting addiction.
 

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Welcome to the forum! Tell us a little bit about yourself. What guns do you have? How do you like to hunt? What African species are you most excited about hunting?
 

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I grew up whitetail deer hunting and bass fishing. My father started taking me hunting at age 3, I shot at deer with 410/20 gauge shotguns as early as 5, finally took my first deer at 8 years old and haven’t looked back! I love to upland bird “bobwhite quail and pheasant” hunt as well. My father took the time to teach me how to hunt, track and be a woodsman! I very much appreciate that.

Well I have 53 guns total. Half belonged to my grandfather prior to him passing away. I love old rifles/calibers with history and allure such as the 404 Jeffery and Rigby rifles and of course all the doubles. , “although I’ll never be wealthy enough to own one of these.” I’m a big fan of the Ruger RSM rifles and will buy one when I find one with a tang safety. I currently no own any large bore rifles but do have several magnum rifles with a 300 bore.

I very much long to hunt Cape Buffalo but I don’t think that will happen on my first safari. I love the Sable, Gemsbok, and Kudu as they are my favorite plains game. They are beautiful animals!
 

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Hello Andrew Short,

Khomas Highland Hunting Safaris of Namibia, welcomes you to the greatest forum on earth.

Best Regards,
Paul.
 

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Hello Andrew, welcome. I am from Africa and get to hunt a few times a year, but one day I would like to hunt in your beautiful country, elk in particular. I shoot 375 H&H, 375 Flanged and 30-30 Marlin. Read up on Africa and build the moment, it is special, but it needs all you special Americans to save hunting.
 

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Kevin,

I hope you are able to come to the states and hunt Elk. It’s one of my bucket list trips as well!
 

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Hi Andrew, welcome to AH !
 

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Welcome to AH, Andrew!
 

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Welcome to AH Andrew. Congratulations on your first safari. It will change your life.
Everyone on this site it willing to answer your questions... just ask.
 

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Hello...could you please pm me regarding what species available on this fly-camp offer....can cape buffalo be taken for instance..? Trophy prices..?
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Kevin,
Played rookie league for the Yankees in Paintsville after winning the College World Series at Fullerton State, in1979. All I could think about was the movie “Deliverance”- lived up in a hollow with some other players. Refused to go on a moonshine run because it was a dry county-no way. Met some of the nicest people on the planet there! Van Lear the home of Loretta Lynn was highlight of summer LOL.
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im happy to do these deals for 2021

i will knock off 10% off each deal if you take 2 so $18000 per package

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