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Old 06-07-2022, 04:47 AM   #1
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Default Dreamed about it, planned it and made it happen…

In 2019 we started planning a Cape Buffalo hunt for 2020. Covid put a dampener on that plan and then a torn rotator cuff did the same thing in 2021.

Things were finally set in motion for June of 2022. We arrived in camp on June 2 and got everything lined up to chase the Black Death.

Day 1 and 2 were long, sitting over a well used water hole with only a few buffalo sighted while driving out on day 2.

Day 3 was insane, we got on a big group of Bulls early and chased them on foot all day, walking over 8 miles ( according to my I-phone) getting within 60 yards on 2 different occasions but no clear shot on a big mature, hard bossed Bull.

Day 4 we moved to a new property and found a very well used water hole that offered the ability to brush a pop-up blind in about 30 yards away. At 1530 hours, our PH saw a group of cows with a giant Bull making its way to the water.

It couldn’t have been scripted any better.

37 yards, slightly quartering away, leg kicked forward and my arrow found the top of the heart. A short 75 yard track thru the bush and I had accomplished a life long dream of killing a Cape Buffalo with my bow.

The best part, is my best friend who happens to be my wife, was able to be a part of every second of this adventure!

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Old 06-07-2022, 05:11 AM   #2
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Freaking awesome man! Congrats!
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Old 06-07-2022, 05:11 AM   #3
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Total awesomeness! Congrats to the both of y’all on the hunt of a lifetime!
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Old 06-07-2022, 05:20 AM   #4
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Wow just wow!

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Old 06-07-2022, 05:35 AM   #5
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WOW! Congratulations!!
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Old 06-07-2022, 05:41 AM   #6
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Outstanding!! Congrats


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Old 06-07-2022, 05:51 AM   #7
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Hunt of a lifetime! Well done!
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Old 06-07-2022, 06:05 AM   #8
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Congrats! Bucket list for me!
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Old 06-07-2022, 06:07 AM   #9
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Impressive! Congrats.
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Old 06-07-2022, 06:29 AM   #10
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Very impressive

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Old 06-07-2022, 06:30 AM   #11
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Wow Congratulations!! And being able to have your wife there is icing on the cake. What a great experience and memories.
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Old 06-07-2022, 06:32 AM   #12
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That sir is what life is all about! Big congrats
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Old 06-07-2022, 06:36 AM   #13
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Greatness! Heck of a bow trophy. Congrats
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Old 06-07-2022, 06:36 AM   #14
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That's awesome, congrats!
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Old 06-07-2022, 06:48 AM   #15
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Awesome, congratulations!
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Old 06-07-2022, 06:49 AM   #16
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Congratulations!

Please give more detail about what country and what outfitter.
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Old 06-07-2022, 07:11 AM   #17
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Congratulations!

Please give more detail about what country and what outfitter.

South Africa with Limpopo Big Game Safaris. If you get interested in booking, please reach out!


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Old 06-07-2022, 07:23 AM   #18
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That is awesome. Congrats.
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Old 06-07-2022, 07:25 AM   #19
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Well done man - a great accomplishment.
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Old 06-07-2022, 07:27 AM   #20
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I cant imagine a way to have any more fun than that. CONGRATS on an awesome trip and hunt. Heck of a bull !!!
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Old 06-07-2022, 07:28 AM   #21
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Very nice. Congrats.

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Old 06-07-2022, 07:36 AM   #22
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Awesome.
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Old 06-07-2022, 07:45 AM   #23
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Too cool, congratulations.
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Old 06-07-2022, 07:52 AM   #24
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Many congrats to you Sir, super awesome!!
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Old 06-07-2022, 07:55 AM   #25
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Wow--what a dream hunt! Awesome!!!
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Old 06-07-2022, 08:02 AM   #26
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Impressive bow kill. Big congrats to you!!!
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Old 06-07-2022, 08:07 AM   #27
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Very, very impressive. There is nothing like the death stare from one of those things. Still sends chills through my spine. Congrats on a great shot and a double congrats that your wife was there to share it with. Most excellent.
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Old 06-07-2022, 08:23 AM   #28
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Congrats thats pretty cool. I was imagining that heart being bigger than what it seems in the pic.
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Old 06-07-2022, 08:37 AM   #29
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Congrats thats pretty cool. I was imagining that heart being bigger than what it seems in the pic.

I would say almost football sized. Picture didn’t do it complete justice.


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Old 06-07-2022, 08:39 AM   #30
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Wow what an accomplishment. Huge congrats to you two.
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Old 06-07-2022, 08:40 AM   #31
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Very, very impressive. There is nothing like the death stare from one of those things. Still sends chills through my spine. Congrats on a great shot and a double congrats that your wife was there to share it with. Most excellent.

On the 1st stalk of day 3, had an old cow they said was pushing 50” have a stare down at 62 yards. Wind swirled and she knew we were there but didn’t know exactly where in that tall grass and bush. Sitting on my knees for almost 7 minutes not moving staring at her and my heart was pounding. You could hear her breathing and hear the entire herd behind her. My PH had his 416 rigby ready in case it was needed.


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Old 06-07-2022, 08:44 AM   #32
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Old 06-07-2022, 09:15 AM   #33
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That is awesome. Congratulations
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Old 06-07-2022, 09:23 AM   #34
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Nice!
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Old 06-07-2022, 09:24 AM   #35
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Man that thing is huge!!! Congratulations on an amazing adventure and trophy!
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Old 06-07-2022, 09:45 AM   #36
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Bucket list dreams right there. Congrats on getting it done with a bow. Incredible accomplishment!
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Old 06-07-2022, 09:49 AM   #37
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Dude that heart is huge! Awesome bud. Congrats


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Old 06-07-2022, 09:50 AM   #38
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Very impressive, congrats on a great accomplishment.
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Old 06-07-2022, 10:04 AM   #39
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Noice
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Old 06-07-2022, 10:16 AM   #40
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Quite an adventure! Congratulations on the bull!
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Old 06-07-2022, 10:17 AM   #41
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Way to go!!
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Old 06-07-2022, 10:20 AM   #42
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Awesome Congrats!
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Old 06-07-2022, 10:26 AM   #43
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Dude that’s awesome. Congrats
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Old 06-07-2022, 10:30 AM   #44
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So cool, congrats.
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Old 06-07-2022, 10:37 AM   #45
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Okay definitely larger than what the picture seems. I know y’all had to have gotten it on video??
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Old 06-07-2022, 10:38 AM   #46
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What a trophy and experience! Congratulations!!
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Old 06-07-2022, 10:55 AM   #47
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That is my dream as well, congratulations Sir!!!!!!
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Old 06-07-2022, 11:38 AM   #48
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Congrats! Them critters sure are impressive in person
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Old 06-07-2022, 11:46 AM   #49
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What a brute !!

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Old 06-07-2022, 11:54 AM   #50
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You have joined a rather small fraternity Sir ! Congrats to you and your wife !
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