SOUTH AFRICA: My First African Safari With Bos en Dal Safaris June 8 To 14 2018

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  1. Tony Perkins

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    Great story. Thanks for sharing!
     
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    Congrats on a great hunt and some fantastic animals!
     
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    Enjoyed reading this and fantastic animals! I had to take a screenshot of that kudu to use as a measuring stick for my first safari.
     
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    congratulations on a awesome hunt beautiful eland and kudu
     
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    Wow Mark.....................you did whack em and stack em...................................I like your fotos, and it is nice to include some fotos of general ambience, meals etc. I like the Hartebeest, the blessie, and the foto of Puff Daddy....................well done.....................FWB
     
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    Mark,
    Any chance you're a retired SGM? I ran into a SGM Biggerstaff on one of my deployments many years ago.
    Matt
     

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    Glad you had a great hunt with Gerrit. Kudu has a deep curl. Eland is special also!

    Thanks for the report.
     
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  8. Mark Biggerstaff

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    No sir. Not me.
     

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    Very Nice hunt, great trophies! Looks like they run a good operation and feed you some nice meals. Thanks for sharing.
     
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    Well done, congrats. You took some nice critters. Thanks for posting a report and pictures.
     
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    Great hunt and report!
     
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    Well I'm six months late to the party, but wow! Excellent trophies...that is the Kudu of my dreams!!!

    I always wanted to do the photo down the curl of the horn like that when I shot my first kudu, and then when it finally happened this past July, I completely forgot in all the excitement!

    Congrats on a wonderful hunt!
     

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    Thanks for your report. Looks like you are an excellent shot! What type of practice shooting do you do? Do you spend a lot of time on the range? Congratulations on a great hunt!
     

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    Looked through this again and agree .......you got a nice kudu
     

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    Mark, somehow I missed this report. All I can say is WOW!!!!!! The kudu is a stud! Congrats on a fantastic trip! Do you have any pictures of the lodge???
     

  16. Mark Biggerstaff

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    I spend alot of time at the range. I hunt hogs at night using thermal with farmers here and have shot 1000s of rounds off sticks.
     
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  17. Mark Biggerstaff

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    Thank you. I am very proud of him for my first Kudu.
     
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    Had to read it again...71 days but who's counting!!!
     
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  20. Mark Biggerstaff

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    I hear you! 105 days till I touch down again!
     
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