ZIMBABWE: Philip Glass On Safari With Martin Pieters

enysse

AH ambassador
Joined
Jan 20, 2009
Messages
11,762
Reaction score
4,348
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)
Thanks for the hunt report! Beautiful pictures, stunning animals! The lion looks excellent!
 

Gerry Addison

AH senior member
Joined
Oct 5, 2015
Messages
51
Reaction score
39
Media
1
Hunting reports
Africa
3
Australia/NZ
2
Did you see many buffalo while you were there hunting?
 

LivingTheDream

AH legend
Joined
Jan 27, 2015
Messages
2,395
Reaction score
3,559
Media
19
Hunting reports
Africa
3
USA/Canada
1
Europe
1
Man what an awesome lion! That is the type of lion dreams are made of! Congrats!!!
 

Brent in Az

Silver supporter
AH legend
Joined
Feb 25, 2015
Messages
4,399
Reaction score
8,198
Location
Arizona
Media
14
Articles
4
Hunted
USA - Az, NM, CO, MT, MN.
Amazing Lion! A 21 day hunt in such a great location, are what hunting dreams are made of!
 

Lrntolive

AH fanatic
Joined
Sep 15, 2015
Messages
539
Reaction score
383
Location
Colorado
Media
2
Hunting reports
Africa
1
Member of
RMEF, SCI, NRA, WCF&W
Great hunt report. The beginning of it sounds a lot like Hemingway's description of his buffalo hunt in the tall grass in "Green hills of Africa."

Great lion and HOLY Croc! Great looking trophies.
 

Philip Glass

Lifetime bronze benefactor
AH legend
Joined
Feb 26, 2015
Messages
4,042
Reaction score
6,889
Location
Texas
Website
www.dorper.net
Media
86
Articles
13
Hunting reports
Africa
8
USA/Canada
2
Asia/M.East
2
Member of
NRA, Life SCI, Life DSC, Life EWA
Hunted
RSA, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Cameroon, Mongolia, Kyrgyzstan, Austria, Australia, TX, NM
Philip I am very happy that you had such a good hunt! Sorry about spots giving you the slip but you sure made up for it with the lion! The hippos looked impressive as well. Can you tell us how long the croc was?
The croc was 13' 6". Big but not huge by any means.
Regards,
Philip
 

Philip Glass

Lifetime bronze benefactor
AH legend
Joined
Feb 26, 2015
Messages
4,042
Reaction score
6,889
Location
Texas
Website
www.dorper.net
Media
86
Articles
13
Hunting reports
Africa
8
USA/Canada
2
Asia/M.East
2
Member of
NRA, Life SCI, Life DSC, Life EWA
Hunted
RSA, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Cameroon, Mongolia, Kyrgyzstan, Austria, Australia, TX, NM
Great lion congrats. What now with the cat since it cannot be imported?
It can be imported. The trick is getting a permit which I have applied for. Martin was great helping get all the info for USFWS requirements. Time will tell but we have a good chance.
Philip
 

Philip Glass

Lifetime bronze benefactor
AH legend
Joined
Feb 26, 2015
Messages
4,042
Reaction score
6,889
Location
Texas
Website
www.dorper.net
Media
86
Articles
13
Hunting reports
Africa
8
USA/Canada
2
Asia/M.East
2
Member of
NRA, Life SCI, Life DSC, Life EWA
Hunted
RSA, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Cameroon, Mongolia, Kyrgyzstan, Austria, Australia, TX, NM

Philip Glass

Lifetime bronze benefactor
AH legend
Joined
Feb 26, 2015
Messages
4,042
Reaction score
6,889
Location
Texas
Website
www.dorper.net
Media
86
Articles
13
Hunting reports
Africa
8
USA/Canada
2
Asia/M.East
2
Member of
NRA, Life SCI, Life DSC, Life EWA
Hunted
RSA, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Cameroon, Mongolia, Kyrgyzstan, Austria, Australia, TX, NM
Philip,

Congratulations on an excellent safari. Martin sent this picture while you were still on safari. That is truly a remarkable lion. Well done to both you and Martin.

View attachment 152196
Thanks. Martin is now a dear friend to me and we did have a good time together.
 

Philip Glass

Lifetime bronze benefactor
AH legend
Joined
Feb 26, 2015
Messages
4,042
Reaction score
6,889
Location
Texas
Website
www.dorper.net
Media
86
Articles
13
Hunting reports
Africa
8
USA/Canada
2
Asia/M.East
2
Member of
NRA, Life SCI, Life DSC, Life EWA
Hunted
RSA, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Cameroon, Mongolia, Kyrgyzstan, Austria, Australia, TX, NM
Did you see many buffalo while you were there hunting?
Gerry
We did see quite a few and many fresh tracks. Most every other day we could have easily taken the tracks and gone after a big bull(by the tracks we saw.) I was just not after buffalo particularly. If we had gotten on a big one early in the safari I would have taken him because of the need for so much bait.
Philip
 

Fjold

AH senior member
Joined
Jan 13, 2010
Messages
61
Reaction score
101
Location
Bakersfield, California, USA
Media
9
Hunting reports
Africa
2
Member of
NRA - Endowment Life, SAF - Life, CRPA -Life
Hunted
Namibia 2008 (Khomas Highlands, Kalahari), Zimbabwe 2011 (Zambezi Valley), South Africa 2013 (East Cape), South Africa 2016 (KwaZulu Natal), Namibia 2019 (Kalahari)
Great lion, it looks like you had a blast. I hunted the Omay in 2008 with Martin's outfit when Dalton was an apprentice. We saw 100's of Buff (my avatar is the bull I took there). Lot's of elephant also and lions were hunting the same herds of buffalo that we were. I missed a couple of bushbucks in the thick brush and the river camp was lousy with Hippo and Crocs.
 

Philip Glass

Lifetime bronze benefactor
AH legend
Joined
Feb 26, 2015
Messages
4,042
Reaction score
6,889
Location
Texas
Website
www.dorper.net
Media
86
Articles
13
Hunting reports
Africa
8
USA/Canada
2
Asia/M.East
2
Member of
NRA, Life SCI, Life DSC, Life EWA
Hunted
RSA, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Cameroon, Mongolia, Kyrgyzstan, Austria, Australia, TX, NM
Great lion, it looks like you had a blast. I hunted the Omay in 2008 with Martin's outfit when Dalton was an apprentice. We saw 100's of Buff (my avatar is the bull I took there). Lot's of elephant also and lions were hunting the same herds of buffalo that we were. I missed a couple of bushbucks in the thick brush and the river camp was lousy with Hippo and Crocs.
Yea the hippos kept me up at night! Between hippos, frogs, birds, hyenas, and the occasional leopard it was hard to sleep at night.
Attached pic is the view from my room (no door just wide open).
Philip

image.jpeg
 
Last edited by a moderator:

cpr0312

AH ambassador
Joined
Jul 21, 2011
Messages
10,087
Reaction score
13,091
Location
North Carolina
Media
346
Articles
1
Hunting reports
Africa
6
USA/Canada
1
Australia/NZ
1
Member of
NRA Life Member
Hunted
US (All over), New Zealand, South Africa(Northern Cape, Northwest), Zimbabwe, Zambia
Congrats again Philip, thanks for sharing the little details like the hippos, hyenas, birds, etc. calling all night! Certainly a hunt I hope to take someday!
 

BRICKBURN

Super moderator
Contributor
Lifetime titanium benefactor
AH ambassador
Joined
Aug 5, 2010
Messages
22,980
Reaction score
17,464
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
It can be imported. The trick is getting a permit which I have applied for. Martin was great helping get all the info for USFWS requirements. Time will tell but we have a good chance.
Philip

I am looking forward to the results of this decision by USFWS. I hope that management history provided will be sufficient support.
Best of luck.
 

johnnyblues

AH ambassador
Joined
Jun 13, 2013
Messages
6,874
Reaction score
7,309
Location
Georgia
Media
193
Articles
1
Hunting reports
Africa
11
Mex/S.Amer
1
Hunted
USA, ALASKA Canada, New Zealand, Mexico Africa.
It can be imported. The trick is getting a permit which I have applied for. Martin was great helping get all the info for USFWS requirements. Time will tell but we have a good chance.
Philip
That's great! keep us posted
 

Mike70560

AH elite
Joined
Mar 18, 2009
Messages
1,107
Reaction score
700
Location
Delcambre, LA
Media
154
Articles
5
Hunting reports
Africa
7
USA/Canada
1
Member of
SCI, DSC, NRA
Hunted
Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia, Republic of Congo, Canada
Yea the hippos kept me up at night! Between hippos, frogs, birds, hyenas, and the occasional leopard it was hard to sleep at night.
Attached pic is the view from my room (no door just wide open).
Philip

View attachment 152495


Philip,

The water is low!!!!!!

This was looking back at that same chalet a couple of years ago from a boat. The water was very close to the chalet as compared to now.

 

Attachments

  • Omay Ume_zpsenoiiicr.jpg
    Omay Ume_zpsenoiiicr.jpg
    191.4 KB · Views: 154

Big5

AH fanatic
Joined
Jun 23, 2009
Messages
783
Reaction score
806
Media
5
Hunting reports
USA/Canada
1
Member of
SCI Life member, NRA Life/Benefactor member
Hunted
USA, Canada, Mexico, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Spain, Russia

Philip Glass

Lifetime bronze benefactor
AH legend
Joined
Feb 26, 2015
Messages
4,042
Reaction score
6,889
Location
Texas
Website
www.dorper.net
Media
86
Articles
13
Hunting reports
Africa
8
USA/Canada
2
Asia/M.East
2
Member of
NRA, Life SCI, Life DSC, Life EWA
Hunted
RSA, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Cameroon, Mongolia, Kyrgyzstan, Austria, Australia, TX, NM
Philip,

The water is low!!!!!!

This was looking back at that same chalet a couple of years ago from a boat. The water was very close to the chalet as compared to now.

Yes it was low for sure. Would love to see it full.
 

BWH

AH legend
Joined
Aug 5, 2012
Messages
2,795
Reaction score
2,864
Location
Texas
Media
102
Articles
3
Hunting reports
Africa
4
USA/Canada
3
Member of
Ducks Unlimited, Texas Trophy Hunters, Trout Unlimited, SCI, DSC & NRA
Hunted
USA & RSA
Very nice!!! Very fortunate opportunity. Enjoy every minute.
 

Forum statistics

Threads
37,359
Messages
712,472
Members
66,586
Latest member
HectorVard
 

 

 

Latest profile posts

degoins wrote on Treemantwo's profile.
I have a like new VC .450 I might part with. I had it built in 2013 and it has served me well. Also have a VC fitted leather trunk case for it along with the plastic case it came with. I'll take 14000 for all of it.
Matt W wrote on Jody's profile.
Hi Jody,
I have been looking for ideas on the best way to display my European mounts from Africa. I came across some of your shield work and was wondering if you would be willing to make one for me? If so, please let me know the cost. I like the shield with the two spears that you built for a member years ago. Thanks.
cal pappas wrote on Mnelson2's profile.
Nelson. Is this message a PM format. I want to send you my email, but don't know if this is the cirrect way to do it. I'm at <pappas@mtaonline.net> Send me an email with your phone and I will call you about a skull I have. I went to school in Boston and am from Bernardston in the west part of the state. Moved to Alaska in 1984 adn never looked back.
BeeMaa wrote on Justbryan's profile.
Sold a Blaser scope mount to him. He was a pleasure to do business with.
BeeMaa wrote on 375Fox's profile.
Sold a Blaser scope mount to him. Was a pleasure to do business with.
 
Top