Hunting Report 10277

Hunter Information
Hunter Name:Mike Ewell
Contact Information:Ashburn VA, , , , ; Phone: 302-381-2782 Email: mewell85@vt.edu
Hunting Experience:Lots of North American experience, Turkey Grandslam, Bear, and a lot of deer. Now 2 of the Big 5.
Physical Condition:Pretty good, I run 5 miles a day, lift weights but not in sheep shape or anything like that.
Date and Time of Hunt
Weapon Used:Rifle
How Hunt Was Conducted:
Date of Hunt:08/19/2015 to 08/28/2015
Place of Hunt: - South Africa - 1
Hunting Area:Kalahari and Eastern Cape
Outfitter, Guide and Booking Agent Details
Outfitter (or safari company):Comre Safaris ; , ; Email: info@comresafaris.co.za Website: http://www.comresafaris.co.za
Personal Guide (if any):Shaun Abraham
Booking Agent (if any): ; , ;
Trip Arrangements (if self-guided):
License Required:
Game Description
Major Game Animals Taken:Lion; Nyala; Bushbuck, Cape; Rhinoceros, White
Game Sought But Not Taken:; ; ;
Game Conditions Comments:Could not of had a better hunt. The game abundant and could have taken a lot more but decided to focus on dangerous game. But saw some amazing animals.
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:South African AirwaysAirline ServiceFair
Airline Comments:Lost my rifle, I got it back at the airport but a lot of good that did me. Had Henry Rifles clear it and get the permits and they refused to deliver it.
Costs
Hunting Fees:Amount:$0.00
Trophy Fees:Amount:$0.00
Permits/Licenses:Amount:$0.00
Commercial Airfares:Amount:$0.00
Charter Airfares:Amount:$0.00
Other Costs:Amount:$0.00
Total:$0.00
Summary Remarks
Problems of Hunt:South African Airways Lost my rifle. Comre made up for it, great service.
Highlights of Hunt:Shooting a Lioness in the long grass at 10 yards. Darting a rhino at 12 yards. Overall it was amazing. It was a dream come true.
Equipment Recommendations:Rhino Dart hunt was done in conjunction with Tam Safaris.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend?yes
Why?Plenty of animals with great trophy quality. Great Lodges. Amazing Food. Awesome people. Felt like I was hunting with friends, adrenaline pumping hunts but overall very relaxed atmosphere.
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