Looking for info on Matetsi unit 5

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  1. JeffC

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    Looking at booking a hunt in this area for June. Any info on trophy quality and numbers of Elephant, Buff, Sable and plains game would be appreciated. Thanks in advance for your time.
     
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    Who is the outfitter on Unit five now?
     
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    Stephan Bapei as far as I've been told.
     
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    Nobody has any info ??? Where else could a guy find said info ?
     
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    If you are interested in hunting Matetsi I would contact one of these two guys.

    Tim Farren (Tim416 on Africa Hunting) Tim books on Matetsi One. Good guy, works with a proper operator.
    Tim Farren
    Farren Safaris
    tim@farrensafaris.com
    www.farrenglobaladventures.com


    Russ Broom. Russ Broom Safaris | Hunting in Matetsi
    Russ has hunted the Matetsi area for years. He has quota on a couple of different blocks and can offer good insight to the situation there.
    Remember to book with a licensed Zimbabwe outfitter and PH when hunting in Zim.
     
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    Hi Jeff

    The Matetsi Units are the best remaining wild, free range, fair chase hunting areas in Africa today. There is no doubt in my mind about that fact, this is true for all big game species. Matetsi Unit 5 is 390 Kilometers squared in extent.

    We book Unit 2, 5. Please let me know if you are still interested in hunting Unit 5?

    matetsi-area-map.jpg

    See the attached photo we took of a herd of 1000+ buffalo on the Unit 5 Parks boundary two weeks ago:
    buffalo-1000.jpg


    Regards,
    Adriaan
     
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    Dear JeffC
    Enjoy the planning process of your potential safari. Having FUN during the planning process since it forms a huge important part of your safari.
     
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    Planning is indeed fun! What will you be after on the hunt!
     
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    I hope the OP still isn't planning this hunt and has gone by now.
     

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