Hunting Report 10914

Hunter Information
Hunter Name:Steve Marland
Contact Information:3 Garden Street, Morwell, Victoria Australia, 3840 , ; Phone: +61 4 07508933 Email:
Hunting Experience:Every hunt I have had with Jim has been a highlight in my hunting memories, good people, good laughs, good food and awesome hunting!
Physical Condition:Poor
Date and Time of Hunt
Weapon Used:Rifle
How Hunt Was Conducted:
Date of Hunt:05/30/2017 to 06/03/2017
Place of Hunt: - New Zealand - 5
Hunting Area:
Outfitter, Guide and Booking Agent Details
Outfitter (or safari company):New Zealand Safaris (Jim Gibson) ; 15 Stanton Rd Fairlie,South Canterbury 7987 New Zealand ; Phone: 011 64 27 430-3876 Email: Website:
Personal Guide (if any):Jim Gibson
Booking Agent (if any): ; , ;
Trip Arrangements (if self-guided):
License Required:
Game Description
Major Game Animals Taken:Chamois; Elk
Game Sought But Not Taken:Tahr, Himalayan; ; ; ;
Game Conditions Comments:Lots of large trophy animals, weather permitting and fitness
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:QantasAirline 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:You need to be very fit to get the big Bull Tahr, I will be in training for the next hunt
Highlights of Hunt:We had 6 great stalks on our trip and the scenery is some of the best in the world, if not the best
Equipment Recommendations:You need to be fit
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend?yes
Why?Jim gives 200% when guiding and has access to great private property where the trophy animals are better than average.
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