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On Civet Hunting in Limpopo South Africa

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DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 9934 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: October 16, 2014 to October 31, 2014
Place of Hunt: South Africa - Limpopo
Hunt Area: Alldays/Kobeeu Pau


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Dumukwa Safaris. PO Box 30; Alldays; 0909; South Africa; Tel. 011-27-15-575-9941; Email: dumukwasafari@icon.co.za; Web www.dumukwa.com
Personal Guide (if any): Bertrus Gerhardt
Booking Agent (if any):
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Civet - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Lg. Male
Caracal - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Average
Wildcat, African - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Lg. Male
Serval - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Lg. Male
Genet - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Lg. Male
Bushpig - Availability: ab - Trophy Size: Lg. Male
Jackal - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Lg. Male
Bushbuck - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 17 3/4"
Game Sought But Not Taken: Hyena - Availability: Availability (although could have taken a large male brown hyena)
Badger, Honey - Availability: Would not come to bait at same time for two days in a row.
Game Condition Comments: All game was in great condition despite end of winter dryness.


SERVICE RATINGS (excellent, good, fair or poor)
Quality of Outfit: Excellent Guide/PH Ability: Excellent
Condition of Camp: Excellent Condition of Equipment: Excellent
Quality of Food: Excellent Trophy Care: Excellent
Name of Airline: Virgin Atlantic / Delta Airline Service: Excellent
Airline Comments: Flew Virgin Atlantic over, Delta on return. Both excellent service and on time.


COSTS
Hunting Fees: Amount: $4550
Trophy Fees: Amount: $6750
Permits/Licenses: Amount: $800
Commercial Airfares: Used frequent flyer miles Amount: $0
Charter Airfares: 1600 to Kalahari and return from serval/caraca Amount: $1600
Other Costs: 900 Rifle rental and ammo Amount: $900
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt: Four days of hot, dry, windy weather with no shots fired.
Highlights of Hunt: This was specifically booked as a small cat/cleanup hunt for species not taken previously. It was all night hunting on multiple properties. Very unique.
Equipment Recommendations: Used a .223 and a .375 H+H. Need a great light gathering scope.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? yes
Why? This is a very different, exciting and unique hunt with species not often taken.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Howard Ozer
Contact Information: Tel. 405-823-8503 - 500 N. Lake Shore Dr #2111 | Chicago | IL | USA | 60611 E-mail: ozer@uic.edu
Hunting Experience: Seven Africa hunts, RSA, Zim, CAR, Cameroon, Alaska, New Zealand, lwr 48
Physical Condition: 67 and overweight but managed


IMPORTANT NOTES (actions taken if hunter unhappy with hunt)
Notified Outfitter? Notified Personal Guide? Notified Booking Agent?
Seeking any kind of restitution or other settlement from agent, outfitter or guide?
If Seeking Restitution, What is Sought?


ADDITIONAL HUNTER COMMENTS AND/OR OUTFITTER/BOOKING AGENT REBUTTAL



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