Warthog hunting

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Where to hunt Warthog

Warthog’s appearance is familiar to everyone, even those who don’t care for natural history, thanks to Disney’s Pumbaa character from The Lion King franchise. The species is widespread throughout Africa from Ethiopia, Burkina Faso and Cameroon to Namibia, Mozambique and South Africa, and in fact you can hunt warthog in every country in Trans-Saharan Africa where big-game hunting is legal at all.

Price distribution

Warthog is one of the most affordable animals to hunt in Africa, and the shooting fee can be as low as $300-$400. However, few hunters travel as far as Africa to hunt only the Warthog. It is usually included in a “plains game” package along with other popular species as impala, springbok, etc; the price of such packages usually starts at $2,000, and goes into $3,000-$7,000 range, depending on number of days and species.

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Learn more from our blog story

What will the bottom line of my African safari be? It’s not always easy to answer this question, and many beginners are confused by daily rates, trophy fees, and package deals. And what about other expenses, such as tips, travel and taxidermy? Nobody but you can answer this question, but this blog post will help.

August 17, 2017 All said and done: What’s the bottom line for an average South African hunt?

When to hunt Warthog?

Opportunities to hunt Warthog exist pretty much the year round, especially on game farms. No month is necessarily better or worse for Warthog hunting, especially given the wide distribution of the species, but most people prefer to schedule their plains game hunts for the Southern Hemisphere winter, that is, June to October.

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Hunting methods All hunting methods (9)

Most plains game hunts in Africa are spot-and-stalk, and if the hunter and the PH spot a good warthog, they might as well try and stalk it. But the most popular, and probably most reliable method of Warthog hunting is from a blind or tree stand over a waterhole. This is the method preferred by bowhunters. If you haven’t ever hunted any members of the pig family before, take your time to learn their anatomy and the best shot placement, as the porcines’ vitals are located in slightly different places than with deer.

Why hunt Warthog? All hunts (598)

You don’t become one of the top five most popular species to hunt in South Africa for nothing. Affordable prices, wide distribution, and Walt Disney Studios are only a few of the reasons for the popularity of Warthog. The beast itself is striking, with its dare-devil looks, fly-whisk tail, and enormous tasks, every aspect of the Warthog just screams “Africa!”. These tusks aren’t ornamental either, so be careful when approaching a wounded Warthog. And waiting in a blind over a waterhole, with the unlimited opportunities to observe the African wildlife, is in itself an experience not to be missed!

7 day Smaller Antelope Safari 1x1

7 day Smaller Antelope Safari 1x1 Cameroon

Since 1995 hunting has been selective and very conservative, which resulted in a dense game population and record-able trophies. The trophy lengths of the collected Derby elands all exceed 461/2 inches or 118 cm (Rowland Ward: spiral measurement) with a record, shot in 1997, of 531/4 inches or 137 cm. (Cameroon n° 1 (Rowland Ward ed. 2002)). The length of the lions varies from 1121/2 to 1196/8 inches (285 to 303 cm). The trophies of the western roans are between 24 and 299/8 inches (61 and 76 cm) and those of western Bushbuck 99/8 and 15 inches (25 and 38 cm). This safari is 7 days long and includes 4 different species from group II. and group III. Group II.: Western hartebeest, Waterbuck, Bohor reedbuck, Western kob, Red river hog, Warthog Group III.: Western bush duiker, Red Flanked duiker, Oribi, Baboon, Civet, White-tailed mongoose, Genet, Ichneumon (Egyptian mongoose), Python, Viper, Spotted hyena One single animal per species and only males can be shot.

Trip duration: 7 days

Trip available on: 1 March 2020 31 May 2020

$8,766 for 1 hunter
Eastern Cape Trophy Hunt 1x1 - 2019

Eastern Cape Trophy Hunt 1x1 - 2019 South Africa

South Africa is a hunter’s paradise, for the seasoned safari hunter, who is looking for specific species, or the first time African hunter you who want that first African experience. It is the one country that can offer all of the big five as well as an impressive list of plains game animals. Any tour or hunt/tour combination can be made up to meet the clients needs. (for example: 6 days of hunting and 6 days touring).

Trip duration: 5 - 21 days

Trip available on: 1 April 2019 30 November 2019

$3,165 for 1 hunter
Kudu and Plains Game Hunt 1x1

Kudu and Plains Game Hunt 1x1 South Africa

Book a great hunt on big areas in Kwazulu-Natal South-Africa. Please choose the number of days, trophies and we will make your dream affordable and unforgettable! Please note we do not hunt on Sundays.

Trip duration: 1 - 14 days

Trip available on: 1 January 2019 1 January 2020

$2,751 for 1 hunter and 1 guest
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