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.
THE BEGINNER - Hunting Package South Africa
THE BEGINNER - Hunting Package DURATION: 5 days, 4 x nights accommodation, 3 x full hunting days and 2 x travel days HUNTER(S): 1 Hunter x 1 Professional Hunter TROPHIES: 1 x Impala 1 x Blesbuck 1 x Warthog ADDITIONAL ANIMALS: Available at the regular rate To maximize your hunt of a lifetime in Africa, our rifle hunting is mostly done on foot or by means of spot and stalk, depending on the client’s ability and the animal being hunted. .30 Caliber or bigger is a good all-rounder for plains game (with at least 60 cartridges) but a minimum of .375 is necessary for Cape buffalo etc. Bow hunting is done by sitting in a hide/blind.
Trip duration: 5 days
Hunting season: 20 May 2021 30 Nov 2021
Introduction Package South Africa
INTRODUCTION PACKAGE Euro 3 795 Hunting 1 x 1 6 Nights/.7 Days All inclusive 1 x Hunter + 1 Observer 4 Trophy Animals Impala Blesbuck Warthog Steenbuck or Common Duiker
Trip duration: 7 days
Hunting season: 4 Dec 2019 4 Dec 2021
Plains Game Hunt 1x1 Namibia
For over 20 years we have been looking after our clientele in a caring manner, putting emphasis on personalized service in a relaxed, luxurious atmosphere, where spoiling guests with its culinary delights became part of its trademark. We have 5 professional hunters to assist you and as we operate on a 2:1 ratio, up to 10 hunters can be accommodated at any stage. There is plenty for the non-hunter to enjoy and discover. Full day excursions can also be arranged to Etosha or Waterberg National Park and into the town of Otjiwarongo, or a 3 day tour to the exciting and vibrant town of Swakopmund, at an additional expense. Tours can also be tailor made to your specifications, so please book in advance. We are also operating a taxidermy that specializes in delivering high quality trophies at a reasonable price. We provide a complete, personalized taxidermy service that includes Mounting of all animals, Souvenier Shop and Animal Exhibition.
Trip duration: 3 - 14 days
Hunting season: 1 Mar 2021 30 Nov 2021
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