Hunting Report 4099

Hunter Information
Hunter Name:Jim Crawford
Contact Information:111 Edgewater Lane, Henderson, NC 27537 , ; Phone: 252-492-6822 Email: crawdad@vance.net
Hunting Experience:Unbelievable. I wish I could keep this place a secret but that wouldn't be fair to Erindi or my fellow hunters.
Physical Condition:Good.
Date and Time of Hunt
Weapon Used:Rifle
How Hunt Was Conducted:
Date of Hunt:04/16/2004 to 04/26/2004
Place of Hunt: - Namibia - 1
Hunting Area:Erindi Ranch
Outfitter, Guide and Booking Agent Details
Outfitter (or safari company):Erindi Hunting Safaris ; , ; Phone: 011-264-64570-800 Email: erindi@iafrica.com.na Website: www.erindigamereserve.com
Personal Guide (if any):Corne
Booking Agent (if any):N/A ; , ;
Trip Arrangements (if self-guided):
License Required:
Game Description
Major Game Animals Taken:Leopard; Oryx, Kalahari; Kudu; Cheetah; Dik-Dik; Zebra; Zebra, Burchell; Eland
Game Sought But Not Taken:
Game Conditions Comments:We have hunted Erindi twice the first time we took 29 animals, the second time we took nine. We were able to kill all animals we hunted. The lodging and food at Erindi are beyond compare.
Service Ratings
Quality of Outfit:ExcellentGuide/PH Ability:Excellent
Condition of Camp:ExcellentCondition of Equipment:Excellent
Quality of Food:ExcellentTrophy Care:Excellent
Name of Airline:British Air.Airline ServiceFair
Airline Comments:Lost luggage on way home. We had to get import broker involved to get guns back. The flight itself was wonderful. We flew business class and also enjoyed the lounge for business flyers. They have shower room, massage, computer use, sleeping room and food at no additional cost. The ammenities were well worth the extra cost to arrive fresh, clean and rested.
Costs
Hunting Fees:$400 daily rate and $200 non-hunter daily rate.Amount:$6600.00
Trophy Fees:Amount:$0.00
Permits/Licenses:Amount:$0.00
Commercial Airfares:Two business class tickets.Amount:$11600.00
Charter Airfares:Amount:$0.00
Other Costs:For dogs to hunt leopard.Amount:$3500.00
Total:$10100.00
Summary Remarks
Problems of Hunt:
Highlights of Hunt:Hunting leopard with dogs. You get to hear leopard up close and personal unlike blind hunting.
Equipment Recommendations:Warm coat and glove for early morning and late evening ride in Jeep.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend?Yes
Why?The most amazing place to hunt unbelievable numbers of game, one of the largest hunting ranches in Namibia 161,000 plus acres to hunt. Give hunting behind fence feel of free range.
Important Notes
Notified Outfitter?N/ANotified Personal Guide?N/ANotified Booking Agent?N/A
Seeking any kind of restitution or other settlement from agent, booking_agent or guide?N/A
If Seeking Restitution, What is Sought?
Additional Hunter Comments and/or Outfitter/Booking Agent Rebuttals