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Budgeting for an African Hunting Safari: How Much Will it Cost?

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One of the first things a potential client asks a hunting safari broker, or an outfitter is “How much money is this going to cost?  Every client has three questions he asks himself.  How much do I want to spend?  How much can...

Packing for Your African Hunting Safari

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The main idea about packing for a safari is to pack as lightly as possible, you really don’t want to lug around a lot of items that you won’t use.  I learned how to pack for safari a long time ago.  Make three piles of what you want to take on safari.  The first will contain what you really will need, the second will consist of:

Why We Should Continue Hunting Rhinos

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First of all, people who don’t live in Africa, who are not directly involved in the management of wildlife in Africa, and who don’t deeply understand the different wildlife cultures of Africa’s many countries - with all the best intentions in the world - cannot determine what is best for Africa’s rhinos (or any other wild animal species).  I have compiled...

Trophy Hunting Damara Dik Dik

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While hunting Damara dik-diks look for dung piles and spore.  They are very territorial, and tend to use the same dung pile on a regular basis.  This is one of their methods of marking their territory which can be as much as...

Hunting Trophy Cape Eland

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The best time to hunt trophy eland is the early mornings.  Eland graze late at night, only moving up out of the warmer valleys when the sun begins to warm the higher land.  Around one hour before noon, they will start looking for a cool area to ...

Hunting with Hounds in Africa

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Hound hunting is often misunderstood as a method of pursuit. There is a misconception that it is easy or even unsporting. Both assertions couldn’t be further from the truth. Africa has a variety of very unique and difficult to obtain trophies that can be effectively hunted with...

Hunting Bongo in Africa

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Bongos are very shy, plus they stay pretty much out of sight during the daylight hours.  This makes hunting trophy bongos very challenging.  They are nocturnal, so the best time for tracking them is just at first light.  They stay close to salt, or mineral, licks, so that is a good place to scout for fresh tracks.  Most likely tracking will...

Trophy Nyala Hunting in Africa

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Most nyala hunters are more interested in horn shape than absolute length.  The quickest way to judge a nyala’s maturity is by observing the horns.  If the horn tips point inward it’s a sign that the bull is immature.  If the horn tips flare ...

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