Hello to all, Hunters and friends. It’s been a tough year, both for the industry and psychologically with all the negative press.
Both gone to happy hunting grounds. Go well my mates, see you on the other side.
Jim and Jack Latta
This year started off early in Uganda with Chris Weth and Dougie Stevensons of Uganda Wildlife Safaris, hunting with Alfred and a few of his friends from Russia. Straight after that saw Brad Black from Ohio arriving for the elusive Sitatunga and a few others for his collection. Brad, I am still looking for that Long Horned cow for you as well as a Bohor Reedbuck!! From there it was the film crew from Texas led by the now famous Larry Weishuhn and his buddy Tim Fallon, with cameraman, Nolan. A good time had by all - look forward to seeing the footage, chaps.
Long time friend Graham Jones from South Africa arrived with Kevin Budney to hunt a bunch of different trophies. Kevin got an excellent East African Impala, Sitatunga, Nile and East African Bushbuck as well as Nile Buffalo, Uganda Kob and Defassa Waterbuck.
A busy start, then back to Zim for a quick rest before welcoming the White party from North Dakota, led by Mum and Dad with the kids, Grankids and a couple of friends. We saw a full camp 20 folks with the PH’s. Lots of laughs and some good Trophies.
Now June saw the Bird hunting party from South Africa, knocking down a bunch of Guineafowl and Francolin. We had a bit of fun when an Elephant Bull was mistakenly driven through the line, and the chaps armed only with shotguns!!!!
June also saw the Father and son combo of David and James Adams out of Oklahoma. James hunted with me while David was with PH Shaun Buffee. A good hunt taking Lion, Leopard, Buffalo and some plains game.
July now here with the temperatures dropping. Charlie Hall arrived accompanied by his son,Chuck and daughter-in-law Kerry hunting with Ph Brent Hein, and friend Chris Nugent.Charlie at 72 made an excellent shot on a nice old Dagga Boy and Chris took his first African animals. Look forward to seeing you all in Dallas. Thanks again to Chuck for bringing the spare parts for my plane - much appreciated.
PS. Nice shirts!!
End of August brought good friends Jim and Jack Latta out of Pennsylvania - Jim been hunting with us since 1994/95 so we go back a long way, and Jack since he was a nipper, now a strong young lad.
Out here for a Double Buff and two Ele hunt, despite some inclimental weather, and with a couple of 17 shots on the Buffalo, all went off well!
Jim got an Elephant and Buffalo in the same day, not something that happens every day.
Always bring enough ammo Jack!!!
Coming toward the end of season I was to welcome Jacques Lucidarme from France, and true gentleman - enjoying the hunt and time in the bush. Thanks for the Champagne and Cheese.
Finally it was Dr Ron Dozeman from Michigan on a Buffalo hunt with his buddy Larry Taylor, guided by Ade Langley. We worked hard to get his very old Dagga Boy on day 9 of 10 days, and finished off with a nice catch of fish and a bunch of birds. Good trip gentlemen, look forward to doing it again.
Well another season done, I bid farewell to my two friends, and know that they are in a better place.
To all of you who came, again, many thanks, and to those who are in the process of coming next year, we look forward to seeing you and sharing the wonderful blessings of the Wildlife and the Wilderness.
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Scott and Carolyn
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