Hunting Report 10023

Hunter Information
Hunter Name:Russell Brines
Contact Information:PO Box 178, Durham, California United States, 95938 , ; Phone: 530-520-5000 Email: rusty@brinesinsurance.com
Hunting Experience:Hunting with 25+ different outfitters around the world.
Physical Condition:Age 56 - good. Recommend walking, best if in mountains before your hunt to get in sheep shape.
Date and Time of Hunt
Weapon Used:Rifle
How Hunt Was Conducted:
Date of Hunt:02/19/2014 to 02/26/2014
Place of Hunt: - Turkey - 8
Hunting Area:
Outfitter, Guide and Booking Agent Details
Outfitter (or safari company):Shikar Safaris Ltd ; Kultur Mah 3821 Sok Antalya, 0709 Turkey ; Phone: 011-90-242-226-31-15 Email: info@shikarsafaris.com Website: www.shikarsafaris.com
Personal Guide (if any):Camgil Ceyahir
Booking Agent (if any):Cabelas Outdoor Adventures ; 610 Glover Road Suite A Sidney,Nebraska 69162 ; Phone: 1-800-346-8747 Email: ed.beattie@cabelas.com; outdoor.adventures@cabelas.com Website: cabelasoutdooradventures.com
Trip Arrangements (if self-guided):
License Required:
Game Description
Major Game Animals Taken:Ibex, Bezoar (also Persian)
Game Sought But Not Taken:; ; ;
Game Conditions Comments:The game were in excellent condition.
Service Ratings
Quality of Outfit:ExcellentGuide/PH Ability:Excellent
Condition of Camp:ExcellentCondition of Equipment:Excellent
Quality of Food:ExcellentTrophy Care:Excellent
Name of Airline:Airline ServiceExcellent
Airline Comments:Went business class.
Costs
Hunting Fees:Amount:$0.00
Trophy Fees:Amount:$0.00
Permits/Licenses:Amount:$0.00
Commercial Airfares:Used points.Amount:$0.00
Charter Airfares:Amount:$0.00
Other Costs:Outside of the money paid to Shikar Safaris, there is the hotel going to and from in Istanbul plus meals at the hotel.Amount:$0.00
Total:$0.00
Summary Remarks
Problems of Hunt:None
Highlights of Hunt:We traveled for six or better hours so I got to see some of the country.
Equipment Recommendations:Spotting scope, good sheep boots.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend?yes
Why?Top notch outfitter. As important to him you harvest an animal as it is to you, not just after your money - animal's hide is taken care of.
Important Notes
Notified Outfitter?noNotified Personal Guide?noNotified Booking Agent?no
Seeking any kind of restitution or other settlement from agent, booking_agent or guide?no
If Seeking Restitution, What is Sought?
Additional Hunter Comments and/or Outfitter/Booking Agent Rebuttals