Hunting Report 10754

Hunter Information
Hunter Name:Henry Sykes
Contact Information:2211 Carleton St. SW, Calgary, AB Canada, , ; Phone: 403-229-4348 Email:
Hunting Experience:This was my 9th or 10th safari to Africa.
Physical Condition:Average for a 58 year old. I had thought above average, until I started climbing at 9,000 feet.
Date and Time of Hunt
Weapon Used:Rifle
How Hunt Was Conducted:
Date of Hunt:11/04/2016 to 11/21/2016
Place of Hunt: - Ethiopia - 1
Hunting Area:Oromia/Danakil
Outfitter, Guide and Booking Agent Details
Outfitter (or safari company):Northern Operations Africa, LLC ; 1255 Algardi Ave Coral Gables,FL 33146 ; Phone: 305-733-1873 Email: Website:
Personal Guide (if any):Jacques Meyer
Booking Agent (if any):LTL Hunters Africa ; , ; Email:
Trip Arrangements (if self-guided):
License Required:
Game Description
Major Game Animals Taken:Nyala, Mountain; Kudu, Lesser; Hyena; Dik-Dik; Gazelle, Soemmerring; Baboon
Game Sought But Not Taken:Leopard; ; ; ;
Game Conditions Comments:
Service Ratings
Quality of Outfit:ExcellentGuide/PH Ability:Excellent
Condition of Camp:GoodCondition of Equipment:Good
Quality of Food:GoodTrophy Care:Excellent
Name of Airline:Air Canada/Ethiopian AirlinesAirline ServiceGood
Airline Comments:
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:
Highlights of Hunt:Getting No's 7 and 8 of the nine spiral horns.
Equipment Recommendations:It was freezing cold in the mountains. Bring lots of warm clothes, and hand and foot warmers wouldn't be a bad idea.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend?yes
Why?The team are excellent. They never seem to give up, no matter the difficulty. I felt that they were as - or even more - committed to my success as I was. All went above and beyond to get the mountain nyala in very difficult circumstances.
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