Won a Safari Hunting Package, Need Two Others

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  1. Eric Anderson

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    Prices are steep.
     
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  3. Royal27

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    I saw a couple of outfitters on a FB page going on about how important it was for a client to book right now as prices were guaranteed to go up in 2019! Better save while you can!

    Of course one of the guys said a couple of years ago that Sable and color variants would keep going up too . :E Lol:
     

  4. Sako AV

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    I received the 2019 catalog in today's mail and wouldn't you know it I won the same "prize". No thanks, I'm sure I can do better at the DSC show in a couple of weeks!
     
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  5. Ryan

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    Wow, those are steep prices.

    Be cautious of auctions too.
     
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  6. ActionBob

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    Yup; They can be great deals, just have to discern whether that is a deal for the buyer or the outfitter ;)
     

  7. Lee M

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    The “grand prize” probably includes some ocean front property in Arizona...
     

  8. Royal27

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    And this is where AH helps, this thread being a case in point . :)
     
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    At those prices on trophy fees, the day fees Better be a Free.
     

  10. Bullthrower338

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    Hell, at those prices, the hunt ought to come with hot and cold running maids in your room!
     
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    Of the animals on the list posted that I have taken on my two trips over, all but one was at least 100 percent more than what I paid. The Burchell's zebra was 50 percent higher than what I paid at Paw Prints.
     

  12. IvW

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    What are:


    Barber sheep-Barbary sheep or Aoudad perhaps?Or sheep with very short hair??
    Hybrid Mouvlon Sheep-Mouflon perhaps? crossed with something?
    Simitar Oryx-Scimitar Oryx perhaps or crossed?

    Tamara Sheep-Damara Sheep which is basically a tame sheep with big horns?

    Ferral goats- Feral Goats perhaps? @US$2650 each!!!! Holy crap!!

    I would just walk away to be quite honest.....
     

  13. mdwest

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    You've got that one all wrong...

    This sheep is dangerous game.. he carries scissors and a straight razor...

    If he gets really pissed he will come after you with a beard trimmer!

    beware!

    :)
     
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  14. IvW

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    You mean one of those cut throat flip open jobs???

    :A Outta:
     

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    The Middle Eastern variety is even more dangerous. They use fire too.
    (I used to visit a small town barbershop in Lebanon, and the guys would finish my neck hair with fire)
     

  16. TXhunter65

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    Not bad if your after a monkey, jackal, and baboon!
     
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  17. jeff

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    Prices are about 30% higher than many other good outfitters. The hartebeest price is the highest I've ever seen!
     

  18. jeff

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    I also won a "FREE" safari once and it was the same extremely high trophy fees, it was a well known outfit with a good reputation but very high trophy fees!
     

  19. enysse

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    My advice is to pass on the hunt, there are better and safer options out there.
     

  20. Philip Glass

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    It’s not necessarily a scam. Many outfitters are only emailing Trophy fees and not listing them online for various reasons.
    As has been said do your homework!
    Philip
     
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