Hunting Report 10961

Hunter Information
Hunter Name:Nathan East
Contact Information:PO Box 1333 , Portland, TX USA, , ; Phone: 361.643.8541 Email: n/a
Hunting Experience:Western N. America, Texas, 3rd African Plains Game
Physical Condition:Fair - am 66, this hunt was doable but at my limit.
Date and Time of Hunt
Weapon Used:Rifle
How Hunt Was Conducted:
Date of Hunt:03/04/2017 to 03/16/2017
Place of Hunt: - Namibia - 1
Hunting Area:
Outfitter, Guide and Booking Agent Details
Outfitter (or safari company):Pro-Guiding and Hunting Safaris ; PO Box 11647 Klein Windhoek, Namibia ; Phone: 011-264-811288373 Email: proguide@iway.com Website: www.prohuntingnamibia.com
Personal Guide (if any):John Wamback
Booking Agent (if any):Discount African Hunts ; 35246 US Hwy. 19 N #245 Palm Harbor,FL 34684 ; Phone: 727-223-2093 Email: johnm@discountafricanhunts.com Website: www.discountafricanhunts.com
Trip Arrangements (if self-guided):
License Required:
Game Description
Major Game Animals Taken:Elephant; Oryx; Zebra; Springbok; Warthog
Game Sought But Not Taken:Kudu; ; ; ;
Game Conditions Comments:Only saw one elephant - but it was the trophy I wanted. 60+ year old bull, short thick tusks - unbroken.
Service Ratings
Quality of Outfit:GoodGuide/PH Ability:Excellent
Condition of Camp:GoodCondition of Equipment:Excellent
Quality of Food:GoodTrophy Care:Excellent
Name of Airline:British AirwaysAirline ServiceExcellent
Airline Comments:We did not take our firearms.
Costs
Hunting Fees:Amount:$19500.00
Trophy Fees:In packageAmount:$0.00
Permits/Licenses:CitesAmount:$2500.00
Commercial Airfares:Amount:$2600.00
Charter Airfares:n/aAmount:$0.00
Other Costs:Tips and excursionsAmount:$2600.00
Total:$24600.00
Summary Remarks
Problems of Hunt:Unusual heavy rains, failure of Namibia Wildlife to issue permit in time.
Highlights of Hunt:Despite last minute change of area and unusual heavy rains, found excellent bull.
Equipment Recommendations:Avon Skin So Soft - for insect and skin protection.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend?yes
Why?PH Wamback is very versatile and experienced. Can deal with Africa's normal problems.
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