I am stoked

Discussion in 'Introductions & Greets' started by Andy Spencer, Jun 15, 2018.

  1. Andy Spencer

    Andy Spencer New Member

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    What a great resource, thanks for letting me join. Plain and simple, I am planning a safari in the next two years for myself and my family. I have four boys, currently 3, 6, 9 and 11. My 9 and 11 year olds are both hunters, and I'm looking to book an adventure to share with them. My wife has always wanted to go to Africa.

    As with all my hunting pursuits, planning is half the fun. And what a big "half" planning to go to Africa is!

    Here's where I am in my planning stage, I need to: 1) pick the country and ecosystem to hunt 2) determine if using flyer miles is an option for airfair to Africa 3) narrow my choice of outfitters down and visit them at the DSC and Houston Safari Club conventions next January 4) spend a lot of time right here!

    Again, just excited to find this resource.
     

  2. cpr0312

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    Welcome to AH!

    Sounds like you've got a good plan mapped out on how to find the right place for you on the African continent!
     

  3. BRICKBURN

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    Welcome to AH.
    You certainly found an excellent resource for the planning half.
     

  4. Game 4 Africa Safaris

    Game 4 Africa Safaris SPONSOR Since 2014 AH Enthusiast

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    Welcome @Andy Spencer !

    Enjoy your research and planning. It can be half of the fun! We would love to meet you in person and talk a little African hunting at either the DSC or in Houston. We never miss a show, and it would be our pleasure to meet with you and tell you what we can offer you at Limcroma...
     
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  6. 3S Safaris

    3S Safaris SPONSOR Since 2017 AH Enthusiast

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    Welcome to AH Andy ! Great place to start planning. PM sent
     

  7. cagkt3

    cagkt3 AH ENABLER PLATINUM SUPPORTER AH Legend

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    Welcome!
     

  8. AfricaHunting.com

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    Welcome to AH Andy! Glad you found us.
     

  9. De Klerk Safaris

    De Klerk Safaris SPONSOR Since 2017 AH Veteran

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    Hello Andy. Welcome.
    Family safaris is what we specialize in.
    Can meet up with you at Dallas Safari Club next year.
    PM sent.
    Sincerely
    Hans de Klerk
     

  10. mdwest

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    Sounds like you have a good plan already in the making..

    Welcome to AH!
     

  11. Ridgewalker

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    Welcome and great to hear you plan to take your family!
     
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  12. KMG Hunting Safaris

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    Welcome to the forum Andy! Please let us know if we can assist you in any way. We attend DSC, so it will be our pleasure to meet you there.
    If possible, you should join our anual AH dinner attended by many AH members.

    If you need any information, please feel free to either email us direct, or send us a PM here on the forum.
    Take Care,
    Marius Goosen
     
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    Dear Andy
    Welcome and good luck with your venture. Please take the time to visit my website for some more info, I will also be at the DSC next Jan to chat.
    Kind regards
    Ernest
     
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  14. Nyati

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    Welcome to AH, Andy !
     

  15. PHOENIX PHIL

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    Welcome to AH Andy! Or should we call you Caesar?
     
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  16. Andy Spencer

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    Oh, of all things I happen to look like Nero in that statue. Probably not the best ceasar to be associated with, but alas.
     

  17. Andy Spencer

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    Thanks for the welcome everyone, I will certainly look at each of your services.
     

  18. lwaters

    lwaters BRONZE SUPPORTER AH Elite

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    Welcome to AH Andy! This is a great site.
     

  19. Hogpatrol

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    Welcome aboard Andy. You will have plenty of offers for different countries but for a first time, I would recommend South Africa. Also, use a dedicated safari/hunting travel agent. They know the drill so you don't have to reinvent the wheel. Have fun planning and with the anticipation. You may want to read this before going.

    https://www.africahunting.com/threads/thinking-about-africa-read-this.43837/:D
     

  20. Von Gruff

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    Welcome to the forum Andy. You are sure to get all the good advice here that you need to make your planned trip a great success.
     

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