Hunting Report 10903

Hunter Information
Hunter Name:Steve Porto
Contact Information:1401 Calumet, Houston, TX USA, 77004 , ; Phone: 281.782.4930 Email:
Hunting Experience:All my life.
Physical Condition:Very good.
Date and Time of Hunt
Weapon Used:Rifle
How Hunt Was Conducted:
Date of Hunt:05/28/2017 to 06/03/2017
Place of Hunt: - New Zealand - 5
Hunting Area:Canterbury, South Island
Outfitter, Guide and Booking Agent Details
Outfitter (or safari company):Manuka Point Lodge ; R.D Methven 7791 , New Zealand ; Phone: 011-64-3-318-5878 Email: Website:
Personal Guide (if any):Don Patterson
Booking Agent (if any):The Global Sportsman ; 9855 Scenic Hills Dr San Antonio,TX 78255 ; Phone: 830-755-9191 Email: Website:
Trip Arrangements (if self-guided):
License Required:
Game Description
Major Game Animals Taken:Tahr, Himalayan; Chamois; Deer, Red; Turkey; Duck, Paradise
Game Sought But Not Taken:; ; ;
Game Conditions Comments:The animals here are all abundant and healthy. All of our hunts were free range hunts. A hunting paradise!
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 ZelandAirline ServiceExcellent
Airline Comments:The new non-stop from Houston to Auckland is great.
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:The exceptional hospitality of the Patterson family, excellent hunting, beautiful lodge and food.
Equipment Recommendations:Gaiters for wet hiking conditions.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend?yes
Why?Just cant go wrong with this end of the road, luxurious place with great people and hunting.
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