ZIMBABWE: Buffalo Hunting Zimbabwe April 2015

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  1. Swedhunter

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    Me and my father just got back from our first Buffalo hunt i Zimbabwe. We hunted 7 Days in Woodland near Vic. Falls. The area has some boundery to Matetsi Unit 1. Our PH was Shepherd Katzidzira.

    I shot my firsta ever Buffalo on the third day just Before sunset after stalking the herd most of the day. I shot it on 80 m and hit it in the neck joint so it Went straight down. Gave it a few more bullets and then it was over.

    My father shot his first Buffalo on the last day. We found a herd early in the morning as we were driving out. After a 30-40 min stalk in high gras and thick bush he shot an old bull on just 17 m. Perfect ending on the trip.

    I also shot an old Impala.

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  2. Ridge Top Ranch

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    Congrats on a great hunt!
     

  3. bluey

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    bueatiful , buffalos, the pair of them , congratulations, to yourself and your father.
    must be great feeling stalking , grumpy old buffalo, with your dad...
    thank you for sharing your memories with all of us.............
     

  4. Royal27

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    Well done!
     

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    Congrats!
     

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    Well done.
    Thanks for sharing your report.

    Where were you hunting in Zim?
     

  7. huntermn15

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    Thanks for sharing. Congratulations to both you and your dad on two fine buffalo.
     

  8. RogerHeintzman

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    Congrats to both of you. Family experiences are the BEST!
     

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    Congrats to both of you on your hunt! Thanks for sharing.
     

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  12. Witold Krzyżanowski

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    You did have a good hunt. Thanks for sharing. Congrats.
    Witold
     

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    Thanks for sharing your pictures! Looks like a good father/son trip.
     

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    Very nice sir. Well done.
     

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  17. Annelize Pretorius

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    Thank you very much for sharing your story regarding Woodlands Farm, Zimbabwe. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed hunting in our concession and congratulations on the buffaloes you shot!!! We will be in contact with John regarding your trophies shortly (y)(y)(y)
     
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  18. Buff-Buster

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    Congrats on your hunt! Wish I could have done a buf with my dad.
     

  19. Swedhunter

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    Finally got our buffaloes home from Zim after a loooong wait. Looks good.

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