Thanks for your help on a great 1st safari

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  1. JOHunts

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    Thank you to AH and all those who contribute. You were a great resource in planning my first Safari in South Africa. Thought you might like to see some photos. Had a great experience with Eland Safaris.
    Can't wait for my next.
    Nyala. Spiral 28.5", Green score 68 SCI: Silver
    DSCN4159.JPG Blue Wildebeest. Width +28". Green score 81" SCI: Gold DSCN4168.JPG Waterbuck. Length 31.5". Green score 81" SCI: Gold
    DSCN4176.JPG Red hartebeest. Green score 60" SCI: Bronze DSCN4198.JPG Greater Kudu. Spiral 54" and 55". Green Score 132 SCI: Gold DSCN4213.JPG Cape Eland. Green Score 85" SCI: Silver DSCN4230.JPG DSCN4253.JPG DSCN4262.JPG DSCN4277.JPG DSCN4282.JPG DSCN4286.JPG DSCN4298.JPG
     
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  2. cpr0312

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    Glad you had a great hunt! Looks like some great specimens taken! Congrats and thanks for sharing!
     

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    Welcome to AH JOHunts! Glad you had a great time on your first African hunt! You took a lot of beautiful trophies, well done and thank you for sharing... certainly a nice way to give back to our community as many live through just that between their own hunts. Please post a hunt report when you have a moment, that would be nice!
     
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  4. JOHunts

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    Thank you, I am very pleased with the quality of my animals. I spent many hours here and other places determining the characteristics of each species. I knew what I wanted before I went, but that still didn't make it easy. Had to work hard at it most of the time and the rest of the time I was just lucky.
     

  5. gillettehunter

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    I'll echo what was said. Love to see a written report. Looks like some very nice animals. Congrats Bruce
     

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    Congratulations on your success.
    AH is an incredible resource.

    Pay that next instalment on your taxes. Hunt report! :D
     
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    Very nice animals, looks like you had a great hunt, congrats @JOHunts!
     

  8. jasyblood

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    Looks like it was an outstanding first safari! Congratulations on getting some beautiful animals!!!
     

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    Wow, what a bevy of beauties you got. Lots of "Gold and Silver" in that bunch. Please write up a report, we'd all like to share your adventure. I only have one question. What are you going to do for an encore???
     

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    JOHunts, Eland Safaris is a very fine place! I went there with a group and had a grand time! Very nice compound and facilities. Their skinning area was amazing!
    Glad you had a good hunt and you took some fine trophies!
     

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    Great trophies!!
     

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    Awesome first adventure, all beautiful Trophies. Forrest
     

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    Welcome to AH Jo. You had an incredible hunt sir.
     

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    Welcome to AH, did you leave anything for the rest of us to hunt
     

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    Great stuff!! Congratulations!
     

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    Man, Those are some awesome trophies. Congrats on a great hunt. This has to be the coolest and most informative forum that I have ever come across. Thanks Jerome
     

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    Great photos of great trophies. I am sure there are plenty of us on this site who have been on numerous safaris and not taken the quality like yours. The waterbuck in particular is outstanding.
     

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    Welcome to AH, nice trophies !
     

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    Welcome to AH JOHunts! Glad you found us and joined our community.
     

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