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Bowhunting Africa #14462807 01/13/20
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Im making the final arrangements for another traveling bowhunt. This time its to the Limpopo Province of South Africa for a late August/Early Sept. trip for a week of bowhunting several species.

This trip, like most of my my other traveling, adventure bow hunts will be centered around further testing of new bowhunting gear Ive spent a lot of time designing.

I just got back from the 2020 ATA show where a bowhunting accessory I spent nearly 2 years designing was named one of a few named "Best in Show, Breakthrough Innovation" and Im hoping to use this item during all my bow hunts up to and including the African hunt.

Right now, Im focusing on wildebeest, blesbok, impala and warthog but will add additional species once I arrive. In advance of this trip Im planning other traveling hunts to do proof of concept testing on other bowhunting gear. As time allows, I'll keep a journal of the prep and planning and the hunt.

Life is short. Go out and do it.

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Update!

I visited my bank to do a wire transfer of funds to the African bank used by the outfitter Im bowhunting with. The teller filled out the forms and before she handed it to me to sign, she asked the purpose and reason for me sending this amount of money to an African bank. I thought this was odd since its my money so I asked her why I would need to justify or explain what I do with my money, she told me that the wire transfer needs approval before it can take place.

I told her I got an email from the son of a Nigerian Prince that is going to transfer a large amount of money into my bank account but he needed me to send him several thousand dollars first. Then I laughed and told her Im going on a traveling bow hunt to Africa and Im paying down a portion of the hunt. On the form she wrote "Hunting trip". I signed it and actually had to wait for somebody at the bank to approve the wire transfer.

Next up is meeting with my Travel agent for the airline tickets.

Last edited by sharp_things; 01/14/20.
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Re: Bowhunting Africa [Re: sharp_things] #14463606 01/13/20
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dang your lucky ! you need someone else as an hunting employee i work cheap .

Re: Bowhunting Africa [Re: sharp_things] #14467518 01/14/20
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Been there twice, SA bowhunting. It is a blast.


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Re: Bowhunting Africa [Re: dale06] #14468613 01/14/20
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Originally Posted by dale06
Been there twice, SA bowhunting. It is a blast.


He isn't going to be hunting, he is a known poacher!


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Re: Bowhunting Africa [Re: MontanaCreekHunter] #14469223 01/15/20
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What do you reckon they use for bait in Africa, Manioc?



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Re: Bowhunting Africa [Re: smokepole] #14469486 01/15/20
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Salt and water brings just about everything in.


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Re: Bowhunting Africa [Re: smokepole] #14472823 01/16/20
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Originally Posted by smokepole
What do you reckon they use for bait in Africa, Manioc?


>> WATER - SALT << and its legal to bait ,so i hope Sharp Thing`s does well and post some more great pictures

Re: Bowhunting Africa [Re: pete53] #14474316 01/16/20
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Originally Posted by pete53
Originally Posted by smokepole
What do you reckon they use for bait in Africa, Manioc?


>> WATER - SALT << and its legal to bait ,so i hope Sharp Thing`s does well and post some more great pictures



Yeah well I hope a big ole nasty dagga boy rips into him and throws him hard enough he wish he was dead, but doesn't kill him! Poachers deserve pain not death!


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