Hunting Report 10940

Hunter Information
Hunter Name:Doug Dolan
Contact Information:258 Harper Condie Rd, Smiths Falls, ON - Ontario Canada, K7A 4S6 , ; Phone: 613-219-3900 Email: doug@ddsafaris.com
Hunting Experience:Argentina, South Africa, Namibia, Mozambique, Ontario, Alberta, Quebec
Physical Condition:48 years old lets call it burrly.
Date and Time of Hunt
Weapon Used:Rifle
How Hunt Was Conducted:
Date of Hunt:06/22/2017 to 06/27/2017
Place of Hunt: - New Zealand - 5
Hunting Area:South Island
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: jim@newzealandsafaris.com Website: newzealandsafaris.com
Personal Guide (if any):Jim Gibson
Booking Agent (if any): ; , ;
Trip Arrangements (if self-guided):
License Required:
Game Description
Major Game Animals Taken:Tahr, Himalayan
Game Sought But Not Taken:; ; ;
Game Conditions Comments:We saw 5 shooter bulls first morning
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 New ZealandAirline ServiceExcellent
Airline Comments:Jim suggested Air New Zealand.Most comfortable econo seat I have every had.Excellent airline to deal with
Costs
Hunting Fees:Amount:$0.00
Trophy Fees:Amount:$0.00
Permits/Licenses:Amount:$0.00
Commercial Airfares:Amount:$0.00
Charter Airfares:Amount:$0.00
Other Costs:Amount:$0.00
Total:$0.00
Summary Remarks
Problems of Hunt:
Highlights of Hunt:I had zero experience with mountain hunting, guide did an excellent job judging my abilities and finding me an excellent trophy still within my physical limitation,
Equipment Recommendations:Make sure you are ready for alpine hunt, treadmill will not do it. Jim had specialized equipment I did not own, longer bipod, walking sticks.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend?yes
Why?No bull outfitter, excellent quality trophies, truly wild experience with the comforts of home.
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