Plains Game hunt

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1376 hunting trips from 246 outfitters starting from $175

1376 hunts
$175 starting from
162 animals
405km to the nearest trip

About Plains Game hunting

Plains Game is a term that dates back to the earliest days of African safaris. The name is a little misleading because the species belonging to ‘plains game’ are found not only on the plains, but also in the mountains, jungle, swampy river beds, on the platoes, and in fact in every habitat known in Africa. Roughly speaking, plains game is everything that is in between small game (birds, rodents, and such) and the Dangerous 7 (elephant, rhino, buffalo, lion, leopard, crocodile and hippo). To plains game belong, firstly, all species of antelope, although some of them may be further categorized into categories like “spiral horn”, “tiny ten”, and so on. Then there are other creatures that belong to other families of mammals - giraffes, porcines (bushpig, warthog), baboon, and even birds, most notably ostrich. Most species of plains game are common and affordable to hunt. Impala, Springbuck, Wildebeest and Warthog are must-have trophies for every African safari. The more desirable, such as Oryx, Kudu, Sable, Nyala and Eland may cost thousands of dollars in trophy fees, and the rarer kinds may require weeks of dedicated hunting to harvest. Plains game is a common gateway drug to the addiction of African hunting. Typically, plains game is harvested by the spot-and-stalk method. The hunter and the PH cruise the neighborhood, in a safari vehicle or on foot, and glass around. When a suitable animal is found, they approach it within gunshot. If this approach doesn’t work for a particular species in a particular environment, other methods may be employed, including hunting at night, with dogs, from machans over burns (where fresh ground attracts antelopes). Bowhunters typically prefer hunting from a blind positioned over a water hole or food source.

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2 Day Unlimited Hogs Hunt '2021

2 Day Unlimited Hogs Hunt '2021 United States

We start Hog Hunts in mid-February and go through the first of October. Food and lodging included. NO size or sex restrictions and NO trophy fees!!!

Trip duration: 2 days

Hunting season: 12 Feb 2021 1 Oct 2021

Package price $650 for 2 days, 1 hunter
Plains Game Hunt 2020

Plains Game Hunt 2020 Zimbabwe

Today, Bubye Valley Conservancy is among the premier hunting destinations in Africa, with over 30 species, including the Big Five. Herds of buffalo, zebra, wildebeest and impala roam the area, as well as a healthy population of lion. We operate to strict quotas and please ensure at the time of booking your safari that the specific species you wish to hunt are available. Please inquire for available dates.

Trip duration: 7 - 10 days

Hunting season: 1 Mar 2020 31 Dec 2020

Daily rate fee $4,900 for 7 days, 1 hunter
5 Day Eland special.

5 Day Eland special. Namibia

Experience the Eland hunt of a lifetime with real Bushmen trackers.

Trip duration: 5 days

Hunting season: 1 Dec 2020 1 Nov 2021

Package price $2,760 for 5 days, 1 hunter, 1 guest
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