- Jun 23, 2009
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. . . I say like Simon use a accurate shooting and scoped 375 H&H, even if I personally think that to shoot a hippo in water is not that exiting at all... why not make the hunting for a hippo a bit more memorable, a dream hippo hunt would be to stalk after Luangwa River an early morning when they grassing on land, in that case I would strongly suggest as minimum 375 or 416 calibre. View attachment 149884
Michael, I agree. Although I see nothing wrong with taking a hippo in the water with a well placed shot I never chose to do so because I did not think it would be a very exciting hunt. Like you I hunted hippo on dry land and took a nice bull at close range with a .458 WinMag.
Rookhawk, all my best to you for a successful hunt no matter what caliber or hunt method you choose.