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Got back from Dries Visser's about a week and a half ago and I am finally getting around to posting some pictures.
This was my second safari, first in South Africa and I had an amazing time.
First Impala from South Africa
I got the only Honey Badger for 2013, to bad after I shot him he ran directly into an old aardvark hole! Made for a fun night of digging.
Digging for gold and all we got was a badger.
2nd Impala 25 1/5" to big not to pass up, I guess I will have 3 in my house now.
My Blesbuck, just over 16", I'm told that's a very good one with heavy bases.
Apparently I am not a good listener as my girl friend said to shoot a white one. I thought she said she didn't like them.
I guess that will be my excuse for a return trip.
Helps to attach the picture.
Just a side note, I got my Zebra within two hours of the first morning. After that I did not have much luck until I put on my Dries Visser hat.
It is now my new lucky hat for chasing whitetails!
Nice animals!!! Congrats!!!
You had a super great trip there. Nice trophies. Thanks for sharing your adventure.
Awesome! Thanks for sharing your pics.
Ah brings back memories, I was there in mid-July. Congrats on the zebra. Nice badger too!
That's cool . You are gonna get sick of this but the honey badger is awesome. Congrats on a great trip.
My PH was Geoff, He has hunted for Dries for a couple of years now. He was my age and did a great job. He went way above and beyond for me.
That is an outstanding impala! I had the chance to shoot at a pair of honey badgers this past August, but I wasn't sure if I was allowed to shoot them or not so I passed. Just before the pair of honey badgers came in, a brown hyena came to water, so I had a heck of an evening in any event.
Some great animals, congratulations!
Yep, you have to have a permit for the honey badger. It is now my favorite trophy from Africa.
I saw a hyena on the trail camera but never in person. That would have really been something to see!
Nice! Hope to haves chance at a Honey badger next year at Limcroma. I assume you were using a bait for him?
In my case, both the honey badgers and the (Brown) Hyena came to water, with a decent amount of light left (at least for the hyena).
I don't want to hijack the thread, but here's a link to a short video I shot of the hyena coming in. Use the password "hyena".
Yes we were using a gut pile as bait for the first two nights. On the third night we used the fresh bloody lungs and heart from my first impala and that worked like a charm.
The more you discuss this...the more I keep counting down the days!
That video is pretty neat