Hunting Report 11030

Hunter Information
Hunter Name:Ken Heard
Contact Information:7147 Roundrock Rd, Dallas, TX USA, 75248 , ; Phone: 469-416-5355 Email:
Hunting Experience:Extensive. South Africa, Zimbabwe, Spain, Turkey, Canada, USA
Physical Condition:Good
Date and Time of Hunt
Weapon Used:Rifle
How Hunt Was Conducted:
Date of Hunt:07/03/2017 to 07/07/2017
Place of Hunt: - New Zealand - 5
Hunting Area:South Island
Outfitter, Guide and Booking Agent Details
Outfitter (or safari company):Four Seasons Safaris New Zealand ; , ; Phone: 011 64 3 318 6936 Email: Website:
Personal Guide (if any):Shane Johnston
Booking Agent (if any): ; , ;
Trip Arrangements (if self-guided):
License Required:
Game Description
Major Game Animals Taken:Tahr, Himalayan; Deer, Red
Game Sought But Not Taken:; ; ;
Game Conditions Comments:Significant quantity and high quality game animals
Service Ratings
Quality of Outfit:ExcellentGuide/PH Ability:Excellent
Condition of Camp:ExcellentCondition of Equipment:Good
Quality of Food:ExcellentTrophy Care:Excellent
Name of Airline:New Zealand AirlinesAirline ServiceGood
Airline Comments:No issues with NZ Air. Some challenges with NZ police in Auckland in securing gun permits.
Hunting Fees:Red stag packageAmount:$10500.00
Trophy Fees:Himalayan tahrAmount:$5000.00
Commercial Airfares:Amount:$0.00
Charter Airfares:HelicopterAmount:$5265.00
Other Costs:Observer + extra dayAmount:$1900.00
Summary Remarks
Problems of Hunt:None
Highlights of Hunt:Highest satisfaction. Experienced guides, great accommodations, beautiful scenery and high-quality trophies.
Equipment Recommendations:
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend?yes
Why?New Zealand is a wonderful place to hunt with fabulous game and a rich hunting tradition. Four Seasons Safaris are a top notch outfit.
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