SOUTH AFRICA: Elephant Hunt With Paw Print Safaris 2015

Discussion in 'Hunting Reports Africa' started by CAustin, Aug 25, 2015.

  1. JES Adventures

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    Best of luck CAustin, savor every moment it's a true blessing to hunt one of these magnificent animals.
     
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    Enjoy the awesome challenge!

    Stay safe...

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    Charlie,

    Have a great time experiencing every moment - just as you have with the planning and now the travel. Cherish the time in the field with your son.

    John
     
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    Good luck Charlie! Have an adventure you'll be proud to tell your grandchildren and their children about!

    Happy hunting and straight shooting!

    R.
     
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  5. CAustin

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    Shout out to Vince Schaffer, best Delta Gate Agent, at the Kansas City Airport. Vince knew I was leaving for Africa today and met me at bag check to help get everything done right! Now that's service folks!
     

  6. CAustin

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    Wife got me to the airport on time! She is good at that kind of stuff! My son has made it through the security in Houston so Delta just needs to get us to Atlanta then JNB!
     

  7. CAustin

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    See ya at OR Tambo Pieter!
     
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    Oohhh Charly, every minute you are closer to the top of your hunting career......Elephant hunt, the highest event in a hunter life........oh man, you can be sure I gonna be aware here in Argentina of the events of you hunting.......!!!!!!

    Be safe, shoot straight and get that great Elephant......!!!!!!
     
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  9. ScottG

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    Good Luck Sir. I hope you have the adventure of a lifetime.
     
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  10. Buff-Buster

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    What an adventure to come Charlie! The anticipation has got to be overwhelming about now! Good luck and shoot straight! Looking forward to hearing all about it.
     
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    See you tomorrow!

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    Your such a tease Pieter!!!....lol
     
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  13. Royal27

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    Pieter,

    Who is picking Charlie up at the airport? You, or the elephant?
     

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    Charlie, I am busy living an elephant hunt through you.....thanks.
     

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    You're off? Wait, wasn't it just the other day you posted you were ready to hunt ele??? Wow! Good for you! Not sitting back watching life go by, that's for sure! Have a very safe and exciting time. I am really looking forward to your report (y)
     
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  16. jeff

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    Me too!!
     
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    Paws are sweating Jeff...
     

  18. Pondoro

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    Go get that tusker Charlie...:P Elmer Fudd:

    Good grief...Paw Prints teasers give me ele-fever...just had to take the double out of the gun cabinet and fondle it...oh well...let me seek comfort..:D Booze::D Booze::D Booze::D Beer Bottle:
     

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    I'm with ya Pondoro....was going to do the same thing when I get home tonight! ;)
     

  20. CAustin

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    Well I collected my son! See the smile! He's excited!
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    Delta Flight 200 is on time and we board up in a little over an hour!

    Everyone thank you so much for the well wishes. We have a great group here on AH! I appreciate the help and guidance so many of you have offered during the planning process of this hunt. ...it's been most helpful.
    Now it's time to Execute the plan and get a real nice tusker!

    I think one of the least appreciated aspects of hunting in Africa is the making of great memories. The outfitters and PHs become your friends in the span of a week or so. Pieter Erasmus has been very good to work with on this journey of a lifetime and I appreciate the professionalism he has demonstrated. I think we will be friends.

    If I don't have WiFi in the lodge I'm sure Billc will keep you guys informed of the hunt progress.

    I'm ready to touch my Elephant's Ivory!
     
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