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Subscriber-Written Trip Report On McDonald Pro-Hunting 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: 7833 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: August 9, 2010 to August 15, 2010
Place of Hunt: Mozambique -
Hunt Area: Sabie Park


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): McDonald Pro-Hunting. P.O. Box 11471; Bendor Park; 0699; South Africa; Email: enquiries@mcdonaldhunt.com; Web www.mcdonaldhunt.com
Personal Guide (if any): Andy Clark and Dominique Maartens
Booking Agent (if any): Safari Headlands. Ronda de Toledo, 38; 28005; Madrid; Spain; Tel. 011-34-91-468-6622; Email: headlands@audinex.es; Web www.safariheadlands.com
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Buffalo - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 38.5 inches.
Crocodile - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: 14.5 feet.
Hippopotamus - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Old male, worn tusks.
Game Sought But Not Taken:
Game Condition Comments: Very nice area, extraordinary wealthy in buffalos, many elephant, lion, leopard, superb waterbuck, etc.


SERVICE RATINGS (excellent, good, fair or poor)
Quality of Outfit: Excellent Guide/PH Ability: Excellent
Condition of Camp: Good Condition of Equipment: Excellent
Quality of Food: Excellent Trophy Care: Excellent
Name of Airline: South African Airlines Airline Service: Poor
Airline Comments: They lost my rifle when coming back home.


COSTS
Hunting Fees: Amount: $16200
Trophy Fees: Amount: $0
Permits/Licenses: Amount: $0
Commercial Airfares: Amount: $1100
Charter Airfares: Amount: $0
Other Costs: Tips $1,000 and trophy shipping $700 Amount: $1700
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt:
Highlights of Hunt:
Equipment Recommendations: Very cold weather during the night and cool early morning.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? yes
Why?


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Pedro A Garcia Valcarcel
Contact Information: Tel. 011-34-619-267-465 - Spain E-mail: pedro-casa@garciavalcarcel.com
Hunting Experience: Hunting in Spain from 9 years old, now I'm 62. Scotland, Checloslavakia, Romania, Poland, Seven safaris to Africa.
Physical Condition: Good shape with some damage.


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 McDonald Pro-Hunting 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: 7930 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: July 16, 2010 to July 22, 2010
Place of Hunt: Mozambique -
Hunt Area: Maputo Sabie GMA


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): McDonald Pro-Hunting. P.O. Box 11471; Bendor Park; 0699; South Africa; Email: enquiries@mcdonaldhunt.com; Web www.mcdonaldhunt.com
Personal Guide (if any): Chris Albertyn
Booking Agent (if any): Neil Summers; Bowhunting Safari Consultants. PO Box 23906; Eugene; OR; 97402; Tel. 800-833-9777; Web www.bowhuntingsafari.com
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Buffalo, Cape - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Over 38 inches.
Game Sought But Not Taken:
Game Condition Comments: Both large herds and many solitary bulls. Excellent stalking opportunity for bowhunters.


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: N/A
Airline Comments:


COSTS
Hunting Fees: $1,500 a day. Amount: $15000
Trophy Fees: Buffalo. Amount: $4000
Permits/Licenses: $900 license, $250 hunting card, $1,500 area fee. Amount: $2650
Commercial Airfares: Amount: $0
Charter Airfares: Amount: $0
Other Costs: Amount: $0
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt:
Highlights of Hunt: PH had bowhunting experience. Outfitter was great with logistics.
Equipment Recommendations:
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? yes
Why? Awesome bowhunt.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Neil Summers
Contact Information: Tel. 541-543-1823 - PO Box 23906, Eugene, OR 97402 E-mail: neil@bowhuntingsafari.com
Hunting Experience: Over 30 years bowhunting.
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 McDonald Pro-Hunting 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: 7830 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: July 1, 2010 to July 13, 2010
Place of Hunt: Mozambique -
Hunt Area: Sabie Game Park


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): McDonald Pro-Hunting. P.O. Box 11471; Bendor Park; 0699; South Africa; Email: enquiries@mcdonaldhunt.com; Web www.mcdonaldhunt.com
Personal Guide (if any): Alex McDonald
Booking Agent (if any): Gunners Outfitters LLC. 121 A Dewey Drive; Tel. 859-881-1594; Email: gunnerstaxidermy@aol.com; Web www.gunnerstaxidermy.com
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Buffalo, Cape - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 42 inches wide, 16 inch bosses.
Hippopotamus - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Mature bull with nice tusks.
Game Sought But Not Taken:
Game Condition Comments: The game at Sabie are of well above average quality. The buffalo are very nice with good hard bosses. It seemed that the buffalo as a rule were all heavy bossed. Cats were everywhere with excellent trophy quality. A hunting companion took a really nice lion with a huge black mane. Between three of us we took three buffalo, three hippo, one lion, one hyena and various plains game.


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 Airlines Airline Service: Excellent
Airline Comments: I typically don't like SAA but this trip went without a problem. The only issue we had was once in Maputo we discovered that you can only bring in 20 rounds of ammo per gun. We had 40 so they took 20 round each but returned them to us on the return flight. We had been to Coutada 10 times the previous year and were allowed to bring in 40 rounds per gun so it must be a Maputo issue.


COSTS
Hunting Fees: Amount: $15000
Trophy Fees: Amount: $7000
Permits/Licenses: Amount: $1900
Commercial Airfares: Amount: $2700
Charter Airfares: Amount: $0
Other Costs: Amount: $850
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt: This hunt went without a flaw. This was my seventh safari with four different companies and this one was my best. Everything from travel to trophy quality was exceptional!
Highlights of Hunt: My PH and I were in the middle of about 200 buffalo. After making several "moves" to get in close and take our bull the herd changed directions slightly and we found ourselves a mere 10 yards away from several bulls that had separated from the big herd. Eventhough we decided to pass on these bulls having a standoff at 10 yards with a full grown Cape buffalo had my complete attention. Eventhough we didn't take a buff on this particular stalk it was as if we did. Very Exciting!! I did manage to take a huge buff with 16" bosses and a 42" spread.
Equipment Recommendations: Normal safari equipment.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? yes
Why? Based upon trophy quality and just the way the land lays this is a great concession to hunt. McDonald Safaris also operates very smoothly and Sandy is a straight up guy.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Harry Whitehead
Contact Information: Tel. 859-881-1594 - 121 A Dewey Drive, Nicholsville, KY 40356 E-mail: gunnerstaxidermy@aol.com
Hunting Experience: 7 Safaris to Africa. Countries hunted- Mozambique, Zimbabwe, South Africa. Have taken 29 elk, 15 Mule deer, 20 whitetails, 8 caribou, 1 mountain lion and 4 black bears. I have 10 world turkey slams. I have hunted Argentina, Alaska and the US for waterfowl.
Physical Condition: For a 53 year old I'm still going strong but I can tell my legs are starting to wear down a bit. There is no future in getting 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 McDonald Pro-Hunting 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: 7801 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: July 1, 2010 to July 14, 2010
Place of Hunt: Mozambique -
Hunt Area: Sabie


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): McDonald Pro-Hunting. P.O. Box 11471; Bendor Park; 0699; South Africa; Email: enquiries@mcdonaldhunt.com; Web www.mcdonaldhunt.com
Personal Guide (if any): Sandy McDonald
Booking Agent (if any):
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Lion - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Large old male, full black mane, will make Rowland Ward.
Buffalo, Cape - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Large old bull with 14 inch boss.
Kudu - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 52 inches.
Hyena - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Large male.
Steenbok - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size:
Game Sought But Not Taken:
Game Condition Comments: Large numbers of buffalo, one herd of over 400. Also large number of cats, both lion and leopard.


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 and South African Air Airline Service: Excellent
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:
Equipment Recommendations:
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? yes
Why? You will not find a better area for lion or buffalo.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Kendall Kilbourne
Contact Information: Tel. 606-309-4662 - PO Box 413, East Bernstadt, KY 40729 E-mail: kendallkilbourne@live.com
Hunting Experience: Africa, Alaska, NWT, BC, ON, AB and USA.
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
This area is full of large buffalo. A friend of mine that was in camp with me took a buffalo that was just shy of 42 inches with 15 inch boss. We had numerous baits hung and had cats on almost all of them. The hunter in camp before me had three mature male lions on bait. I shot ol nomadic male with a full very dark mane, and when I left camp we ha two other large males on bait. Sandy McDonald was my PH and was always going the extra mile to make sure that I got my cat. This outfitter is one of the best I have ever hunted with. I will post a pic of lion also.

Subscriber-Written Trip Report On McDonald Pro-Hunting 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: 7407 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: August 13, 2009 to September 3, 2009
Place of Hunt: Mozambique - Moamba
Hunt Area: Sabie Game Park


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): McDonald Pro-Hunting. P.O. Box 11471; Bendor Park; 0699; South Africa; Email: enquiries@mcdonaldhunt.com; Web www.mcdonaldhunt.com
Personal Guide (if any): Chris Nortje and Sandy McDonald
Booking Agent (if any): Charles Bazzy; Safari Adventures Limited. 1929 Lone Pine Road; Bloomfield Hills; MI; 48302; Tel. 248-557-4140; Fax: 248-851-1707;Email: cbazzy7188@aol.com;
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Lion - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Very big old male. Broken teeth.
Leopard - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: Very big over 7 feet.
Buffalo, Cape - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Hard boss near 40 inches.
Warthog - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 32 inch horns.
Game Sought But Not Taken: Nyala - Availability: Did not see any.
Game Condition Comments: We saw a lot of game daily. Elephants, waterbuck and kudu, also buffalo.


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 Airways Airline Service: Good
Airline Comments: Delta Airlines was very good. South African Airways needs improvement.


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: Shooting the lion at 30 yards distance.
Equipment Recommendations:
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why?


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Dickie Hendry
Contact Information: Tel. 870-451-2109 - PO Box 1591, Nashville, AR 71852 E-mail: dhendry@iocc.com
Hunting Experience: 35 years - 7 trips to Africa.
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 McDonald Pro-Hunting 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: 7032 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: October 23, 2008 to October 31, 2008
Place of Hunt: Mozambique -
Hunt Area: Sabie Game Park


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): McDonald Pro-Hunting. P.O. Box 11471; Bendor Park; 0699; South Africa; Email: enquiries@mcdonaldhunt.com; Web www.mcdonaldhunt.com
Personal Guide (if any): Sandy McDonald
Booking Agent (if any):
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Lion - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Large.
Buffalo - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 44 inches.
Game Sought But Not Taken:
Game Condition Comments: I was the first person to ever hunt in Sabie Game Park. A large quantity of very large buffalo. Sabie Game Park abuts the east border of Kruger National Park - animals migrate back and forth between the areas.


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 Airlines Airline Service: Good
Airline Comments: SAA had some minor problems but nothing serious.


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: Taking of an unplanned lion. A pride of lions killed 10 of the villager's cattle. We were asked to help with the problem. I took a great male from the pride.
Equipment Recommendations:
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why? This area has never been hunted. Animals everywhere. Plus, you will never find a better man to work with than Sandy McDonald.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Howard Kroeker
Contact Information: Tel. 970-867-1316 - 12 Trailside Dr., Ft Morgan, CO 80701 E-mail: kroek102@aol.com
Hunting Experience: Very experienced.
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 McDonald Pro-Hunting 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: 5593 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: July 20, 2006 to August 3, 2006
Place of Hunt: Mozambique -
Hunt Area: South Shore Lake Cahora Bassa


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): McDonald Pro-Hunting. P.O. Box 11471; Bendor Park; 0699; South Africa; Email: enquiries@mcdonaldhunt.com; Web www.mcdonaldhunt.com
Personal Guide (if any): Chris Nortje
Booking Agent (if any):
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Hippopotamus - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Three, average.
Crocodile - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 16 feet (1.5 feet of tail missing).
Elephant - Availability: - Trophy Size: Problem, 25 pound bull.
Game Sought But Not Taken:
Game Condition Comments: Plenty of Hippopotamus and Crocodile. Both species very difficult to approach.


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: South African Air to Pietersburg. Airline Service: Excellent
Airline Comments: chartered into Mozambique.


COSTS
Hunting Fees: Self and wife. Amount: $5000
Trophy Fees: Amount: $3500
Permits/Licenses: Amount: $5300
Commercial Airfares: South African Airlines/United $2,200.00 each Amount: $4400
Charter Airfares: Amount: $1750
Other Costs: Amount: $0
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt: Another party came to camp and we had to share one boat as the second boat was broken down.
Highlights of Hunt: Getting three Hippopotamus and shooting a 16 foot Crocodile plus a village raiding Elephant that was coming for me at twenty paces. Very exciting!
Equipment Recommendations: Heavy caliber rifle with good and solid bullets. I used a 416 Remington.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why? Abundance of Hippopotamus and Crocodile. An absolutely beautiful camp and setting on the shores of the lake fifty feet from tent.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Robert Mitchel
Contact Information: Tel. 541-882-6972 - P.O. Box 171, Klamath Falls, OR 97601 E-mail: rmitch1886@aol.com
Hunting Experience: Twice to RSA, Tanzania, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Australia, Scotland, Spain, Argentina, Botswana, U.S.
Physical Condition: Very poor.


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 McDonald Pro-Hunting 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: 5594 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: July 18, 2006 to August 10, 2006
Place of Hunt: South Africa -
Hunt Area:


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): McDonald Pro-Hunting. P.O. Box 11471; Bendor Park; 0699; South Africa; Email: enquiries@mcdonaldhunt.com; Web www.mcdonaldhunt.com
Personal Guide (if any): Declan DeJager
Booking Agent (if any):
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Warthog - Availability: Scarce - Trophy Size: Excellent (Botswana).
Bushbuck, Limpopo - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: 15 inches (Botswana).
Eland - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Livingston, 98 inches (South Africa).
Hartebeest, Red - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 64 inches (South Africa).
Game Sought But Not Taken: Warthog - Availability: Very cold windy days.
Game Condition Comments: Botswana - Easily see 300 to 400 head per day. Mostly Impala but Kudu and Bushbuk as well. Some Warthogs. South Africa - much game.


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: Airline Service:
Airline Comments: Included with Mozambique hunt.


COSTS
Hunting Fees: Wife and self for ten days. Amount: $3500
Trophy Fees: Botswana $1,050.00. South Africa $3,000.00. Amount: $4050
Permits/Licenses: Botswana $250.00. Amount: $250
Commercial Airfares: Included with Mozambique portion of hunt. Amount: $0
Charter Airfares: Amount: $0
Other Costs: Amount: $0
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt: On moving to South Africa from Botswana, ranch we wanted to go to was closed as the government agents were there surveying the place for purchase.
Highlights of Hunt: Considering my personal physical condition connecting with a 98 inch Eland, 15 inch Bushbuck, 64 inch Red Hartebeest and a terrific warthog was phenomenal.
Equipment Recommendations:
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why? Botswana Ranch and the two ranches in South Africa were great.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Robert Mitchell
Contact Information: Tel. 541-882-6972 - P.O. Box 171, Klamath Falls, OR 97601 E-mail: rmitch1886@aol.com
Hunting Experience: Twice to RSA, Tanzania, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Australia, Scotland, Spain, Argentina, U.S.
Physical Condition: Very poor.


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 McDonald Pro-Hunting 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: 5527 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: July 11, 2006 to July 18, 2006
Place of Hunt: Mozambique -
Hunt Area: Tchuma/Tcaato


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): McDonald Pro-Hunting. P.O. Box 11471; Bendor Park; 0699; South Africa; Email: enquiries@mcdonaldhunt.com; Web www.mcdonaldhunt.com
Personal Guide (if any): Dominique Maartens
Booking Agent (if any):
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Crocodile - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 14 1/2 foot.
Hippopotamus - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Large bull.
Bushbuck, Chobe - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: More than 14 inches.
Duiker - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Excellent.
Game Sought But Not Taken: Kudu - Availability: A few good bulls seen.
Game Condition Comments: All game in excellent condition. This is an area specific for croc and hippo. Others are a bonus. 65 pound elephant shot in same camp day I arrived.


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 Airlines and United Airline Service: Excellent
Airline Comments: SAA was great. United in USA terrible. Three of four flights delayed or cancelled.


COSTS
Hunting Fees: $500 a day. Amount: $4000
Trophy Fees: Crocodile $1,500, hippo $2,500. Amount: $4000
Permits/Licenses: $300 croc, $1,000 hippo and $250 gun. Amount: $1550
Commercial Airfares: Amount: $2000
Charter Airfares: Amount: $3000
Other Costs: Tips and travel. Amount: $1000
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt: Hard to get gas for charter in Mozambique leading to a delay.
Highlights of Hunt: Beautiful camp and area. Taking large crocodile and hippo bull in first two days.
Equipment Recommendations: Old shoes to walk in mud and water. Accurate heavy rifle.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why? One of best areas and outfitters in Africa for croc/hippo combo. Reasonable cost.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Jim Retmier
Contact Information: E-mail: jamesr@murmc.org
Hunting Experience: Extensive. Seventh African safari.
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 McDonald Pro-Hunting 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: 5482 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: June 11, 2006 to June 26, 2006
Place of Hunt: South Africa -
Hunt Area:


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): McDonald Pro-Hunting. P.O. Box 11471; Bendor Park; 0699; South Africa; Email: enquiries@mcdonaldhunt.com; Web www.mcdonaldhunt.com
Personal Guide (if any):
Booking Agent (if any):
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Zebra - Availability: Average - Trophy Size:
Hippopotamus - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size:
Crocodile - Availability: Average - Trophy Size:
Grysbok - Availability: Average - Trophy Size:
Game Sought But Not Taken:
Game Condition Comments: Excellent and abundant.


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: British Air Airline Service: Fair
Airline Comments: Many forms and paranoia about guns and ammo. If you fly into Gatwick and out of Heathrow, BA no longer transfers guns and luggage. Must get a gun courier.


COSTS
Hunting Fees: Amount: $10400
Trophy Fees: Amount: $5000
Permits/Licenses: Amount: $1500
Commercial Airfares: Amount: $0
Charter Airfares: Amount: $4500
Other Costs: Amount: $0
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt:
Highlights of Hunt: Hunting hippo and crocodile. Beautiful tented camp on Lake Cahora Baasa.
Equipment Recommendations: .375 H&H sighted dead on at 100 yards.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why?


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Herb Atkinson
Contact Information: Tel. 505-622-0010 - 110 W Country Club Rd., Ste 1, Roswell, NM 88201
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 McDonald Pro-Hunting 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: 5499 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: October 5, 2005 to October 26, 2005
Place of Hunt: Tanzania -
Hunt Area: Selous Block LA1


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): McDonald Pro-Hunting. P.O. Box 11471; Bendor Park; 0699; South Africa; Email: enquiries@mcdonaldhunt.com; Web www.mcdonaldhunt.com
Personal Guide (if any): Peter Dafner
Booking Agent (if any):
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Lion - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Good.
Leopard - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Excellent.
Buffalo, Cape - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Good.
Sable - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Good.
Eland - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Excellent.
Game Sought But Not Taken: Elephant - Availability: In Tanzania the tusk must be 1.7 meters or 40 pounds creating quite a problem when it comes to judging the animal. If you misjudge you may lose the tusk to confiscation or if they are close you can pay twice the trophy fee. None of the bulls we saw were sure things.
Game Condition Comments: Tanzania is tough for good tuskers.


SERVICE RATINGS (excellent, good, fair or poor)
Quality of Outfit: Excellent Guide/PH Ability: Good
Condition of Camp: Good Condition of Equipment: Excellent
Quality of Food: Good Trophy Care: Excellent
Name of Airline: KLM Royal Dutch Airline Service: Poor
Airline Comments: Airbus cramp seating would be a good torture interogation tool. Our leg from Minneapolis St. Paul to Amsterdam had american employees. There were several flight attendants that would have made good Gestapo officers, they could have literally taught the class. On a more pleasant note, the leg from Amsterdam to Dar es Salaam, was the most enjoyable flight I have ever experienced. The latter leg had Dutch flight attendants.


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: A small licensing problem for my father had me a little irrated for the first two days of the hunt, but on the third morning I shot my first lion and that, needless to say, negated the license problem.
Highlights of Hunt: Collecting first lion and first leopard and shooting two buffalo out of a big herd. Had to follow both buffalo a long way to finish them off. 10 miles walking in 90 degrees weather with five guys and eight 500 ml bottles of water, the thirst was vicious.
Equipment Recommendations: Bug Tamer suit from Bass Pro and Camel Back H2O pack.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why? The Selous is Africa's best.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Jim Lightsey
Contact Information: Tel. 573-486-2484 - 1999 Hwy NN, Hermann, MO 65041 E-mail: jlightsey@hughes.net
Hunting Experience: 30 years North America and four trips to Africa.
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
This was a hunt that I found on the hunting report Bargain Board and it was a fantastic deal. Helen McDonald of McDonald professional hunters is the matriarch of the outfit. I have booked many hunts where upon receiving the deposit, the outfitter stops answering my calls until 2 days before the hunt takes place. Helen is not one of these people, you call, she answers or calls you back immediately, period. This was my 1st trip to Tanzania and it was all I had dreamt and more, the prolific and varried wildlife, the Flora, the topography, Dar Es Salaam, the jovial attitude of the camp staff, it was all very enchanting as only Africa can be. My PH on the hunt was Peter Dafner, a Bavarian by birth who made the mistake of hunting Africa in the early 90's and went back to Germany and immediately started writting letters to various outfitters, begging for a PH apprenticeship. Peter has now been a fully licensed Tanzanian PH for aboout 10 years. Peter's ability to motivate his employee's and get along with his clients is polished indeed, racial tension is non-existant in his camp. The only thing about the hunt that put me off, came on the last evening, if you guessed gratituity, you guessed right. I was accompanied on the hunt by my father(as an observer) and a fellow central missouri SCI chapter member who also hunted a full bag license with PH Allan Vincent. When it came time to tip the staff we were given a sheet of paper with the camp staff's names and job description and a dollar amount beside each, the recommendation was $4,000.00 between the 2 of us(an audacious figure). Where the hell do these guys get off, pressuring us for shit like this????(they should pay the staff out of the day rate). The saving grace for the situation was that Peter, in our presence, called in the staff one at a time and handed out every single dollar of the tip money, and this was something that I had never seen before and probablly never will again. Every other safari I have been on, I left camp thinking that the camp staff was going to get stiffed out of most of the tip money I had left with the PH. All in all this was a fantastic hunt and I would not hesitate to recommend the outfitter and the PH. The problems were few and the highlights were plenty. Special thanks to the entire McDonald family and all the employee's of McDonald Professional Hunters, And special thanks to PH Peter Dafner,PH Allan Vincent and Videographer Timothy Dare. You all did a fantastic job and I salute you!!!! Sincerely JIm Lightsey

Subscriber-Written Trip Report On McDonald Pro-Hunting Hunts

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DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 5524 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: July 7, 2005 to July 16, 2005
Place of Hunt: Tanzania -
Hunt Area: Swaga Swaga


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): McDonald Pro-Hunting. P.O. Box 11471; Bendor Park; 0699; South Africa; Email: enquiries@mcdonaldhunt.com; Web www.mcdonaldhunt.com
Personal Guide (if any):
Booking Agent (if any): Canada North Outfitting. PO Box 1355; Station "B"; Montreal; QC; H3B 3K9; Canada; Tel. (450) 376-4868; Fax: (450) 376-0889;Web www.canadanorthoutfitting.com
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Leopard - Availability: Scarce - Trophy Size: Fair.
Dik-Dik - Availability: Scarce - Trophy Size: Fair.
Klipspringer - Availability: Scarce - Trophy Size: Fair.
Game Sought But Not Taken: Sable - Availability: Non existent.
Kudu, Lesser - Availability: Non existent.
Buffalo - Availability: Non existent.
Game Condition Comments: There were almost no game in the concession. I was lied to by the Outfitter and Booking Agent.


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


COSTS
Hunting Fees: Amount: $20000
Trophy Fees: Amount: $4500
Permits/Licenses: Amount: $7000
Commercial Airfares: Amount: $6000
Charter Airfares: Amount: $5000
Other Costs: Amount: $0
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt:
Highlights of Hunt: I was threatened and harrassed.
Equipment Recommendations:
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? No
Why?


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Jorge Pasquel
Contact Information: Tel. 5255 52 80 44 10 - Bosques de Jacarandas #349, 11700 Mexico E-mail: pasquelmx@prodigy.net.mx
Hunting Experience: Eight safaris, Russia, Spain, Alaska, USA, Switzerland
Physical Condition: Fit with a back competition.


IMPORTANT NOTES (actions taken if hunter unhappy with hunt)
Notified Outfitter? Yes Notified Personal Guide? Notified Booking Agent? Yes
Seeking any kind of restitution or other settlement from agent, outfitter or guide? Yes
If Seeking Restitution, What is Sought? Full refund for my brother, partial refund and my trophies.


ADDITIONAL HUNTER COMMENTS AND/OR OUTFITTER/BOOKING AGENT REBUTTAL
Sir I am filling this report because I believe that situations, like the one I had, should be eliminated from the hunting community. In March of 2005, Jerome Knap from Global Expeditons offered me and my brother a safari in Tanzania, in an area that was supposed to be closed for fifteen years under the FAO supervision. The safari was to have taken place in July of 2005, through the company of Sandy McDonald from McDonald Safaris in South Africa. Among other things that made his offer attractive, was the fact that we were to be the first hunters to hunt there. Sable, lesser kudu, eland and buffalo were some of the species that occur in the area. On arriving to Arusha on July fifth, we realized that we were lied to completely, by the outfitter and the booking agent. None of the above game occurred and the area was heavily hunted and poached and had heavy human presence. After a week into the safari, the company decided to pull us out and took us to Arusha, where the local partner of McDonald, Dr. Matufa, tried first to force us into giving him a settlelment, upon denying us our export guns permits and later asking the local authorities to detain us at Kilimanjaro Airport, where I had to bribe the local authorities in order to leave Tanzania safely with my brother and my belongings. I am enclosing copies of some of the e-mails that can give you a clear picture of the whole situation. I can provide you with any other information that you may require. Our PHs were Jan Schoeman from South Africa and Peter Bartosz from Zambia, living in Tanzania.

Dear Jorge, Sandy McDonald of McDonald Pro Hunting has just sent me an announcement that Tanzania Game Department has allocated them two concessions that were closed to hunting for many years because major ecological research was being conducted there under FAO sponsorship. Several universities were involved. The research is finished now and hunting can start. Because it is very late for booking for 2005, Sandy is offering hunts here at - for Tanzania - bargain prices and is willing to do lion, buffalo and plains game on a fourteen day hunt as long as the client buys a 21-day safari license. He is hoping this will induce some clients to book. Tanzania would not work back to back with your Cameroon hunt. The hunting season in Tanzania opens July first. However, Tanzania is a place where your brother Miguel would get his lion. A leopard here would be a dead sinch. Here is a bit more information that Sandy sent. Area #1 "Swaga Swaga" This concession has not been hunted for the past fifteen years and was set aside as a research area. It is hard hunting with few roads but exceptional trophy quality. Species Available: Elephant, Lion, Leopard, Buffalo, Roan, Sable, Eland, Lesser and Greater Kudu, Warthog, Zebra, Waterbuck, Bushpig and Klipspringer. Area #2 LA1 This concession lies next to the Mikumi National Park with a luxury tented camp on the Ruaha River and is part of the Selous Game Reserve. Specials Available: Elephant, Lion, Leopard, Buffalo, Hippo, Crocodile, Nyassa Wildebeest, Eland, Sable, Lichtenstein Hartebeest, Zebra, Bushbuck, Warthog, Bushpig, Common Reedbuck, Duiker, Waterbuck. Options 1: 14-day Leopard hunt with plains game a $1,250.00 per person per day plus 21-day licence. 2: 14-day Elephant hunt with plains game a $1,250.00 per person per day plus 21-day licence. 3: 14-day Lion hunt with plains game a $1,250.00 per person per day plus 21-day licence. 4: 18-day Elephant, Lion, Leopard hunt with plains game at $1,250.00 per person per day plus 21-day licence. I am sure that Sandy will be pleased to answer any questions. Best regards, Jerome Knap Canada North Outfitting/Global Expeditions P.O. Box 340 72 Mill Street Altamonte, ON KOA 1A Phone: 613-256-4057 Fax: 613-256-4512

Hi Don, Thanks for your e-mail regarding Jorge Pasquel. I will allow you to make your own decision regarding this dispute. To put in plainly, this is the scenario....... · We tried a new area in Tanzania - Swaga Swaga. · The hunts were heavily discounted and at no time did we say that it was a prime area. On the contrary, my correspondence clearly says that the hunting will be hard. · We thought it would attract serious hunters who may have had the chance at the odds above average trophy. It is to be noted that some very good Elephant were seen by my operations manager in Decemer of the previous year and a 100 pound was shot as a problem Elephant in the same district. · Jorge Pasquel successfully hunted a good male Leopard, Dik- Dik and Klipspringer in nine days. His brother was working on a male Lion on bait. Jorge had unseccessfully hunted Leopard before. · The Pasquel brothers were not the first hunters in the area. There were other hunters in the area. This I did not know and certainly my fault. · Jorge Pasquel made such an issue regarding everything that he was unhappy about that I decided to call the safari off and have told them that we will partially refund/replace their safari but very clearly requested that Jorge stop his bad mouthing of the company to all the sundry in the industry. · Swaga Swaga is a marginal area that may produce the odd flash in the pan very good trophy (hence the cheap safari rates). It needs a serious trophy hunter who is willing to work hard for his trophies and is a true hunter. · Jorge Pasquel should have booked a $25,000.00-$30,000.00 Lion "safari" in South Africa if all that he was concerned about was killing a Lion and a host of other species in sixteen days. · I have offered to make good what I think is fair to Jorge Pasquel. If he continues to slander my outfit, then I am willing to go the twelve rounds with him. · I look forward to sitting around the table with him at SCI and hope that the judges of the case are true hunters and not office bearers with "political" aspirations. · My company conducted ninety successful safaris this year (2005) with true hunters who enjoyed the hunt as much as the trophies they harvested and will continue to do so for many generations and will not be eliminated from the hunting community. Regards, Sandy McDonald

Sir, Re: McDonald Pro-Hunting/Yourself and Miguel Pasquel We are acting on behalf of our client, McDonald Pro-Hunting International herein represented by Mr. Sandy McDonald who has requested to address this letter to you. He has also handed over to us several correspondence between you and he regarding the hunt which took place in Tanzania. Our client is prepared to refund you and Miguel Pasquel as follows: Jorge Pasquel Eight days at $1,250.00 per day $10,000.00 Aircharter paid less road to transport $ 2,150.00 $12,150.00 $12,150.00

Miguel Pasquel Sixteen days at $1,250.00 per day $20,000.00 Pack, dip and crate of trophies $ 1,600.00 Trophy export fee $ 300.00 $21,900.00 $21,900.00 $34,050.00 Less amount forwarded to agent -$ 2,000.00 Amount Due $32,050.00 Our Client will be reselling the safari in conjuction with the agent Jerome Knap of Canada North ourfiting of which the proceeds will be used to repay monies to you. Our client undertakes to make the repayment as soon as the funds are available. An amount of $2,000.00 has already been forwarded to the agent towards the initial payment. McDonald Pro-Hunting will further arrange to have the animals you hunted shipped to you at your expense on receipt of payment of the trophies. Alternatively, the amount for these can be adjusted with the figures mentioned above. In turn we request you herewith not to make any further derogatory remarks or statements about McDonald Pro-Hunting International and/or Sandy McDonald. We thank you for your kind cooperation. K Twine Kampherbeek Twine & Pogrund Attorneys Polikwane South Africa e-mail: ktwine@ktpsa.co.za

Dear Jorge, I have received some further direction from Sandy McDonald. 1) He has asked me to send you the $5,000.00 as a first installment of the refund. Where do you want me to send this money? 2) He said that he wants to pay you off "as quickly as possible". He added, "I want to get this over with as soon as I can without jeopardizing my cash flow". 3) He refused too put an exact date on the complete payout. 4) He insists that you pay for the trophy fees. He says you shot the animals knowing you had to pay the trophy fees. However, he does state that since there is this complete lack of trust on your part that you can send the trophy fee money to me to hold until the leopard skin arrives in Mexico. McDonald states that the trophy is in Arusha. Apparently you have been sent several e-mails from Arusha requesting a CITES Import Permit for the leopard and that you have not answered any of these e-mails. Since these e-mails have not bounced back they assume that you have received them. Have you received these e-mails? What are you doing about the CITES Import Permit? I await instructions from you as to where to send the first $5,000.00 installment on the refund. Best regards, Jerome Knap Canada North Outfitting/Global Expeditions P.O. Box 340 72 Mill Street Almonte, ON KOA 1AO Phone: 613-256-4057 Fax: 613-256-4512 See you in Reno at the SCI Convention-January 18-21. We are at booth 510/512 on the Elephant Walk.

Jorge, Here are the comments we received back from Sandy McDonald regarding your recent report. Looks like Sandy would like to settle with you. I need to know how you would like to proceed with your report. I will be forwarding Jerome Knaps comments in a separate e-mail.

Sir, I want to thank you for taking the time to look at my hunting report with McDonald in Tanzania. I am answering now because I was out of town for the Christmas Holidays. From the beginning I was open to negotiate with Mcdonald. He has showed that he only wants to buy time, maybe thinking that we will forget our ordeal with him. Knap asked me to give him time. I did, and the only thing I got from him was a proposition to return to hunt with them in Tanzania. Do you think that after the dangerous and critical situation that we were in, due to the gangster-like actions that McDonald's partner did to us, we feel like ever returning to Tanzania or hunt with him any place in the world? Knap said that, and I quote him in e-mail number nine, "What Matafa did to you was gansterism." From the beginning McDonald knew that they would take us for a ride. He was supposed to be my PH. Knap told me in an e-mail that, "Unless he dies, he would guide you". He claimed that he was sick with malaria and sent Jan Schoeman as a PH. Thanks to him and the bribes that I had to pay, we could leave safely from Tanzania, along with my rifles. You can check my story with him. His e-mail is deweteh.md@mail.uovs.ac.za. By the way, he is McDonald's partner in Mozambique. As you can see in e-mail number one that I've enclosed for you, I was offered animals that did not occur in the area, like sable, eland and lesser kudu, among other. They claimed, Knap and McDonald, that the area was closed for hunting for fifteen years because it was an area under the FAO control. Another big lie. They said it was going to be a tough hunt and we accepted. As Jerome said in his e-mail and I quote, "Because it is very late for booking for 2005, Sandy is offering hunts here at - for Tanzania - bargain prices and is willing to do lion, buffalo and plains game...." The only time that he took my calls before the safari, he offered a full refund if we were not satisfied. By the way, he hid during the safari and his wife had to deal with the situation. He just called shortly before we departed to say he was sorry. I am enclosing some of the e-mails. If you care to have a copy of all the corresondence between me and Knap and him with the McDonalds I can send them to you. My brother shot three cows and an impala for bait. I had to buy goats and shoot a baboon. The area was crowded with people and almost no game, not even for baits. Maybe that is what McDonald meant by a tough hunt. My trophies have not been sent to me. Just in December they sent me the papers, through Knap, to get the import cites in Mexico, since they (McDonald, Dafner and Matufo) did not have any kind of special facilities to take care of the trophies. I am afraid they could be ruined. If his company conducted ninety successful safaris last season, how come he does not have the money to refund us? Mr. Causey, I am not a boxer, I am a hunter and I came from a family of hunters. What I am trying to do is avoid for some other good will hunter go through the ordeal that my brother and I suffered. I think that the industry has to get rid of people that use gangster-like actions to conduct their business. Hunting has to be as safe as possible. We cannot afford to have these kinds of people endangering lives and goods of good will hunters. Sincerely, Jorge Pasquel

Hello Don, Re: Complaint of Jorge Pasquel Mr. Pasquel's complaint is valid. The area, Swaga Swaga was misrepresented to us by McDonald Pro-Hunting. I believe that the concession was misrepresented to Sandy McDonald by the concession holders, one of who is Dr. Edmond Matufa. McDonald did not visit the concession and has admitted not doing due diligence. McDonald has offered a settlement to the Pasquel brothers. The first $5,000.00 of McDonald's refund was sent to Jorge Pasquel by us last week. We have, in the past, booked a modest number of clients with Sandy McDonald and they were all extremely pleased with their hunts. So I was quite comfortable in making this booking, which turned out to be a disaster. Best Regards, Jerome Knap Canada North Outfitting/Global Expeditions P.O. Box 340 72 Mill Street Almonte, ON KOA 1AO Phone: 613-256-4057 Fax: 613-256-4512 See you in Reno at the SCI Convention-January 18-21 We are at booth 510/512 on the Elephant Walk

Mr. Causey: I do not expect any more from McDonald or Knap. McDonald just told the SAPHA, that he had settled his problem with me. Not so. You have received copies of different e-mails that Jerome and Halina Knap did send me, telling me that we would be refunded. You already have copies of those. Not true. The facts are: Knap, on March 1, 2005, sent me a fax offering me a safari with the following characteristics: 1) An area not hunted in fifteen years because it was under the supervision of the FAO and doing research by several Universities. fact: Not true. It was actually a heavily poached area. 2) He offered game that did not occur in the area like: Roosevelt Sable, Lesser Kudu, Eland, Great Kudu and Zebra. Knap said, in his e-mail, that McDonald is offereing the safari at such prices because it is so late and it might attract clients, and not like McDonald said, that were looking for a cheap safari. You already have a copy of this. On July 16th, Tracy McDonald sent an e-mail to Knap where she said and I quote, "It is obviously not worth carrying on this area and have told the PHs to get the clients out of the area back to Arusha..." Once in Arusha we were told tha the safari was over. We hunted barely half of the safari. We paid the charter plane in advance and were returned to Arusha by car. You also have a copy of this e-mail. McDonald's partner in Tanzania, a guy by the name of Matufa, had us detained at Kilimanjaro Airport until we signed a settlement with them. We bought our way out. I have proof of this. There is an e-mail that Jerome sent me explaining why we were detained. I can e-mail you a copy. I think this, plus all the copies that I have sent you can tell the story. If you require more information I will gladly provide it. Jorge Pasquel

Subscriber-Written Trip Report On McDonald Pro-Hunting Hunts

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DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 4890 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: June 12, 2005 to June 21, 2005
Place of Hunt: South Africa - Northern Province
Hunt Area:


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): McDonald Pro-Hunting. P.O. Box 11471; Bendor Park; 0699; South Africa; Email: enquiries@mcdonaldhunt.com; Web www.mcdonaldhunt.com
Personal Guide (if any): Chris
Booking Agent (if any): Charles Bazzy; Safari Adventures Limited. 1929 Lone Pine Road; Bloomfield Hills; MI; 48302; Tel. 248-557-4140; Fax: 248-851-1707;Email: cbazzy7188@aol.com;
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Eland, Cape - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: Exceptional 38.5 inches.
Nyala - Availability: Scarce - Trophy Size: Average.
Hartebeest - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Exceptional.
Oryx, Kalahari - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Exceptional. Over 40 inches.
Waterbuck - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: Exceptional.
Wildebeest - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: Black and blue. Very good.
Impala - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: Very good.
Blesbok - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: Very good.
Duiker - Availability: - Trophy Size:
Steenbok - Availability: - Trophy Size:
Zebra - Availability: - Trophy Size:
Game Sought But Not Taken: Kudu - Availability: Looking for exceptional only seen very good.
Warthog - Availability: Missed a couple beauties, passed on some real nice ones while stalking other game.
Game Condition Comments: Hunted several different concessions and all possessed very good game quality and offered a true hunting challenge.


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: NWA and KLM Airline Service:
Airline Comments: KLM has got to be the worst I've ever flown and I fly a lot all over the world. I will not fly them again.


COSTS
Hunting Fees: Amount: $19000
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. Just the flight home was a disaster.
Highlights of Hunt: Hunting with my 16 year old son on his first African safari and building great memories for him that will last long after I'm gone. Hope he does the same with his children some day.
Equipment Recommendations: Good optics.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why? They couldn't have been more professional from before we went till after we got home. They recovered two wounded animals for us after we left. You never hear that from others. I will be going back to hunt with them again soon.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Bruce Pitters
Contact Information: Tel. 586-322-9600 - Shelby, Michigan E-mail: bpitters@comcast.net
Hunting Experience: Have not been to Asia yet.
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 McDonald Pro-Hunting Hunts

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DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 4271 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: June 19, 2004 to July 1, 2004
Place of Hunt: Mozambique - Tete
Hunt Area: Tchuma Tchato


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): McDonald Pro-Hunting. P.O. Box 11471; Bendor Park; 0699; South Africa; Email: enquiries@mcdonaldhunt.com; Web www.mcdonaldhunt.com
Personal Guide (if any): Nathan Askew
Booking Agent (if any):
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Elephant - Availability: Scarce - Trophy Size:
Crocodile - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size:
Hippopotamus - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size:
Buffalo, Cape - Availability: Average - Trophy Size:
Impala - Availability: Average - Trophy Size:
Game Sought But Not Taken: Leopard - Availability: Ran out of patience cut hunt short.
Sable - Availability: Saw trophies only hunted them one day.
Game Condition Comments: See Attachement.


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: Good Trophy Care: Excellent
Name of Airline: South African Airways Airline Service: Good
Airline Comments: No hassels, arrived on time, no lost luggage.


COSTS
Hunting Fees: $500 a day. Amount: $6000
Trophy Fees: $2,400 - buffalo, $1,000 crocodile, $300 impala, $2,500 elephant. Amount: $6200
Permits/Licenses: $3,500 - leopard. Amount: $3500
Commercial Airfares: South Africa Air - $1,000. Amount: $1000
Charter Airfares: $1,500. Amount: $1500
Other Costs: Tips - $3,000. Amount: $3000
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt: See Attachement.
Highlights of Hunt: See Attachement.
Equipment Recommendations:
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? yes
Why?


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: James G. Bucher
Contact Information: Tel. 573-471-5101 - 205 W Malone, Sikeston, MO 63801 E-mail: jbucher@bemcpas.com
Hunting Experience: 35 years plus.
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
Just returned from a great trip in Mozambique. Hunt was booked through Sandy McDonald of McDonald's Pro Hunting, located out of Pietersburg, South Africa. Took his charter plane from Pietersburg to Tete' Mozambique and then on to village on shores of Lake Kahora Basa sp?? The cost was $1,500. Was then met by Nathan Askew of Bullet Safaris. Nathan and his partner Peter Kemp, spent the Spring building a very comfortable camp, complete with some electricity and individual showers and bathrooms. The camp over looked the lake and hippos and crocodiles could be seen from the high banks of the camp. The new camp is called Thuvi and has opened vast areas which have seen little hunting professional hunting pressure over recent years. As in a lot of Africa, the game suffered during the long civil wars that allowed the locals to shoot a lot of game. The game seen has great variety but still very wary. If this operation can continue to supply the government with monetary incentives, this vast area will only get better. We spent 14 days hunting extremely large crocodiles, hippos, elephant, Cape buffalo, leopard and assorted plains game, including sable. All the hunters in camp had no trouble killing crocodiles, with the smallest exceeding fourteen feet. Anyone who wanted a trophy hippo also took one. Elephant are scarce but very large. The neighboring camp which Nathan also hunts, killed a 90 pounder last year and this year they have gotten a couple of 80's. They also are allowed to take a few lions if the opportunity presents itself. We didn't hear or see any, but they have killed nice males in past years. The camps were well outfitted and the knowledge and work done by Nathan and Peter was excellent. I took a record book crocodile, a hippo, a problem "non trophy" bull elephant, Cape buffalo, impala, common duiker. We also had leopard on a bait and I saw but did not take sable antelope. Nathan had two of the three hunters this season take trophy male leopard. I highly recommend Nathan Askew, who is an US citizen, as a great PH. His hunting area offers a hunter an opportunity to take four of the big five. The camp is beautiful and the hunting is very good and will only get better. This trip is a true "old Africa" experience, with no fences, plenty of chances to observe Africa natives enjoying life in their thatched villages, fishing in their dugout canoes and tending their small fields.

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DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 4504 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: June 6, 2004 to June 18, 2004
Place of Hunt: Namibia -
Hunt Area: Mahango, Caprivi Strip


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): McDonald Pro-Hunting. P.O. Box 11471; Bendor Park; 0699; South Africa; Email: enquiries@mcdonaldhunt.com; Web www.mcdonaldhunt.com
Personal Guide (if any): Peter Dafner and Gerrit Utz
Booking Agent (if any):
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Elephant - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Excellent.
Sable - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Excellent.
Game Sought But Not Taken:
Game Condition Comments: There were abundant roan, but we did not plan on taking any. Excellent quality.


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: Good
Airline Comments: No problems with guns and ammo, on the way in. However on the way back the new law was implemented and it took three hours to clear them through Johannesburg.


COSTS
Hunting Fees: Amount: $24000
Trophy Fees: Amount: $0
Permits/Licenses: Included. Amount: $0
Commercial Airfares: Amount: $4500
Charter Airfares: Amount: $0
Other Costs: Amount: $5000
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt: None.
Highlights of Hunt: The natural beauty of the camp. The distribution of the elephant meat to the nearby villages, getting a second elephant to repeat the experience.
Equipment Recommendations:
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why?


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Manuel Camacho, Victoria Zamorano
Contact Information: Tel. 305-665-8412 - 5870 SW 82 Street, Miami, FL E-mail: vmzamorano@aol.com
Hunting Experience: Extensive in the US, Canada and Africa.
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
As an observer and photographer, a once in a lifetime experience. As a hunter, twelve days of adrenaline rush. The camp was fantastic, Gerrit Utz and his family's hospitality at the camp were outstanding. The food, the wine and the conversation. Peter Dafner (our second hunt with him) with his knowledge, expertise and plain fun loving of Africa made it the best.

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DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 3574 Weapon Used: Bow How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: August 29, 2003 to September 4, 2003
Place of Hunt: Mozambique -
Hunt Area: Mahimba


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): McDonald Pro-Hunting. P.O. Box 11471; Bendor Park; 0699; South Africa; Email: enquiries@mcdonaldhunt.com; Web www.mcdonaldhunt.com
Personal Guide (if any): Leon Lamprecht
Booking Agent (if any): Neil Summers; Bowhunting Safari Consultants. PO Box 23906; Eugene; OR; 97402; Tel. 800-833-9777; Web www.bowhuntingsafari.com
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Buffalo, Cape - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size:
Warthog - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size:
Reedbuck - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size:
Game Sought But Not Taken:
Game Condition Comments: Wild, unfenced in good condition with plenty of food and water.


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


COSTS
Hunting Fees: For buffalo. Amount: $7000
Trophy Fees: Warthog and reedbuck. Amount: $800
Permits/Licenses: Amount: $150
Commercial Airfares: Amount: $1650
Charter Airfares: Amount: $1250
Other Costs: Amount: $0
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt: Hot African sun and mosquitoes.
Highlights of Hunt: Taking a Cape buffalo and several plains game with bow and arrow. Spot and stalk.
Equipment Recommendations: Special archery equipment needed for buffalo.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why?


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Ken Stieh
Contact Information: Tel. 908-689-6453 - 73 Rockport Rd., Port Murray, NJ E-mail: kmstieh@prodigy.net
Hunting Experience: 32 years bowhunting.
Physical Condition: Good.


IMPORTANT NOTES (actions taken if hunter unhappy with hunt)
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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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DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 3740 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: July 1, 2003 to July 31, 2003
Place of Hunt: Tanzania -
Hunt Area: Selous/Masailand


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): McDonald Pro-Hunting. P.O. Box 11471; Bendor Park; 0699; South Africa; Email: enquiries@mcdonaldhunt.com; Web www.mcdonaldhunt.com
Personal Guide (if any): Peter Dafner
Booking Agent (if any):
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Leopard - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Excellent.
Buffalo, Cape - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Excellent.
Crocodile - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Excellent.
Hippopotamus - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Excellent.
Gerenuk - Availability: Average - Trophy Size:
Zebra - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Excellent.
Oryx - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Fringe-eared oryx, good.
Impala - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Don't know.
Gazelle - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Don't know.
Game Sought But Not Taken: Kudu, Lesser - Availability: Only saw young males and females.
Sable - Availability:
Game Condition Comments: Incredibly well managed wildlife habitat, healthy, good quality game, and a fantastic PH with knowledge of the 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: KLM Airline Service: Good
Airline Comments: No problems with guns and ammo.


COSTS
Hunting Fees: Amount: $52500
Trophy Fees: Amount: $0
Permits/Licenses: Amount: $7000
Commercial Airfares: Thanks to a great travel agent. Amount: $4500
Charter Airfares: Amount: $0
Other Costs: Transfers by land and tips. Amount: $9600
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt: None.
Highlights of Hunt: Leopard tracking, baiting and sitting in a blind for five days. Partner shot first animal ever, and had the most incredible opportunity for wildlife and habitat photography. Truly the trip of a lifetime, thanks to Peter Dafner and his crew.
Equipment Recommendations: Bug suits.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why? If one could write like Hemingway, one can outdo "The Green Hills of Africa". Truly the trip of a lifetime, thanks to Peter Dafner and his crew.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Manuel Camacho, MD & Victoria Zamorano
Contact Information: Tel. 305-665-8412 - 5870 SW 82 Street, Miami, FL E-mail: vmzamorano@aol.com and mfelipecamacho@aol.com
Hunting Experience: Extensive in US, Canada and Africa. Partner first time.
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
Just as Hemmingway said about Africa "you lay awake at night, missing it before you leave". There is no better place on earth, where wildlife, natives and nature function in perfect harmony. The respect for habitat, controlled game hunting and friendliness of the people is awesome. For those who are against hunting it is an eye-opener of how misunderstood the sport is. Of course, the outfit arranging the safari, and the character and experience of the PH is essential. We were on a "high" the entire trip. Thanks, Peter Dafner, Helen McDonald for making it happen.

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DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 2457 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: August 30, 2001 to September 7, 2001
Place of Hunt: Mozambique - Zambezi and North Province (Mozambique and South Africa)
Hunt Area:


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): McDonald Pro-Hunting. P.O. Box 11471; Bendor Park; 0699; South Africa; Email: enquiries@mcdonaldhunt.com; Web www.mcdonaldhunt.com
Personal Guide (if any): Craig Coppen
Booking Agent (if any): Bruce Warren; Bruce E. Warren and Company. 4520 E Matt Dillon Trail; Cave Creek; AZ; 85331; Tel. 480-575-6580; Email: bewsafaris@aol.com;
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Buffalo - Availability: Average - Trophy Size:
Sable - Availability: Average - Trophy Size:
Bushpig - Availability: Average - Trophy Size:
Warthog - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size:
Waterbuck - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size:
Reedbuck - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size:
Nyala - Availability: Average - Trophy Size:
Game Sought But Not Taken:
Game Condition Comments: All in excellent condition.


SERVICE RATINGS (excellent, good, fair or poor)
Quality of Outfit: Excellent Guide/PH Ability: Excellent
Condition of Camp: Good Condition of Equipment: Fair
Quality of Food: Good Trophy Care:
Name of Airline: South African Air Airline Service: Poor
Airline Comments: Cramped seating.


COSTS
Hunting Fees: Buffalo package. Amount: $6000
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: Hunt and rifle permints were not available on time and pilot abandoned us at Quelimane.
Highlights of Hunt: Hunting was great; sabel and nyala.
Equipment Recommendations: Trucks need updating.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why? Ph's are great, area very remote and wild.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Ronald H. Stave
Contact Information: Tel. 402-359-2718 - 25827 Blondo, Waterlo, NE 68069 E-mail: rstave@starband.net
Hunting Experience: Hunted all my life for elk and deer but Africa only twice.
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

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DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 1069 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: June 22, 1999 to July 10, 1999
Place of Hunt: Mozambique -
Hunt Area: Gaza


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): McDonald Pro-Hunting. P.O. Box 11471; Bendor Park; 0699; South Africa; Email: enquiries@mcdonaldhunt.com; Web www.mcdonaldhunt.com
Personal Guide (if any): Sean Twiggs
Booking Agent (if any): Canada North Outfitting. PO Box 1355; Station "B"; Montreal; QC; H3B 3K9; Canada; Tel. (450) 376-4868; Fax: (450) 376-0889;Web www.canadanorthoutfitting.com
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Lion - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Very large.
Leopard - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Average
Nyala - Availability: Scarce - Trophy Size: Very nice.
Kudu - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: Very nice.
Waterbuck - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: Very nice.
Buffalo - Availability: Scarce - Trophy Size: 44 inches
Crocodile - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Average
Impala - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Average
Game Sought But Not Taken: Sable - Availability: Extremely thick bush due to heavy rains.
Game Condition Comments: Not a lot of game, but the game we saw was 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: Excellent
Quality of Food: Excellent Trophy Care: Excellent
Name of Airline: South African Air Airline Service: Excellent
Airline Comments: The only bad thing was the long flight.


COSTS
Hunting Fees: $1,000 per day for 18 days Amount: $18000
Trophy Fees: Amount: $9750
Permits/Licenses: Amount: $10500
Commercial Airfares: Amount: $1650
Charter Airfares: Amount: $0
Other Costs: packing, shipping for trophies Amount: $300
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt: Very heavy bush from ealier rains.
Highlights of Hunt: Stalking 2.5 miles on hands and knees for buffalo.
Equipment Recommendations: May, June, July you will need heavy jacket for early morning and evenings.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why?


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Denny Leek
Contact Information: Tel. 219-921-0488 - 9534 South Bigelow Mill Road, Wanatah, IN 46390
Hunting Experience: Big game hunting for 30 years.
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?


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DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 500 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: September 15, 1998 to October 19, 2008
Place of Hunt: Mozambique - Gaza
Hunt Area: Coutada 16


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): McDonald Pro-Hunting. P.O. Box 11471; Bendor Park; 0699; South Africa; Email: enquiries@mcdonaldhunt.com; Web www.mcdonaldhunt.com
Personal Guide (if any): Gerard Fourie
Booking Agent (if any):
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Leopard - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size:
Duiker - Availability: Scarce - Trophy Size: 3 1/2 inch
Crocodile - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 16 3/4 feet SCI
Klipspringer - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 4 1/2 inch
Klipspringer - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 4 3/4 inche
Steenbok - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Shot for full mount with leopard.
Game Sought But Not Taken: Grysbok - Availability: Sharps Grysbok. Saw only females.
Game Condition Comments: Not a lot of game to see but the trophy size is good on the ones who are taken. Game condition is very good.


SERVICE RATINGS (excellent, good, fair or poor)
Quality of Outfit: Excellent Guide/PH Ability: Excellent
Condition of Camp: Good Condition of Equipment: Good
Quality of Food: Excellent Trophy Care: Excellent
Name of Airline: 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: None.
Highlights of Hunt: Taking the leopard and "monster" crocodile.
Equipment Recommendations:
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why?


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Rune Balstad
Contact Information: Tel. 47-926-91000 - Leistadgrenda 9, Trondheim, Norway 7047
Hunting Experience: Everything was excellent.
Physical Condition: Good.


IMPORTANT NOTES (actions taken if hunter unhappy with hunt)
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If Seeking Restitution, What is Sought?


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DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 1010 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: July 30, 1998 to August 15, 1998
Place of Hunt: Mozambique - Gaza Province
Hunt Area: Contada 16 and Rhino hunt in South Africa


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): McDonald Pro-Hunting. P.O. Box 11471; Bendor Park; 0699; South Africa; Email: enquiries@mcdonaldhunt.com; Web www.mcdonaldhunt.com
Personal Guide (if any): Sandy Mc Donald
Booking Agent (if any): Charles Bazzy; Safari Adventures Limited. 1929 Lone Pine Road; Bloomfield Hills; MI; 48302; Tel. 248-557-4140; Fax: 248-851-1707;Email: cbazzy7188@aol.com;
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Lion - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Took two, very large.
Leopard - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Large
Nyala - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: Good
Waterbuck - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: Very large
Hippopotamus - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Very good
Tsessebe - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Very large
Rhinoceros - Availability: - Trophy Size: Large
Game Sought But Not Taken: Buffalo - Availability: Did not find trophy animal I sought in Mozambique. After experiencing wild Mozambique I did not want to hunt in a fenced area in South Africa.
Game Condition Comments: Excellent, very large trophy animals.


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: SouthAfrica Air Airline Service:
Airline Comments: Very comfortable and good service for such a long flight.


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: Hunting with my daughter, an unforgetable experience. Great fun, great bonding and superb hunting. Guides helped my inexperienced daughter to take very good game.
Equipment Recommendations: A good pair of binoculars and warm clothing for early morning or night hunts!
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why? Without hesitation, the best and most exciting safari I have ever experienced. Top Notch in every way. A thrill of a life time!


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Janey Pierre and Stephanie Giroux
Contact Information: 2987 Boulevard de L'Industrie, St Mathieu de Beloeil, Quebec J3G 4S5
Hunting Experience: This is my seventh Safari. I also hunted in Scotland, Europe and North America.
Physical Condition: Janey is 53 years old, 102 pounds tough. Good physical shape never give up! Stephanie is 25 years old, tough mentally, never gives up. Pierre 60 years old, very tough. Age takes everything stride.


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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DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 1021 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: July 28, 1998 to August 2, 1998
Place of Hunt: South Africa - Northern Province
Hunt Area: Vresenioord


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): McDonald Pro-Hunting. P.O. Box 11471; Bendor Park; 0699; South Africa; Email: enquiries@mcdonaldhunt.com; Web www.mcdonaldhunt.com
Personal Guide (if any): Gerard Fourie
Booking Agent (if any): Charles Bazzy; Safari Adventures Limited. 1929 Lone Pine Road; Bloomfield Hills; MI; 48302; Tel. 248-557-4140; Fax: 248-851-1707;Email: cbazzy7188@aol.com;
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Kudu - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size:
Impala - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size:
Zebra - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size:
Warthog - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size:
Oryx, Kalahari - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size:
Blesbok - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size:
Game Sought But Not Taken:
Game Condition Comments: Great.


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: Excellent
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: The quest for the perfect gemsbock ending with success! Fantastic professinal hunter who satisfied my every need. Trophy kills.
Equipment Recommendations:
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why?


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Lori D. Becker
Contact Information: Tel. 248-333-3725 - 2620 Alveston Drive, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304
Hunting Experience: I am a first time hunter.
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



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