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Discussion in 'Introductions & Greets' started by Chago, Jan 19, 2018.

  1. Chago

    Chago AH Member

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    Hello everyone. Been hunting all my life. Have taken many Canadian animals like whitetail, moose, black bear and waterfowl. Doing my first Africa hunt this summer. Here to start learning.
     
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  3. Chago

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    Hunters hill Safari. Near East London.
     
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    Welcome to AH Chago. This site is filled with friendly experienced hunters that will do everything they can to help you plan a memorable hunt. What will you be hunting? Are you taking your own rifles or renting from your PH? If you haven't been introduced to the use of shooting sticks yet, you have some researching to do. You will be expected to use them in Africa.
     

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    Welcome to AH Chago!
     

  11. Chago

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    My list is

    - Kudu
    - Gemsbok
    - Eland
    - Zebra
    - Blue Wildebeest
    - (Maybe) Sable

    Bringing my own rifle. 300 Win Mag, Fierce Edge. I am a competition shooter and can shoot off of bipods, various seated and kneeling positions with complete confidence. Shooting sticks.... I hate them lol But I have been told I may need to do some practice with those.
     
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  12. Bos en Dal Safaris

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    You would be fine. Enjoy the hunt
    My best
     

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    Shooting off sticks IMHO has it's own nuances that must be overcome. For me it was a totally unnatural feeling. Start with a small bore, or you will waste a lot of expensive ammo.
     

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    Chago
    Welcome to the greatest Forum ever - and the hunting family.
    Enjoy the planning process...it is FUN!
     

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    Welcome and good luck on your first African adventure.
     

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    welcome aboard. I'm headed to HuntersHill this May. I share your confidence with bipods and your hatred of sticks. Sadly almost all your shots are off sticks. At least you can get some practice off sticks before you leave. Here in Ottawa it is damn cold to be practicing even in the spring
     

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    Welcome to the dark side from a fellow Canadian. As others have said, get used to shooting off sticks. Your PH will expect you to be proficient on using them. Make sure you take a journal so you can post a hunt report when you return. Good luck and enjoy.
     

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