SOUTH AFRICA: Pawprint Safaris Sable & Crocodile Hunt

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  1. gizmo

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    I don’t know how I missed this but wow! Awesome hunt and congrats!
     
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  2. Ridgewalker

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    Thanks Erik! It is one trip I will always remember.
     
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    I bet, sounds like a hellava an adventure!
    Hey I know a really good taxidermist if you need one :LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL:
     
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    What a great experience!
    Thanks for bringing us along and it seems many more than I have enjoyed reading and seeing the pictures, both here and on other social media platforms.
    Well Done @Ridgewalker and @Pawprint and congratulations to both!

    //Gus
     
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    My wife and I had the privilege of sharing camp at Pawprint Safaris with Phil. Feel lucky to have met such a fine gentleman. Class act. I would hate to be on the business end of Phil's rifle! If I recall, all of Phil's animals were killed with 1 lethal shot. And he killed a few! Was very impressed. Pawprint is a class act also. Great accommodations, food and people. Pieter has the PH assigned to you attend to your every need both in the field and in camp. We had a great time. Once again, congratulation my friend! Hope to hear from you soon.....Jim & Cindy
     
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  6. Ridgewalker

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    Jim, you and Cindy were great fun to be with! I really enjoyed hearing about your hunting and trapping in your home state. Thanks for letting me spend time with you two! I was as proud as a dad when Cindy took such a fine blue Wildebeest!
    Have a great summer and look out for those tornados this time of year!

    (Check is in the mail for those compliments;))
     

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    To me the camp experience is what makes a good hunt great. This post shows a really great experience that takes a hunt to the next level. Well done Pawprint team! Thanks for sharing all the detail and Pics Ridgewalker!
     
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    Beautiful Caracal. Sounds like you had a great trip. Thanks for writing it up for the rest of us to enjoy.
    Bruce
     
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  9. Ridgewalker

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    Thanks Bruce!
    It was my best Africa trip yet! Can’t wait to return next year!
     
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  10. Edge

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    What a trip and congratulations on some fantastic trophies!
     
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  11. Ridgewalker

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    Thanks Edge! The PawPrints team spoiled (except for my gold fillings:eek:!)
     

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    Great report, some amazing animals and it truly is amazing to be looked after by the great people over there
    A tent hunt is in my future i think, something just a bit closer to a simple hunt experience (but keep the good good coming, as much as i want old experience, i do like good food)
    thanks for sharing
     
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  13. Ridgewalker

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    I agree with you dobber and all the food was delicious!
     

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    I know this is few months old now but I just came onto it. Great report, nice pictures and fantastic trophies. Congratulations!
     
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  15. Ridgewalker

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    Thanks Milan! I had such wonderful time that I booked again for the Limpopo Tent Camp the first 10 days of August 2019! It will be great to get back and spend more time walking right out of camp!
    Thanks again for reading my report!
     
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    Lucky you! That is awesome. Good luck and do write a similar report when you go and come back.
     
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    @Ridgewalker I just went back to read this report again. Just as exciting as the first time I followed along. A tented hunt is on my list for my next one as well, and I may need to speak to pawprint after rereading this thread
     
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  18. Ridgewalker

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    Thank you sir. Book it for the same time I’m there if you wish. Great fun sitting around the campfire “shooting the breeze” about the day’s hunt!
     
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    Great trophies and an awesome hunt report. Congratulations.
     
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  20. Ridgewalker

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    Thanks Graham! Every trophy was a fun hunt, but I am a night critter and Varmint kind of guy. I have been addicted since I called my first grey Fox in for my dad and his buddy at 6 years old sitting in the back of a Willy’s wagon.
    Thanks for reading my report!
     

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