Hunting Report 8236

Hunter Information
Hunter Name:Brian Gooding
Contact Information:359 Avery Street | South Windsor | CT , ; Phone: (860) 644-5307 Email: goodingfam@cox.net
Hunting Experience:1 to 2 hunts per year for last 10 years on 3 continents
Physical Condition:Good.
Date and Time of Hunt
Weapon Used:Rifle
How Hunt Was Conducted:
Date of Hunt:09/23/2009 to 09/23/2009
Place of Hunt: - Macedonia - 8
Hunting Area:Mavrovo National Park
Outfitter, Guide and Booking Agent Details
Outfitter (or safari company):Ropotamo Company ; 13 Raina Kniaginia Str. Bourgas, 8000 Bulgaria ; Phone: 011-359 56 812506 Email: office@ropotamo.com Website: ropotamo.com/NewSite/index.php#
Personal Guide (if any):Tony
Booking Agent (if any): ; , ;
Trip Arrangements (if self-guided):
License Required:
Game Description
Major Game Animals Taken:Chamois, Balkan
Game Sought But Not Taken:; ; ;
Game Conditions Comments:
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:LufthansaAirline ServiceGood
Airline Comments:Lufthansa agent in Sofia wanted $75 special handling fee for rifle on return trip; bring printout of airline's baggage requirements
Costs
Hunting Fees:Amount:$4657.00
Trophy Fees:includedAmount:$0.00
Permits/Licenses:includedAmount:$0.00
Commercial Airfares:Amount:$770.00
Charter Airfares:Amount:$0.00
Other Costs:Amount:$0.00
Total:$4657.00
Summary Remarks
Problems of Hunt:Delay at Macedonian border as I did not get proper paperwork at Sofia airport to register rifle.
Highlights of Hunt:Spectacular mountain scenery, seeing lots of chamois
Equipment Recommendations:
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend?yes
Why?Excellent attention by outfitter, good hunting experience
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