Hunting Report 10677

Hunter Information
Hunter Name:John Patterson
Contact Information:7627 Kevin Dr, Dallas, TX USA, 75248 , ; Phone: 214-608-7787 Email:
Hunting Experience:Over 60 years hunting in North America, Africa and South America.
Physical Condition:Good
Date and Time of Hunt
Weapon Used:Rifle
How Hunt Was Conducted:
Date of Hunt:04/04/2016 to 04/08/2016
Place of Hunt: - New Zealand - 5
Hunting Area:North Island; Upper Retaruke Valley
Outfitter, Guide and Booking Agent Details
Outfitter (or safari company):Rata Maire ; , ; Phone: 011-64-7-895-8516 Email: Website:
Personal Guide (if any):Tony Punch (owner)
Booking Agent (if any): ; , ;
Trip Arrangements (if self-guided):
License Required:
Game Description
Major Game Animals Taken:Deer, Red; Deer, Fallow
Game Sought But Not Taken:; ; ;
Game Conditions Comments:All game animals seen were in excellent shape.
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:Air New ZealandAirline ServiceExcellent
Airline Comments:Air New Zealand departures and arrivals were on time and service was excellent.
Hunting Fees:Amount:$0.00
Trophy Fees:Amount:$0.00
Commercial Airfares:Amount:$0.00
Charter Airfares:Amount:$0.00
Other Costs:Amount:$0.00
Summary Remarks
Problems of Hunt:None
Highlights of Hunt:Hunted red stag during rut. Hearing them roar was truly a unique experience.
Equipment Recommendations:Quality rain gear and hiking boots.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend?yes
Why?Tony has excellent knowledge of habits of different species on his property and works very hard to make sure his clients have a quality experience. Trophy quality of game is outstanding.
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