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#7136946 - 12/02/12 05:17 PM Re: Botswana to ban hunting [Re: paul375]
IndyCA35 Offline
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JJ Hack is absolutely right.

Every year it gets harder and harder. I remember when my father went to Tanganyika (now Tanzania) and elephant, lion, leopard, buffalo, and rhino were on the general license. Except for buffalo, most of us are now limited to plains game even with higher fees.

The Africans are multiplying like crazy, and despite all the rhetoric about the game paying for itself, Africans and game don't mix.

South Africa will be the last because of the large ranches owned by Arikaaners. But already their children are leaving the country. They can't get jobs due to affirmative action on steroids. How much longer can this last?

Go now.
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#7136959 - 12/02/12 05:20 PM Re: Botswana to ban hunting [Re: IndyCA35]
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Throw in the UN small arms treaty into the mix. One issue will be traveling with ammo. We all need to get involved as this is not going away.

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#7158163 - 12/08/12 10:13 AM Re: Botswana to ban hunting [Re: Toolelk]
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Wow I just got a SCI newsletter saying the samething.

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#7166192 - 12/10/12 11:52 AM Re: Botswana to ban hunting [Re: Huntingfool270]
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We got conformation through our hunters body that this ban is only gov land. Private ranches is still fine
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#7172867 - 12/11/12 08:53 PM Re: Botswana to ban hunting [Re: bea175]
Barkoff Offline
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Originally Posted By: bea175
Only the people of Botswana will suffer from this stupidity of their Government


Sounds familiar.
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#7172902 - 12/11/12 09:08 PM Re: Botswana to ban hunting [Re: Barkoff]
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JJ, so once the hunter dollars dwindle off, you don't think adjustments will be made to get that industry rolling again?
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#7173604 - 12/12/12 06:38 AM Re: Botswana to ban hunting [Re: Barkoff]
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No, there is to much strife which include affirmative action, land taxes, well taxes, gun regulations, it's crumbling slowly but surely

If Africa is a dream for you, it's time to go. I shudder to think what the next 10 years will bring.
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#7176419 - 12/12/12 07:00 PM Re: Botswana to ban hunting [Re: JJHACK]
Barkoff Offline
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Originally Posted By: JJHACK
No, there is to much strife which include affirmative action, land taxes, well taxes, gun regulations, it's crumbling slowly but surely

If Africa is a dream for you, it's time to go. I shudder to think what the next 10 years will bring.


Well revenue drying up tends to make some rethink their policies....unless you are a CA liberal.
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