SOUTH AFRICA: Pawprint Safaris Hunt 2017

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Sounds like a great hunt. Congrats on 2 dandy bushbucks. As you well know they can be tough to hunt. Both look old and have great mass. Dark zebra that will stand out. Too bad about the Nyala. Crap sometimes happens. Well done Bruce
 

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Enjoyed, great bushbucks.
 

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Congrats on some excellent animals and sorry about the nyala. You are absolutely correct that if you hunt long enough something will go wrong and you just have to get past it.
 

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Bill we call this Africa Hunting. Both of us and a few other folks have missed something or failed to get a particular trophy. That is the way it goes sometimes. You got some nice stuff man.
 

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Nice trophies Bill. BW and bushbuck high on my list this year.
 

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Nice hunt billc. Shame about the Nyala but like you say this can happen.
 

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Great hunt , thanks for taking us along. Forrest
 

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Congrats Bill on the bushbucks, you know I love hunting them. Sorry to hear about the nyala, it makes you feel better I saw a 30 in+ nyala in the Limpopo this year that is still running around alive due to a female being in front of him ;)
 

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Thanks everyone it was another great trip with Pieter and paw print team.

Enysee seeing a 30" plus nyala is why we all go back. LOL I look forward to hunting nyala again just doing my part better next trip.
 

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Sounds like another great hunt at Pawprint Safaris.
 

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Now the wait till I get back over. For all you guys still going to Paw Print after me I did leave a few animals for you all.

The new chef makes some great meals to so get ready to eat well to.

Next trip over I hope to get another group together as that as so much fun to the trips for me.
 

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A few of the pictures from around camp and during the hunt.

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@billc it was goid talking with you yesterday. You had a great hunt this year so all that's left to day is plan next years hunt.
 

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Mmmm! K-bobs! One of my favorites!
 

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This trip I did use travel express again and no problems at all with the routes she booked for the whole trip. Easy from jfk to Namibia and then back to Jo-berg also. She also helped when I had to cx my sons ticket and worked it out with SAA that I can rebook his ticket and still use it for him.

I did my own rifle permits this trip since it was only me. It took 30 minutes as I had all papers filled out and ready for them. When I am with a group I will still use henry's but as a single hunter it is really pretty easy to do yourself and fast.

Now to start planning the next trip for next july to enjoy South Africa and Namibia again.
 

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Congrats Bill, good hunt !

Sorry about the nyala, but that´s hunting, some you win, some you lose.
 

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