Hunting Report 9323

Hunter Information
Hunter Name:Brett Nelson
Contact Information:PO Box 3696 | Palmer | Alaska | USA | 99645 , ; Phone: 907-715-4376 Email:
Hunting Experience:30 total years of hunting experience. 30 years in western US, 15 years in Alaska, and 8 african safaris
Physical Condition:My phyical condition is average but the walking terrain on this hunt was easy.
Date and Time of Hunt
Weapon Used:Rifle
How Hunt Was Conducted:
Date of Hunt:07/30/2013 to 08/08/2013
Place of Hunt: - Australia - 5
Hunting Area:Mataranka
Outfitter, Guide and Booking Agent Details
Outfitter (or safari company):South Pacific Hunters ; PO Box 766 Queenstown, New Zealand ; Phone: 011-64-3-441-2145 Email: Website:
Personal Guide (if any):Dave Musgrave
Booking Agent (if any): ; , ;
Trip Arrangements (if self-guided):
License Required:
Game Description
Major Game Animals Taken:Buffalo, Water
Game Sought But Not Taken:; ; ;
Game Conditions Comments:Game was very plentiful and trophy quality excellent. 5 of us went on the trip and all of us took very nice buffalo.
Service Ratings
Quality of Outfit:ExcellentGuide/PH Ability:Excellent
Condition of Camp:GoodCondition of Equipment:Good
Quality of Food:GoodTrophy Care:Excellent
Name of Airline:QantasAirline ServiceExcellent
Airline Comments:Flights went smoothly. I didn't bother to take a rifle. I just used the PH's rifle to avoid import headaches.
Hunting Fees:Amount:$0.00
Trophy Fees:Amount:$0.00
Commercial Airfares:Amount:$0.00
Charter Airfares:Amount:$0.00
Other Costs:Amount:$0.00
Summary Remarks
Problems of Hunt:None
Highlights of Hunt:We saw good numbers of buffalo including some quality bulls every day of the hunt.
Equipment Recommendations:Make sure you use a rifle no smaller than .375. These buffalo are tough.
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend?yes
Why?This was a relaxed hunt with lots of game. The owner/PH is a super competent and friendly fellow making for an enjoyable atmosphere.
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