Hunting Report 10761

Hunter Information
Hunter Name:John Bierley
Contact Information:PO Box 2939, Tampa, FL USA, 33601 , ; Phone: 813.226.1875 Email: jbierley@sclegal.com
Hunting Experience:Lifelong worldwide - 45 safaris - six continents.
Physical Condition:80 years old - excellent for the mileage.
Date and Time of Hunt
Weapon Used:Rifle
How Hunt Was Conducted:
Date of Hunt:10/28/2016 to 11/03/2016
Place of Hunt: - Australia - 5
Hunting Area:Kingham's 26,000 acre property - private
Outfitter, Guide and Booking Agent Details
Outfitter (or safari company):Kingham Safaris ; P. O. Box 53 Kilcoy 4515,Queensland Australia ; Phone: 011-61-7-5497-3115 Email: info@kinghamsafaris.com Website: www.kinghamsafaris.com
Personal Guide (if any):James Webster
Booking Agent (if any): ; , ;
Trip Arrangements (if self-guided):
License Required:
Game Description
Major Game Animals Taken:Deer, Sambar
Game Sought But Not Taken:Deer, Rusa; Deer, Axis; Deer, Fallow; Boar, Wild (Wild Hog Feral Hog); Buffalo, Water; Antelope, Blackbuck
Game Conditions Comments:Lots of Australian native wildlife animals and birds and some reptiles always about. James knows his birds!
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:Airline ServiceExcellent
Airline Comments:AA no problems
Costs
Hunting Fees:Auction price was about what is quoted.Amount:$0.00
Trophy Fees:I bought this to support SCI. All was as quoted. No problems or surprises.Amount:$0.00
Permits/Licenses:Amount:$0.00
Commercial Airfares:Amount:$0.00
Charter Airfares:Pick up at airport and 2.5 hour drive to lodge, good highway, excellent safe vehicle. Amount:$0.00
Other Costs:Amount:$0.00
Total:$0.00
Summary Remarks
Problems of Hunt:
Highlights of Hunt:Very pleasant terrain and adventure. Mostly Toyota stalking and glassing for game. Wide vistas on pan and narrow dense gully and gorges. Some easy walking - game not tolerant of walkies. Were were late in season.
Equipment Recommendations:There is a bit of altitude so warm clothing in June-August. Take good glasses.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend?yes
Why?Hunting team is senior father and Andrew/James - two sons in their 40's who live with spouses in three houses next to lodge. Family atmosphere - educated, traveled people. My wife enjoyed all. High type people.
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