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Subscriber-Written Trip Report On Born To Hunt 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: 8985 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: October 10, 2012 to October 16, 2012
Place of Hunt: South Africa -
Hunt Area: Humansdorp


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Born To Hunt Safaris. PO Box 423; Humansdrop; 6300; South Africa; Tel. 011 27 42 291 0634;; Fax: 27 86 686 5755; Email: safari@bornhunt.co.za; Web www.bornhunt.co.za;
Personal Guide (if any): Tobie Cilliers
Booking Agent (if any):
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Serval - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size:
Duiker, Blue - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size:
Rhebok, Vaal - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size:
Game Sought But Not Taken:
Game Condition Comments: 2nd safari with Tobie and the game conditions were great.


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


COSTS
Hunting Fees: Amount: $8200
Trophy Fees: Amount: $0
Permits/Licenses: Amount: $0
Commercial Airfares: Amount: $0
Charter Airfares: Amount: $0
Other Costs: gratuities Amount: $0
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt: None
Highlights of Hunt: The entire hunt
Equipment Recommendations:
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? yes
Why?


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Robert Coleman
Contact Information: Tel. 248-613-7504 - 2680 Ford Rd., White Lake, MI 48383 E-mail: rlcmaheo@gmail.com
Hunting Experience: Extensive
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 Born To Hunt 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: 8095 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: October 5, 2010 to October 17, 2010
Place of Hunt: South Africa - Eastern Cape
Hunt Area: Humansdorp


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Born To Hunt Safaris. PO Box 423; Humansdrop; 6300; South Africa; Tel. 011 27 42 291 0634;; Fax: 27 86 686 5755; Email: safari@bornhunt.co.za; Web www.bornhunt.co.za;
Personal Guide (if any): Toby Cilliers
Booking Agent (if any):
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Bushpig - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size:
Caracal - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size:
Bushbuck - Availability: Average - Trophy Size:
Steenbok - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size:
Duiker, Bush - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size:
Game Sought But Not Taken: Duiker, Blue - Availability: Missed the shot.
Game Condition Comments: Excellent.


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 & South African Air Airline Service: Excellent
Airline Comments: Delta excellant. South African poor - hassle with luggage and items taken from luggage.


COSTS
Hunting Fees: Amount: $3600
Trophy Fees: Amount: $2100
Permits/Licenses: Amount: $0
Commercial Airfares: Amount: $5500
Charter Airfares: Amount: $0
Other Costs: Gratuities Amount: $0
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt:
Highlights of Hunt: Hunting Bushpig and Caracal with dogs. All free range and Toby's abilities and great personality.
Equipment Recommendations:
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? yes
Why? 1st class all the way.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Robert Coleman
Contact Information: Tel. 248-613-7504 - 2680 Ford Rd. White Lake, MI 48383 E-mail: rlchmaheo@gmail.com
Hunting Experience: All 7 dangerous game of Africa, North American 29 andhunted inseveral countries.
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 Born To Hunt 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: 7337 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: June 6, 2009 to June 19, 2009
Place of Hunt: Namibia - Grootfontein
Hunt Area: Osnia Farm/Otjiwarongo area


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Born To Hunt Safaris. PO Box 423; Humansdrop; 6300; South Africa; Tel. 011 27 42 291 0634;; Fax: 27 86 686 5755; Email: safari@bornhunt.co.za; Web www.bornhunt.co.za;
Personal Guide (if any): Fannie Gildenhuys
Booking Agent (if any): Ron Young; Expeditions By Ron. P O Box 260180; Corpus Christi; TX; 78426-0180; Tel. 800-874-1989; Fax: 361-767-1246;Email: expeditions@interconnect.net; Web www. expeditionsbyron.com
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Leopard - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Large male.
Game Sought But Not Taken:
Game Condition Comments: Leopard was in excellent health and had a beautiful hide.


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: South African Airways Airline Service: Fair
Airline Comments: Lost luggage and took three days to recover.


COSTS
Hunting Fees: With hounds. Amount: $16000
Trophy Fees: Included. Amount: $0
Permits/Licenses: Included. Amount: $0
Commercial Airfares: Amount: $0
Charter Airfares: Amount: $0
Other Costs: Amount: $0
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt:
Highlights of Hunt: Leopard wouldn't tree and when we arrived, the cat left the dogs and came for us and was killed three paces from our feet.
Equipment Recommendations: Bring a .300 magnum or bigger.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why? PH and outfitter were excellent companions, food was exceptional and the hunt was exciting.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: John Kelley
Contact Information: Tel. 970-878-4582 - PO Box 701, Meeker, CO 81641 E-mail: ckelley@wrea.org
Hunting Experience: Extensive.
Physical Condition: Above average (for a 63 year old guy).


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 Born To Hunt 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: 3581 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: August 1, 2002 to September 1, 2002
Place of Hunt: South Africa - NW Territory, North Freestate, Eastern Cape
Hunt Area:


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Born To Hunt Safaris. PO Box 423; Humansdrop; 6300; South Africa; Tel. 011 27 42 291 0634;; Fax: 27 86 686 5755; Email: safari@bornhunt.co.za; Web www.bornhunt.co.za;
Personal Guide (if any): Toby Cilliars, Francois Cilliars.
Booking Agent (if any):
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Kudu - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Mid 50's.
Warthog - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 12 inches.
Oribi - Availability: - Trophy Size: See comments.
Reedbuck - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Good.
Deer, Fallow - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Excellent. Top 10 SCI.
Duiker, Blue - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Average.
Grysbok, Cape - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Very good.
Bushpig - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size:
Antelope, Klipspringer - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: Good.
Reedbuck, Mountain - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Good.
Game Sought But Not Taken: Caracal - Availability: Very elusive animal, none sighted.
Game Condition Comments: Toby has access to good populations of specific species inclusive of most species found in Namibia and South Africa. For those of us who look for true free range hunting, Toby has the right concessions available.


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:
Name of Airline: South African Airlines. Airline Service: Good
Airline Comments:


COSTS
Hunting Fees: Over 10 days. $122.50 for 12 days. Amount: $1470
Trophy Fees: Amount: $4560
Permits/Licenses: Amount: $0
Commercial Airfares: Roundtrip from Sacramento, CA to Johannesburg, South Africa. Amount: $1658
Charter Airfares: Amount: $0
Other Costs: Amount: $0
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt: Regionally heavy rain forced replanning of hunted concessions, which Toby accomplished very well.
Highlights of Hunt: Hunting some wild mountain country on foot with PH(s) who are willing to hunt in the style I most enjoy. Toby's wife is the chef - food quality and presentation is tops.
Equipment Recommendations: Good low light scope for night time predator hunting.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why?


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Kenn Womack
Contact Information: Tel. 530-333-2233 - 5100 Garden Valley Rd., Garden Valley, CA 95633 E-mail: womacks4@jps.net
Hunting Experience: 45 years in three continents.
Physical Condition: Good for 60.


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
Note Re: Oribi - This species now requires special permits from the South African Government. There are now requires special permits from the South African Government. There are a few scattered locations with sustainable populations - scarce country wide.



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