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Subscriber-Written Trip Report On North Island Guide Outfitters 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: 8975 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: June 3, 2013 to June 7, 2013
Place of Hunt: Canada - British Columbia
Hunt Area: North Central Vancouver Island


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Dave Fyfe; North Island Guide Outfitters. PO Box 307; Campbell River; BC; V9W 5B1; Canada; Tel. 250-850-1501; Web www.huntingvancouverisland.com
Personal Guide (if any): Chris Fyfe
Booking Agent (if any):
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Bear, Black - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 7.5 square, exceptional quality
Game Sought But Not Taken:
Game Condition Comments: Good. No rubbed hides. Healthy post-hibernation black bear habitat.


SERVICE RATINGS (excellent, good, fair or poor)
Quality of Outfit: Excellent Guide/PH Ability: N/A
Condition of Camp: Good Condition of Equipment: N/A
Quality of Food: Good Trophy Care: N/A
Name of Airline: Airline Service: N/A
Airline Comments: S. I. T. at Vancouver, B.C. to clear customs, immigration, and securr non-resident firearms permit.


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: See hunter's publication (Two Bears and Two Johns)
Equipment Recommendations:
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? yes
Why?


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: John A. Hofert
Contact Information: Tel. 323-934-5362 - 322 North McCadden Place, Los Angeles, CA 90004
Hunting Experience: Excellent (see Two Bears and Two Johns review)
Physical Condition: Senior, artificial knee, arthritic condition. Not as good as I would like to be and require a patient, experienced guide.


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
My son, John C., and I arrived at Campbell River, B.C. to connect with North Island Guide Outfitters (future reference will be an abbreviated cut-to-the-chase NIGO) for our 5-day fair stalk black bear hunt.

We claimed our rifles and greeted Irene Fyfe, who with her husband Dave and two sons, Josh and Chris, administer the NIGO 2700-acre hunting concession on North Central Vancouver Island, B.C., Canada. Chris Fyfe was assigned to guide our 5-day fair chase black bear hunt based from the NIGO Woss Lodge approximately 110 miles north. Chris took us in his Ford 250 truck for the 2.5-hour trip to Woss Camp in time for introductions to Andy and Sonia, a father/daughter observer/hunter team from Youngtown, Ohio, and NIGO staff and a timely dinner.

June 3rd (Day 1): After breakfast, we sighted in our rifles with a collective 1.5-inch grouping and were in the bush by 9AM. Note: black bears are free spirits known to sleep in before their post-hibernation prowl for nutritional rehabilitation; that translates to most black bears being taken in the afternoon/9PM range. Fortunately, in springtime on Vancouver Island, it stays light until 9PM, so an early hunt is not a priority. We proceed to troll the logging road concession access searching for signs of post-hibernation bear activity.

Chris is ever alert, a gifted guide with innate instinct to detect roadside clues to recent black bear migration that can lead to useful game-taking opportunities. Black bears like to feed on new post-winters' grass and fresh fireweed growth, and often designate their territorial preference by breaking the tops off of thin saplings or scraping the bark off large trees. Chris is favored with the unique skill of sorting out black bear presence just beyond the bush perimeter -- a rare instinct, indeed -- that helps him get a heads up on bears before they become aware of unfriendly hunter intrusion.

Chris says it's time for some elevated exploratory glassing, so we're off to a steep logging access road that takes us up to 6,000 ft. and an abrupt 5-ft. snow road blockage. Chris turns the truck around, parks roadside, takes his Leupold 20-60x80mm spotting scope, and clamps it to his side window for stationary support and proceeds to glass the valley in deliberate fashion (patience is the password). Chris invites J.C. to view his rewarding discovery; J.C. takes a peek in the spotting scope and says "Dad, you need to see what's going on down there." I dial the spotting scope's magnification up to 60 power and spot an anxious sow flirting with a large boar in a far away clear-cut saturated with slash debris. Chris says we have some daylight left and we could get over to that black bear rendezvous in less than an hour. But just be sure you have definite points of reference to the bears' specific location.

The drive down the mountain was a tad fast, but nobody said anything as our minds were focused on getting down to the bears ASAP! We made it to the valley's blacktop and headed for the access road leading to the clear cut where the black bears were last seen in the spotting scope. We collectively agreed on the point of reference in the access road's topography, principally three vertical dips that preceded the bears' location. The third and last vertical road dip was our key landmark.

Chris parked the truck in the low point of the road dip and John C. loaded his rifle for the silent, stealthy stalk up the road and on to where the bears' mating would likely take place. We made it to the road top where Chris said "I can't see the sow, but the boar's over there." Then he set up the shooting sticks for John C. As the boar moved behind slash pile concealment next to a log skid row, John C. chambered a 180-grain 30-06 round as we waited for the boars' curiosity to investigate our uninvited intrusion on his sow courtship. Sure enough, his patience gave out as he slipped out from behind his slash cover to see what we were all about.

Just as John C. got the boar in the crosshairs of his scope, the boar presented a quartering look, and John C. put a bullet in his far chest. The boar rocked with the 180-grain impact and ran up the skid row 15 yards before piling up. Chris fired a backup shot that was not necessary as we would later learn; John C.'s 80-yd. lethal shot's diagonal trajectory took out both lungs before exiting on the boar's left flank. The black bear boar was a 'trophy bear' who was difficult to relocate for photography -- he squared out a conservative 7.5 feet and likely weighed in the 400-450lb. range. This was a very well-executed strategic /optic assisted long distance superior stalk with Chris and John C. performing in superb fashion. And yes, the Leupold spotting scope deserves recognition for its notable contribution to our successful hunt!

June 4th-6th (3 days): We hunted hard, working the concession's road system and glassing clear-cuts to find a good trophy boar, but it was not to be. We saw some sows with cubs and boars' backsides disappearing into the bush, but never came close to a viable black bear boar stalk.

June 7th (Day 5): Last day of my hunt. John C.'s monster bear was a thrilling first day adventure, and if I went home without a bear, so be it. I would have taken 4 bears in 5 NIGO hunts, an 80% success rate. Which is pretty good, especially considering NIGO hunts are free-ranging/fair stalk style, not from a blind over bait or using hounds to spot tracks and flush out the hunters' bears. Day 5 was unremarkable during the AM shift. After lunch, we drove to the concession's south side to explore new territory. We followed large bear tracks and almost ran over a trophy bear prowling roadside for spring food, when he spotted us and bolted into the bush; the balance of the afternoon, we trolled new roads and glassed clear-cuts and timber lines/skid rows, but no bears in sight.

Around 6PM, we rounded a pretty sharp curve in the road when Chris said "there's two bears inside the tree line and one's a nice-looking boar." Chris parked the truck 200 yards past the bear sighting. I loaded 3 300 Winchester Magnum cartridges into my rifle and we slowly stalked the far side of the road to where it started to curve around the corner where the bears were. Chris set up the shooting sticks and said "get ready, the boar is going to cross the road." I pushed the rifle safety to fire, and saw this large black bear walking across the road like he owned it. I got his near/left shoulder in the crosshairs and squeezed off a round as Chris and John C. yelled "you hit him good!"

I didn't know what to think as the bear crossed the road, jumped over the edge, and disappeared into the bush. Chris, rifle in hand, chases after the bear and into the bush and yells out "he's down, and John A., you have taken one nice black bear boar, and tell John C. to come on down and give me a hand!"

So then, I was alone and had no idea what my bear looked like. John C. and Chris warned me not to try to come down where they were at. I tried anyway, but my artificial knee was not up to the treacherous task of navigating the slash- and rock-infested hole where my bear, son, and guide were at, and I had better get back up to the road while I can still make it to the truck. John C. and Chris kept me posted while I monitored the truck radio and tossed water bottles to the boys in the nasty, dirty hole with my bear.

Finally, John C. emerged at roadside, followed by Chris, with my bear's hide strapped to his backpack. It was dark, and we were using flashlights to load the bear and wash bear blood off Chris' hands for the trip back to Woss Camp for for dinner, then packing our gear to return to Campbell River because we had to catch an early AM shuttle flight to Vancouver, B.C. airport. My bear squared out at 6.5 feet, and once more it was Chris Fyfe's savvy instinct that created my opportunity to take a great black bear boar during the late traditional bewitching hour on the 5th and last day!

My bear represents a clear example of Chris Fyfe's skill to sort a good bear from the bush for his hunter. And if that hunter can shoot a rifle well, he will be rewarded with a Vancouver Island black bear boar trophy!

I have now taken 5 black bears on 5 NIGO hunts; a 100% hunting success rate that represents NIGO's significant contribution to their hunters' superior guide service and high hunter success rate!

I'll bet John C.'s thinking about where/how he's going to take his 2012 black bear. I trust NIGO has some good memories concerning the Two Johns from California! It's later than we realize, so get into the bush now to do a hunt before it's too late! HUNTING AND FIREARMS FOREVER!

John A. Hofert

Subscriber-Written Trip Report On North Island Guide Outfitters 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: 9154 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: May 27, 2013 to June 2, 2013
Place of Hunt: Canada - British Columbia
Hunt Area: Vancouver Island


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Dave Fyfe; North Island Guide Outfitters. PO Box 307; Campbell River; BC; V9W 5B1; Canada; Tel. 250-850-1501; Web www.huntingvancouverisland.com
Personal Guide (if any):
Booking Agent (if any):
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Bear, Black - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Good
Game Sought But Not Taken:
Game Condition Comments:


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


COSTS
Hunting Fees: Amount: $0
Trophy Fees: N/A Amount: $0
Permits/Licenses: Amount: $0
Commercial Airfares: Amount: $1250
Charter Airfares: None needed Amount: $0
Other Costs: Amount: $0
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt:
Highlights of Hunt: Dave & Irene Fyfe run a top shelf operation. With bad weather & slow bear activity, my group of 4 each took good bears in just 2 days. I've re-booked to go after 1 of their monsters. Ours averaged 6'6"
Equipment Recommendations: .300 or larger caliber rifle. Barnes bullets, 165 gr or larger. Good binos. Water resistant boots
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? yes
Why? Guides bust their butts to get you a good bear. The concession is not over-hunted. Dave is professional, responsible, and organized. Comfortable lodge. Good food. Spectacular scenery.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Willie George
Contact Information: Tel. 918-633-9021 - 19543 E Clear Brook Rd | Owasso | OK | USA | 74055 E-mail: wdgeorge549@yahoo.com
Hunting Experience: 40 plus outfitted hunts. 46 years
Physical Condition: Great for 60 years.


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
Classy people!

Subscriber-Written Trip Report On North Island Guide Outfitters 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: 8900 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: October 1, 2012 to October 3, 2012
Place of Hunt: Canada - British Columbia
Hunt Area: Vancouver Island


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Dave Fyfe; North Island Guide Outfitters. PO Box 307; Campbell River; BC; V9W 5B1; Canada; Tel. 250-850-1501; Web www.huntingvancouverisland.com
Personal Guide (if any): Chris Fyfe
Booking Agent (if any):
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Elk, Roosevelt - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 362 SCI
Game Sought But Not Taken:
Game Condition Comments: Excellent


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


COSTS
Hunting Fees: Private treaty Amount: $0
Trophy Fees: Amount: $0
Permits/Licenses: appx Amount: $600
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? In 3 days I had a chance at 3 B&C bulls - excellent! One of the best hunts of my life


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Tommy Ford
Contact Information: Tel. 702-682-7707 - 11403 E US HWY 82 | Whitesboro | TX | 76273 E-mail: tford@fordcontracting.com
Hunting Experience: 50 years
Physical Condition: Old - tired


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 North Island Guide Outfitters 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: 8768 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: June 3, 2012 to June 7, 2012
Place of Hunt: Canada - British Columbia
Hunt Area: North Central Vancouver Island


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Dave Fyfe; North Island Guide Outfitters. PO Box 307; Campbell River; BC; V9W 5B1; Canada; Tel. 250-850-1501; Web www.huntingvancouverisland.com
Personal Guide (if any): Chris Fyfe
Booking Agent (if any):
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Bear, Black - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 7ft 6in
Bear, Black - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 6ft 7in
Game Sought But Not Taken:
Game Condition Comments: Great hunt concession, lots of spring black bear migration. My son John C took one bear and I took another bear.


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


COSTS
Hunting Fees: $6200 per hunter Amount: $12400
Trophy Fees: Amount: $0
Permits/Licenses: 1 hunt, 2 black bear tags, BC guide association Amount: $7600
Commercial Airfares: Amount: $0
Charter Airfares: Amount: $0
Other Costs: Air fare LAX - BC - LAX Amount: $0
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt: None
Highlights of Hunt: Excellent guiding by Chris Fyfe who can spot a bear with naked eye and up to two miles with a spotting scope.
Equipment Recommendations:
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? yes
Why? Results. I have taken 1 bear each on 5 separate bear hunts. Excellent at spotting and stalking game with productive results.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: John A. Hofert
Contact Information: Tel. 323-934-5362 - 322 N McCadden PL | Los Angeles | CA
Hunting Experience: 17 years
Physical Condition: Fair, senior citizen


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
A repeat black bear hunt in 2013. 



Subscriber-Written Trip Report On North Island Guide Outfitters 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: 8955 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: May 14, 2012 to May 18, 2012
Place of Hunt: Canada - British Columbia
Hunt Area: Vancouver Island


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Dave Fyfe; North Island Guide Outfitters. PO Box 307; Campbell River; BC; V9W 5B1; Canada; Tel. 250-850-1501; Web www.huntingvancouverisland.com
Personal Guide (if any): Dave Fyfe
Booking Agent (if any):
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Bear, Black - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 7'
Game Sought But Not Taken:
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: Good Trophy Care: Excellent
Name of Airline: Delta Airline Service: Good
Airline Comments:


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


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt:
Highlights of Hunt: Three of us hunted. We saw 6-ft. plus bears everyday. All three took 6'6" or larger bears.
Equipment Recommendations:
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? yes
Why? I saw more trophy bears in 5 days than I have seen in a lifetime of hunting.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Paul Hatzell
Contact Information: Tel. 406-855-6840 - 5515 Rimrock Rd | Billings | MT | 59106 E-mail: paul@hatzellpropertiesllp.com
Hunting Experience: Considerable
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 North Island Guide Outfitters 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: 7818 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: May 19, 2010 to May 23, 2010
Place of Hunt: Canada - British Columbia
Hunt Area: Gold River Vancouver Island, British Columbia


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Dave Fyfe; North Island Guide Outfitters. PO Box 307; Campbell River; BC; V9W 5B1; Canada; Tel. 250-850-1501; Web www.huntingvancouverisland.com
Personal Guide (if any): Chris Fyfe
Booking Agent (if any):
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Bear, Black - Availability: Average - Trophy Size:
Game Sought But Not Taken:
Game Condition Comments: On Hand's family operation have hunting concession with viable game habit at competent knowledgable guides, good equipment and adequate lodging and meals along with superior email and telephone communications.


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: Good Trophy Care: Excellent
Name of Airline: Air Canada and Central Mountain Air Airline Service: Good
Airline Comments:


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


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt:
Highlights of Hunt: Taking trophy quality black bear with single shot at 105 yards that guide Chris Fyfe made possible with his guiding and stalking expertise. A very good show indeed.
Equipment Recommendations:
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? yes
Why?


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: John Hofert
Contact Information: 322 North Mccadden Place, Los Angeles, CA 90004
Hunting Experience:
Physical Condition: Senior - Fair.


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 North Island Guide Outfitters 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: 7242 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: April 25, 2009 to April 29, 2009
Place of Hunt: Canada - British Columbia
Hunt Area: Vancouver Island


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Dave Fyfe; North Island Guide Outfitters. PO Box 307; Campbell River; BC; V9W 5B1; Canada; Tel. 250-850-1501; Web www.huntingvancouverisland.com
Personal Guide (if any): Chris Fyfe
Booking Agent (if any):
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Bear, Black - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Over 7 feet.
Game Sought But Not Taken:
Game Condition Comments: Saw a lot of sows and small bears, but only a few adult boars a day. Big trophy boars were apparently slower than usual coming out this year.


SERVICE RATINGS (excellent, good, fair or poor)
Quality of Outfit: Good Guide/PH Ability: Excellent
Condition of Camp: Excellent Condition of Equipment: Excellent
Quality of Food: Excellent Trophy Care: Excellent
Name of Airline: Pacific Coastal Airlines Airline Service: Fair
Airline Comments: Local baggage crew left my gun behind on the plane when I flew in. Also lost my checked carry-on when I flew out, which they shipped to me the next day. Were very good about rescheduling my flight home without any fee.


COSTS
Hunting Fees: Amount: $6200
Trophy Fees: Amount: $0
Permits/Licenses: Amount: $560
Commercial Airfares: Amount: $700
Charter Airfares: Amount: $0
Other Costs: Amount: $0
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt: It is their policy not to shoot any bear on the first day that is not a "no brainer" in terms of size, resulting in a couple people passing up very good bears.
Highlights of Hunt: Got a huge bear just before dark on penultimate day. SCI record book 19 7/16 inch skull and beautiful, thick, flawless black fur. Saw an even bigger, monster boar the last morning while packing out my hide and meat.
Equipment Recommendations: Weather can go from dry to wet, cold to hot and back again in course of a day, so need to dress appropriately. Foliage tends to be thick and very green so green camo patterns.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why? Nice, honest people who enjoy hunting. Focus on their reputation, but also genuinly care about providing a good experience for their hunters.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: John C. Kirkland
Contact Information: Tel. 213-892-4907 - 754 Swarthmore Ave., Pacific Palisades, CA 90272 E-mail: jckirkland@gmail.com
Hunting Experience: Extensive.
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 North Island Guide Outfitters 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: 6098 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: May 21, 2007 to May 26, 2007
Place of Hunt: Canada - Vancouver, British Columbia
Hunt Area: Campbell River


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Dave Fyfe; North Island Guide Outfitters. PO Box 307; Campbell River; BC; V9W 5B1; Canada; Tel. 250-850-1501; Web www.huntingvancouverisland.com
Personal Guide (if any): Travis - guide, Dave Fyfe - owner
Booking Agent (if any):
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Bear, Black - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: Good.
Game Sought But Not Taken:
Game Condition Comments: Spring arrived late, but the few boars that were out were of good quality. Great outfit and I would have no reservation about recommending this outfitter.


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: United Airline Service: Poor
Airline Comments: Delayed - six hours, bad attitude from attendants. Pacific Coastal was great.


COSTS
Hunting Fees: Amount: $5750
Trophy Fees: Amount: $0
Permits/Licenses: Amount: $495
Commercial Airfares: Business class. Amount: $1800
Charter Airfares: Amount: $300
Other Costs: Hotel. Amount: $0
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt:
Highlights of Hunt: Taking a 6 1/2 footer on the last day. The scenery is unbelievable.
Equipment Recommendations: Good optics.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why? Great outfitter and area for a big black bear.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Rod Yassin
Contact Information: Tel. 301-910-7200 - 13602 Mt. Prospect Dr., Rockville, MD 20850 E-mail: rodyassin@aol.com
Hunting Experience: 25 years of hunting.
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 North Island Guide Outfitters 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: 5943 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: January 13, 2007 to January 16, 2007
Place of Hunt: Canada - British Columbia
Hunt Area: Northern Vancouver Island


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Dave Fyfe; North Island Guide Outfitters. PO Box 307; Campbell River; BC; V9W 5B1; Canada; Tel. 250-850-1501; Web www.huntingvancouverisland.com
Personal Guide (if any): Russ Bouveur
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: Lion, Mountain - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 140 pound male.
Game Sought But Not Taken:
Game Condition Comments: Area is known for its high concentration of good sized cougars. I believe biologists are trying to reduce populations (see below) by encouraging the taking of two cougars, females and even females with kittens.


SERVICE RATINGS (excellent, good, fair or poor)
Quality of Outfit: Excellent Guide/PH Ability: Excellent
Condition of Camp: Excellent Condition of Equipment: Good
Quality of Food: Excellent Trophy Care: Good
Name of Airline: Pacific Coastal Airlines. Airline Service: Good
Airline Comments: Hunter friendly and solid personal service. It is the good alternative to Air Canada.


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: Weather in the area is highly variable which can quickly negate a hunt. I was very lucky. Unusually cold conditions meant good snow when I was there. David normally only does cougar hunts on call when snow is available. I was the one lucky one who a) was accepted for a booked hunt (perhaps because I was on my way to SCI Reno from Singapore/Hawaii and David took pity on me?) and b) I had good snow when I arrived.
Highlights of Hunt: Nearly everything! David was one of the best outfitters I ever hunted with. Had a wonderful hunt in environs which I had never experienced before!
Equipment Recommendations: No need for sleeping bags, etc. But do come equipped with the right footwear and layered clothing for mountain hunting in snowy conditions
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why? Hunting cougar with hounds in snow is the sort of hunt that everyone should try at least once in their lives.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Wayne Lau
Contact Information: 255 Arcadia Road #14-24, Singapore 289850 E-mail: waynel@singnet.com.sg
Hunting Experience: Have been on around 20 guided hunts on four continents over the past three years. But still learning.
Physical Condition: Ok for age (49 years) but could be better and could lose a lot of weight.


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
In addition to being an excellent outfitter (as well as the current President of the Guides Association of British Columbia), David manages his cougar zone well. It is an exceptional area because there are a high number of cougar-human interactions. Near where we hunted, two boys had been attacked by a cougar the previous summer. The authorities did not manage to find the attacking cougar. Because of the high cougar population, I belieive a hunter can take two cougar including females and females with kittens. A major problem is the weather. Hunts with hounds need snow. And snow in north Vancouver Island is inconsistent (unlike the interior). David usually only runs cougar hunts on an "on call" basis. But I was lucky being the only booked hunt he has taken. I was also lucky that snow conditions were good (it was an unusually cold period) when I arrived. We saw many cougar tracks daily. A few tracks were of a very large cougar. The PH, Russ Bouveur put in an exceptional effort both personally and with his dogs. In one case, he tracked an extremely large and intelligent cougar in tough snow mountain conditions for nearly a day (it got away in extremely difficult country as dark approached). For one reason or another, we couldn't hunt many of the tracks (often weather or darkness related). I hunted my cougar on the fourth day.

Subscriber-Written Trip Report On North Island Guide Outfitters 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: 5424 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: May 20, 2006 to May 27, 2006
Place of Hunt: Canada - British Columbia
Hunt Area: Vancouver Island


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Dave Fyfe; North Island Guide Outfitters. PO Box 307; Campbell River; BC; V9W 5B1; Canada; Tel. 250-850-1501; Web www.huntingvancouverisland.com
Personal Guide (if any): David Fyfe
Booking Agent (if any):
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Bear, Black - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Coastal, 20 12/16 inch skull, 7 foot 6 inch rug.
Game Sought But Not Taken:
Game Condition Comments: All the guides grew up on the island together and are great. The whole operation is the best of the best. Gourmet food, camp is a house! Fabulous scenery!


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: United Airlines and Pacific Coastal Airline Service: Excellent
Airline Comments:


COSTS
Hunting Fees: Amount: $5200
Trophy Fees: Amount: $0
Permits/Licenses: Amount: $200
Commercial Airfares: SC to BC and back $700 Amount: $700
Charter Airfares: Amount: $0
Other Costs: Amount: $0
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt:
Highlights of Hunt: Stalking huge bear after huge bear until you and your guide choose just the right one.
Equipment Recommendations: Rain gear a must.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why? The most professional group I have ever hunted with. Incredible game and operation from pick up to drop off. All the guides were awesome. Three bears over Seven feet on one day in our camp!


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Steve Merlin
Contact Information: Tel. 803-434-4870 - 130 Sterling Point, Blythewood, SC 29016 E-mail: katysteve@msn.com
Hunting Experience: Canada twelve times, Africa once, Western US four times
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 North Island Guide Outfitters 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: 5390 Weapon Used: Bow How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: April 21, 2006 to April 26, 2006
Place of Hunt: Canada - British Columbia
Hunt Area: Vancouver Island


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Dave Fyfe; North Island Guide Outfitters. PO Box 307; Campbell River; BC; V9W 5B1; Canada; Tel. 250-850-1501; Web www.huntingvancouverisland.com
Personal Guide (if any): Dave Fyfe
Booking Agent (if any):
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Bear, Black - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 18 1/16 inch skull - 6 foot 8 inch hide.
Game Sought But Not Taken:
Game Condition Comments: Saw lots of bear even though I hunted early in the season. The hides were 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: Good Trophy Care: Good
Name of Airline: British Airways and Pacific Coastal Airline Service: Good
Airline Comments:


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


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt:
Highlights of Hunt: Walking and stalking bear with bow and arrow and being able to get archery close on quite a few stalks.
Equipment Recommendations: Rangefinder.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why? You will see a large number of bears. The outfitter and guides are excellent.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Faisal Z F Al-Zaid
Contact Information: Westerham, Kent, England E-mail: faisal@al-zaid.cc
Hunting Experience: Europe, Africa, North America and Asia.
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 North Island Guide Outfitters 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: 5213 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: May 1, 2004 to May 5, 2004
Place of Hunt: Canada - British Columbia
Hunt Area: Vancouver Island


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Dave Fyfe; North Island Guide Outfitters. PO Box 307; Campbell River; BC; V9W 5B1; Canada; Tel. 250-850-1501; Web www.huntingvancouverisland.com
Personal Guide (if any): David Fyfe
Booking Agent (if any):
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Bear, Black - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Abudant with large bears.
Game Sought But Not Taken:
Game Condition Comments: Great hunt - fine accommodations, great food and excellent outfitter and guides.


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


COSTS
Hunting Fees: 7 day trophy hunt. Amount: $5200
Trophy Fees: For second bear. Amount: $2900
Permits/Licenses: $445 for first bear and $595 for second bear. Amount: $1040
Commercial Airfares: Amount: $750
Charter Airfares: Amount: $0
Other Costs: Amount: $0
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt: Unusually warm weather.
Highlights of Hunt: Great scenic country with large bear population.
Equipment Recommendations:
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why? Well run operation with abundant game.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Jim Davis
Contact Information: Tel. 814-450-4622 - Erie, PA
Hunting Experience: Fairly extensive in North America and Canada.
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 North Island Guide Outfitters 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: 4177 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: April 24, 2004 to April 30, 2004
Place of Hunt: Canada - British Columbia
Hunt Area: Vanconver Island


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Dave Fyfe; North Island Guide Outfitters. PO Box 307; Campbell River; BC; V9W 5B1; Canada; Tel. 250-850-1501; Web www.huntingvancouverisland.com
Personal Guide (if any): Dave Fyfe
Booking Agent (if any):
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Bear, Black - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 19 1/2 plus.
Game Sought But Not Taken:
Game Condition Comments: They were just coming out of hibernation. Their coats were thick and black. I saw as many as 16 bears each day.


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: United and Helijet Airline Service: Excellent
Airline Comments: United treated me well. Helijet treated me like a king. I don't think I have ever encounted a more service oriented organization.


COSTS
Hunting Fees: See comments. 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 a beautiful bear after stalking over same "grassy roads".
Equipment Recommendations:
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why? It was a true spot and stalk experience in a hunting area which consisted of 2,700 square miles.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Jack Klein
Contact Information: Tel. 614-774-2416 - 4223 Clairmont Road, Columbus, OH 43220
Hunting Experience: North American 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
Fair value for what you receive by way of professionalism and friendship from Dave Fyfe and the other PH's.

Ancillard Report

In addition to the information contained on your hunting trip report form, I wanted to expand upon my comments: First Dave Fyfe has been hunting Vancouver Island all of his life, and he is very knowledgeable. His hunting area is 2,700 square miles and because he hunts logging roads and slashesand the area is actively logged, his hunting area is constantly changing. As a result a lot of scouting goes on and it is true spot and stalk with drives seemingly straight up mountains and glassing over mountain vistas which are enjoyable just for their beauty. The company was good, as were the accommodations. Dave has purchased a multibedroom house in a small logging town in the middle of his hunting area. So hot showers, and comfortable beds were the order of the day. The food was good to the point that it is easy to gain weight on a North Island Guide hunt. We saw multiple bear almost everyday and had the opportunity to watch natural bear behavior from distances as close as 30 feet. The stalk on my trophy animal was over boulders and downed logs for a shot of about 80 yards. I have hunted Canada, and the U.S. and one trip to Africa and I can say without reservation that this was my best hunting experience. I look forward to hunting with Dave again.

As to airlines, perhaps I was living under a lucky star but my experiences were great. I flew from Ohio to Seattle, WA on United Airlines, and they were friendly, professional and hassle-free, even with regard to my rifle. From Seatlle to Campbell River B.C. I took a regional called Helijet, and I can't say enough good things about that organization. Everyone was friendly, no friendliest. On my return to Seattle one Helijet representative even drove me and my frozen cape to the Federal Express office so that I could overnight my trophy back to Ohio. They went the extra mile for me and I look forward to flying with them again. I feel like I went hunting and in addition to a great trophy came back with new friends and some wonderful memories.

Subscriber-Written Trip Report On North Island Guide Outfitters 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: 3385 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: June 1, 2003 to June 6, 2003
Place of Hunt: Canada - British Columbia
Hunt Area: Vancouver Island


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Dave Fyfe; North Island Guide Outfitters. PO Box 307; Campbell River; BC; V9W 5B1; Canada; Tel. 250-850-1501; Web www.huntingvancouverisland.com
Personal Guide (if any): Doug Rippongale
Booking Agent (if any):
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Bear, Black - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: New #21 in the Safari Club Book.
Game Sought But Not Taken:
Game Condition Comments: Very good.


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


COSTS
Hunting Fees: Amount: $3795
Trophy Fees: Amount: $0
Permits/Licenses: Amount: $375
Commercial Airfares: Free because of ACC miles on United Air. Amount: $0
Charter Airfares: Amount: $0
Other Costs: Tip Amount: $300
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt: None, trying to judge the size of bears.
Highlights of Hunt: We saw over 100 bears, snow cap mountains, able to hunt late "10:30" because of light condition.
Equipment Recommendations: Good 7 mm A Fram Bullets.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why?


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: James C Grookett
Contact Information: Tel. 215-969-8178 - 207 Abington Ave
Hunting Experience: Africa, Russia, North America, China, Tibet.
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 North Island Guide Outfitters 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: 3384 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: May 14, 2003 to May 19, 2003
Place of Hunt: Canada - British Columbia
Hunt Area: Port McNeil area, Vancouver Island


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Dave Fyfe; North Island Guide Outfitters. PO Box 307; Campbell River; BC; V9W 5B1; Canada; Tel. 250-850-1501; Web www.huntingvancouverisland.com
Personal Guide (if any): Mike Stine
Booking Agent (if any): Jim Blaine; Blaine, Jim. 3220 Kermit Hwy.; Odessa; TX; 79764; Tel. 915-580-5880; Fax: 915-333-6661;
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Bear, Black - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Large.
Game Sought But Not Taken:
Game Condition Comments: Killed huge black bear, green 20 2/16 inches, hide 7 foot. Black bear just out of hibernation, no rubs, numerous. Five hunters and five excellent bears.


SERVICE RATINGS (excellent, good, fair or poor)
Quality of Outfit: Excellent Guide/PH Ability:
Condition of Camp: Excellent Condition of Equipment:
Quality of Food: Excellent Trophy Care:
Name of Airline: Continental, Alaska Air and Pacific Air. Airline Service:
Airline Comments: Too many connections.


COSTS
Hunting Fees: Amount: $3700
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?


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Dick Teel
Contact Information: 2530 Anniston Dr., Houston, TX 77080 E-mail: dick.teel001@itsenergy.com
Hunting Experience: Over 60 years.
Physical Condition: For age fair.


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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