Hunting Report 9944

Hunter Information
Hunter Name:Kenneth Harrell
Contact Information:2015 Chase Loop SW | Albany | OR | USA | 97321 , ; Phone: 541-928-1668 Email: k9lawman07@comcast.net
Hunting Experience:40+ years in the US, Canada, Africa, and New Zealand
Physical Condition:Fair
Date and Time of Hunt
Weapon Used:Rifle
How Hunt Was Conducted:
Date of Hunt:10/26/2014 to 10/30/2014
Place of Hunt:Texas - United States - 13
Hunting Area:Pearsall
Outfitter, Guide and Booking Agent Details
Outfitter (or safari company):Hog Hunting Texas ; PO Box 1121 Pearsall,TX 78061 ; Phone: 830-466-5294 Email: rabbitduckhunt@hotmail.com Website: www.huntinfo.com/hog-hunting-texas/
Personal Guide (if any):Pete Ray
Booking Agent (if any): ; , ;
Trip Arrangements (if self-guided):
License Required:
Game Description
Major Game Animals Taken:Hog, Wild; Javelina
Game Sought But Not Taken:Bobcat; Coyote; ; ; ;
Game Conditions Comments:Less than expected, 5 of us hunted, 2 never saw a hog or fired a shot, 2 shot 1 hog each, and 1 person shot 4 hogs and 1 javelin. No one had any opportunity for a predator.
Service Ratings
Quality of Outfit:GoodGuide/PH Ability:Fair
Condition of Camp:GoodCondition of Equipment:Fair
Quality of Food:GoodTrophy Care:Good
Name of Airline:Airline ServiceN/A
Airline Comments:
Costs
Hunting Fees:$945 per personAmount:$0.00
Trophy Fees:$200 for javelinaAmount:$0.00
Permits/Licenses:5 day non-resident $48Amount:$0.00
Commercial Airfares:Amount:$0.00
Charter Airfares:Amount:$0.00
Other Costs:Field prep and skinning of game $150..gratuityAmount:$0.00
Total:$0.00
Summary Remarks
Problems of Hunt:Only method of hunting was still hunting over bait stands even though ad said Methods of hunting wild hogs and javelina include spot and stalk, safari-style and still hunting over corn feeders and baited ranch roads.
Highlights of Hunt:1 large 250-300lb boar and a 5 1/2 ft rattlesnake.
Equipment Recommendations:
Would You Recommend This Hunt to a Friend?no
Why?Too many stands had no hogs come to them. 5 of us hunted 3 days and only 6 hogs were harvested with one missed opportunity. Some feeders weren't set properly and didn't go off until well after dark.
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