Hunting Report 10702

Hunter Information
Hunter Name:Brian Mclachlan
Contact Information:circle 5 estates, Calgary, Alberta Canada, , ; Phone: 403 249-8284 Email:
Hunting Experience:Africa (4 times), Spain ,Russia, New Zealand, North America extensively
Physical Condition:Average to good for 60 yr old
Date and Time of Hunt
Weapon Used:Bow
How Hunt Was Conducted:
Date of Hunt:09/24/2016 to 10/04/2016
Place of Hunt: - South Africa - 1
Hunting Area:Limpopo
Outfitter, Guide and Booking Agent Details
Outfitter (or safari company):Choronga Safaris ; , ; Phone: U.S. (Jan-Mar) 214-518-4967 Email: Website:
Personal Guide (if any):Thiens and Wentzel
Booking Agent (if any): ; , ;
Trip Arrangements (if self-guided):
License Required:
Game Description
Major Game Animals Taken:Eland; Kudu; Waterbuck; Wildebeest, Blue; Wildebeest, Black; Nyala; Sable; Impala
Game Sought But Not Taken:Bushbuck; ; ; ;
Game Conditions Comments:game was for the most part in very good shape despite very difficult drought conditions. Credit goes to the Choronga folks for excellent management
Service Ratings
Quality of Outfit:ExcellentGuide/PH Ability:Excellent
Condition of Camp:ExcellentCondition of Equipment:Excellent
Quality of Food:ExcellentTrophy Care:N/A
Name of Airline:Air Canada/LuftanzaAirline ServiceExcellent
Airline Comments:Premium economy is certainly worth a bit more $
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:Bow hunting for the first time in Africa...with my kids was a lifelong dream fulfilled
Equipment Recommendations:Shoot lots at home and take time when you get there. You will get a lot of chances
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend?yes
Why?Choronga staff are extremely knowledgeable bow hunters and the lodge is very comfortable with very good food and great hosts
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