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Subscriber-Written Trip Report On Roger Whittall Safaris Hunts

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

DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 9377 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: September 14, 2013 to September 22, 2013
Place of Hunt: Mozambique - Niassa
Hunt Area: Messalo and Nungu Concessions


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Roger Whittall; Roger Whittall Safaris. Tel. 011-263-773-755-451; Email: bookings@humanizim.com; Web www.rogerwhittallsafaris.com
Personal Guide (if any): Guy Whittall
Booking Agent (if any):
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Eland, Livingstone - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Excellent
Sable - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Roosevelt sable; Excellent
Game Sought But Not Taken: Hyena - Availability: Lack of time - was not primary quarry.
Game Condition Comments: Sable are everywhere in these concessions, and there are good numbers of other plains game, such as Lichtenstein's hartebeest, Niassa wildebeest, waterbuck, greater kudu, warthogs, yellow baboon, common duikers and bushpig. Also saw much elephant and lion spoor.


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 Airways and South African Airways Airline Service: Good
Airline Comments: 15 hour delay leaving US on BA. Caused by mechanical problem on Boeing 777. Apart from that, we had no problems, including with rifle and ammunition.


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: After many tries in Tanzania (and for eland, in Namibia), finally taking excellent bull eland and sable.
Equipment Recommendations:
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? yes
Why?


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Michael M. Robinson
Contact Information: Tel. 603-965-4646 - 6 Grandview Road | Windham | NH | USA | 03087 E-mail: mrlexma@aol.com
Hunting Experience: Extensive - USA, Canada, Europe, South America and Africa.
Physical Condition: Very 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 an excellent safari in a truly wild part of Africa. The area is similar to the Selous Game Reserve in Tanzania. The views of and from the inselbergs (we climbed three) are spectacular. Guy Whittall is is a dedicated, hard-working and excellent hunter. In addition, he is a great host and hunting companion. We were only hunting eland and sable on this trip, and we took excellent trophy bulls within seven days, although we had booked ten, just to be safe. Near the end of the trip, we managed to get a spotted hyena to hit our eland and sable boned baits a couple of times. But we could not manage to be there waiting when the hyena would show up. Hyena was secondary to us, in any case, and although we gave it a good try, ultimately we did not have enough luck or time. But sable was a different story. On the first morning of our hunt, we saw a beautiful, old sable bull from the truck. He had good horn length, and very big bases. Guy suggested that we pass on him. He was sure that we could do better, and he was right. I learned that sable were everywhere in these concessions. Herds, bulls in bachelor groups and lone bulls. Not a day went by that we did not see sable. The Messalo area, and the adjoining Nungu area to the south, where we hunted for one full day, are home to a huge number of these majestic antelope. And these concessions are immense - over 1,250,000 acres, or 500,000 hectares, of brachystegia woodland and vleis. The reality and the potential here are both fantastic, in my opinion, and getting a good sable here is as sure a thing as exists in all of wild Africa. Based on this safari, I can highly recommend this outfitter and this area. We tracked eland and sable every day, and saw much other plains game that we could have chased, had we been interested.

Subscriber-Written Trip Report On Roger Whittall Safaris Hunts

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

DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 9243 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: June 9, 2013 to July 6, 2013
Place of Hunt: Zimbabwe -
Hunt Area: Cawston Block/Nakasangwe


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Roger Whittall; Roger Whittall Safaris. Tel. 011-263-773-755-451; Email: bookings@humanizim.com; Web www.rogerwhittallsafaris.com
Personal Guide (if any): Peter Wood
Booking Agent (if any): Len Pivar; Safaris Africa Inc.. 165 Thornbury Ln; Powell; OH; 43065; Tel. 614-848-8449; Email: info@safarisafrica-zimbabwe.com; Web www.safarisafrica-zimbabwe.com
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Eland - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: (x 2) 36"
Kudu - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 54"
Bushpig - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: x4
Bushbuck, Chobe - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 14-15.5" x3
Impala - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: (x 2) 22"
Zebra - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size:
Wildebeest - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: x 3
Tsessebe - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: x 2
Game Sought But Not Taken:
Game Condition Comments: Excellent game numbers and quality on ranch. We hunted on Peter Johnstone's and Cawston Block, and for elephant in Nakasangwe.


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: Ethiopian Airlines Airline Service: Poor
Airline Comments: They are a complete disaster if you are traveling with guns.


COSTS
Hunting Fees: Total safari: 29 plains game animals and one management elephant Amount: $54000
Trophy Fees: Amount: $0
Permits/Licenses: Amount: $0
Commercial Airfares: Ethiopian Airlines (they are terrible) Amount: $0
Charter Airfares: Amount: $0
Other Costs: Amount: $0
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt: None to speak of except airline.
Highlights of Hunt: Shooting a management bull elephant with a perfect sided brain.
Equipment Recommendations: None
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? yes
Why? The area we hunted plains game was Peter Johnstone's Rosslyn Safari area.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Mark Wehinger
Contact Information: Tel. 614-419-9988 - PO Box 175, Dublin, OH 43017
Hunting Experience: Over 100 guided safaris
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 Roger Whittall Safaris Hunts

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

DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 9267 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: April 7, 2013 to April 20, 2013
Place of Hunt: Zimbabwe -
Hunt Area: Nuanetsi


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Roger Whittall; Roger Whittall Safaris. Tel. 011-263-773-755-451; Email: bookings@humanizim.com; Web www.rogerwhittallsafaris.com
Personal Guide (if any): Butch Coaton
Booking Agent (if any): Safari Outfitters Inc. 410 W. Yellowstone Ave.; Cody; WY; 82414; Tel. 307-587-5596; Fax: 307-587-2265;Email: hunt@safari1.com; Web www.safari1.com
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Leopard - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 165 lbs.
Leopard - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 165 lbs.
Impala - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 25 1/2"
Civet - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size:
Cat, Genet - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size:
Warthog - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Large
Game Sought But Not Taken:
Game Condition Comments: Lots of Impala, Zebra, Buffalo and Wildebeest.


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: Airline Service: N/A
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 not one but two great Leopards.
Equipment Recommendations:
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? yes
Why?


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Daniel Smith
Contact Information: Tel. 408-238-1302 - 4208 Chaboya Rd. | San Jose | CA | USA | 95148 E-mail: hunterdsmith@aol.com
Hunting Experience: 14 trips to Africa
Physical Condition:


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
Butch was a serious P.H. and very professional. Don at Safari Outfitters did a good job of organizing the safari.

Subscriber-Written Trip Report On Roger Whittall Safaris Hunts

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

DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 8846 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: August 15, 2012 to September 10, 2012
Place of Hunt: Zimbabwe -
Hunt Area: Save Conservancy, Humani, Bedford


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Roger Whittall; Roger Whittall Safaris. Tel. 011-263-773-755-451; Email: bookings@humanizim.com; Web www.rogerwhittallsafaris.com
Personal Guide (if any): Peter Wood
Booking Agent (if any): Len Pivar; Safaris Africa Inc.. 165 Thornbury Ln; Powell; OH; 43065; Tel. 614-848-8449; Email: info@safarisafrica-zimbabwe.com; Web www.safarisafrica-zimbabwe.com
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Elephant - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 60+ LBG
Buffalo, Cape - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: 40 IN
Buffalo, Cape - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 38in - 19 in bosses
Game Sought But Not Taken:
Game Condition Comments: This area is a game paradise.


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: Ethiopian Air Airline Service: Poor
Airline Comments: Lost my riffle case on way home & I will most likely never see it again


COSTS
Hunting Fees: 1400 per day Amount: $37800
Trophy Fees: Elephant 15,000, Buffalo 3000 each Amount: $21000
Permits/Licenses: Amount: $0
Commercial Airfares: Amount: $2000
Charter Airfares: Amount: $2450
Other Costs: Amount: $0
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt: None
Highlights of Hunt: Full buffalo charge on follow up of wounded animal.
Equipment Recommendations:
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? yes
Why?


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Mark Wehinger
Contact Information: Tel. 614-419-9988 - PO Box 175 | Dublin | OH | 43017 E-mail: mwehinger@landscapepros.com
Hunting Experience: Over 80 safaris
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 Roger Whittall Safaris Hunts

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

DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 8646 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: March 1, 2012 to March 15, 2012
Place of Hunt: Zimbabwe -
Hunt Area: Humani Ranch, Save Concervancy


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Roger Whittall; Roger Whittall Safaris. Tel. 011-263-773-755-451; Email: bookings@humanizim.com; Web www.rogerwhittallsafaris.com
Personal Guide (if any): Guy Whittall
Booking Agent (if any):
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Leopard - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Mature Male
Nyala - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 29 inches
Game Sought But Not Taken:
Game Condition Comments: My third safari with Guy Whittall. As with the previous hunts everything was excellent. Shot my leopard on the 9th evening. No doubt the hard work, patience and knowledge of Guy Whittall and his staff helped to insure my success. Looking forward to my next safari with Roger Whittall Safaris.


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 South African Airlines 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:
Equipment Recommendations:
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? yes
Why?


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Tom Martin
Contact Information: Tel. 623-203-6776 - PO 7878 | Cave Creek | AZ | USA | 85327 E-mail: metroforms@aol.com
Hunting Experience: Africa, South America, New Zealand,Canada, US
Physical Condition:


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
Saw many species of game, good quantities and quality. Viewed 4 of the big 5. Humani Ranch on the Save Conservancy is doing well with their wildlife management and anti-poaching efforts.Lots and lots of animals!



Subscriber-Written Trip Report On Roger Whittall Safaris Hunts

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

DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 8390 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: October 6, 2011 to October 12, 2011
Place of Hunt: Mozambique -
Hunt Area: Coutada 14


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Roger Whittall; Roger Whittall Safaris. Tel. 011-263-773-755-451; Email: bookings@humanizim.com; Web www.rogerwhittallsafaris.com
Personal Guide (if any): Guy Whittall
Booking Agent (if any):
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Buffalo, Cape - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: Large
Bushpig - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Large
Game Sought But Not Taken:
Game Condition Comments:


SERVICE RATINGS (excellent, good, fair or poor)
Quality of Outfit: Good Guide/PH Ability: Excellent
Condition of Camp: Fair Condition of Equipment: Good
Quality of Food: Good Trophy Care: Good
Name of Airline: SAA and Safari Air Charters 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: See article below
Equipment Recommendations:
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? yes
Why?


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: David A. Little
Contact Information: Tel. 1 403 618 3531 - 208 Whispering Woods Terrace | Calgary | Alberta | Canada | T3Z 3C8 E-mail: DavidAveryLittle@gmail.com
Hunting Experience: Extensive International and Western Canadian hunting experience.
Physical Condition: Very 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
ROGER WHITTALL SAFARIS SCORES ANOTHER TOP-TEN! Coutada 14, Mozambique October 6, 2011 Guy Whittall, son of the famous Roger Whittall whose eponymous Zimbabwe-based operation is well known to the hunting fraternity, guided Canadian bowhunter David Little to a record book Bushpig in the Zambezi delta. On his first hunt in Mozambique, Little spotted the bushpig at 150 yards, rooting amongst some undergrowth. By scalloping around the pig, he and Whittall set themselves up just downwind of the pig. As luck would have it the Bushpig fed toward the hunters, moving at them head-on, denying the bowhunter any shot. At 15 yards, however, the animal veered just enough to allow a ¾ shot. It was recovered after about 200 yards. This was day one of Littles 7-day buffalo hunt in Nyati Safaris area, Coutada 14 in Mozambique. The pig measured 19 4/16 SCI and 9 5/8 Rowland Ward. It will be #4 in the SCI Trophy Book for Bushpigs taken with a bow. On the last day, Little killed a dagga boy. This is a story for another time. (Note to editor: I will file another report on the Cape Buffalo hunt once it has been measured.)



Subscriber-Written Trip Report On Roger Whittall Safaris Hunts

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

DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 8331 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: September 19, 2010 to October 3, 2010
Place of Hunt: Zimbabwe -
Hunt Area: Humani/Save Valley Conservancy


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Roger Whittall; Roger Whittall Safaris. Tel. 011-263-773-755-451; Email: bookings@humanizim.com; Web www.rogerwhittallsafaris.com
Personal Guide (if any): Butch Coaton
Booking Agent (if any):
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Buffalo - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: Excellent
Bushbuck - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: Record Book
Nyala - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: Record Book
Impala - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Excellent
Wildebeest, Blue - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: Record Book
Baboon - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Excellent
Waterbuck - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: Record Book
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: Excellent Trophy Care: Excellent
Name of Airline: United Airlines, South African Air, Zimbabwe Air Airline Service: Excellent
Airline Comments: United Airlines used in US; South African Air from D.C. to J'burg; Zimbabwe Air in Zimbabwe. No problems with the rifles. Everything got where it was going on all legs.


COSTS
Hunting Fees: $1,000 per day, $250 per observer Amount: $0
Trophy Fees: Buffalo $3,000, bushbuck $500, impala $200, nyala $2,000, waterbuck $1,500, baboon $50 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: No glitches at all!!!
Highlights of Hunt: See comments.
Equipment Recommendations: Just standard clothes, firearms, optics. No long range glassing or shooting.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? yes
Why? All aspects of hunt exceeded expectation and it turned out to be one of the most enjoyable vacations my wife and I have been on!


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: T. Moore
Contact Information: E-mail: tlmoore@herblou.com
Hunting Experience: 2 Safaris in Africa and one hunt in N. Zealand ... deer hunting in Pacific Northwest
Physical Condition: Very 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
It was late September 2010, essentially the end of the hunting season, and our destination was a camp owned and operated by Roger Whittall Safaris (www.humani.cc) on what is officially known as Humani Estates. It is situated in the Save Valley Conservancy in Chiredzi, Zimbabwe south west of the confluence of the Turgwe and Save rivers close to the Mozambique border - South Eastern Lowveld of Zimbabwe.

After a few very enjoyable days at the Victoria Falls Hotel to adjust to the time difference and settle in to the new culture of Zimbabwe, we flew to Harare and were met by our PH Butch Coaton (butchcoatonsafaris.com) who met us plan-side and ushered us through immigration and customs. Butch had come most highly recommended by two of our friends over the past couple of years and we finally met him at the 2010 SCI convention in Reno and booked for September. He seemed very competent, professional, and a bit reserved  but we knew the truth and were delightfully rewarded once we got out of the big city lights. We felt as safe in Zimbabwe as we do in any large city in the U.S. Only three times were we hustled for money by uniformed personnel. Twice at the Victoria Falls Airport and once at the Harare Airport. Only one of those times was it blatant and a bit uncomfortable at Victoria Falls Airport when a customs official was making an issue of us flying from there via Johannesburg to Harare with the rifles. A big smile and acting a little slow got the rifles on the plane with us and our money still in my wallet. Truth be told, if we hadnt been approached for some extra fees, I think I would have been a bit disappointed. Nonetheless, I would recommend having a meet and greet in Johannesburg as they will have you complete all the paperwork for the rifles and walk you through immigration and customs.

For Zimbabwe, at the request of our PH, I downloaded the rifle import forms from the internet and had 10 copies already filled out sans the signature and date&the extras did come in handy. After a pleasant evening and morning at the Whittalls home in Harare, we were off to the airport to catch the charter from Harare to Humani. The flight was uneventful and a lot quicker than the five-plus hour drive back after the hunt, but I would recommend the drive if you havent been in that part of the continent. Although there were several check points on the drive back, we were only stopped at one to check the rifles and everyone was friendly.

The establishment of the Conservancy itself is a remarkable story of foresightedness and tenacity of a consortium of several ranching families. Together the Conservancy spans over one million acres of contiguous properties with the primary goal of conserving the flora and fauna of Africa for self-sustainment. Although most of the farming and ranching production ceased on the Conservancy with the removal of the intervening fences, Humani still carries on the rich tradition for which Zimbabwe was once famous - profitable agriculture in the form citrus, sorghum, and corn. The area is relatively flat with several different ecosystems including the riparian ribbon along the Turgwe River that is quite dense in some areas and a very interesting mopane and palm forest. Most of Humani is veld and game is abundant everywhere.

We had booked for 14 days with the main goal of a cape buffalo. It took the first three days of tracking buffalo before we found what we were looking for. A very old animal, with various estimates of his age at twelve years and up. His horns were very swept back with the tips well below the bosses, which measured 17 inches, and were quite worn. He was narrow by Roland Ward standards but very nice by SCI standards and the quintessential trophy by current standards of an old, massively horned, non-breeding animal. He was most likely the oldest of the seven in the small bachelor herd and Butchs prediction of catching them out in the open in the river bed in the early morning on the third day ensured success.

The two days prior found us in and out of buffalo for several hours each day and at one point within 10 yards of a small group as they fed in the 12-foot high reeds along the river. All we could see from time to time while down on our hands and knees were their feet  very exciting. Although we saw numerous animals each day and made several stalks each day, Butch was quite adamant about not sending me home with a dink (dinky trophy). There were several times I would have been quite pleased with an animal, but the proclamation of dink! quickly broke off the stalk.

Nonetheless, over the next 11 days we were able to get everything we had come to Zimbabwe for with my expectations for trophy size and animal quality greatly exceeded. The Nyala, Waterbuck, Blue Wildebeest, and Southern Bushbuck all exceed SCI record book minimums by, on average, five inches, with the Wildebeest exceeding minimums by 22 inches. We also were able to take a very nice Impala that was just under the book minimum and an old Baboon that looked like a retired cage fighter that none of the others had enough courage to get near.

The hunting was interesting and challenging. I was using a 338 Win Mag and a 458 Lott. Shots ranged from 60 to well over 250 yards and some were in the clear and others were in the thick brush. Hunting was spot and stalk except for the Nyala which was taken from a hide along the river after several days of patterning his behavior. Readers familiar with the situation in Zimbabwe know there has been an inordinate amount of relocation of veterans and their families from the cities to private lands. This encroachment, as would be expected, has brought poaching and an expanding margin of where human activities overlap hunting areas. It made the hunting interesting a couple of days where foot and cart traffic along a main dirt track kept the animals moving. We did not find this at all distracting, just an added challenge, as there are a lot of very large trophy animals there.

The permanent camp we stayed in overlooked the river from a high vantage point and there were lions along the river bank several nights. The facilities were excellent and the food was just fabulous. Everything is cooked over a wood fire by Leadmore the chef. As well, the water for showers is heated by wood and the camp is kept spotless by Lucy and Fungai. Skinning and trophy care was excellent with Kariga and Terdai attending the skinning, salting, boiling and drying. Water comes from deep wells and is completely safe to drink.

Butch and his trackers Absolom and Mazonde were excellent people to be with in the field. Butch has a wicked sense of humor which we greatly appreciate and is only matched by his professionalism. There is nothing better than working hard all day and spontaneously laughing until you almost pee. I mentioned at the start of this that Humani is a working farm also and we met some of the nicest people. Of course Roger and Ann Whittall are the consummate hosts. Their daughters, Sarah Whittall and Jennifer Coaton, were also most gracious in hosting us in Harare and ensuring we got our shopping completed with a tour of the city. Adrienne, Charles, Mark, Sue, Hilton and several others who support the hunting and farm operations were a kick in the pants. We cant recommend this crew and location high enough! My wife was with us in the field every day and said this was the best trip she has ever taken.

They have aggressive anti-poaching patrols throughout the Conservancy and manage trophy quality through a strict quota system on some animals, so book early. The accommodations were well maintained and the equipment excellent. In late September there were very few insects and no tsetse flies. We saw numerous elephants up (really) close and personal, lion, black and white rhino (we were within less than 10 yards of the white rhino) which I understand is uncommon in this area and a myriad of other plains game including leopard and other small cats.

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DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 7309 Weapon Used: Bow How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: April 16, 2009 to May 3, 2009
Place of Hunt: Zimbabwe -
Hunt Area: Save/Chiredzi


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Roger Whittall; Roger Whittall Safaris. Tel. 011-263-773-755-451; Email: bookings@humanizim.com; Web www.rogerwhittallsafaris.com
Personal Guide (if any):
Booking Agent (if any):
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Buffalo, Cape - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 38 inch - great boss and drop.
Leopard - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 2 cats, average 180 pounds.
Bushbuck - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 16 inches.
Waterbuck - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Huge 30 plus.
Kudu - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: Had hoof and mouth kill off.
Game Sought But Not Taken: Waterbuck - Availability: Heavy cover plus saw plenty not in bow range as cover too thick. Excellent place to hunt dry season because river.
Game Condition Comments: Excellent - went to hunt for leopards with hounds by Nikko - knew cover would be very thick for other game. Still saw plenty but not in bow range.


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


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: Two beautiful big ranch leopards.
Equipment Recommendations:
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why? Roger Whittall and family are very honest and straight forward.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Bradley G Muhl
Contact Information: Tel. 913-338-4917 - 2404 W 114th St E-mail: bmuhl@kc.rr.com
Hunting Experience: Started when 6 years old, am now 60 - hunted most countries.
Physical Condition: Excellent.


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?


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DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 6759 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: May 29, 2008 to June 15, 2008
Place of Hunt: Zimbabwe -
Hunt Area: Zambezi Valley, Nyakasanga, Turgwe Camp, Bedford Camp


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Roger Whittall; Roger Whittall Safaris. Tel. 011-263-773-755-451; Email: bookings@humanizim.com; Web www.rogerwhittallsafaris.com
Personal Guide (if any): Thierry Labatt
Booking Agent (if any): Safari Outfitters Inc. 410 W. Yellowstone Ave.; Cody; WY; 82414; Tel. 307-587-5596; Fax: 307-587-2265;Email: hunt@safari1.com; Web www.safari1.com
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Buffalo, Cape - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 39 inches and 12 1/2 inches.
Zebra, Burchell's - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size:
Bushbuck, Limpopo - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: 13 7/8 and 5 1/2 inches.
Grysbok - Availability: Scarce - Trophy Size: Sharpes grysbok.
Impala - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 21 1/2 SCI 53 5/8.
Antelope, Klipspringer - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 4 3/8 and 2 1/8.
Waterbuck - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: 29 7/8 and 10 inches.
Wildebeest, Blue - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 30 inches.
Impala - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 23 inches.
Nyala - Availability: Scarce - Trophy Size: 27 1/2 inches.
Kudu - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: 52 inches.
Game Sought But Not Taken: Leopard - Availability: Females abundant but males scarce.
Game Condition Comments: Most game in all areas was plentiful except for male leopard as stated above.


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: Timely flights with good quality food and plentiful beverages.


COSTS
Hunting Fees: Amount: $15800
Trophy Fees: Amount: $11000
Permits/Licenses: $350 and visa fee $30 pp ($60), airport departure tax $35 pp ($70). Amount: $480
Commercial Airfares: Amount: $4500
Charter Airfares: Amount: $3150
Other Costs: Tips $1,000, tax on trophy fees $220 and dip and pack 500 Amount: $1720
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt:
Highlights of Hunt: Stalking buffalo and leopard hunting.
Equipment Recommendations: Shooting sticks were very helpful, also .416 Rigby.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why?


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Michael L Keller
Contact Information: Tel. 717-292-5244 - 6537 Davidsburg Rd., Dover, PA 17315
Hunting Experience: 50 years extensive and varied national and international.
Physical Condition: Excellent.


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?


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DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 7104 Weapon Used: Bow How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: May 16, 2008 to May 29, 2008
Place of Hunt: Zimbabwe - Masvingo
Hunt Area: Save Valley Conservancy


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Roger Whittall; Roger Whittall Safaris. Tel. 011-263-773-755-451; Email: bookings@humanizim.com; Web www.rogerwhittallsafaris.com
Personal Guide (if any): Guy Whittall
Booking Agent (if any):
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Elephant - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: 55 pounds.
Wildebeest, Blue - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 86.
Impala - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: 54.
Warthog - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: 34.
Baboon - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size:
Giraffe - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Big old bull.
Zebra - Availability: Average - Trophy Size:
Game Sought But Not Taken: Buffalo, Cape - Availability: Swirling winds made close contact with bow impossible.
Kudu - Availability: Scarce.
Eland - Availability: Scarce.
Game Condition Comments: Plenty of healthy herds of plains game, also leopard and hippo.


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: Good Trophy Care: Excellent
Name of Airline: Emirates, Air Canada and SAA Airline Service: Good
Airline Comments: Lost luggage, one day delay - not unusual.


COSTS
Hunting Fees: Amount: $10800
Trophy Fees: Amount: $18000
Permits/Licenses: Included. Amount: $0
Commercial Airfares: Amount: $8000
Charter Airfares: Amount: $1000
Other Costs: Tips, transfers, dip. Amount: $2500
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt: Late luggage, poachers, political violence (local).
Highlights of Hunt: My first African hunt. So the usual - scenery, game, trackers, camp help, #1 highlight - 55 pound elephant with a bow.
Equipment Recommendations:
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why? But country risk must be considered first.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: David A Little
Contact Information: Tel. 403-618-3531 - 208 Whispering Wood Terrace E-mail: davidlittle@redstagresources.com
Hunting Experience: 30 years of rifle/gun in North America. 15 year bowhunting worldwide in South Africa, Australia, Africa and North America.
Physical Condition: Very good for 58.


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DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 6237 Weapon Used: Muzzleloader How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: June 25, 2007 to July 5, 2007
Place of Hunt: Zimbabwe -
Hunt Area:


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Roger Whittall; Roger Whittall Safaris. Tel. 011-263-773-755-451; Email: bookings@humanizim.com; Web www.rogerwhittallsafaris.com
Personal Guide (if any): Rex Hoets
Booking Agent (if any):
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Buffalo - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 38 inches.
Kudu - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: 50 inches.
Impala - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 20 inches.
Game Sought But Not Taken: Waterbuck - Availability: Early in hunt no trophy animals - many in the 25 inch range.
Game Condition Comments: The area has lots of buffalo - many young trophy size animals that will make great hunting in the future.


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:
Name of Airline: South African Airlines Airline Service: Good
Airline Comments: The Airbus is tight fit but they have several entertainment options to help the time go by.


COSTS
Hunting Fees: Amount: $8500
Trophy Fees: Amount: $3400
Permits/Licenses: Amount: $0
Commercial Airfares: Amount: $2100
Charter Airfares: Amount: $0
Other Costs: Dip $500 and transportation $600. Amount: $1100
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt: Locating Pyrodex pellets for a muzzleloader hunt. Making internet connections to Zimbabwe.
Highlights of Hunt: Many close encounters with buffalo and taking one with a muzzleloader. Enjoying my first safari with a PH like Rex Hoets a true pro.
Equipment Recommendations: Buy the best footwear possible. Courtneys or Russels are what the PH's wear.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why? This is a totally professional operation that want you to enjoy the hunt and have a great African experience.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Ted Rize
Contact Information: Tel. 734-421-4646 - 15520 Auburndale, Livonia, MI 48154 E-mail: rizerone1@aol.com
Hunting Experience: Western elk, Alaskan and Canadian moose, Great Lakes whitetail.
Physical Condition: 50 years old in fair condition.


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
If you are planning a muzzleloader hunt be sure to locate your powder well in advance. There is no guarantee that you will be able to bring your own into any of the African countries.

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DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 6491 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: May 1, 2007 to May 15, 2007
Place of Hunt: Zimbabwe -
Hunt Area: Nyakasanga


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Roger Whittall; Roger Whittall Safaris. Tel. 011-263-773-755-451; Email: bookings@humanizim.com; Web www.rogerwhittallsafaris.com
Personal Guide (if any): Richard Tabor
Booking Agent (if any):
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Elephant - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 60 pounds.
Hippopotamus - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Big.
Buffalo - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Wanted the hide for leather.
Game Sought But Not Taken: Hyena - Availability: Just didn't happen.
Game Condition Comments: Saw many different species, all in prime 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: Singapore and South African Airlines. Airline Service: Good
Airline Comments: Hold up in Singapore, which meant a night in Johannesburg.


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: No problems.
Highlights of Hunt: Looked at 46 bull elephant, walked up on probably over 20. Constantly looking at nice elephant and other game. Camp on the Zambezi, Roger supplied a runabout boat and we spent many pleasurable hours on the river with a fishing rod.
Equipment Recommendations: Mozzies were plentiful in some areas, few tsetse's. Repellent necessary.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why? RW Safaris do things the way I like. I have had 3/4 other trip with them.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Don Adams
Contact Information: Tel. 011-64-637-23828 - Box 822, Masterton, New Zealand 5840 E-mail: d.w.adams@xtra.co.nz
Hunting Experience: Been to Southern Africa a number of times plus other parts of the world.
Physical Condition: Fine for age.


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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In 2005 I attended the SCI show in Reno with the specific intention of talking to as many outfitters as possible about an elephant hunt. I had an open mind as to country etc. Elephant hunting is a serous business, so the experience of the PH, and the chance of getting a reasonable trophy were paramount in my thinking. I spent three days looking, listening and talking to many outfitters and at the end of the day I chose RWS. Roger Whitall talks sense in a way I understand, he lays out the options and the chances of success. He has a bunch of very competent PH's and other staff that all work well together Richard Tabor is a safe and very competent PH who is fast gaining a very good reputation. Many of todays well known PH's have been through the RWS setup and have been taught well. My wife has accompanied me on most trips and enjoys the place as much as I do.

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DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 5479 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: June 20, 2006 to July 6, 2006
Place of Hunt: Zimbabwe -
Hunt Area: Chewore


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Roger Whittall; Roger Whittall Safaris. Tel. 011-263-773-755-451; Email: bookings@humanizim.com; Web www.rogerwhittallsafaris.com
Personal Guide (if any):
Booking Agent (if any):
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Buffalo - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 38 inches.
Sable - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 40 inches, good one.
Kudu - Availability: Average - Trophy Size:
Warthog - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size:
Antelope, Klipspringer - Availability: Scarce - Trophy Size:
Impala - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size:
Zebra - Availability: Average - Trophy Size:
Game Sought But Not Taken:
Game Condition Comments: Fairly thick cover. River was dry (mostly). Lots of walking - hills. Game in good shape, saw lots of elephant - mostly cows, just bumped upon them, not hunting them.


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: Advise all to stay off South African 747 as the seats are very close to the ones in front of you.


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: Sable.
Equipment Recommendations:
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why?


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Darrell Casto
Contact Information: Tel. 702-256-4607 - 8928 Echo Ridge Dr., Las Vegas, NV 89117 E-mail: darrellcas@aol.com
Hunting Experience: Hunting Kenya 1974, Botswana 1992, Zimbabwe 2000 and 2006.
Physical Condition: Very good for 75. Play tennis three times a week. Won the Silver Medal in doubles and the Gold in singles for the state of Nevada in the Senior Olympics.


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?
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DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 5690 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: May 28, 2006 to June 16, 2006
Place of Hunt: Zimbabwe -
Hunt Area: Save Conservancy/Humani and Chishake


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Roger Whittall; Roger Whittall Safaris. Tel. 011-263-773-755-451; Email: bookings@humanizim.com; Web www.rogerwhittallsafaris.com
Personal Guide (if any): William Finaughty
Booking Agent (if any): Len Pivar; Safaris Africa. 165 Thornbury Lane; Powell; OH; 43065; Tel. 614-848-8449; Email: info@safarisafrica-zimbabwe.com; Web www.safarisafrica-zimbabwe.com
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Warthog - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: 29 3/4 inches.
Impala - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 56 1/8 inches and 55 3/4 inches.
Leopard - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: 15 3/8 inches.
Game Sought But Not Taken:
Game Condition Comments: Excellent, as they say there, everything was in good nick.


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: Fair
Airline Comments: Usual long and tedious flight.


COSTS
Hunting Fees: Amount: $9100
Trophy Fees: Leopard. Amount: $3500
Permits/Licenses: Amount: $0
Commercial Airfares: Amount: $2100
Charter Airfares: Amount: $0
Other Costs: Vehicle to and from Harare to camp. Amount: $500
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt: None other than some out-of-season rain.
Highlights of Hunt: Bagging a 7 foot 4 inch leopard on the 10th day, with one shot, dealing with aggressive elephants, large variety of wildlife.
Equipment Recommendations: Always take raingear, no matter what anyone says.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why? Excellent value and the positive attitude of all staff, trackers, PH, etc.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: William L Hartman
Contact Information: Tel. 513-922-8917 - Cincinnati, OH
Hunting Experience: 35 years.
Physical Condition: Very good to excellent.


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?
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DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 5010 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: August 21, 2005 to August 30, 2005
Place of Hunt: Zimbabwe -
Hunt Area: Chewore and Humani


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Roger Whittall; Roger Whittall Safaris. Tel. 011-263-773-755-451; Email: bookings@humanizim.com; Web www.rogerwhittallsafaris.com
Personal Guide (if any): Guy Whittall
Booking Agent (if any): Safari Outfitters Inc. 410 W. Yellowstone Ave.; Cody; WY; 82414; Tel. 307-587-5596; Fax: 307-587-2265;Email: hunt@safari1.com; Web www.safari1.com
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Buffalo, Cape - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size:
Kudu - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 57 inches.
Wildebeest - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size:
Impala - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size:
Game Sought But Not Taken:
Game Condition Comments: Very good.


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: Charter flights were good.


COSTS
Hunting Fees: Amount: $6000
Trophy Fees: Amount: $3900
Permits/Licenses: Amount: $0
Commercial Airfares: Amount: $2200
Charter Airfares: Amount: $1100
Other Costs: B&B, tips, dip and pack, tax, etc. Amount: $1170
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt: None.
Highlights of Hunt: One of the greatest times of my life, you could not ask for a better PH than Guy Whittall.
Equipment Recommendations:
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why?


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Keith G Jestson
Contact Information: Tel. 406-323-3936 - PO Box 2324, Billings, MT 59103 E-mail: kthor@midrivers.com
Hunting Experience: 45 years.
Physical Condition: Very good at 64, outwalk most 35 year olds.


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: 5042 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: July 15, 2005 to August 8, 2005
Place of Hunt: Zimbabwe -
Hunt Area: Chewore


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Roger Whittall; Roger Whittall Safaris. Tel. 011-263-773-755-451; Email: bookings@humanizim.com; Web www.rogerwhittallsafaris.com
Personal Guide (if any): Peter Wood
Booking Agent (if any): Safari Outfitters Inc. 410 W. Yellowstone Ave.; Cody; WY; 82414; Tel. 307-587-5596; Fax: 307-587-2265;Email: hunt@safari1.com; Web www.safari1.com
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Buffalo, Cape - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: 36 inches.
Sable - Availability: Scarce - Trophy Size: 41 inches.
Eland - Availability: Scarce - Trophy Size: Very nice.
Bushbuck - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 14 inches.
Game Sought But Not Taken: Lion - Availability: Wounded - very scarce.
Leopard - Availability: Could not get a male on bait in 21 days.
Elephant - Availability: Very scarce.
Game Condition Comments: Hard to comment on what I did not see. Game was frustratingly scarce.


SERVICE RATINGS (excellent, good, fair or poor)
Quality of Outfit: Excellent Guide/PH Ability: Excellent
Condition of Camp: Excellent Condition of Equipment: Fair
Quality of Food: Excellent Trophy Care:
Name of Airline: American and British Airways Airline Service: Excellent
Airline Comments: Flew first class on frequent flyer miles. Service wa well on first class.


COSTS
Hunting Fees: Amount: $31200
Trophy Fees: Plus permits and charter flights. Amount: $22000
Permits/Licenses: Amount: $0
Commercial Airfares: Amount: $0
Charter Airfares: Amount: $0
Other Costs: Amount: $150
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt: Lack of game.
Highlights of Hunt: I was doing what I love to do.
Equipment Recommendations:
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? No
Why? Lack of game.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: David Stingl
Contact Information: Tel. 703-759-0475 - Great Falls, VA E-mail: Jager100@aol.com
Hunting Experience: 3 times Africa-New Zealand-North America.
Physical Condition: Average


IMPORTANT NOTES (actions taken if hunter unhappy with hunt)
Notified Outfitter? Notified Personal Guide? Notified Booking Agent?
Seeking any kind of restitution or other settlement from agent, outfitter or guide?
If Seeking Restitution, What is Sought?


ADDITIONAL HUNTER COMMENTS AND/OR OUTFITTER/BOOKING AGENT REBUTTAL
I was not going to file this hunt report, feeling that these people in Zimbabwe desperately need the influence of foreign currency. I advised Safari Outfitters, upon my return, that this should be sold as a single species hunt. Also to advice clients not to expect to shoot an elephant over 35 pounds (my PH told me this). They just sent out an email "bullet" advertising the same hunt.

To: David Stingl From Safari Outfitters

Safari Outfitters does understand and share your disappointment with the outcome of your safari in Zimbabwe with Roger Whittall Safaris July 15 through August 8, 2005. I think we can agree that Roger Whittall Safaris is considered to be one of the very best in the business. He has earned a fine reputation for honesty and integrity and we very proud to be his partner.

We understand that you took a Cape buffalo, sable, eland, bushbuck, warthog, 2 impala, crocodile, zebra, klipspringer, wildebeest and a kudu. We also understand that you wounded a very nice lion.

There were a number of hunters that followed you into Chewore, but none of them were hunting elephant and only one was hunting lion. One hunter came in on August 9th. He missed his shot at a lion, took a record book leopard and a buffalo. Another client started his hunt on August 19th at Chewore where he took a leopard and a 45 ½ inch buffalo. Three other hunters were there in August for buffalo and plains game hunts. All of the above mentioned hunters were quite pleased with their safaris.

We promoted a bit 4 in Chewore South for September of this year based on the overall success of hunter there the past many years and at the request of Roger Whittail Safaris. There is a drought in Zimbabwe this year and the hunting has been more difficult than other years, but there was still good success.

You must understand that weather conditions and patterns have a great influence on the movement, distribution and activities of wildlife. Sometimes species are forced to move long distances to find food and water. It is very unfortunate that the timing of your hunt coincided with these adverse conditions - but perhaps had you killed the lion you would be more satisfied with the hunt.

We all feel bad that you did not score on your cats and elephant. I spoke with Roger and he is trying to locate a quality lion hunt in another area for you in 2006 we will be back in touch with you on this.

From: Peter Wood (PH)

I firstly want to say that Dave Stingl is a great guy and we had a lot of fun, and of course a lot of frustrations. I will not dispute the fact that we did not see an abundance of game, even though we were there for nigh on three weeks. As you probably heard we are in a drought this year and that did not help our cause. Many of the rivers are dry and there is not much food around. We did not see buffalo for many days as their routes get large as they look for food sometimes only coming back through after a very long time, hence taking the lions with them. We were also unfortunate that both other operators in Chewore were also hunting lion reducing the available areas due to this.

The leopard was really a mind boggler for me as they were just not interested in coming to the baits; we had one male come in but left the scene before it was light enough for us to make a shot that was the last we saw of him.

It was a really tough hunt and I think it was for me just one of those that not much worked out at all.

I spoke to Dave about the possibility of coming back for a lion hunt on Humani.

I don't know what else to say as it is never good to have an unhappy client, if there is any other way that I can help please let me know.

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DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 4442 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: September 25, 2004 to October 16, 2004
Place of Hunt: Zimbabwe - Save Conservancy
Hunt Area: Humani


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Roger Whittall; Roger Whittall Safaris. Tel. 011-263-773-755-451; Email: bookings@humanizim.com; Web www.rogerwhittallsafaris.com
Personal Guide (if any): Peter Wood
Booking Agent (if any):
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Elephant - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Tuskless cow.
Wildebeest - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 28.5".
Eland - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: 34" (old and worn).
Kudu - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 60".
Waterbuck - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 31".
Zebra - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: N/A.
Warthog - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Can not recall.
Bushbuck - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 16".
Game Sought But Not Taken:
Game Condition Comments: Excellent game populations.


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 Airline Service: Poor
Airline Comments: The airbus planes are too cramped and slow.


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: Although my primary species was elephant, I had a chance to take a full bag of trophies as well as once in a lifetime 60" kudu and 31" waterbuck. Professional hunter Peter Wood worked extremely hard, is top notch, and produces great results.
Equipment Recommendations:
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why? Excellent game populations and top notch PH Peter Wood.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Daniel McCarthy
Contact Information: Tel. 801-583-8998 - Salt Lake City, Utah E-mail: dmccart@xmission.com
Hunting Experience:
Physical Condition: Average.


IMPORTANT NOTES (actions taken if hunter unhappy with hunt)
Notified Outfitter? Notified Personal Guide? Notified Booking Agent?
Seeking any kind of restitution or other settlement from agent, outfitter or guide?
If Seeking Restitution, What is Sought?


ADDITIONAL HUNTER COMMENTS AND/OR OUTFITTER/BOOKING AGENT REBUTTAL
Lots of walking.

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DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 4595 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: August 3, 2004 to August 15, 2004
Place of Hunt: Zimbabwe -
Hunt Area: Chewore and Humani


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Roger Whittall; Roger Whittall Safaris. Tel. 011-263-773-755-451; Email: bookings@humanizim.com; Web www.rogerwhittallsafaris.com
Personal Guide (if any): Myles McCallum
Booking Agent (if any):
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Elephant - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 42x38 lbs.
Kudu - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 57" but scarce in Chewore.
Bushbuck - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: At Humani with bow.
Game Sought But Not Taken: Zebra - Availability: No licenses available at Chewore.
Game Condition Comments: Lots of elephants and 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: South African Air Airline Service: Good
Airline Comments:


COSTS
Hunting Fees: $700 per day. Amount: $8400
Trophy Fees: Amount: $0
Permits/Licenses: Amount: $0
Commercial Airfares: $1,500.00 Amount: $1500
Charter Airfares: $500.00 Amount: $500
Other Costs: Amount: $0
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt: None really. April would be much better for big tuskers (but August was the only time I could go).
Highlights of Hunt: 1) Trackers-tracking. 2) Lions roaring at night. 3) PH is outstanding. 4) Earning your game after many tsetse miles on foot. 5) Nothing compares to elephant hunting.
Equipment Recommendations: Good soft hiking boots.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why? This is old Africa. I would not trade this hunt for 10 ranch hunts in South Africa.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Dante Lanna
Contact Information: Tel. 19-34294455 - Sao Paulo, Brazil E-mail: dplanna@esalq.usp.br
Hunting Experience: Extensive South America experience, Africa (3x), Alaska, British Columbia, US (17 trips to 9 states).
Physical Condition: Excellent (soccer or squash almost daily).


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
Chewore is old Africa at its finest. Don't waste your time hunting small ranches in Africa near developed areas. You deserve better. Go where you sleep hearing lions and wake up seeing elephants and buffalo. Try to have Myles McCallum as your PH. If he is not available change your safari dates. All the other guys are great, but he was outstanding in every aspect of my hunt. Myles, many, many thanks! Roger and Sarah Whittall are outfitters you can trust on. This was my second trip with them. Despite the land grabbing of part of their Humani Ranch, the Save Valley Conservancy still holds plenty of game, including elephant, buffalo, lions, wild dogs, etc. Hunting in a ranch like this has nothing to do with experiences in the vast majority of ranches in South Africa. Be in shape as this is hard hunting, miles of tracking that will make you feel great. Chewore is really big and doesn't have animals concentrated. It is not a firing gallery, what makes the hunt so much better. You will not be a designated shooter, but will actually hunt for the animals. Don't expect huge ivory. It's not there. We shot the 25th bull tracked, on the evening of the 8th day, and it was the biggest so far! There were lots of big buffalo. If trophy size is your thing (not mine) go early around April as you may do better on tusk size.

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DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 4545 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: June 15, 2004 to July 1, 2004
Place of Hunt: Zimbabwe -
Hunt Area: Chewore, Humani


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Roger Whittall; Roger Whittall Safaris. Tel. 011-263-773-755-451; Email: bookings@humanizim.com; Web www.rogerwhittallsafaris.com
Personal Guide (if any): Guy Whittall
Booking Agent (if any): Safari Outfitters Inc. 410 W. Yellowstone Ave.; Cody; WY; 82414; Tel. 307-587-5596; Fax: 307-587-2265;Email: hunt@safari1.com; Web www.safari1.com
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Buffalo, Cape - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 39".
Kudu - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 56".
Waterbuck - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 27".
Bushbuck - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 14".
Zebra - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Both animals were good.
Wildebeest - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 29", 27" (for lion bait).
Warthog - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 11.5".
Impala - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 20", 21".
Game Sought But Not Taken: Sable - Availability: Grasses were still too high. I chose to move on to other plains game.
Game Condition Comments: Chewore is true, rugged "classic" Africa. We were amongst huge herds of buffalo and many elephant on a daily basis. All game seen were healthy and in good/excellent condition. Humani is a plains game paradise with countless antelope, kudu, zebra, giraffe, etc. All game healthy and extremely 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: Lufthansa Airline Service: Excellent
Airline Comments: We flew through Frankfurt to Jo'burg on Lufthansa. No problems with firearms or ammunition.


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 whatsoever.
Highlights of Hunt: Taking a cape buffalo with a double rifle. Stalking to within 25 yards to two bull elephant. Stalking into and amongst huge herds of buffalo (200-500 head) on an almost daily basis. Taking an exceptional kudu bull at dusk. Surprising a male lion from his rest in the shade of the thick jess. Experiencing the sheer quantity and quality of plains game on Humani. Overall, an absolutely tremendous experience!
Equipment Recommendations: A fleece jacket for the cool evenings and early mornings. Bring a pair of boots that are well broken yet quiet on hard-packed terrain. I used Passport Health's "controlled release" insect repellant and had no problem with the tsetse flies.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why? Roger Whittall runs a first-class operation. All equipment was well maintained. All camps were first rate, with ample staff to serve our every need, food was excellent, and cold drinks after a long day of hunting around the campfire were great! All details related to air charters, incoming/outgoing logistics were handled and no details were left un-addressed. Despite the recent news surrounding Zimbabwe, I am extremely confident that my future trips with Roger Whittall will be just as smooth and problem free. I cannot speak highly enough about my experience and overall satisfaction with this trip.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Scott Teerlinck
Contact Information: Tel. 585-264-8981 - 6 Coach Side Lane E-mail: swteerlinck@ra.rockwell.com
Hunting Experience: Many trips throughout North America for whitetail, elk, waterfowl, and upland birds. Deer in Scotland Ducks/Geese in Argentina This was my first (but not last!) trip 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
Hunting with Guy Whittall was a very special highlight. Guy is knowledgeable, experienced, and great fun to be around. His focus on the quality of my experience was paramount, and he did everything possible to ensure the success of our hunt, the quality of the trophies, and the overall experience being second to none. Further noteworthy is Guy's understanding of my desire to use a vintage double rifle for my buffalo. Not only did Guy understand my desire (we could have used my scoped 375 to take very nice buffalo on separate occasions), Guy realized the limitations of the "two pipe" in terms of practical range. We hunted hard, and stalked extremely close to ensure good shots. Rather than opt for an easier method, Guy's persistence in making sure we used the drop lock 577 NE made the experience that much sweeter!

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DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 4447 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: May 15, 2004 to May 26, 2004
Place of Hunt: Zimbabwe -
Hunt Area: Humanii


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Roger Whittall; Roger Whittall Safaris. Tel. 011-263-773-755-451; Email: bookings@humanizim.com; Web www.rogerwhittallsafaris.com
Personal Guide (if any):
Booking Agent (if any): John Barth; Adventure Unlimited. 710 Buffalo Street Suite 807; Corpus Christi; Tx; 78401; Tel. 361-852-0537; Fax: 361-852-1766;Email: safaris@trip.net;
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Leopard - Availability: Average - Trophy Size:
Bushbuck - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size:
Kudu - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size:
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: Excellent Trophy Care: Excellent
Name of Airline: KLM / Northwest Airline Service: Good
Airline Comments:


COSTS
Hunting Fees: $6,500. Amount: $6500
Trophy Fees: $4,000. Amount: $4000
Permits/Licenses: Included. Amount: $0
Commercial Airfares: NW/KLM Amount: $1000
Charter Airfares: $1,250. Amount: $1250
Other Costs: Tips. Amount: $1000
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt: None.
Highlights of Hunt: Great times! This was my 5th trip with Roger and family.
Equipment Recommendations: None.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why?


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Phil Majerus
Contact Information: Tel. 920-921-6796 -
Hunting Experience: Widespread.
Physical Condition: Fair to 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: 3605 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: September 2, 2003 to September 13, 2003
Place of Hunt: Zimbabwe -
Hunt Area: Chewore


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Roger Whittall; Roger Whittall Safaris. Tel. 011-263-773-755-451; Email: bookings@humanizim.com; Web www.rogerwhittallsafaris.com
Personal Guide (if any): Myles McCallum
Booking Agent (if any):
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Leopard - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: 15 1/2 inch skull - 7 foot long.
Buffalo - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 37 inches - 100 inches SCI.
Bushbuck - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: 14 1/2 inches - 38 inches SCI.
Impala - Availability: Scarce - Trophy Size: 22 inches - 54 3/4 inches SCI.
Game Sought But Not Taken: Sable - Availability: Scarce.
Hyena - Availability: Ran out of time.
Game Condition Comments: Condition of game was excellent. Leopard was very healthy as was 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: South African Air. Airline Service: Fair
Airline Comments: Lost luggage for two days. Special charter for delivery.


COSTS
Hunting Fees: Amount: $7800
Trophy Fees: Leopard, buffalo, impala, bushbuck and four baits. Amount: $5950
Permits/Licenses: Dip and pack 29% on daily rate. Amount: $556
Commercial Airfares: Amount: $1700
Charter Airfares: Amount: $1000
Other Costs: Misc tips etc. Amount: $1800
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt: Lost luggage for two days, Tsetse fly nuisance.
Highlights of Hunt: Taking leopard on eighth day after baiting and lots of planning and work. PH was excellent.
Equipment Recommendations:
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why?


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Lou Trama
Contact Information: Tel. 248-547-2344 - 908 E Third St., Royal Oak, MI 48067 E-mail: latrama@ameritech.net
Hunting Experience: Second African safari, Canada and US.
Physical Condition: Fair - asthma.


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: 3470 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: July 16, 2003 to July 30, 2003
Place of Hunt: Zimbabwe -
Hunt Area: Chewore


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Roger Whittall; Roger Whittall Safaris. Tel. 011-263-773-755-451; Email: bookings@humanizim.com; Web www.rogerwhittallsafaris.com
Personal Guide (if any): Peter Wood
Booking Agent (if any):
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Elephant - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 35-40 pounds.
Buffalo - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 40 1/4 inches.
Eland - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: 36 inches.
Hyena - Availability: Average - Trophy Size:
Game Sought But Not Taken: Sable - Availability: Scarce in this area, chose not to move to better plains game area.
Game Condition Comments: Abundant elephant, buffalo, lion. Good leopard, not a lot of 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: Good
Airline Comments: Good service.


COSTS
Hunting Fees: $800 a day. Amount: $12000
Trophy Fees: Elephant $8,000, buffalo $1,700. Amount: $9700
Permits/Licenses: Amount: $0
Commercial Airfares: Amount: $0
Charter Airfares: One way. Amount: $475
Other Costs: Amount: $0
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt:
Highlights of Hunt: This was a very physical hunt. Lots of tracking, rewarding hunting.
Equipment Recommendations:
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why? Lots of dangerous game, be ready to walk.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Tim Hauck
Contact Information: Tel. 989-772-4737 - PO Box 329, Mt. Pleasant, MI E-mail: timbch@voyager.net
Hunting Experience: Four African hunt, Europe, Asia, North America.
Physical Condition: Good.


IMPORTANT NOTES (actions taken if hunter unhappy with hunt)
Notified Outfitter? Notified Personal Guide? Notified Booking Agent?
Seeking any kind of restitution or other settlement from agent, outfitter or guide?
If Seeking Restitution, What is Sought?


ADDITIONAL HUNTER COMMENTS AND/OR OUTFITTER/BOOKING AGENT REBUTTAL

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DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 3474 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: May 28, 2003 to June 16, 2003
Place of Hunt: Zimbabwe -
Hunt Area: Chewore and Humani


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Roger Whittall; Roger Whittall Safaris. Tel. 011-263-773-755-451; Email: bookings@humanizim.com; Web www.rogerwhittallsafaris.com
Personal Guide (if any): Guy Whittall
Booking Agent (if any):
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Buffalo - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Excellent.
Kudu - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Excellent.
Nyala - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: Excellent.
Bushbuck - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Excellent.
Waterbuck - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Excellent.
Antelope, Klipspringer - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Excellent.
Impala - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Excellent.
Game Sought But Not Taken:
Game Condition Comments: Plenty, saw many other species that I could have shot but chose not to. Opportunities vary to take trophy 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: Good
Airline Comments: No problems.


COSTS
Hunting Fees: Best value of any hunt I've been on. 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: Absolutely none.
Highlights of Hunt: Meeting and hunting with PH Guy Whittall and Zimbabwean photographer and author David Haime
Equipment Recommendations: Misc. cash, US for tips for camp staff, they were all great.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why? Great people, great area's, well organized, honest and straight forward company.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Ron Jenkins
Contact Information: Tel. 435-753-2968 - 6468 W Center St., Petersboro, UT 87325
Hunting Experience: 19 years. Alaskan Registered guide, many hunts in western US.
Physical Condition: Good. 40 years 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?


ADDITIONAL HUNTER COMMENTS AND/OR OUTFITTER/BOOKING AGENT REBUTTAL

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DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 2784 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: May 6, 2002 to May 25, 2002
Place of Hunt: Zimbabwe -
Hunt Area: Humani


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Roger Whittall; Roger Whittall Safaris. Tel. 011-263-773-755-451; Email: bookings@humanizim.com; Web www.rogerwhittallsafaris.com
Personal Guide (if any): Guy Whittall
Booking Agent (if any): John Barth; Adventure Unlimited. 710 Buffalo Street; Suite 807; Corpus Christi; TX; 78401; Fax: 361-852-1766;Email: safaris@trip.net; Web www.ausafari.com
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Leopard - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size:
Kudu - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size:
Impala - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size:
Warthog - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size:
Cat, Genet - Availability: Average - Trophy Size:
Game Sought But Not Taken:
Game Condition Comments: Very 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: South African Airlines Airline Service: Poor
Airline Comments: I had my bags broken into and cash stolen out of my bag. My friend with me also had the same thing happen to him.


COSTS
Hunting Fees: $600 per day. Amount: $11400
Trophy Fees: $2,000 for leopard, $150 for impala, $750 for kudu. Amount: $2900
Permits/Licenses: Amount: $0
Commercial Airfares: Amount: $0
Charter Airfares: Amount: $0
Other Costs: 2 nights in a hotel, $300 for expenses in Joburg. Amount: $300
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt:
Highlights of Hunt: Hunting leopards with dogs and seeing four leopard in less than ten days.
Equipment Recommendations:
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why?


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Phil Majerus
Contact Information: Tel. 920-921-2901 - W5633 County Y Fond du Lac, WI 54935 E-mail: biggamehunter@dotnet.com
Hunting Experience: 15 trips to Africa.
Physical Condition: Fair to good.


IMPORTANT NOTES (actions taken if hunter unhappy with hunt)
Notified Outfitter? Notified Personal Guide? Notified Booking Agent?
Seeking any kind of restitution or other settlement from agent, outfitter or guide?
If Seeking Restitution, What is Sought?


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Subscriber-Written Trip Report On Roger Whittall Safaris Hunts

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

DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 3822 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: November 10, 2001 to November 20, 2001
Place of Hunt: Zimbabwe -
Hunt Area: Chewore South


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Roger Whittall; Roger Whittall Safaris. Tel. 011-263-773-755-451; Email: bookings@humanizim.com; Web www.rogerwhittallsafaris.com
Personal Guide (if any): Peter Wood
Booking Agent (if any): Ron Young; Expeditions By Ron. P O Box 260180; Corpus Christi; TX; 78426-0180; Tel. 800-874-1989; Fax: 361-767-1246;Email: expeditions@interconnect.net; Web www. expeditionsbyron.com
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Elephant - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: Adult. Cow elephant.
Buffalo, Cape - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 38 inches.
Kudu - Availability: - Trophy Size: 54 inches, tracked one in thick bush.
Impala - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 27 inches, there were so many they were a nuisance.
Game Sought But Not Taken: Hyena - Availability: Too smart, out only at night.
Game Condition Comments: Chewore has a lot of cats and has been hunted hard, so not all game is plentiful. Plains game is not as plentiful as other areas, but there were plenty of buffalo and elephant which is all I cared about.


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


COSTS
Hunting Fees: Including trophy fees. Amount: $8000
Trophy Fees: Amount: $0
Permits/Licenses: Amount: $0
Commercial Airfares: Amount: $1750
Charter Airfares: Rode in a Toyota. Amount: $0
Other Costs: Tips. Amount: $0
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt: None.
Highlights of Hunt: I really like tracking elephant and Cape buffalo.
Equipment Recommendations: In November, I recommend a bug jacket with hood to sleep in because the mosquito netting did not keep them all out. Take extra bug juice.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why? Peter Wood worked extremely hard to make this an enjoyable hunt.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Daniel McCarthy
Contact Information: Tel. 801-536-6830 - Salt Lake City, UT E-mail: dmccart@xmision.com
Hunting Experience: 30 years.
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
Peter Wood was an extremely diligent, hard working and pleasant professional hunter. He was very adept at finding game and evaluating it. One of my priorities was to shoot the game myself without anyone else's bullets being in the animal. Peter fully understood and respected that, to my great appreciation. We hunted elephant by tracking, but ended up shooting one that we lucked upon by car. We reviewed large herds of buffalo but eventually tracked some dagga boys and I shot one. I found tracking much more fun than looking at herds. After the elephant and buffalo were in the bag, we tracked kudu and I shot a nice 54 inch kudu in the thick brush. The safari was a fabulous experience and I would recommend Peter Wood as a PH, Roger Whittall Safaris, and Ron Young as a booking agent to anyone.

Subscriber-Written Trip Report On Roger Whittall Safaris Hunts

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DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 2350 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: September 10, 2001 to September 19, 2001
Place of Hunt: Zimbabwe -
Hunt Area: Humani - Save Valley Conservancy


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Roger Whittall; Roger Whittall Safaris. Tel. 011-263-773-755-451; Email: bookings@humanizim.com; Web www.rogerwhittallsafaris.com
Personal Guide (if any): William Finaughty
Booking Agent (if any): John Barth; Adventure Unlimited. 710 Buffalo Street; Suite 807; Corpus Christi; TX; 78401; Fax: 361-852-1766;Email: safaris@trip.net; Web www.ausafari.com
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Impala - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Two trophies: 52 1/2 and 56 - 21 1/2 and 23.
Wildebeest - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: 77 - 26 1/2.
Warthog - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 33 3/8 - 12 3/8.
Bushbuck - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: 38 3/8 - 14.
Bushpig - Availability: Scarce - Trophy Size: 15 7/8 - 6 1/4.
Eland - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: 86 1/2 - 33.
Kudu - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 128 3/8 - 54 1/8.
Waterbuck - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: 81 5/8 - 30 1/2.
Antelope, Klipspringer - Availability: Scarce - Trophy Size: 12 5/8 - 4.
Duiker - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: 12 1/4 - 3 7/8.
Zebra - Availability: Average - Trophy Size:
Cat, Genet - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: Two trophies.
Civet - Availability: Scarce - Trophy Size:
Varmint - Availability: Scarce - Trophy Size: Jackal.
Game Sought But Not Taken: Caracal - Availability: Very scarce in the area.
Cat, Serval - Availability: Very scarce in the area.
Game Condition Comments: Game is in excellent condition and all major trophies were book animals. P.H. was excellent judge of trophy animals.


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: Delta, South African Air and British Air Airline Service: Good
Airline Comments: All airlines were friendly and helpful. September 1th New York disaster had impact on all airlines, airports and travelers.


COSTS
Hunting Fees: $350 per day plus $150 per day for non-hunter for 10 days. Amount: $5000
Trophy Fees: Amount: $7500
Permits/Licenses: $30 per person entering Zimbabwe, $20 per person leaving. Amount: $100
Commercial Airfares: SAA, British Air and Delta $1,650 per person. Amount: $3300
Charter Airfares: None. Amount: $0
Other Costs: Vehicle to camp at $250 each way, dipping and packing $300, taxes on daily rate $100. Amount: $900
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt: None, excellent hunt.
Highlights of Hunt: 130-yard shot made on approximately two-inch target.
Equipment Recommendations: Sight scope at 100 yards.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why? This was a first class operation, quality and experienced P.H., excellent trackers and excellent camp at Humani.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Louis A. Trama
Contact Information: Tel. 248-569-1430 - 908 E. Third St., Royal Oak, MI 48067 E-mail: latrama@ameriteca.net
Hunting Experience: North America and Canada
Physical Condition: Average.


IMPORTANT NOTES (actions taken if hunter unhappy with hunt)
Notified Outfitter? Notified Personal Guide? Notified Booking Agent?
Seeking any kind of restitution or other settlement from agent, outfitter or guide?
If Seeking Restitution, What is Sought?


ADDITIONAL HUNTER COMMENTS AND/OR OUTFITTER/BOOKING AGENT REBUTTAL

Subscriber-Written Trip Report On Roger Whittall Safaris Hunts

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

DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 1719 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: July 15, 2000 to July 30, 2000
Place of Hunt: Zimbabwe -
Hunt Area: Chewore north of Harare; Humani south of Harare


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Roger Whittall; Roger Whittall Safaris. Tel. 011-263-773-755-451; Email: bookings@humanizim.com; Web www.rogerwhittallsafaris.com
Personal Guide (if any): Myles McCallum
Booking Agent (if any):
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Leopard - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: At Chewore.
Buffalo - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: At Chewore.
Impala - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: At Chewore.
Warthog - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: At Chewore.
Bushbuck - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: At Humani.
Zebra - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: At Humani.
Game Sought But Not Taken:
Game Condition Comments: Very good, large herds of buffalo. I was not hunting elephants. However, we saw lots of them.


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 Airline Service: Excellent
Airline Comments: Delta to Atlanta and South African Airways to Johannesburg then to Harare. I booked through Tatum International Travel. All went perfect.


COSTS
Hunting Fees: $1,000 per day for 15 days. Amount: $15000
Trophy Fees: Amount: $0
Permits/Licenses: Amount: $0
Commercial Airfares: Amount: $0
Charter Airfares: Amount: $0
Other Costs: Drove to three camps. I wanted to show my grandsond the country so we went by car. Amount: $1000
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt: None. Super great camps.
Highlights of Hunt: My leopard and taking my grandson on his first hunt. He is 20 years old.
Equipment Recommendations:
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why? These are great camps right on the river. Nice people. I have hunted leopard before, but Myles McCallum really knows leopard hunting.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: F. Darrell Casto
Contact Information: Tel. 702-254-9766 - 8928 Echo Ridge Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89117
Hunting Experience: This was my third safari. My first was in Kenya, my second in Botswana and my third in Zimbabwe.
Physical Condition: Very good. I play tennis four to five times a week.


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 Roger Whittall Safaris Hunts

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DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 1185 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: July 18, 1999 to July 31, 1999
Place of Hunt: Zimbabwe -
Hunt Area: Save Valley Game Reserve, Humani


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Roger Whittall; Roger Whittall Safaris. Tel. 011-263-773-755-451; Email: bookings@humanizim.com; Web www.rogerwhittallsafaris.com
Personal Guide (if any): Clive Hallamore
Booking Agent (if any):
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Leopard - Availability: - Trophy Size: SCI score 17 1/4.
Bushbuck - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: SCI rank 45.
Bushbuck - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: SCI rank 44.
Wildebeest - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: SCI score 80 1/4.
Nyala - Availability: Average - Trophy Size:
Impala - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: SCI score 54 3/4 and 54 1/2 (Two impalas taken).
Crocodile - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 11 feet two inches.
Kudu - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 50 1/2 inches.
Bushpig - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 14 1/4.
Game Sought But Not Taken:
Game Condition Comments: Had trouble getting leopard to bait. I did not hunt or shoot the leopard until the 12th day. Lots of game seen, all of the big five, plus cheetah and hippo.


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: Northwest and South African Airways Airline Service: Good
Airline Comments: Northwest ok at best. South African Airways is OK.


COSTS
Hunting Fees: Amount: $7000
Trophy Fees: Amount: $7100
Permits/Licenses: Amount: $300
Commercial Airfares: Amount: $1650
Charter Airfares: Amount: $0
Other Costs: Transfer, hotels, tips, miscellaneous Amount: $2000
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt: None.
Highlights of Hunt: Getting huge leopard and bushbucks. Son-in-law took 58 1/2 inch kudu.
Equipment Recommendations:
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why? Good camp, staff and PH. A chance to see the big five and a plains game hunt.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Tim Hauck
Contact Information: Tel. 517-772-4737 - PO Box 329 Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858
Hunting Experience: I have hunted in Africa, North America and Europe.
Physical Condition: Good to excellent.


IMPORTANT NOTES (actions taken if hunter unhappy with hunt)
Notified Outfitter? Notified Personal Guide? Notified Booking Agent?
Seeking any kind of restitution or other settlement from agent, outfitter or guide?
If Seeking Restitution, What is Sought?


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Subscriber-Written Trip Report On Roger Whittall Safaris Hunts

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DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 915 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: July 10, 1998 to July 22, 1998
Place of Hunt: Zimbabwe -
Hunt Area: Chewore, Humani Ranch


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Roger Whittall; Roger Whittall Safaris. Tel. 011-263-773-755-451; Email: bookings@humanizim.com; Web www.rogerwhittallsafaris.com
Personal Guide (if any): Myles McCallum
Booking Agent (if any):
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Buffalo, Cape - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Average
Sable - Availability: Scarce - Trophy Size: Average
Eland - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: Excellent
Kudu - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Excellent
Warthog - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: Excellent
Tsessebe - Availability: Average - Trophy Size: Excellent
Game Sought But Not Taken: Bushbuck - Availability: No shot opportunities at a trophy buck.
Reedbuck - Availability: Ran out of time to travel to area with this species.
Game Condition Comments: Outstanding. I hunted both these areas in 1991. Game populations are up in both areas. 52-55 inch kudu seen daily on Humani Ranch. Many other species seen but chose not to shoot.


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: British Airway Airline Service: Fair
Airline Comments: Food and leg room were poor but no problems with guns.


COSTS
Hunting Fees: $650 per day for 12 days Amount: $7800
Trophy Fees: Amount: $5500
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: Stalking eland on hands and knees and following up wounded buffalo in thick brush. Seeing all the big five including rhino in daylight, land cruiser and chased by lioness.
Equipment Recommendations:
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? yes
Why? I already have recommended the hunt.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Terry Hegge
Contact Information: Tel. 907-694-5916 - 19008 Chrystal Island Drive, Eagle River, AK 99577
Hunting Experience: I have hunted in Africa, Alaska, the Western United States and Scotland.
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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Subscriber-Written Trip Report On Roger Whittall Safaris Hunts

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DATE AND PLACE OF HUNT
Report ID: 914 Weapon Used: Rifle How Hunt Was Conducted? Guided
Date of Hunt: June 27, 1998 to July 10, 1998
Place of Hunt: Zimbabwe -
Hunt Area: Save Conservancy


OUTFITTER, GUIDE AND BOOKING AGENT DETAILS
Outfitter (or safari company): Roger Whittall; Roger Whittall Safaris. Tel. 011-263-773-755-451; Email: bookings@humanizim.com; Web www.rogerwhittallsafaris.com
Personal Guide (if any): Mat Broughton
Booking Agent (if any):
Trip Arrangements
(if self-guided):
License Required:


GAME DESCRIPTION
Major Game Animals Taken: Leopard - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: 6 1/2 foot male
Bushbuck - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Two taken, 17 1/2 inches and 14 inches
Impala - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Six taken, 20 - 22 inches
Duiker - Availability: Abundant - Trophy Size: Over four inches.
Game Sought But Not Taken: Kudu - Availability: Wanted 58 inch. Saw dozen over 53 inches.
Eland - Availability: Not enough time.
Civet - Availability: Not enough time.
Hog, Wild - Availability: Not enought ime.
Game Condition Comments: Hunt was on Mapari Ranch which is in the Save Conservancy. Plenty of big kudu, bushbuck, etc. Lots of water on ranch and no cattle. I shot the last one at their request.


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


COSTS
Hunting Fees: $450 per day for 14 days Amount: $5850
Trophy Fees: leopard $1,250, kudu $750, bushbuck $250, impala $150 Amount: $2400
Permits/Licenses: cittes Amount: $25
Commercial Airfares: Amount: $1700
Charter Airfares: Amount: $350
Other Costs: Packing Amount: $300
Total: $0


SUMMARY REMARKS
Problems of Hunt: I had to cut hunt in half because my father passed away back in the states. Hunted seven days.
Highlights of Hunt: Seeing my buddy take the "Big" leopard I wanted. PH told me to shoot medium cat. The big one hit my bait the next day and my friend shot him.
Equipment Recommendations: Night vision binoculars would be neat when watching leopard baits at night.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend? Yes
Why? Friend took 44 1/2 inch buffalo in Chewore.


HUNTER INFORMATION
Hunter Name: Carl Rost
Contact Information: Tel. 409-542-5205 - P. O. Box 191, Giddings, TX 78942
Hunting Experience: I have hunted in Botswana, South Africa, Canada, Mexico, Wyoming and New Mexico.
Physical Condition: Good, 42 years 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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