ZAMBIA: Zambian Adventure At Takeri Game Reserve

bluey

AH legend
Joined
May 21, 2012
Messages
4,764
Reaction score
2,005
Location
australia/zambia
Media
52
Hunting reports
Africa
2
USA/Canada
1
Australia/NZ
5
Member of
ssaa, aba ,bairnsdale field archers SFP
Hunted
australia south africa (limpopo, north west,eastcape) canada (b.c)zambia
the sad fact is there only two more days to enter in it ....
then its all over ........
only to be continued , over the next couple of months ,as we start to make dates and plans for the next chapter of this Zambian adventure ....
 

BRICKBURN

Super moderator
Contributor
Lifetime titanium benefactor
AH ambassador
Joined
Aug 5, 2010
Messages
22,787
Reaction score
16,791
Location
Canada
Media
412
Articles
23
Hunting reports
Africa
8
USA/Canada
2
Europe
1
Hunted
Namibia, South Africa, Botswana, Mozambique, Canada, USA, Mexico, England
Keep it coming, it is a great tale thus far.
 

enysse

AH ambassador
Joined
Jan 20, 2009
Messages
11,679
Reaction score
4,236
Media
136
Hunting reports
Africa
8
USA/Canada
1
Member of
Northeast Wisconsin SCI chapter, Lifetime member of NRA,RMEF
Hunted
Namibia, South Africa (East Cape, Guateng and Limpopo)
It's great to see you happy bluey, I know you had more than a few hard days in your life.
 

bluey

AH legend
Joined
May 21, 2012
Messages
4,764
Reaction score
2,005
Location
australia/zambia
Media
52
Hunting reports
Africa
2
USA/Canada
1
Australia/NZ
5
Member of
ssaa, aba ,bairnsdale field archers SFP
Hunted
australia south africa (limpopo, north west,eastcape) canada (b.c)zambia
It's great to see you happy bluey, I know you had more than a few hard days in your life.
thanks eric
im bloody happy at the moment , but good or bad day , you cant change them , you weather out the bad days and sail through the good ones . you cant change fate. you just live with it
 

bluey

AH legend
Joined
May 21, 2012
Messages
4,764
Reaction score
2,005
Location
australia/zambia
Media
52
Hunting reports
Africa
2
USA/Canada
1
Australia/NZ
5
Member of
ssaa, aba ,bairnsdale field archers SFP
Hunted
australia south africa (limpopo, north west,eastcape) canada (b.c)zambia
briko , wont be posting the last 2 days ,tonight mate
ive been awake for way to long now , and its blowing a smoking gale in lakes entrance , so im heading up the bush to show some mates the photos of this dream trip .
then im having breakfast with the grand kids at 0600 , in the morning
hope fully im back at sea by 1000 when I can get to the notes on the ipad and sadly finish this tale.....
than I gotta go catch the 30 grands worth of gear ive left hanging off a big rock in real deep water..........
 

spike.t

Sponsor
Since 2013
AH ambassador
Joined
Sep 12, 2010
Messages
9,768
Reaction score
9,423
Website
www.takerireservezambia.com
Media
333
Articles
6
Hunting reports
Africa
3
Member of
sci int, basc,wpaz
Hunted
zambia, tanzania, zimbabwe,Mozambique ,hungary, france, england
"than I gotta go catch the 30 grands worth of gear ive left hanging off a big rock in real deep water.........."

good luck on getting that back, but how you go about trying to hook it in 860 metres (2820 feet!!) of water is beyond me!! :confused:
 

PeteG

AH elite
Joined
Jan 20, 2012
Messages
1,369
Reaction score
1,488
Media
68
Articles
1
Hunting reports
Africa
1
"than I gotta go catch the 30 grands worth of gear ive left hanging off a big rock in real deep water.........."

good luck on getting that back, but how you go about trying to hook it in 860 metres (2820 feet!!) of water is beyond me!! :confused:

hopefully he's better at hooking his gear than hooking tigerfish!!!
 

spike.t

Sponsor
Since 2013
AH ambassador
Joined
Sep 12, 2010
Messages
9,768
Reaction score
9,423
Website
www.takerireservezambia.com
Media
333
Articles
6
Hunting reports
Africa
3
Member of
sci int, basc,wpaz
Hunted
zambia, tanzania, zimbabwe,Mozambique ,hungary, france, england

spike.t

Sponsor
Since 2013
AH ambassador
Joined
Sep 12, 2010
Messages
9,768
Reaction score
9,423
Website
www.takerireservezambia.com
Media
333
Articles
6
Hunting reports
Africa
3
Member of
sci int, basc,wpaz
Hunted
zambia, tanzania, zimbabwe,Mozambique ,hungary, france, england
geez that little camera of yours takes a wicked photo mike ....
thanks for posting them ,mate

by the way hows that camera going after you float tested it .....???

:confused: after me saying it was buggered went an tried it and its working perfectly!!!!!!! so non waterproof nikon coolpix when dropped into 2ft of zambezi river water and sand dry out and work after a 10 days or so ..............please do not try this at home as they say....:E Big Grin:
 

PeteG

AH elite
Joined
Jan 20, 2012
Messages
1,369
Reaction score
1,488
Media
68
Articles
1
Hunting reports
Africa
1
:E Hmmm: now pete what about that one of yours that had 5 or 6 goes and left you :E Head Scratch: :confused:...............:E Big Grin:
hmm, is that the same fish that scared you into throwing your camera into the river?? ;):D
 

bluey

AH legend
Joined
May 21, 2012
Messages
4,764
Reaction score
2,005
Location
australia/zambia
Media
52
Hunting reports
Africa
2
USA/Canada
1
Australia/NZ
5
Member of
ssaa, aba ,bairnsdale field archers SFP
Hunted
australia south africa (limpopo, north west,eastcape) canada (b.c)zambia
oooohhhh the cheeky greek , has found his form again ..........
 

bluey

AH legend
Joined
May 21, 2012
Messages
4,764
Reaction score
2,005
Location
australia/zambia
Media
52
Hunting reports
Africa
2
USA/Canada
1
Australia/NZ
5
Member of
ssaa, aba ,bairnsdale field archers SFP
Hunted
australia south africa (limpopo, north west,eastcape) canada (b.c)zambia
"than I gotta go catch the 30 grands worth of gear ive left hanging off a big rock in real deep water.........."

good luck on getting that back, but how you go about trying to hook it in 860 metres (2820 feet!!) of water is beyond me!! :confused:

470 fathom , makes it sound easier ,mike
will need a heavier grapple hook and some long heavy chain
so I can direct onto the hard bank and the tow it down hill and hopefully hook straight on to it and pull it off backwards .......
sound esay don't it ......

was dreaming of Africa , wanting to get back there , and not watching what I was doing and towed to far, when it happened .
 

PeteG

AH elite
Joined
Jan 20, 2012
Messages
1,369
Reaction score
1,488
Media
68
Articles
1
Hunting reports
Africa
1
was dreaming of Africa , wanting to get back there , and not watching what I was doing and towed to far, when it happened .

so its mike's fault then!!
at the very least he owes you a free sable now
 

spike.t

Sponsor
Since 2013
AH ambassador
Joined
Sep 12, 2010
Messages
9,768
Reaction score
9,423
Website
www.takerireservezambia.com
Media
333
Articles
6
Hunting reports
Africa
3
Member of
sci int, basc,wpaz
Hunted
zambia, tanzania, zimbabwe,Mozambique ,hungary, france, england
oooohhhh the cheeky greek , has found his form again ..........

yup it would appear so!!!

hmm, is that the same fish that scared you into throwing your camera into the river?? ;):D

thats the one .....:E Scared::E Frightened:................now bluey who does this remind you of ? even the hat is the same....:P Fisherman:.......:E Big Grin:
 

spike.t

Sponsor
Since 2013
AH ambassador
Joined
Sep 12, 2010
Messages
9,768
Reaction score
9,423
Website
www.takerireservezambia.com
Media
333
Articles
6
Hunting reports
Africa
3
Member of
sci int, basc,wpaz
Hunted
zambia, tanzania, zimbabwe,Mozambique ,hungary, france, england
so its mike's fault then!!
at the very least he owes you a free sable now

now pete have you had a few too many castle lites today???? :D Drunk:
upload_2015-10-26_16-21-11.jpeg
 

BRICKBURN

Super moderator
Contributor
Lifetime titanium benefactor
AH ambassador
Joined
Aug 5, 2010
Messages
22,787
Reaction score
16,791
Location
Canada
Media
412
Articles
23
Hunting reports
Africa
8
USA/Canada
2
Europe
1
Hunted
Namibia, South Africa, Botswana, Mozambique, Canada, USA, Mexico, England
470 fathom , makes it sound easier ,mike
will need a heavier grapple hook and some long heavy chain
so I can direct onto the hard bank and the tow it down hill and hopefully hook straight on to it and pull it off backwards .......
sound esay don't it ......

was dreaming of Africa , wanting to get back there , and not watching what I was doing and towed to far, when it happened .


Cake walk. Hope the new tech gear makes the target look bigger.

Enjoy sharing the tale and pics with your family and mates at home.
 

bluey

AH legend
Joined
May 21, 2012
Messages
4,764
Reaction score
2,005
Location
australia/zambia
Media
52
Hunting reports
Africa
2
USA/Canada
1
Australia/NZ
5
Member of
ssaa, aba ,bairnsdale field archers SFP
Hunted
australia south africa (limpopo, north west,eastcape) canada (b.c)zambia
thanks mate.
had a great night ,up dargo ,
good friends and a few gin and tonics ,flattened me pretty quick , tho id been up for a bit over a day
then drove back to my young blokes place to have breaky with there kids , that always an adventure .............
now im waiting for the fuel truck . then im sailing .....
will let you know if l get my net back .......heres hoping .....
the new hi tech stuff , has a lot of glitches , and isn't working properly .
had the tech guy last week but ,its still not working right .
no this will be all about luck..........luck is like a wheel barrow , you gotta push it to make it go anywhere.....:E Big Grin::E Big Grin:
 

BRICKBURN

Super moderator
Contributor
Lifetime titanium benefactor
AH ambassador
Joined
Aug 5, 2010
Messages
22,787
Reaction score
16,791
Location
Canada
Media
412
Articles
23
Hunting reports
Africa
8
USA/Canada
2
Europe
1
Hunted
Namibia, South Africa, Botswana, Mozambique, Canada, USA, Mexico, England
Hopes it's not like pushing rope!
 

bluey

AH legend
Joined
May 21, 2012
Messages
4,764
Reaction score
2,005
Location
australia/zambia
Media
52
Hunting reports
Africa
2
USA/Canada
1
Australia/NZ
5
Member of
ssaa, aba ,bairnsdale field archers SFP
Hunted
australia south africa (limpopo, north west,eastcape) canada (b.c)zambia
Hopes it's not like pushing rope!

or, like pushing, shit uphill........:(:(
trust me , it will work out fine ........tenacity will prevail.....
 

Forum statistics

Threads
36,120
Messages
679,907
Members
62,263
Latest member
ekajasharma
 

 

 

Latest profile posts

raamw wrote on AfricaHunting.com's profile.
Can you advise me to properly post pix, sometimes I get it right sometimes not
Tokoloshe Safaris wrote on Milan's profile.
I do not know where this video was posted, but I would very much like to see it.
Al Burke wrote on Milan's profile.
Hello Milan, I just watched your video on disassembling/reassembling the CZ 550. I have spent days looking for something like this. I now have no reservations taking apart my rifle. I like to do this with all my guns so I understand them "inside and out". Thank you very much for the information. It is greatly appreciated.
Al
Fred Gunner wrote on Viral_SIGness's profile.
60 375 Ruger Brass
$75+$8.30 Priority Mail Shipping
Postal Money Order Or Certified Tellers Check.

for final confirmation
Fred Gunner wrote on Viral_SIGness's profile.
60 375 Ruger Brass
$75+$8.30 Priority Mail Shipping
Postal Money Order Or Certified Tellers Check.

for final confirmation
 
Top