Hunting Report 10553

Hunter Information
Hunter Name:James Bloomer
Contact Information:4341 Pine Cove Road, Billings, MT , , ; Phone: 406.652.2562 Email: n/a
Hunting Experience:Many hunts in the US and Africa.
Physical Condition:Excellent
Date and Time of Hunt
Weapon Used:Rifle
How Hunt Was Conducted:
Date of Hunt:04/19/2016 to 04/28/2016
Place of Hunt: - Argentina - 16
Hunting Area:La Pampa
Outfitter, Guide and Booking Agent Details
Outfitter (or safari company):Southern Lodges ; Av. del Libertador 1st Floor San Martin, 1454 ; Phone: 1 888 756 3437 Email: info@southernlodges.com Website: www.southernlodges.com
Personal Guide (if any):Joni
Booking Agent (if any): ; , ;
Trip Arrangements (if self-guided):
License Required:
Game Description
Major Game Animals Taken:Deer, Red; Deer, Blacktail
Game Sought But Not Taken:; ; ;
Game Conditions Comments:Lots of red stag and black buck. Lots of doves despite windy cold weather. Lots of gruce not so many of the larger species of gruuce.
Service Ratings
Quality of Outfit:ExcellentGuide/PH Ability:Good
Condition of Camp:ExcellentCondition of Equipment:Excellent
Quality of Food:ExcellentTrophy Care:Excellent
Name of Airline:Delta - Aero Lina ArgenitasAirline ServiceGood
Airline Comments:No delays and bags arrived on time.
Costs
Hunting Fees:400 a dayAmount:$4000.00
Trophy Fees:Amount:$555.00
Permits/Licenses:Amount:$450.00
Commercial Airfares:Amount:$3200.00
Charter Airfares:Amount:$0.00
Other Costs:Shotgun shells 1320 tips 1500Amount:$2820.00
Total:$7825.00
Summary Remarks
Problems of Hunt:Almost none, guide does not speak English
Highlights of Hunt:Stalking the black buck and all the dove shooting.
Equipment Recommendations:Leather gloves needed to protect hands from roseta thorns.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend?yes
Why?Santiago is a great outfitter with wonderful camp with great food.
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