Hunting Report 8265

Hunter Information
Hunter Name:Larry C. Rogers
Contact Information:P.O. Box 829 | Petersburg | WV | USA | 26847 , ; Phone: 304-257-1092 Email: wvhitman@frontiernet.net
Hunting Experience:6 safaris to Africa, 6 top 11 animals, AK, NM, UT
Physical Condition:Fair. Had sprained ankle. Walked a lot with a limp. Was slow but ability with handgun made up for decreased physical ability.
Date and Time of Hunt
Weapon Used:Handgun
How Hunt Was Conducted:
Date of Hunt:06/13/2011 to 06/23/2011
Place of Hunt: - South Africa - 1
Hunting Area:Eastern Cape
Outfitter, Guide and Booking Agent Details
Outfitter (or safari company):Kei River Hunting Safaris ; PO Box 24 Komgha,Eastern Cape 4950 South Africa ; Phone: 011 27 (0)43 831 2024 Email: rentons@mweb.co.za Website: www.keiriverhuntingsafaris.co.za
Personal Guide (if any):Andrew Renton
Booking Agent (if any):Cross Hair Consulting ; PO Box 864 Oakley,CA 94561 ; Phone: 925-679-9232 Email: wade@crosshairconsulting.com Website: www.crosshairconsulting.com
Trip Arrangements (if self-guided):
License Required:
Game Description
Major Game Animals Taken:Hippopotamus; Kudu, Greater; Reedbuck, Mountain; Caracal; Bushbuck, Chobe; Springbok; Springbok; Springbok
Game Sought But Not Taken:Duiker; Steenbok; Bushpig; Baboon; ;
Game Conditions Comments:Lots of game. All in excellent condition.
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:South African AirAirline ServiceFair
Airline Comments:Seats too cramped for large people (6' 2
Costs
Hunting Fees:Amount:$3500.00
Trophy Fees:Amount:$3000.00
Permits/Licenses:HippoAmount:$8000.00
Commercial Airfares:Amount:$2000.00
Charter Airfares:Amount:$0.00
Other Costs:Amount:$0.00
Total:$14500.00
Summary Remarks
Problems of Hunt:Zero problems.
Highlights of Hunt:Taking hippo with handgun-one shot (pending #3 handgun). Getting pending world record mtn. reedbuck (rifle and handgun) with handgun at 268 yards. Taking 8 quality animals, all with one shot with handgun.
Equipment Recommendations:Long range handgun for plains game. Powerful handgun for hippo. Backpack and shooting sticks (with extra arm for handgunners for long range shooting).
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend?yes
Why?Excellent PH. Excellent trophy area. 100% spot and stalk, no fence, free range hunt.
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