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Subscriber-Written Trip Report On Aouk-Sangha Safaris Hunts

Below is one sample of such a Report which is made available to you FREE of Charge.

DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 5001 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: April 23, 2005 to May 7, 2005
Place of Hunt: Central African Republic -
Hunt Area:


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Aouk-Sangha Safaris. Parc Bellevue 5 Allee; B. Des Colombes; Carry Le Rouet; 13620; France; Tel. 33-424-495-54;
Personal Guide (if any): Boetie Bothman
Booking Agent (if any): John Barth; Adventure Unlimited. 710 Buffalo Street; Suite 807; Corpus Christi; TX; 78401; Fax: 361-852-1766;Email: safaris@trip.net; Web www.ausafari.com
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Bongo - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 30 inches.
Game Sought But Not Taken: Buffalo - Availability: Very hard to track.
Duiker - Availability:
Hog, Giant Forest - Availability:
Game Condition Comments: Lots of bongo.


SERVICE RATINGS (excellent, good, fair or poor)
Quality of Outfit: Excellent Guide/PH Ability: Excellent
Condition of Camp: Excellent Condition of Equipment: Good
Quality of Food: Excellent Trophy Care: Excellent
Name of Airline: Air France Airline Service: Good
Airline Comments:


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:
Highlights of Hunt: One hell of a bongo.
Equipment Recommendations: Cabelas rocky snake boots.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why? Amazing with the Pygmies.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Richard Haykel
Contact Information: Tel. 011-96-1358-5858 - E-mail: balou@cyberia.net.lb
Hunting Experience: Frequent.
Physical Condition: Average.


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

Subscriber-Written Trip Report On Aouk-Sangha Safaris Hunts

Below is one sample of such a Report which is made available to you FREE of Charge.

DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 3953 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: January 5, 2004 to January 17, 2004
Place of Hunt: Central African Republic -
Hunt Area: Savannah Concession


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Aouk-Sangha Safaris. Parc Bellevue 5 Allee; B. Des Colombes; Carry Le Rouet; 13620; France; Tel. 33-424-495-54;
Personal Guide (if any): Craig Hamman/Boetie Bothma
Booking Agent (if any): John Barth; Adventure Unlimited. 710 Buffalo Street; Suite 807; Corpus Christi; TX; 78401; Fax: 361-852-1766;Email: safaris@trip.net; Web www.ausafari.com
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Eland, Giant (Lord Derby) - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Excellent
Roan - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: Excellent - 30+ inches
Hartebeest - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: Excellent
Duiker, Blue - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Good.
Duiker, Red-Flanked - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Good.
Game Sought But Not Taken:
Game Condition Comments: Hunting entailed a lot of walking and tracking. It is a rewarding way to hunt making success all the sweeter.


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: Good Trophy Care: Excellent
Name of Airline: Air France Airline Service: Fair
Airline Comments:


COSTS
Hunting Fees: Amount: $24500
Trophy Fees: Amount: $0
Permits/Licenses: Amount: $0
Commercial Airfares: Amount: $0
Charter Airfares: Amount: $0
Other Costs: Charter, hunting license, permit, and packing. Amount: $4750
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt: None
Highlights of Hunt: Having excellent success after a good deal of effort. It is a "hunters hunt".
Equipment Recommendations:
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why? Incredible area and the awesome sight of the giant eland in this area.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Bob Lange
Contact Information: Tel. 320-843-2272 - 1402 Atlantic Ave. E-mail: boblange@langeassociates.com
Hunting Experience: Three African safaris - CAR, Tanzania (also with Boetie Bothma), South Africa and all of the US.
Physical Condition: Good for a slightly overweight 50+ year old.


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?


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Subscriber-Written Trip Report On Aouk-Sangha Safaris Hunts

Below is one sample of such a Report which is made available to you FREE of Charge.

DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 2149 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: February 3, 2001 to February 17, 2001
Place of Hunt: Central African Republic -
Hunt Area: Aouk River


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Aouk-Sangha Safaris. Parc Bellevue 5 Allee; B. Des Colombes; Carry Le Rouet; 13620; France; Tel. 33-424-495-54;
Personal Guide (if any):
Booking Agent (if any):
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Eland - Availability: Scarce - Trophy Size: Lord Derby eland, 53-54 inches.
Hartebeest - Availability: Scarce - Trophy Size: Lowel's hartbeast, nice size.
Reedbuck - Availability: Scarce - Trophy Size: Bohor reedbuck, eight to nine inches.
Game Sought But Not Taken: Roan - Availability: Animals were fairly scarce, in heavy cover, with dry foliage in drought conditions, some poaching.
Bushbuck - Availability:
Game Condition Comments: Game is scarce but I had excellent success on Lord Derby eland. It is a demanding hunt. Game that I have taken appeared to be in excellent condition.


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: Air France and private charter. Airline Service: Fair
Airline Comments: There was some inconvenience with charter but Air France was O.K.


COSTS
Hunting Fees: Approximately $27,000.00 (with one non-hunter) in French francs. Amount: $29000
Trophy Fees: In French francs. Amount: $3000
Permits/Licenses: In French francs. Amount: $0
Commercial Airfares: $1,500.00 per person. Amount: $3000
Charter Airfares: Included. Amount: $0
Other Costs: Side trip to Paris, Loire Chateaus and Normandy Beach Amount: $3000
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt: Heat, tsetse and 13-hour days were tiring. There was a tough stalk.
Highlights of Hunt: Taking a beautiful Lord Derby.
Equipment Recommendations: Use .340 Weatherby or .375 H&H.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? yes
Why? This is predominately a Lord Derby specialized hunt. It was an excellent hunt, with a top-notch guide and outfitter.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Bob Keagy
Contact Information: Tel. 925-283-0839 - 3888 Quail Ridge Rd., Lafayette, CA 96549
Hunting Experience: Reasonably extensive, about seven trips to Africa.
Physical Condition: Too heavy but generally otherwise pretty 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?


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Subscriber-Written Trip Report On Aouk-Sangha Safaris Hunts

Below is one sample of such a Report which is made available to you FREE of Charge.

DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 1553 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: January 26, 2000 to February 9, 2000
Place of Hunt: Central African Republic -
Hunt Area:


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Aouk-Sangha Safaris. Parc Bellevue 5 Allee; B. Des Colombes; Carry Le Rouet; 13620; France; Tel. 33-424-495-54;
Personal Guide (if any): Andy Wilkinson
Booking Agent (if any):
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Eland, Giant (Lord Derby) - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: 49 inch, 124 SCI.
Roan - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: 25 inch.
Hartebeest - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 24 1/2 inch lewel hartebeest.
Bushbuck - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 11 1/2 inch harnessed bushbuck.
Reedbuck - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: 9 1/2 inch.
Duiker - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Average bush duiker.
Game Sought But Not Taken: Kob - Availability: High grass.
Duiker - Availability: High grass.
Game Condition Comments: Generally good game conditions except there was heavy rains a few months earlier which created wide spread water holes so the game was spread out.


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: Air France Airline Service: Good
Airline Comments:


COSTS
Hunting Fees: For hunt. Amount: $24000
Trophy Fees: Trophy fees Amount: $4500
Permits/Licenses: Amount: $0
Commercial Airfares: Amount: $1500
Charter Airfares: Built in to cost of hunt. Amount: $0
Other Costs: Amount: $0
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt: None.
Highlights of Hunt: 49 inch eland.
Equipment Recommendations:
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why?


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Michael Adams
Contact Information: Tel. 504-368-4846 - 307 Gretna Boulevard
Hunting Experience: I have hunted in Africa eight times, Alaska five times, Mexico five times and the United States ten times.
Physical Condition: Excellent.


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?


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Subscriber-Written Trip Report On Aouk-Sangha Safaris Hunts

Below is one sample of such a Report which is made available to you FREE of Charge.

DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 1554 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: January 14, 2000 to January 28, 2000
Place of Hunt: Central African Republic -
Hunt Area: Aouk River


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Aouk-Sangha Safaris. Parc Bellevue 5 Allee; B. Des Colombes; Carry Le Rouet; 13620; France; Tel. 33-424-495-54;
Personal Guide (if any): Franz Coupe and Jean Jacques Challiol
Booking Agent (if any):
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Eland, Giant (Lord Derby) - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Possible new number 3 SCI and second one was 50 inches. Both very good.
Roan - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Average, took two.
Hartebeest - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Good SCI lewel hartebeest, took two.
Bushbuck - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Very good SCI harnessed bushbuck.
Korrigum - Availability: Scarce - Trophy Size: Good. This was the only permit in Central African Republic for 2000.
Duiker - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Good SCI red flank duiker.
Duiker - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Average bush duiker.
Warthog - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Average.
Game Sought But Not Taken:
Game Condition Comments: We hunted early to get the nice neck ruff. The high grass made small animals a little harder but we got them anyway. The game conditions were excellent. Nothing could have made this hunt better than it was!


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: Air France Airline Service: Excellent
Airline Comments: From Los Angeles to Paris to Bangui. No problems with guns after they were aware we were shipping them. Be sure to let them know. Use a good travel agent like Gracy Marrs.


COSTS
Hunting Fees: All cost were included in the hunt, except trophy fees. Very fair. 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 whatsoever.
Highlights of Hunt: Tracking giant eland and hunting with one of the best outfitters in Africa.
Equipment Recommendations:
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why? There is no better place or outfitter to get a better eland or have a better hunt!


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Lee Lipscomb and Steve Lipscomb
Contact Information: Tel. 310-552-3800 - 10100 Santa Monica Boulevard, 16th floor, Los Angeles, CA 90067-4107
Hunting Experience: Extensive experience.
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

Subscriber-Written Trip Report On Aouk-Sangha Safaris Hunts

Below is one sample of such a Report which is made available to you FREE of Charge.

DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 327 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: February 23, 1999 to March 9, 1999
Place of Hunt: Central African Republic -
Hunt Area: Along the Aouk River North East part of country bordering Chad.


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Aouk-Sangha Safaris. Parc Bellevue 5 Allee; B. Des Colombes; Carry Le Rouet; 13620; France; Tel. 33-424-495-54;
Personal Guide (if any): Andy Wilkinson
Booking Agent (if any): Bruce Grant; Grant Adventures International. 9815 25th Street East; Parrish; FL; 34219; Tel. 941-776-3029; Fax: 941-776-1092;Email: grantadven@aol.com; Web www.grantadventures.com
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Eland, Giant (Lord Derby) - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: Lord Derby eland, excellent old mature bull.
Roan - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Excellent old mature bull.
Hartebeest - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Lelwell hartebeest, excellent old mature bull.
Duiker - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: western bush duiker, excellent old mature bull.
Bushbuck - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Excellent old mature bull.
Game Sought But Not Taken: Reedbuck - Availability: Too much rain and grass failed to burn along river.
Kob - Availability:
Game Condition Comments: Excellent. Everything was in great shape.


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: Continental/Air Afrigul Airline Service: Good
Airline Comments:


COSTS
Hunting Fees: Amount: $25000
Trophy Fees: Amount: $4000
Permits/Licenses: included Amount: $0
Commercial Airfares: Amount: $160
Charter Airfares: included Amount: $0
Other Costs: tips $1,200, hotel $200 Amount: $1400
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt: None. Outfitter could not help the grass would not burn because of too much rain fall.
Highlights of Hunt: Stalking on footand taking a Lord Derby eland. Amazed at the ability of the trackers.
Equipment Recommendations: Take lots of gatorade mix and sunblock.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why? P. H. Andy Wilkinson is a pleasure to hunt with and a true professional.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Greg Bond
Contact Information: Tel. 817-318-5757 - 2916 Meadowview Drive, Colleyville, TX 76034
Hunting Experience: I have taken a North American sheep grand slam, and 92 species worldwide.
Physical Condition: Average.


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

Subscriber-Written Trip Report On Aouk-Sangha Safaris Hunts

Below is one sample of such a Report which is made available to you FREE of Charge.

DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 331 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: February 17, 1999 to March 2, 1999
Place of Hunt: Central African Republic - Savanagh
Hunt Area: Border with Chad


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Aouk-Sangha Safaris. Parc Bellevue 5 Allee; B. Des Colombes; Carry Le Rouet; 13620; France; Tel. 33-424-495-54;
Personal Guide (if any): Andy Wilkinson
Booking Agent (if any):
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Eland, Giant (Lord Derby) - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Giant Lord Derby eland, L 52 3/4, R 50 3/4 (gold).
Bushbuck - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Gold.
Hartebeest - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Lelwell hartebeest, gold.
Game Sought But Not Taken: Duiker - Availability: A red flank duiker. Priority was eland and I spent 3/4 of hunt to take an exceptional eland.
Buffalo - Availability: A northwest buffalo. I would have been happy with only one eland.
Reedbuck - Availability:
Game Condition Comments: Variance of terrain from plains to heavey forest provided different hunting conditions and environment far gone abundance of animals with all in very good condition.


SERVICE RATINGS (excellent, good, fair or poor)
Quality of Outfit: Excellent Guide/PH Ability: Excellent
Condition of Camp: Excellent Condition of Equipment: Good
Quality of Food: Excellent Trophy Care: Good
Name of Airline: Air France Airline Service: Fair
Airline Comments: Due to uncertainty of availablity of airline schedules, was not certain which airline would be available to Central African Republic.


COSTS
Hunting Fees: Amount: $25000
Trophy Fees: Amount: $2000
Permits/Licenses: Amount: $0
Commercial Airfares: Amount: $1800
Charter Airfares: Amount: $0
Other Costs: tips Amount: $1500
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt: Confusion with airlines. Air Afrique changing schedule and Air France cancelling flights.
Highlights of Hunt: Taking an exceptional eland on the eighth day. Also seeing fresh tracks and seeing eland almost every day.
Equipment Recommendations: Be prepared for extreme heat. Heavy brush but flat terrain which allows considerable driving and minimal walking.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why? After stricking out on an eland hunt in Cameroon, this was a meca for seeing many eland.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Gary Parker
Contact Information: 6272 Country Club Drive, Columbus, NE 68601
Hunting Experience: I have taken numerous (over 14) trips to Africa, five to Alaska, and many in North America.
Physical Condition: Excellent.


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

Subscriber-Written Trip Report On Aouk-Sangha Safaris Hunts

Below is one sample of such a Report which is made available to you FREE of Charge.

DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 1094 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: January 29, 1999 to February 13, 1999
Place of Hunt: Central African Republic -
Hunt Area: 30 miles from Bayonga


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Aouk-Sangha Safaris. Parc Bellevue 5 Allee; B. Des Colombes; Carry Le Rouet; 13620; France; Tel. 33-424-495-54;
Personal Guide (if any): Andy Wilkenson
Booking Agent (if any):
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Sitatunga - Availability: Scarce - Trophy Size: 22 inch
Bongo - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: 29 5/8 inch
Buffalo - Availability: Scarce - Trophy Size: 55 inch total
Duiker - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: 3 3/8 inch bay duiker
Duiker - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: 4 3/8 inch Peter's duiker
Duiker - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: A female blue duiker.
Game Sought But Not Taken: Hog, Giant Forest - Availability: All game in forest is difficult.
Duiker - Availability: Yellow back duiker is very scarce.
Game Condition Comments: Bongo, very good population. Well managed area. A few buffalo, and a moderate to low duiker population due to poaching.


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: Air France Airline Service: Good
Airline Comments: OK


COSTS
Hunting Fees: Amount: $24115
Trophy Fees: $1,882 for bongo, $543 for buffalo, $945 for sitatunga Amount: $3370
Permits/Licenses: Amount: $0
Commercial Airfares: Air France Amount: $0
Charter Airfares: Cost built into the hunt. Don't know price. Amount: $0
Other Costs: Amount: $0
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt: If it
Highlights of Hunt: Shot all excellent males.
Equipment Recommendations: Shoes that shed water quickly and grip to slippery surfaces.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why?


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Michael Gary Adams DDS
Contact Information: Tel. 504-368-4846 - 307 Gretna Boulevard, Gretna, LA 70053
Hunting Experience: I have hunted in Africa eight times, Alaska four times, Mexico five times, Canada six to eight times, and the United States' West eight times.
Physical Condition: Excellent.


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

Subscriber-Written Trip Report On Aouk-Sangha Safaris Hunts

Below is one sample of such a Report which is made available to you FREE of Charge.

DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 965 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: May 31, 1998 to June 13, 1998
Place of Hunt: Central African Republic - Sangha River
Hunt Area: Aouk, Sangha River Area


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Aouk-Sangha Safaris. Parc Bellevue 5 Allee; B. Des Colombes; Carry Le Rouet; 13620; France; Tel. 33-424-495-54;
Personal Guide (if any): Franz Coupe
Booking Agent (if any):
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Bongo - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: Average
Duiker - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: bay duiker, good
Duiker - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: blue duiker, good
Game Sought But Not Taken:
Game Condition Comments: I was always on lookout for forest hog, sitatunga or buffalo but no real chance to get one on this trip. This is an excellent bongo area with very good access at Bongai Airport by Martine. Martine and her husband run an excellent camp.


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: Air France Airline Service: Good
Airline Comments: There is no such thing as excellent air service anymore. They lost guns coming home but did eventually get them. Charter services very good.


COSTS
Hunting Fees: Amount: $25000
Trophy Fees: 12,000 FFF Amount: $2198
Permits/Licenses: Amount: $0
Commercial Airfares: bus Clau Amount: $6000
Charter Airfares: included Amount: $0
Other Costs: Amount: $0
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt: None. Almost got an excellent bongo on first morning. Shot mine on eight day.
Highlights of Hunt: Forest experience and Pygmies.
Equipment Recommendations: Extra footwear, good canvas jungle boots that fit well with extra insoles would be helpful.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why? I would recommend the hunt but be fit because you may do a lot of walking.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Lee Lipscomb
Contact Information: Tel. 310-552-3820 - 10100 Santa Monica Boulevard, sixth floor, Los Angeles, CA 90067
Hunting Experience: Extensive experience.
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

Subscriber-Written Trip Report On Aouk-Sangha Safaris Hunts

Below is one sample of such a Report which is made available to you FREE of Charge.

DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 333 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: February 25, 1998 to March 11, 1998
Place of Hunt: Central African Republic -
Hunt Area: Njoko


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Aouk-Sangha Safaris. Parc Bellevue 5 Allee; B. Des Colombes; Carry Le Rouet; 13620; France; Tel. 33-424-495-54;
Personal Guide (if any): Andy Wilkinson
Booking Agent (if any):
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Eland, Giant (Lord Derby) - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: Lord Derby eland, over 48 inches, excellent.
Buffalo - Availability: Scarce - Trophy Size: Excellent.
Bushbuck - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Excellent.
Kob - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: Excellent.
Reedbuck - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: Nigerian bohor reedbuck, excellent.
Hartebeest - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Lelwel hartebeest, excellent.
Duiker - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: red flanked duiker
Duiker - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: bush duiker
Game Sought But Not Taken: Roan - Availability: I ran out of time.
Game Condition Comments: Game is there. Be prepared to work hard for the Lord Derby eland.


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: Air Afrique Airline Service:
Airline Comments:


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: Be prepared for very high temperatures.
Highlights of Hunt: Tracking ability of the chief tracker named Abdulai.
Equipment Recommendations:
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why? A great adventure! This was my third hunt with Wilkinson, and second with Aouk Sangha Safaris.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Edward D. Yates
Contact Information: Tel. 717-252-2571 - 690 Grand Manor Drive, Wrightsville, PA 17368
Hunting Experience: Extensive experience.
Physical Condition: Good for someone 54.


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

Subscriber-Written Trip Report On Aouk-Sangha Safaris Hunts

Below is one sample of such a Report which is made available to you FREE of Charge.

DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 334 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: February 9, 1998 to February 24, 1998
Place of Hunt: Central African Republic -
Hunt Area: Aouk River


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Aouk-Sangha Safaris. Parc Bellevue 5 Allee; B. Des Colombes; Carry Le Rouet; 13620; France; Tel. 33-424-495-54;
Personal Guide (if any): Andy Wilkenson
Booking Agent (if any): Beth Jones Levitz; Trophy Hunters Safaris. 1000 Quayside Terrace; Quayside Tower 1 #1407; Miami; FL; 33138; Tel. 305-893-1162; Fax: 305-893-3780;
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Eland, Giant (Lord Derby) - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Lord Derby eland, very good.
Roan - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: Very good
Duiker - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: western bush duiker, good to very good.
Hartebeest - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Lelwell hartebeest, good.
Game Sought But Not Taken: Buffalo - Availability: High grass (lots).
Bushbuck - Availability: High grass.
Duiker - Availability: I flat out missed the red duicker.
Game Condition Comments: Good, but difficult to assess because of the amount of high grass from inordinate amounts of rain earlier.


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: Delta/ Air Afrique Airline Service: Excellent
Airline Comments: No problems.


COSTS
Hunting Fees: Amount: $2800
Trophy Fees: Amount: $3000
Permits/Licenses: Amount: $0
Commercial Airfares: Amount: $0
Charter Airfares: Amount: $0
Other Costs: Amount: $0
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt: None but it is hot.
Highlights of Hunt: The entire hunt.
Equipment Recommendations: Very lightweight cotton shirts.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why? You bet I would recommend the hunt.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Bob Landis
Contact Information: Tel. 765-847-5309 - P.O. Box 313, Fountain City, IN 47341
Hunting Experience: I have hunted in most places.
Physical Condition: Medium.


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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