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On Waterbuck Hunting in Masailand Tanzania

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DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 9905 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: October 26, 2014 to November 10, 2014
Place of Hunt: Tanzania - Masailand
Hunt Area: Luganzo/Lobo/Lolkisale


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Rungwa Game Safaris Ltd. P.O. Box 2353 ; Arusha,; Tanzania ; Tel. 011 255 787 166 762; Email: info@rungwasafaris.com; Web www.rungwasafaris.com
Personal Guide (if any): Harpreet Brar
Booking Agent (if any):
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Sitatunga, East African - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Excellent
Roan - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Excellent
Topi - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Excellent
Waterbuck, Defassa - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Excellent
Kudu, Greater - Availability: Scarce - Trophy Size: Excellent
Game Sought But Not Taken:
Game Condition Comments: Game were in Excellent condition, but very skittish in Luganzo due to Illegal Human encroachment. The govt. need to rectify this, as evidence of poaching was present. Maasailand was a heavily populated with people and cattle also but game was abundant and calm, proof there was no poaching in this area


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: Turkish Airlines Airline Service: Excellent
Airline Comments: Flying through Istanbul is now my preferred route to East Africa


COSTS
Hunting Fees: Amount: $0
Trophy Fees: Amount: $0
Permits/Licenses: Amount: $0
Commercial Airfares: Amount: $0
Charter Airfares: Amount: $0
Other Costs: Amount: $0
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt: None
Highlights of Hunt: Plentiful Sitatunga and no bugs to speak of. Hunt late in the season when the burning has reduced the swamp size and consentrated animals a bit more. The swamp is huge.
Equipment Recommendations: Took a head net but was not required but I may of been lucky
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? yes
Why? Harpreet Brar and Rungwa Game Safaris are exceptionally professional and polished. In Luganzo we were borrowing the area of another hunting company and human and cattle encroachment and poaching were very evident even though this is a forest reserve and their presence is illegal. In Rungwa's blocks in Maasailand there were people and cattle in abundance as it is an open area, but the game was very plentiful and calm, as there was zero evidence of poaching. Really Anti-poaching efforts year round do work.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Michael Ambrose
Contact Information: Tel. 281-980-5982 - 52 Crestwood Circle | Sugar Land | Texas | USA | 77478 E-mail: mvambrose@ambroseconsulting.net
Hunting Experience: 15 African Safaris and 14 Internatiuonal safaris in 8 years + hunting North America
Physical Condition: Good


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
There are no disappointments when Hunting with Rungwa Game Safaris.



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