Hunting Report 10909

Hunter Information
Hunter Name:Jeff Spitler
Contact Information:4015 E 19th, Stillwater, OK USA, 74074 , ; Phone: 405 780 1234 Email:
Hunting Experience:Mainly 40 years of hunting deer and small game in the USA. Plus hunting antelope and elk in the US and moose, various kinds of deer, and wild boar in Europe.
Physical Condition:Not as good as I'd like! I'm a 55 year-old office worker who doesn't get an enormous amount of exercise beyond an 11-mile round-trip bike commute most days.
Date and Time of Hunt
Weapon Used:Rifle
How Hunt Was Conducted:
Date of Hunt:05/20/2017 to 05/29/2017
Place of Hunt: - Namibia - 1
Hunting Area:Anabeb Conservancy, Kaokoland
Outfitter, Guide and Booking Agent Details
Outfitter (or safari company):Thormahlen & Cochran Classic African Safaris ; 70 Columbus Street Nelspruit, 1200 South Africa ; Phone: 011-27-13-744-3546 Email: Website:
Personal Guide (if any):Chris Joubert
Booking Agent (if any): ; , ;
Trip Arrangements (if self-guided):
License Required:
Game Description
Major Game Animals Taken:Zebra, Hartmann; Springbok; Oryx; Kudu, Greater
Game Sought But Not Taken:; ; ;
Game Conditions Comments:I saw thousands of springbok and hundreds of zebra. I didn't see so many oryx or kudu, but I suppose that is typical.
Service Ratings
Quality of Outfit:ExcellentGuide/PH Ability:Excellent
Condition of Camp:ExcellentCondition of Equipment:Good
Quality of Food:ExcellentTrophy Care:Excellent
Name of Airline:KLM and AAAirline ServiceGood
Airline Comments:The KLM flight from Amsterdam to Windhoek stopped in Luanda, Angola. Through passengers do not get off the plane and it went off without a hitch.
Hunting Fees:7-day package + 1 extra dayAmount:$8000.00
Trophy Fees:Included in packageAmount:$0.00
Commercial Airfares:$1200 (Amsterdam-Windhoek)Amount:$0.00
Charter Airfares:Amount:$0.00
Other Costs:2-days sightseeing, rifle rentalAmount:$1000.00
Summary Remarks
Problems of Hunt:There were no significant problems.
Highlights of Hunt:My first trip to Africa - it was a fantastic experience. I saw lots of game and non-game wildlife, and took lots of photos.
Equipment Recommendations:Weather was unseasonably warm and I wished I had brought some shorts!
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend?yes
Why?Everything was handled professionally, with a lot of care taken in the details. I saw ample game and my PH worked hard so that I could be successful.
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