Hunting Report 10091

Hunter Information
Hunter Name:Patrick W. McCormick
Contact Information:3741 Southernwood Way, San Diego, CA USA, 92106 , ; Phone: 619-241-2237 Email: mccormick97@msn.com
Hunting Experience:Tanzania(3), Zambia (2), Zimbabwe (2), South Africa (2), Namibia, Mongolia, Turkey, Alaska, Western USA.
Physical Condition:Decent - 40 years old, former military, but 25 lbs overweight!
Date and Time of Hunt
Weapon Used:Rifle
How Hunt Was Conducted:
Date of Hunt:03/13/2015 to 04/03/2015
Place of Hunt: - Ethiopia - 1
Hunting Area:Odo Bulu/Alutu/Omo/Sala
Outfitter, Guide and Booking Agent Details
Outfitter (or safari company):Ethiopian Rift Valley Safaris ; PO Box 3658 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ; Phone: 011 251-111-552128 Email: ervs-usa@ervsafaris.com Website: www.ethiopianriftvalleysafaris.com
Personal Guide (if any):Jason Roussos & Nassos Roussos
Booking Agent (if any):Neal & Brownlee, Inc. ; , ; Phone: 918.299.3580 Email: Jeff@nealandbrownlee.com Website: http://nealandbrownlee.com/
Trip Arrangements (if self-guided):
License Required:
Game Description
Major Game Animals Taken:Hog, Giant Forest; Nyala, Mountain; Kudu, Abyssinian; Bushbuck, Abyssinian; Bushbuck, Menelik; Hartebeest, Neumann; Gazelle, Grant; Gerenuk
Game Sought But Not Taken:Kudu, Lesser; Hyena; ; ; ;
Game Conditions Comments:All four areas held plenty of game.
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:Ethiopian AirlinesAirline ServiceExcellent
Airline Comments:Good service to/from Washington Dulles using new 777 and 787.
Costs
Hunting Fees:Amount:$49600.00
Trophy Fees:Amount:$0.00
Permits/Licenses:Amount:$30400.00
Commercial Airfares:Amount:$5200.00
Charter Airfares:Amount:$7500.00
Other Costs:VAT & Scout FeesAmount:$13500.00
Total:$101000.00
Summary Remarks
Problems of Hunt:None at all. ERVS is extremely organized. Jason and Nassos are in daily contact with the main office and other camps to take care of anything that may come up.
Highlights of Hunt:1. Getting to hunt with both Jason and Nassos and to experience four different hunting concessions. 2. World record giant forest hog on the first afternoon. 3. Wonderful old mountain nyala. 4. Alutu, what a fantastic place to hunt. 5. Abyssinian bushbuck with Nassos.
Equipment Recommendations:None
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend?yes
Why?ERVS runs a great operation in a very unique country with many species only found there.
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