David Kronenfeld

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I came across De Klerk Safaris through a lioness hunt offer here on ah.com and gave Hans a ring via What's App about two months ago. I wrapped up a four day safari with he and his team last week and I can't wait to get back to his lodge. Hans and his wife Marie picked me up in Johannesburg and were fabulous company for the seven hour drive to their family owned ranch which is located near Bray on the border with Botswana in the North West Province. The lodge is fantastic and the staff went above and beyond in making me feel comfortable for the entirety of my stay. My only complaint is that Heidi's cooking is too good - I put on more than a few pounds in my week there!

I brought a .416 Rigby out for the hunt and hired one of Hans's rifles - a sweet shooting Model 70 in .300H&H (I'm now in the market for a .300H&H after this past week...). Hans brought in a second PH, Frizzie, to assist given the lioness hunt required 2 PHs. While at the lodge Frikkie took me out for other game that was on my bucket list and he put me on some incredible animals. I walked away with a beautiful kudu, zebra, and gemsbok in addition to the lioness. Hans's operation has game galore, but this is far from shooting fish in a barrel - the size of the ranch makes it a real challenge to find, stalk, and shoot. Cape buffalo, springbok, blesbok, lechwe, kudu, zebra, impala (including black), warthogs, jackals, giraffes, red hartebeest, and too many birds to name were all scattered throughout the operation. It was spectacular to get to see so much beautiful game in one place and yet not be guaranteed to see it the next day or even twenty minutes later.

If you're looking for a great lodge, fantastic meals, fabulous staff (thanks, Adam!), friendly managers (thank you, Andrees & Marie!), a great PH (thanks again, Frikkie!), phenomenal game, a beautiful Kalahari setting, and wonderful owners - then put De Klerk Safaris on your short list!
 

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Sounds like you enjoyed yourself. How about some pics? Be nice to hear some details of the stalks and shots. Congrats
Bruce
 

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Sounds like a great hunt David.
 

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Thanks for the kind words David.
I spoke to Frikkie (the PH) and told him about the nice report you have about him.
He said after the cold weather we had the last week he feels like Frizzie and not Frikkie. LOL.
Hope the rest of your business trip goes very successful.
Looking forward to have you and your friends with us next year.
Sincerely
Hans de Klerk
 

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Congrats for the hunt!
 

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Congratulations. Any pictures of the animals taken?

Hans, I sent you a private message.
 

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Congrats on a great trip. I'll be hunting with them in October. Your report makes me look forward to it even more.........didn't think that was possible.
 

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Thanks for the kind words David.
I spoke to Frikkie (the PH) and told him about the nice report you have about him.
He said after the cold weather we had the last week he feels like Frizzie and not Frikkie. LOL.
Hope the rest of your business trip goes very successful.
Looking forward to have you and your friends with us next year.
Sincerely
Hans de Klerk
Hans, would be very happy for your answers on my mails and asking for 2022 ;-) but I think you will not have time because of a lot of clients in the moment sunny regards from MUNICH TED
 

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Hello Ted
I did respond to your first e-mail.
It came back as undeliverable.

The first e-mail address was just a bunch of gibberish
It does not look like a real e-mail address so maybe your computer has been hacked?

Your second e-mail came from a different e-mail address and I replied to that one also.
Hope you get the e-mails now.

Sincerely
Hans de Klerk
 
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Hello Ted
I did respond to your first e-mail.
It came back as undeliverable.

The first e-mail address was just a bunch of gibberish
It does not look like a real e-mail address so maybe your computer has been hacked?

Your second e-mail came from a different e-mail address and I replied to that one also.
Hope you get the e-mails now.

Sincerely
Hans de Klerk
Hi Hans, The private information was removed from your post for privacy reasons. If you want to provide someone personal information please do so in the Conversation/Private Message (PM) system, thank you.

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It is not okay to post your own personal information or post links to your personal information, including but not limited to email addresses, telephone numbers, mailing addresses or identification numbers. If you want to provide someone else your personal information please do so in the Conversation/Private Message (PM) system.
 

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