Hunting Report 10994

Hunter Information
Hunter Name:James Bloomer
Contact Information:4341 Pine Cove Road, Billings, Montana USA, 59106 , ; Phone: 406.6522.2562 Email: n/a
Hunting Experience:Numerous hunts, North America, South America, Africa
Physical Condition:Excellent but getting older.
Date and Time of Hunt
Weapon Used:Rifle
How Hunt Was Conducted:
Date of Hunt:08/15/2017 to 08/21/2017
Place of Hunt: - Australia - 5
Hunting Area:Walker River Area
Outfitter, Guide and Booking Agent Details
Outfitter (or safari company):Australian Big Game Safaris ; PO Box 594 Willinga, 5172 South Australia ; Phone: 011-61-885-564-692 Email: info@australianbiggamesafaris.com.au Website: www.australianbiggamesafaris.com.au
Personal Guide (if any):Simon Kyle-Little
Booking Agent (if any):Jack Atcheson & Sons, Inc. ; 3210 Ottawa St Butte,MT 59701 ; Phone: 406-782-2382 Email: office@atcheson.com Website: www.atcheson.com
Trip Arrangements (if self-guided):
License Required:
Game Description
Major Game Animals Taken:Buffalo, Water
Game Sought But Not Taken:; ; ;
Game Conditions Comments:Lots of trophy bulls in every area with some areas open to semi open to heavy thick cover. Also saw several wild boars and wild ox. Hunting unit is very large and mostly flat country. Weather was hot humid days with pleasant nights.
Service Ratings
Quality of Outfit:ExcellentGuide/PH Ability:Excellent
Condition of Camp:GoodCondition of Equipment:Good
Quality of Food:ExcellentTrophy Care:Excellent
Name of Airline:Quantas - Air North - CharterAirline ServiceGood
Airline Comments:On my return home Air North has problems with aircraft which delayed my travel by one day.
Costs
Hunting Fees:Amount:$14300.00
Trophy Fees:includedAmount:$0.00
Permits/Licenses:includedAmount:$0.00
Commercial Airfares:Amount:$3000.00
Charter Airfares:Amount:$2300.00
Other Costs:Trophy care, dip and pack, Northern Territories gun permitAmount:$0.00
Total:$16600.00
Summary Remarks
Problems of Hunt:None really.
Highlights of Hunt:Taking a very old buffalo which was at least 21 years old and seeing all the fauna and flora of the Northern Territories.
Equipment Recommendations:Sun screen.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend?yes
Why?Simon Kyle-Little is a very knowledgeable guide in incredible condition and will find you the best bull possible.
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