New Guy in Pennsylvania

Discussion in 'Introductions & Greets' started by jhausladen, Dec 6, 2018.

  1. jhausladen

    jhausladen New Member

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    New guy looking to hunt in Africa for the first time, experienced Rocky Mountain hunter for elk and deer. Any advice as to recommended PH and guide, and best rifle caliber would be appreciated.

    Cheers!
     

  2. jduckhunter

    jduckhunter AH Fanatic

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    Malvern, I have a daughter who lives in Malvern. Welcome to the group.
     
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  3. cpr0312

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    Welcome to AH jhausladen! You found an incredible community and resource... Enjoy exploring the site.
     

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    Welcome to AH. Buy a 35 Whelen you wont regret it.
     

  6. PHOENIX PHIL

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  7. Hogpatrol

    Hogpatrol AH ENABLER SILVER SUPPORTER AH Legend

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    Welcome to AH. There are plenty of Africa hunters in SE Pennsy. There is usually a winter banquet for the SCI chapters in that area. It's a good venue to meet others with a lot of African experience.
     

  8. Limcroma Safaris

    Limcroma Safaris SPONSOR Since 2014 AH Fanatic

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    Welcome Sir,

    We will be in attendance at the Great American Outdoor Show booth#5324 in Harrisburg, February 2-10, 2019. We welcome you to stop by our booth and talk some African hunting with us. We would love to meet you and get the chance to chat in person.... If you are not going to the show, please feel free to send us a PM here on AH.com anytime.
     

  9. Ridgewalker

    Ridgewalker AH ENABLER LIFETIME BRONZE BENEFACTOR AH Legend

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    Welcome to AH jhausladen! Depending on where and what you plan to hunt in Africa, the classic 1 gun hunt has been a 375 H&H. I have taken from duiker to Cape buffalo with one.
     
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  10. Von Gruff

    Von Gruff GOLD SUPPORTER AH Elite

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    Shootist43 AH ENABLER GOLD SUPPORTER AH Legend

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    Welcome aboard. Before providing an opinion regarding caliber, what are you planning to hunt? One thing for sure, 22(s) are not recommended for elephant, besides that, they don't qualify as a DG caliber. More info please.
     

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  13. CAustin

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  14. KMG Hunting Safaris

    KMG Hunting Safaris AH ENABLER SPONSOR Since 2013 AH Legend

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    Welcome to AH @jhausladen ! The calibre of choice will really depend on, first of all, what you would like to hunt as far as species are concerned, and second of all, also which part of South Africa. Terrain varies quite a lot from the North, as compared to down South where we are situated. If you would be so kind to drop me an email at: info@huntsafaris.co.za or drop me a Personal Mail right here on the forum, I will be more than happy to assist.

    Take Care,
    Marius Goosen
     

  15. Safari Co. Africa

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  17. Tsala Hunting Safaris

    Tsala Hunting Safaris SPONSOR Since 2016 AH Veteran

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    Welcome AH @jhausladen

    Great site with all the info you would need for a unforgettable safari.

    We will again doing some meet and greets in your area in Jan.Don't hesitate to contact us if you would like more info.

    Happy hunting

    Rouan
     

  18. Leopard Legend Hunting Safaris

    Leopard Legend Hunting Safaris SPONSOR Since 2015 AH Veteran

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    Hallo there! We are a hunting outfitter based in Namibia. Namibia is a great hunting destination if it is your first time you want to hunt Africa.
    Please drop us an email and visit our website for more information on what we have to offer and where we are situated.
    I will be your PH and we recommend a 300 Winmag and up. Lwyk
     

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