Hunting Report 10947

Hunter Information
Hunter Name:Chris Hann
Contact Information:9148 Timber Oaks Dr., Fort Worth, TX , , ; Phone: 817-236-3005 Email: bubba-one@att.net
Hunting Experience:Africa, Argentina, US
Physical Condition:good
Date and Time of Hunt
Weapon Used:Rifle
How Hunt Was Conducted:
Date of Hunt:06/12/2017 to 06/17/2017
Place of Hunt: - New Zealand - 5
Hunting Area:Otago
Outfitter, Guide and Booking Agent Details
Outfitter (or safari company):Rivers South Safaris ; Serenity Park Lodge Fairlie,South Island 7987 New Zealand ; Phone: 011-64 03 685 4915 Email: riverssouth@xtra.co.nz Website: www.riverssouthsafaris.co.nz/
Personal Guide (if any):Mark Waite
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:Great number of tahr and arrapawa rams
Service Ratings
Quality of Outfit:ExcellentGuide/PH Ability:Excellent
Condition of Camp:GoodCondition of Equipment:Excellent
Quality of Food:ExcellentTrophy Care:Excellent
Name of Airline:QantasAirline ServiceFair
Airline Comments:Poor service and food
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:Some heavy climbing to be expected. Weather can be quite challenging.
Highlights of Hunt:Beautiful scenery with lots of animals. Excellent guide, very dedicated on finding the perfect trophy. Warm, friendly and very hospitable family operation. Good food and nice accommodations.
Equipment Recommendations:Very steep mountains and good conditioning required. Boots with very good ankle support needed. In the winter (June-August) a variety of weather from cold to warm can be expected, so need for layers and good gloves.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend?yes
Why?The Waite's make you feel like a family friend and do everything to make your hunt a great success and lots of fun.rnNo helicopter ride needed (although it can be provided)for a good hunt, resulting in significant savings.rnTaxidermy services at close proximity and can be visited during trip.
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