Bow hunting Cape buffalo

Bow hunting Cape buffalo

Bow hunting Cape buffalo Eugene, his brother Anton and cameraman Sergey arrive in Johannesburg eager to start hunting. Unfortunately, they had to keep the bow in the bow bag as I’m sure the authorities would have frowned if we started sighting the bow with hundreds of...
African spiral horn bow hunting grand slam

African spiral horn bow hunting grand slam

African spiral horn bow hunting grand slam Day 1 Don arrived in the late afternoon which meant we had to spend the night in Pretoria before starting the hunt. Don opted for the African spiral horn bow hunting grand slam as his first African bow hunting safari. Don...
Mid-West Mzungus

Mid-West Mzungus

Day 1 An email arrived with a short-and-sweet message: there are three of us and we want to hunt. Great, me too, so let’s make it happen. A few emails to-and-fro and we have a hunt with an interesting start. Three guys from three different parts of the world arriving...
Death Marchers hunting in South Africa

Death Marchers hunting in South Africa

A number of years ago, well, maybe more than that, a close group of friends went on a hunting safari to Tanzania for Cape buffalo. Some of these individuals, who were quite young then, ended up on a dramatic long walk reminding them of the Death Marchers from World...
Tată și fiu de vânătoare în Africa de Sud

Tată și fiu de vânătoare în Africa de Sud

  Tată și fiu de vânătoare în Africa de Sud Florin si tatal sau, Vio, au aterizat in Johannesburg intr-o dimineata insorita, dar racoroasa dupa un lung zbor de la Londra. Tian, un bun prieten de-al meu i-a asteptat in aeroport iar dupa un drum de 3 ore au ajuns...
Father and Son hunting in Africa from Romania

Father and Son hunting in Africa from Romania

Day 1 Florin and his father, Vio, arrived on a sunny, yet chilly morning at the Johannesburg international airport after a long overnight flight from the UK. Tian, a family friend, was on hand to collect them and transport the father-and-son hunting in Africa duo to...
Marv bow hunting kudu in South Africa

Marv bow hunting kudu in South Africa

  Day 1 Marv arrives after a very long flight and is delayed at the Johannesburg Airport due to large numbers of foreigners wanting to visit our fair land. Fortunately, this allows me to have an extra coffee before departing on our 3-hour drive to the bow hunting...
Tom and Carol

Tom and Carol

Tom and Carol are visiting from the USA on a quest for an animal that Tom has had his sights on for a very long time. After many months of writing to-and-from, the couple finally arrived at the international airport in Johannesburg. Passing through customs was a...
Hunting on horses South Africa

Hunting on horses South Africa

Hunting black wildebeest South Africa During the first week of 2017 we had the privilege of hunting on horses. The father-and-daughter hunt took place in the Free State South Africa, and being summer time, it turned out to be a hot day that will not be forgotten soon....
Bow hunting Cape buffalo

Bow hunting Cape buffalo

Day 1 Nothing changed much at the OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, South Africa. The flight was on time but with new systems involved processing the passengers took longer than usual. About 2 hours longer than usual. With a number of tourism-related...
Hunting nyala South Africa

Hunting nyala South Africa

Day 1 Fred and I had been talking some months about a possible nyala or bushbuck hunt and the time finally arrived. Fred left his temporary base in Swaziland to meet up with Willy, Peter and I in the Northern Natal town of Pongola in KZN (Kwa-Zulu-Natal). We met up in...
Father and Son hunting in Africa

Father and Son hunting in Africa

Day 1 An urgent note arrived informing me that the hunt will be delayed by a day. The South African authorities decided that all minors under 18 years of age need to have their unabridged birth certificate with them. Alex was going to be 18 in 5 days time. On arrival...
Hunting Cape buffalo South Africa

Hunting Cape buffalo South Africa

Day 1 Charles is on a quest to fulfill a dream instilled on him several years ago after listening to a talk by Craig Boddington. Craig is considered an authority on African hunting and specifically Cape buffalo hunting. After the talk Charles told his wife that Cape...
McNab and photo safari

McNab and photo safari

Day 1 It was a late pick-up at the Johannesburg International Airport. Particularly so because a number of passengers learned their luggage was in China somewhere whilst they were in Johannesburg. This was not a huge success with regards to the start of the bird hunt,...