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#7299883 - 01/11/13 03:33 PM Re: Zambia bans lion and leopard hunting [Re: hatari]
Mike70560 Online   content
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Registered: 07/23/11
Posts: 263
This was posted by Andrew Baldry on AR. I am not familiar with Zambia operators; however as I understand it Andrew is one of the good guys and very reputable.

"It would seem that hunting may continue on fenced farms and I think two GMA's have extended leases therefore my thread could be construed as misleading. Especially for the fenced game farmers.For the most free range safari hunting as we know it will cease."

#7301084 - 01/11/13 07:58 PM Re: Zambia bans lion and leopard hunting [Re: Mike70560]
toltecgriz Offline
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Registered: 01/09/06
Posts: 17393
Hunting Report says corruption in allocating blocks and no confidence in cat census figures.
"Be sure you're right. Then go ahead." Fess Parker as Davy Crockett

#7304072 - 01/12/13 03:54 PM Re: Zambia bans lion and leopard hunting [Re: hatari]
Winchestermodel70 Offline
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Registered: 12/10/11
Posts: 580
With Zambia and Botswana closed, your best chance for a free range lion is Zim. Leopard hunting can be good there too. Namibia has excellent leopard hunting available. I killed a very good lion in Zim (Matetsi) in 2011 and a very good leopard in Namibia in 2012. Both hunts wre fairly priced when I bought them. My guess is that prices in these two venues will go up. Way up!

Tanzania is still a good venue for cats, but incredibly expensive.

At the DSC convention, there was talk that lions would not be importable into the U.S. after November, 2013. Get 'em while you still can!

#7310974 - 01/14/13 08:19 AM Re: Zambia bans lion and leopard hunting [Re: toltecgriz]
hatari Offline
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Registered: 10/05/04
Posts: 8637
Loc: Atlanta
Originally Posted By: toltecgriz
Hunting Report says corruption in allocating blocks and no confidence in cat census figures.

Corruption in Africa? Tell me you jest!

And still others were shocked in a Casablanca sort of way:

Captain Renault:
I抦 shocked, shocked to find that gambling is going on in here!

[a croupier hands Renault a pile of money]

Your winnings, sir.

Captain Renault:
[sotto voce] Oh, thank you very much.
"Hokey religions and ancient weapons are no match for a good blaster at your side, kid." - Han Solo

"Diana should forbid all first timers from fulling their wish lists. All hunters need something to remember and something to dream of." - Hatari 2011

#7312185 - 01/14/13 01:23 PM Re: Zambia bans lion and leopard hunting [Re: Winchestermodel70]
Gristle Head Offline

Registered: 10/02/05
Posts: 39
Loc: Texas
If they become non-importable in November 0f 13, it is aready too late. It takes over a year to get anything back.
Egotism is the anesthetic that dulls the pain of stupidity!

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