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Hello from Alaska I am new to this I recently purchased a 458 Mauser, and was looking to book a brown bear hunt prices were thru the roof and I started investigating Africa. Plains game safari, even with travel prices were reasonable. Just wondering what I am getting into.
 

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Welcome to AH may you have a great year..
 

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You are getting into a whole new world of hunting.
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Hello from Alaska I am new to this I recently purchased a 458 Mauser, and was looking to book a brown bear hunt prices were thru the roof and I started investigating Africa. Plains game safari, even with travel prices were reasonable. Just wondering what I am getting into.

Welcome, you don't know how appealing Alaska sounds right now from 106 degree Phoenix. What are you getting into? An addiction. Go to Africa once and you will find yourself wanting to go back. Once is too much and more than that is not enough.
 

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First of all Welcome to AH!!!

From a once 22 year Alaskan Resident and life long hunter let me tell you!!! You are looking at going to a hunting Paradise that you will never be able to get off your mind, and the people you will hunt with will become the best of friends if not family the PH that we used who is the same age as my son that still lives in Wasilla calls my wife mom (she would ask him every morning did he take his medicine and he would say yes mom) we still email each other a year later. To sum it up your looking at doing the right thing and you have come to the right place to get all the info that you need to plan your first Safari to Africa.
 

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Welcome to AH! Once you go to Africa, your life will never be the same!
 

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Thanks for the warm greetings, I hope to learn a lot here. I have a lot to learn and will have a lot of stupid questions. For now I have a lot of saving to do on a fixed income but am determined to go in a few years. If my health holds out I will make it if only for a cull management hunt. Trophy's are so expensive. But we will see what come of this.
 

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Hi 264 Win,
Welcome to the forum. The members here will always do their best to answer your questions. They have excellent experience on topics and you will always receive good advise. That is what makes AH so great. Enjoy!

Best Regards
Marius Goosen
 

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Welcome to AH, as Phil put it is an addiction. You won't regret it once you do go, trust me.

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Welcome to the forum, 264 Win

Hope you make it to Africa !
 

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Hey 26Win,

Welcome to the forum and I know you will find all the information you need right here in AH.com. If you are intrested in some good value for money packages please check out our website at www.hvsafaris.com.

Looking forward on talking to you more on the forum...

Best rgeards,

Jacques
 

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Welcome to AH. You have live in one of the most beautiful states in our union. Africa is a different world with different animals and sights. It's the polar opposite in every way.....literally! It is like nothing you have ever seen. One you go you will fall in love.
 

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