NAMIBIA: Namibia May 2018 - Sorry Its Long

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Great story. A hunt you'll always remember. Congratulations. Have you booked your next safari yet?!!!
 

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couple more photos

the heads
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one of the jackals
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Blood from the Wildebeest
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CH716Yq.jpg


one of the little pigs
RN5vfop.jpg


the other little pig
D5iSVkd.jpg


Hartebeest
z9FMTuV.jpg

Ly7uVWX.jpg


Recovered 196gn norma oryx from Zebra
pBQjBRR.jpg


And from Oryx
Yf1g5Rc.jpg


Scenery
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kdoep5p.jpg

RaDVIGU.jpg

nYqnwJ2.jpg

uMroCzA.jpg


the lodge
YARgC1F.jpg
 

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Very well written report, with the good and the bad in it. Loved the pics!

The warhog and hartbeest looked awesome!! I concur that the zebra are one tough animal. I shot Mine through the Chevron, and out the Chevron with my 375, and It still ran a long ways.

What did you think about the thorns? I am so glad you took so many good trophies!

Well done!

Craig
 

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Thats a nice hartebeest as well!!
 

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I always appreciate the pictures posted by members. It lets the rest of us come along on the hunt as you describe the progress. Thank you sir for sharing!
 

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Good write up, thank you for sharing. Fair play for talking about the bad times as well as the good.
I know exactly how that feels as does every other hunter but you had fun, took some great animals and if you can look back with a smile then that's all you need.
I might have missed it but who was the outfitter?
 

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Congrats on the trip!
 
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ill try to get some more photos up when i get a chance
@Northwest9
We hunted with Harald in September 2019 and had a ball. My son got a good collection of animalsalong with myself. My wife thought it was a brilliant trip and got on well with Haralds in-laws and wife Liezel. Monica is a beautiful cheery person and always greeted you with a smile. He cooking is devine.
Attached is a photo of the person we hunted with. His name was Marcius hopefully it was the same young man. For his age he was very good.
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Marcius is on the left of Harald with another PH Jacobus Wasserfall. Harald is holding his daughter.
Due to the China flu Marcius is working in the transport industry with his after in Windhoek.
Franz and Andreus have both successfully completed their PH exams and still work for Harald as far as I know. David is a brilliant tracker and still at the squatters camp and married now.
I would highly recommend hunting with Harald and Liezel at Osambahe Nord safaris.
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The Oryx I got from a blind with Franz and Andreus. Blind hunting is harder than people think. Just sitting and waiting may not be physically taxing but it is mentally taxing waiting for hours on end for the right animal.
I'm glad you enjoyed your trip with Harald but next time take the wife as she will fall in love with the place like mine did.
As you caught the bus from Sydney where are you from.
A great story and a good read mate.
Bob
 
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couple more photos

the heads
HnocyfC.jpg


one of the jackals
J87uuA0.jpg


Blood from the Wildebeest
AzIO46L.jpg


CH716Yq.jpg


one of the little pigs
RN5vfop.jpg


the other little pig
D5iSVkd.jpg


Hartebeest
z9FMTuV.jpg

Ly7uVWX.jpg


Recovered 196gn norma oryx from Zebra
pBQjBRR.jpg


And from Oryx
Yf1g5Rc.jpg


Scenery
Ym22ttm.jpg

kdoep5p.jpg

RaDVIGU.jpg

nYqnwJ2.jpg

uMroCzA.jpg


the lodge
YARgC1F.jpg
@Northwest9
What caliber were you using mate. Oh forgot to tell you the 223 is fine now,great trigger.
Your trophies are amazing and that wart hog is an absolute cracker.
Bob
 

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Great report thanks for telling the whole story. You have been bitten,lol
 

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