SOUTH AFRICA: Anyone Interested In Hearing About A Hunt That Came Up Short?

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  1. brushmore

    brushmore AH Enthusiast

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    Last week I had a last minute "once in a lifetime opportunity" to hunt an injured buffalo. Unfortunately hunting a specific buffalo is much harder than I thought and I ran out of time. I ended up loosing my deposit but it was well worth the experience. So I am just wondering is anyone interested in hearing about a buffalo hunt that was a bust?

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    Absolutely. If you hunted hard and enjoyed yourself then it was a successful hunt regardless of the outcome.
     
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    Are you asking whether I want to hear about a hunt done to the best of your ability?? Yep!! 100%
     
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    Never hunted buffalo, but I had a kudu hunt that came right down to the last minute of a 10-day hunt. If only there had been an 11th day!
     
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    Sure, why not?
     
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    Let's hear it man!
     
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    Would love to hear about it. For me, hunting is about the chase, the kill is not required (but is a nice way to finish things).
     
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    brushmore, I sure am interested! I'll bet it was a real adventure. Please tell us the story.
     
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    Yes, sounds a bit strange that you lost money on a last minute, opportunity on an injured buffalo.
     
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    It's a hunting story man. Tell it. :A Popcorn:
     
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    You must remember that's why we call it hunting!!!
     
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    Light it up, pour a cold one and share your adventure with us:D Beers:
     
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    Thanks all, I'll do a proper write up and have something later today. :A Thumbs Up:
     
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    Everyone one of us has been on unsuccessful hunts in our time. Absolutely share your experience.
     
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    a little louder please.
     
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    We are waiting man!!! Kevin
     
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    When I saw the title, I thought it was going to be about a bongo hunt and pygmy trackers. :whistle:

    No shame in not getting a buff, I hunted 10 days in Zim with PH John Sharp and didn't close the deal. Still had a great time and as it is often said, that's why they call it hunting.
     

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