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#12034813 - 05/15/17 Off to South Africa  
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Flight time is nearly here. I was lucky enough to get an invite from an old friend to visit him for my retirement gift. I'm going to get to hunt for 9 days with my oldest son while he hunts sable, eland, bushbuck and what ever else we run into and them another dozen days just playing things by ear with old friends.

I hope to finally get a caracal and civet. No stress, relaxing 3 weeks in my favorite place

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#12034927 - 05/16/17 Re: Off to South Africa [Re: 6MMWASP]  
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where abouts in SAfrica are you off to?


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#12035137 - 05/16/17 Re: Off to South Africa [Re: 6MMWASP]  
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Outstanding. We need pics and a good report!


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#12035270 - 05/16/17 Re: Off to South Africa [Re: 6MMWASP]  
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Good luck, and you will have an awesome time!


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#12035533 - 05/16/17 Re: Off to South Africa [Re: 6MMWASP]  
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Good luck on caracal. I have always wanted one. Was usually out of quota or wasn't plentiful. Used an American audio predator electronic call before. Called in EVERYTHING except caracal. Cool watching leopard sniff around the speaker. Civet are nice too. I took several Genet with a .22 Hornet. Its quite often the little things that make safari so memorable. Shoot a few boxes of #6 12ga. at sunset around a waterhole for sand grouse is one to remember.

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#12035632 - 05/16/17 Re: Off to South Africa [Re: LT_DAN]  
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I'll be spending the majority of my time in the Limpopo region near Ellisras but intend to do some traveling. I do intend to take a varmint call and will try to take any varmint that is legal.

Thanks for the good wishes.

9 Days with my favorite hunting partner in my favorite place to hunt is going to be a lot of fun for sure.

#12035649 - 05/16/17 Re: Off to South Africa [Re: 6MMWASP]  
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Good luck and please post pics when you get back. smile


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#12036930 - 05/17/17 Re: Off to South Africa [Re: 6MMWASP]  
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over here the Jackal and Caracal are allways leagal. Good Luck calling in the cat, they are very shy and reclusive


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#12055659 - 05/26/17 Re: Off to South Africa [Re: LT_DAN]  
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Shot this guy about a year ago. Happy to have the shotgun, he was 30 yards away and running


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#12056035 - 05/26/17 Re: Off to South Africa [Re: 6MMWASP]  
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Best wishes, full report anticipated.

Bravo

#12229025 - 08/24/17 Re: Off to South Africa [Re: 6MMWASP]  
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#12261676 - 09/10/17 Re: Off to South Africa [Re: 6MMWASP]  
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That is an impala to bring home. smile


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#12267182 - 09/12/17 Re: Off to South Africa [Re: 6MMWASP]  
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Still waiting on the taxidermist.

#12267366 - 09/13/17 Re: Off to South Africa [Re: 6MMWASP]  
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Are you having it done in SA or here in the USA?


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#12267605 - 09/13/17 Re: Off to South Africa [Re: 6MMWASP]  
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With all the BS here on the "fire" about SA, you sure you want to go??

Have fun.

#12268034 - 09/13/17 Re: Off to South Africa [Re: 6MMWASP]  
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Elk. I will have it done here. Just waiting on dipping and shipping.

Cgpaul. 6th trip and had a great time, as usual.

#12268864 - 09/13/17 Re: Off to South Africa [Re: 6MMWASP]  
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Gotcha. wink


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