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Hunt Africa: Tips for the Kiwi hunter heading abroad

By Martin Auldist

How to get more bang for your ‘bok’ on your first African hunt... 


I once read a book by well-known American big game hunter Craig Boddington in which he described the phenomenon whereby hunters return from their first trip to Africa as instant experts. First time visitors are typically so enamoured by the experience that they are convinced their particular safari location and their particular outfitter are the best the Dark Country has. I can see how that happens – Africa is like that – but let me say at the outset that I don’t consider myself an expert on Africa. I have, however, hunted there in three different countries.


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