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2018 edition

exciting hunting and fishing destinations


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Nature. Hunt. Lifestyle. For more than 50 years, Blaser has been manufacturing premium hunting and sporting guns. Today, we are the leaders of the industry. We believe that ideas for our products should be developed not on the drawing board, but while hunting or shooting. Using these practical experiences from every possible shooting situation in the design process, makes our products the most innovative and state of the art on the market. With a passion for uncompromised quality standards, we strive daily to develop products for a better experience and result in the field.

The advantages are clear: regardless of caliber, the intangibles, such as a precise trigger and well fitted stock, give you the perfect platform for an exceptional shot. However, the Blaser system is more than just a firearm; it includes high-tech optics, modern outdoor gear, dependable equipment and stylish accessories.

Our passion for perfection and our enthusiasm for the sport will always fuel our pursuit to bring you the best components for the best experience.


Exciting Hunting and Fishing Destinations EDITION 2018

2018


the b25 is one of the best game guns in the world. question is, how good are you?

B25

Dylan Williams, Founder, the Royal Berkshire Shooting School, with the legendary Handmade B25. jmbrowningcollection.com


Foreword of the founder Congratulations to Safari Club International As you may now I have over the years in each foreword stressed upon the need for the hunting and fishing community to collaborate on our communication towards the general public. The President of Safari Club International, one of world’s largest hunters associations, has just taken the right initiative by setting up within his organization a Special Committee on Partnerships to work with other hunting organizations to communicate with the non-hunting public about the values of hunting. I quote out of his mission statement. ”There is lot of bad communication and very little good communication. With all the enemies that hunting has, communication is the key and the hunting world needs to communicate well if hunting is going to survive.” He refers to the Cecil lion episode and how remarkable it was for the amount of communication, mostly on social media and the astounding speed at which the communication grew and spread. Most of it was bad communication; there were very few real facts. Today nobody has been prosecuted for illegal hunting, but the point of the communication was not really whether the hunt was legal or illegal, it was about a negative social reaction to the hunting of a lion.

Most people are neither for, or against hunting, but most people are highly urbanized and everything that they know about animals or hunting is what they see on TV, the movies, or today on the social media. In order to deal with that hunters have to learn to be good in communicators, to be proactive and not wait until they are forced to defend hunting. They have to be out there all the time talking about hunting, but what to say and how to say can be challenging though, hence the need to collaborate on communication. Magic Safari Lodges wishes to take up the challenge by joining any coalition or alliance which would be formed through SCI’s initiative in order that our members with rest of the hunting community can act together with strength to get the word out, to use the tools of communication to protect our heritage, our right and privilege to hunt and the opportunity for our children and grand-children to do the same. We consider that better coordinated communication will help Magic Safari Lodges’ mission of protecting the freedom to hunt.

Bruno van Marcke


PARTNER  LODGES

www.browningpartnerlodges.com

Scandinavian Pro Hunters Unique Geese shooting In Skåne, we offer fantastic goose hunting on and around our hunting lodge Markie Hage. The best conditions for these hunts are often difficult to predict, but when the big migration of birds are coming to our areas we are then normally seeing ten thousands of geese in a day, so those who are lucky enough to be able to participate may be rewarded with the goose hunt of their lives. There are no bag limit so every year we are having days with 200 plus geese in a day! World class Roebucks in Skane, South Sweden It is no coincidence that Swedish Roebuck are classified as the most beautiful buck in the world. Tall, slender, and symmetric, they will provide you with an awesome trophy that will most certainly find a prominent spot in your home. Scandinavian Prohunters have the best privately owned properties in the Southern part of Sweden / Skane where we every year shoot big gold medal bucks. The hunt is out from our charming hunting lodge.

www.scandinavianprohunters.com

Wildboar Hunting France Located in the Sologne area, close to the Chambord castle, the company Wildboar Hunting France operates in one of the finest private estate where more than 600 wildboars are shot per season. Jean Philippe Bourgneuf will guide the hunters for stalking tuskers and organize driven parties from 5 to 15 hunters. Thanks to the Browning Partner Lodges program offering to use some Maral rifles in 30-06 caliber to train first on running target before going hunting. Some 12-bore over and under 725 are also available to shoot Mallards or for sporting training on the private shooting ground of the estate. Welcome to hunt the french wildboars with Browning weapons.

www.wildboar-hunting-france.com


PARTNER  LODGES

www.browningpartnerlodges.com

Sabournac

Graet Spanish Hunts

Unique in Europe, Sabournac is a private estate which has been organizing mallard duck hunting for 25 years. This hunt both surprises and appeals to hunters who like to shoot several hundred cartridges at high flying mallards.

The red-legged partridge is a endemic to Spain considered the most sporting and challenging bird in the world?by hunters due to its beauty, audacity and fast and erratic flight. The driven partridge shoot is a shooting style with a long and deeply rooted tradition in Spain, which allows the hunter to enjoy the red-legged partridge in a far more challenging way, since the speed and height reached are unbeatable, putting more than one expert wing shooter to the test.

Sabournac offers only high quality, exclusive hunting organized and customized to meet your specific demands. The hunting estate is open from the first September to January 31 and can be booked for a private hunting trip of 2 to 8 hunters. As a “Browning Partner Lodges”, several guns are available on the estate. This free service provides an opportunity to shoot with topquality shotguns, as well as to avoid the hassle of travelling by air with a gun. Winchester cartridges are available on site for 12, 16 and 20 bore guns.

Our shoots are some of the best and most famous in the country. Groups of 3 to 10 guns usually bag around 1,000 birds per day or even double that amount depending on their shooting skills.

The estate is 60 km Est from Toulouse International Airport with direct flights from most European capitals and 25 km from CastresMazamet Airport where all private planes can land.

Thanks to the wide range of estates we manage and their diverse and beautiful landscapes we are able to offer some of the most spectacular and challenging drives to be found in Spain. Featuring birds with fast and erratic flight, both low and high flying, we can offer drives that allow hunters to enjoy very varied and challenging shoots. A pair of 12 and 20 bore double-barrel matched shot

www.sabournac.com

www.greatspanishunts.com


PARTNER  LODGES

www.browningpartnerlodges.com

Le domaine de l’Ortolo An Exceptional Hunting Ground The Domaine de l'Ortolo offers an exceptional hunting ground boasting 2500 hectares of well-preserved ecosystem with a widely varying landscape featuring mountains, forests and bush interspersed with prairies and swampland. Some fields are farmed and sown with grain, providing welcome feed for wild game, and the olive groves are kept invitingly free of undergrowth. Here, visitors can hunt accompanied by the game keeper Jean-François and his team. Although the estate provides dogs, shotguns and rifles, there are also kennels to accommodate our canine guests. Hunting but not only...Big Game Fishing, Freshwater fishing, Golf, Horse Riding. The domain welcomes visitors for the hunting season from October to the end of February (according to the legal dates). Wild boar is the big game here and is hunted in the traditional local beating method, with a pack of hounds and beaters, or from a hide early in the season. Small game, like partridge, pheasant and hare live on the grounds, which are also a choice landing spot for migratory birds such as thrush, woodcock, doves and ducks, depending on the season.

www.domaineortolo.com


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Welcome ! “Ambition, innovation and a determination to deliver excellence to an international market place”. The vision we work to everyday at Hull Cartridge Company is echoed throughout this book. Flicking through its pages, one gets a real sense of the rich tapestry of experiences our unique industry has to offer. As a manufacturer of shotgun ammunition we consider ourselves privileged to supply a sport so filled with zealous enthusiasm. As a fourth generation family business this is something we experience first hand – the passion for the sport runs in our blood. With the challenges faced by the world today it is vital that we collectively pledge our support to keep these businesses thriving and in turn the surrounding communities and economies. In this our 71st year of trading we are proud to introduce the 2018 edition of Magic Safari Lodges.

David Bontoft

Managing Director of Hull Cartridge Company


Eye-catcher. Astounding 44 m field of view for the critical overview when hunting. outstanding 44 m field of view for better vision and overview 1–6.7× zoom zoom for maximum hunting safety and flexibility on driven hunts large exit pupil ensures extremely fast target acquisition excellent light transmission and bright illuminated dot automatic shut-off for maximum battery life

LEICA MAGNUS 1 – 6.3 x 24 i


Visionary.

LEICA MAGNUS 2.4 –16 x 56 i with rail

Exceptional light transmission and maximum stray-light suppression for the most difficult lighting conditions. exceptional 92 % light transmission and maximum stray-light suppression by the innovative Leica baffle system 6.7× zoom and 2.4–16× magnification for precise shots at long and short distances 56 mm front lens diameter with extremely low vignetting automatic shut-off for maximum battery life

Discover more at www.leica-sportoptics.com Leica Camera AG I Leica Sport Optics Am Leitz-Park 5 I 35578 WETZLAR I GERMANY


Leica CRF 2700-B. The Rangemaster.

NEW!

record-breaking range: 2,700 yds/2,500 m truly unique: microSD card slot for custom ballistics data considering angle, temperature and air pressure ultra-rapid scan mode extremely precise measurement: displays decimal values Locate your authorized Leica dealer at www.leica-sportoptics.com


Leica Geovid HD-B. Pathfinder.

“As a mountain hunter and mountain hunting outfit, I rely and trust in Leica Geovid HD-B for extreme long distances and glass quality in judging centimetres of trophy length.” Temir Ekenler Partner & Director of “Wild Hunting” in Turkey


a bullet stands between Wyourhenlifeonly and death... You better make it count! Norma Precision Ammunition delivers the right combination of accuracy and energy to stop a charging bull at full speed. NORMA’s established African PH & Solids offer the finest

dangerous game ammunition available. Each round is meticulously loaded under the most rigourous inspection standards in the industry. NORMA’s full line of African PH & Solids calibers range from 9.3x62 to the .505 Magnum Gibbs.


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WIN HUNT Join our newsletter or follow us on instagram today and maybe you’ll be the lucky winner of this beautifull trip.

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*not included: Airfairs, transfer from Buenos Aires to Cordoba, cartridges, extra’s and tips!

Join & win a trip for 2 hunters with Argentina’s prime wingshooting operation: « Frontera Wingshooting » Shoot doves for 3 days with a friend (all inn) in Cordoba at La Zenaida Lodge* (page 78)


HELIX ALPINIST Out in the wild – whether you are alone or in company, whether you are on a high seat or in the mountains: the most important tool for a hunter is the rifle. Being a linear bolt action rifle, the Helix defines optimal ergonomics, highest functionality as well as the topic around aesthetics anew. It is safe, wonderful to handle, outrageously fast and individually configurable – made for your hunt after those magic moments.

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Supplied only to owners of a valid firearm permit.

HUNTING MAGIC MOMENTS


South American & Carabbean Sporting Lodges

Sporting Adventures p.28 p.30 p.32 p.34

Horstman's Kodiak Guided Services North River Outfitting Stalker Wild Hunting Company

African & Indian Ocean Sporting Lodges p.38 p.40 p.42 p.44 p.46 p.48 p.50 p.52 p.54 p.56 p.58 p.60 p.62 p.64 p.66 p.68 p.70

Aru Game Lodge Blaser Safaris Byron Hart African Safaris Daga Boy Safaris Hunt & Fish Namibia Hunt & Fish Namibia Hunt & Fish Namibia Johan Herman Safaris Kalahari Rangers Le Chasseur Mauricien Marula Game Ranch Michel Manteakis Safaris Michel Manteakis Safaris Ratelfontein Safaria Cameroon Safaria Tanzania Side by Side Safaris

p.74 p.76 p.78 p.80 p.82 p.84 p.86 p.88 p.90 p.92 p.94 p.96

Algar Safaris Algar Safaris Casa de Campo El Pairaiso Lodge La Zenaida Lodge Montaraz Lodge Patagonixs Ricon de Los Matreros Ricon de Los Matreros Tropic Star Lodge TipiLiuke Lodge Veracruz Lodge

North American Sporting Lodges p.100 p.102 p.104 p.106

Branded Rock Canyon Lodge Helen Falls Laurentian Wildlife Estate Laurentian Wildlife Estate

European Sporting Lodges p.122 p.124 p.126 p.128 p.130 p.132 p.134 p.136 p.138 p.140 p.142 p.144 p.146 p.148 p.150 p.152 p.154 p.156 p.158 p.160 p.162 p.164 p.166 p.168 p.170 p.172

The West Country Chateau Saint Michel Les Colverts de Sabournac Domaine de la Gardille English Premier Hunts Fjelljakt France Safaris France Outfitters G&G Hunting Services Glencoe House Great Spanish Hunts Great Spanish Hunts Gut Brunntal Philipp Kunze Safaris JPB Adventures Lax A Lax A le Domaine de Montchevreuil Le Domaine de l'Ortolo Scandinavian Prohunters Soto Real Soto Real Versch Jagdreisen West Highland Hunting West Highland Hunting William Powell Sporting

European Sporting Lodges p.112 p.114 p.116 p.118 p.120

Acteon AK Hunting Bettws Hall Sporting Estates Brigands, Plas Dinam, Kepton Vaynor Park, Gregynog Hall, Measmawr

Pacific Sporting Lodges p.176 p.178 p.180 p.182

Australian Buffalo Hunters Cardrona Safaris Cardrona Safaris High Peak Station


Legendary Performance. It is the craftsmanship, coupled with innovative technology that fascinates me again and again with Krieghoff. The constant precision and shooting performance, combined with the reliability and safety of this shotgu convince me that I own the best.

Nidderdale, Hardcastle Moor 2017

Krieghoff K-80 Parcours: Elegant and reliable.

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10,3x68 Mag .308 Win.


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SmartMagnum™

10,3 x 68 Mag. – The new dimension The 10.3×68 Mag. redefines comfortable shooting in the magnum class and takes the effective action offered by magnum cartridges to a completely new dimension. The bigger bullet diameter ensures excellent effectiveness in game and up to 81 percent more stopping power in contrast with conventional medium-calibers with comparable recoil irrespective

EVOLUTION GREEN Satisfying shocking power - lead free

of velocity. There is no other caliber in which it is possible to achieve a bullet weight of 11 to 26 grams while covering nearly all hunting requirements. The greater bullet diameter guarantees immediate stopping power, especially in driven hunting for hard-to-shoot wild boar – even when hunting with lead-free bullets!

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Horstman’s Kodiak Guided Services / USA p.28 North River Outfitting / Canada p.30 Stalker / Russia p.32 Wildhunting / Turkey p.34

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ALASKA

Horstman’s Kodiak guide service Michael Horstman

HORSTMAN’S KODIAK GUIDE SERVICE Michael Horstman has been leading hunting expeditions in Alaska since the winter of 1979. Now Mike Horstman has over 40 years of experience guiding hunters and has been featured on the History channel’s show “The Hunt.” He started leading hunting trips in 1973 and has been a registered guide in Alaska since the mid 1980s. He earned the title of Master Guide (Master Guides must have been a registered guide for at least ten years, provide references from prior clients and have a clean record with no game violations). Horstman’s Kodiak Guide Service : hunts on native, corporation, state, federal and BLM lands that we secure permits for. On most of these hunts, it’s just Horstman, a client and Horstman’s dog Adele, a five year old German Wirehaired Pointer. Hopeful hunters from all over the globe take advantage of Horstman’s guided trips. In some cases, Mike Horstman hires a packer assistant who doubles as an interpreter. These hunts are typically based from comfortable, if something rustic cabins. Camps are accessed by boat or charter plane. Spike camps are used to access to the more remote edges of guided areas. Unless otherwise requested, all of our hunts are one-on-one, allowing us to focus in on the needs, interests, and capabilities of each hunter. The thing we are proud of : Over 40 years we have served successful adventures. If you are a hunter you know what we are talking about… WHAT IS INCLUDED: Your hunt will include transportation from Kodiak Airports to and from the camp. All lodging, meals, guides, meat and trophy care to the airport. Firearms, backpacks and sleeping bags can also be provided. NOT INCLUDED: Hunting license and tag fees, cost of non-hunting companion, flight to and from Kodiak Island. Adventure of a life time!

Master Guide #149 Box 8286 Kodiak, Alaska 99615 Tel: +1(907)942 77 38 www.kodiak.guide nevacove@yahoo.com


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CANADA

Owner: Ron Nemetchek Manager: Maria Origoni North River Outfitting is a small, family-run outfitting business operated by Ron Nemetchek and Maria Origoni. That family feel is extended to our guides, staff and our hunters. When you join us on a hunt in this spectacular and remote part of British Columbia, you will feel at home and welcomed into our hunting family. That same care, hard work and attention to detail goes into everything we do. This is Ron’s 38th year in the outfitting business. In addition to starting his own business, Ron has guided big game hunts all over North America, including Alaska. Ron has been flying since he was 18 and his experience as a pilot makes our operation very unique in British Columbia. From our remote main lodge, Ron can shuttle small loads into even more remote locations, setting up camps in places that would be unfeasible for anyone else. Maria Origoni joined the North River Outfitting team more than 10 years ago. Having run her own business in Alberta, Maria has brought her excellent organizational strengths and focus on customer service to the outfitting business. Additionally, Maria is an excellent cook! Maria is from Switzerland and she speaks English, Swiss, German and Italian. Together, Ron and Maria are proud of the excellent wilderness experience they offer to their clients in Alberta and British Columbia. Their tireless work, attention to detail and client-oriented approach are why so many hunters return each year. At North River Outfitting, we offer hunts of unmatched quality. We boast outstanding success in our harvest. Much of that success has to do with the area we are blessed to hunt. But a great deal of our success comes in how we manage it. We take far fewer hunters than this area can support. There’s a good chance that when we fly you into a remote camp for your hunt, that area hasn’t been hunted in years. Our hunting area is massive, it’s remote, and it is game-rich. Our British Columbia hunts offer the ultimate in a wilderness experience. We hunt the most remote part of B.C. at the far northern end of the province. From our main lodge, you will fly to your remote hunting location. There’s no messing around with horses or long days in the saddle. In a 20-minute flight, you’ll be in an area that is so remote, the animals you see may never have encountered another human. This is the ultimate wilderness hunt. We have the success and the trophy quality to prove it. Nowhere else will you find such quality moose, stone sheep, mountain goat, mountain caribou and grizzly all in the same area and without any hunting pressure. North River Outfitters is also specialized to make you and your family discover the rich and spectacular wilderness in this remote part of British Columbia. Discover the great outdoors, wildlife and wonders of the nature and make memories of a life time with your family.

NORTH RIVER OUTFITTING Box 238 Athabasca, AB Canada T9S 2A3 Tel: +780 675 1942 nro_maria@yahoo.ca www.huntnorthriver.com


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RUSSIA

Owner: Morozov Yuriy Chepiga Anna Manager: Alexeev Alexey Baranova Liudmila Our company was established in 2011 by the team of people devoted to Hunting, this formidable mixture of courage and grace, to this passion that is deeply implanted in the human breast.

Kharitonov Evgeniy

Stalker is specializing in hunting and fishing tourism in Russia and Asia. Our main operating principles are individual attention to every client and high quality service. Wild-life education, long-term experience in the field and responsibility of our team guarantee all your demands to be met accurately and well-timed.

3/1 Dobroluybova street

It is you, challenging routes and extreme trips enthusiast, the best and rear trophy collector, who shall find what you are looking for within our offers, whether Gorgeous Marco Polo Argali or Breathtaking Tur, Exciting Ibex or Graceful Chamois, Impressive Brown Bear or Awesome Moose.

Tel: +7(495) 755 48 52

You should turn the wheel and Stalker machine starts to work for you: visas, hotels, tickets, meeting at the airports, transfers on the earth, by water or by air, camps, professional field managers, interpreters, trophy field care, all necessary trophy export/ import documentation. And even when the hunt is finished and dream trophy is taken, what Stalker can do more for our hunters, but we really can. Stalker takes the full responsibility for your trophy until it is shipped to its new home. You can put on our shoulders all loads about the matter and we happily carry this responsibility.

STALKER GROUP Moscow, 127254 Russia

Fax: +7(495) 604 48 68 www.stalker-group.com info@stalker-group.com

Our aim is to encourage your passion and help you to make the hunt of your dream. We do our best to make you achieve your goal and get the long-desired trophy. This will be the memory of your victory gained on the other part of the world or on your own continent; the great victory you gained with your weapon in time of peace. We are proud to help you to conquer new continents and new countries, to expand your horizons and to get the invaluable experience.

We are your point of support, move the World with US!

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TURKEY

Owner: Kursat & Temir Ekenler WildHunting in Turkey is owned and managed by the Ekenler Family and currently run by two brothers, Kürşat and Temir. They are both extremely keen young hunters and have hunted extensively throughout Turkey and abroad. The Ekenler family has been landowners in Tarsus, Cukurova area for more than 300 years. Hunting is a family tradition, proudly passed from father to son and finally to us. We have always had a passion for the wild; This has been supported by their father who took Temir and Kürşat with him to many hunts all over the world. With some of the world’s finest species on our doorstep, we have naturally concentrated on big game hunting. WildHunting offers a total of 6 speacies of big game, which are natively found only on Turkish hunting land, this makes the hunting unique! 1) Anatolian Bezoar Ibex 4) Anatolian Red Deer       

2) Anatolian Konya Sheep 5) Anatolian Urfa Gazelle

3) Anatolian Chamois     6) Anatolian Wild Boar

Our family has controlled the shooting in large areas of the Taurus Mountains for generations. We therefore operate as a private family hunting estate, rather than an agent buying from different concessions all over the region. As a result, we have controlled, conserved and developed our areas in a manner that we believe to be unique in the whole country. This approach is key to our way of maintaining the highest standards in everything we do.   Anatolian Bezoar Ibex: is a very popular big game of our mountains and has a very special reputation amongst hunters from around the World and a very challenging and special hunt for us. We have managed to protect and control the game by careful selective shooting and are proud to say that we have some of Turkey’s finest trophy Ibex hunting – with trophies that most can only dream about. We have averaged 44’’(110cm) over the past hunting years and harvest more than a few trophies between 48’’ – 52’’(120-130cm). We have also been living this dream of ethical, sporting hunting, conserving both the game and our wonderful natural environment, for ourselves, our clients and our guests, now and in the future.   Anatolian Wild Boar: is the most common big game and a very exciting hunt for our hunting guests; since Turkey produces the biggest boars in the World with body size exceeding 200-250kg and tusks measuring between 24-30cm. We have been organizing and carrying out hunts for our guests, with a very experienced and trained team for over 20 years.  We do not over promise, over sell or over hunt. Our family reputation is far too important for that. This experience, applied to the management of our home estates, equips us to provide you with the hunting trip of a lifetime.  OUR EXTENSIVE WORLDWIDE HUNTING EXPERIENCE MEANS THAT; WE SEE THE TRIP FROM A CLIENTS EYES, WHICH WE THINK IS VITAL!   Please visit our website and write Temir or Kursat an e-mail to start exploring your next hunting adventure with WildHunting in TURKEY!

Manager: Temir Ekenler TOROSALTAY LTD. Resatbey mah 62031 Sokak Yildirin is merkezi 3/6 01120 Seyhan / Adana Turkey Office: +90 322 886 00 91 Mobile: +90 532 614 55 99 info@wildhuntingagency.com www.wildhuntingagency.com

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Legendary Performance. Rough, wild and pure. This is how hunters experience the impressive beauty of the Erongo Mountains, home of the Greater Kudu. Hunting there is exhausting, but the experience is unforgettable. Endurance, patience and an instinctive connection with your prey will result in well-earned success. A rifle with character is the final touch that makes the experience perfect!

Henrik Lott, Erongo Mountains Namibia June 2016

Krieghoff Classic: without any compromise for hunters.

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Aru Lodge / Namibia p.38

p.56 Le Chasseur Mauricien / Mauritius

Blaser Safaris / Namibia p.40

p.58 Marula Game Ranch / Namibia

Byron Hart African Safaris / Namibia p.42

p.60 Michel Manteakis Safaris / Tanzania

Daga Boy Safaris / Namibia p.44

p.62 Michel Manteakis Safaris / Tanzania

Hunt & Fish Namibia / Namibia p.46

p.64 Ratelfontein / South Africa

Hunt & Fish Namibia / Namibia p.48

p.66 Safaria / Cameroon

Hunt & Fish Namibia / Namibia p.50

p.68 Safaria / Tanzania

Johan Herman / South Africa p.52

p.70 Side by Side Safaris / South Africa

Kalahari Rangers / South Africa p.54

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AFRICA NAMIBIA Owners: Classified The scenery is vast and diverse. The game is big, fast and wild. The bond with nature is unforgettable. Be humbled by a hunting experience with Aru Game Lodges; a family-run establishment known for its use of sustainable and ethical hunting methods. Our way of hunt is walk-and-stalk. Our guarantee is a magical and real African safari. We offer two unique camps, both a short drive south-east of Windhoek, N amibia. We have the ideal location for hunting. The unique scenery surrounding our Kalakwa and Veronica Lodges is a combination of savannah grassland, bushveld, mountains and red dunes. The two game farms span more than 147 500 acres (59 000 hectares) combined. We guide you through unspoilt terrain to find the specie of your choice, in their natural habitat. We don’t disrupt the environment, we respect it. We invite hunters from all over the world to visit us and be part of our conservation efforts. We have an abundance of self-sustainable game and a host of endemic species. Our trackers and professional hunters will assist and advise you during your hunt. After an adrenalin-fuelled day, unwind in our beautiful accommodation. V eronica Lodge has recently undergone some extensive renovations to the bar and dining room area. This is where groups can wine and dine in comfort. Our bar opens up onto the outdoor deck where roaring fires and cosy lounging areas will help you relax under a starry night as the sounds of the wilderness intensify. V eronica offers twelve luxurious ensuite chalets that have been built to blend in with the rolling red dunes and Kalahari savannah plains. Our other attractive camp, Kalakwa Lodge, offers a main building with lapa and six comfortable ensuite chalets. Elegance and privacy is what one can expect, while nature takes its course as eland and hartebeest herds roam nearby. The bird life is incredible, with many endemic birds settling in the area. Leisure facilities at Kalakwa includes a spa, sauna and gymnasium. In addition to excellent accommodation, Aru Game Lodges boasts exciting activities such as quad biking, game drives, horseback riding, sundowner excursions, wing shooting, star gazing, photographic safaris and walking trails. Shopping trips to the city are also available. We aim to please our non-hunters by offering outstanding excursions. Our passion for wildlife and our country is undeniable. This coupled with attention to detail and top-class service makes us the best hunting destination in Namibia. We invite you to contact us directly to plan your next African hunting safari. Prepare for a thrill of a lifetime.

Managers: Gysbert & Danene van der Westhuyzen ARU GAME LODGE PO Box 9222 Windhoek Namibia Tel: +264 (62) 581 222 +264 (62) 560 055 Mobile: +264 (0) 81 129 5536 info@arugamelodges.com www.arugamelodges.com

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Sney Rivier Lodge

AFRICA NAMIBIA SNEY RIVER LODGE Blaser Safaris GmbH Europastr. 1

The Lodge Nestled in the heart of the Namibian bush, the Sney Rivier Lodge is a luxurious oasis that offers lavish accommodations, exceptional service, and the thrill of getting up close and personal with elusive wildlife. Built in 2009, it caters to those who seek an authentic experience and thrilling hunting adventures. The Sney Rivier Lodge lies at the foot of the Khoma highlands. The scenery is magnificent. Within sight of the main building and guest chalets is a watering hole where wild animals gather. The sense of place is enhanced by the architecture and interior design, as outdoors and indoors become one, strengthening the connection between hunter and nature. The Hunt The 30,000 hectare territory at your doorstep guarantees that you’ll experience a full spectrum of challenging hunting activities, from stalking over difficult terrain to hunting from a hide on one of the area’s countless rock hills. Our hunting guides and trackers make every effort to ensure your hunt is a success.

7540 Güssing Austria Tel: +43 3322 429 63 +49 75 627 914 54 14 Fax: +43 3322 429 63 59 www.blaser-safaris.com info@blaser-safaris.com

They are experts on the local flora and fauna, and will fascinate you with intriguing facts about Namibia’s wildlife. Off-road vehicles are only used to take you to the starting point of your expedition or to pick up your trophies. The Parcours In 2011, a professional sporting clay parcours was added to the Sney Rivier Lodge. It encompasses two scenic rock hills and six remote-controlled clay target traps, offering a varied parcours program. Shooting stands in different positions create varying levels of difficulty, allowing experienced hunters to hone their skills. Experts are on hand to help novice shooters experience success. Whether you choose to work on your shooting skills, try out new shotguns, or stage a competition with friends, fire away! The parcours can be reserved at any time, and our staff is always happy to help you. Ammunition (cal. 12) is available for purchase. Blaser F3 shotguns are available for trial. Ear protectors are provided.

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AFRICA NAMIBIA Owner: Byron Hart Manager : Byron Hart   BYRON HART AFRICAN SAFARIS PO Box 28104 Winhoek Byron Hart African Safaris (BHAS) is a young company, formed as a subsidiary of Boscia Wildlife Ventures, Byron Hart’s original brainchild of wildlife utilisation and management, and translocation services. Namibia is Africa’s jewel country already turning heads in the conservation world because of its sound wildlife utilisation policies, where the government actively promotes Trophy Hunting. BHAS operates primarily in the Zambezi Region of Namibia (formerly Caprivi) concentrating on Dangerous Game Hunting. Byron currently manages and co-ordinates all the hunting operations for the largest Concession holder in the area, having the largest quota of dangerous game in the country, and thus has access to all the camps and facilities. Working in conjunction with 2 other Caprivi operators as well , BHAS has access to 7 of the 15 Concessions in the Caprivi, offering the best the area has, comprising over 300’000 acres of free range hunting area, most of which is directly on the Chobe River, border to Botswana, a country known for big elephant. In addition to this, BHAS has access to free range concessions in the North West of Namibia in the semi-arid area of Damaraland and Kaokoveld, and various private ranches throughout the country, both free range and fenced. Dangerous Game hunting can also be organised on concessions in Mozambique and Uganda, as well as plains game hunting in South Africa, all with reputable outfitters, where we will accompany you personally. After working in the industry for over 18 years, we can tailor make your hunting experience to your needs.

Namibia Tel: +26461233840 Mobile: +264811247795 bhas@byronhart.com www.byronhart.com


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AFRICA NAMIBIA Owner: Dawid Muller Manager: Dawid Muller DAGGABOY Hunting Safaris

Owned and operated by Dawid Muller, a well-known Namibian professional hunter who has been active in the hunting industry for more than 30 years, Daggaboy Hunting Safaris offers dangerous as well as plains game hunting opportunities on their exclusively owned hunting areas in Namibia. Hunts for dangerous game are conducted on their exclusively operated conservancy in the Caprivi region, bordering the Mamili National Park in the south and the Mdumu National Park on the northern side. Hunts for plains game take place in an open (no high fences) area of over 40 000ha in the Khomas Hochland area in central Namibia. The plains game hunting area being only 60km south-west of Windhoek, the capital of Namibia, means that you will arrive at your hunting destination within an hour’s drive from the Hosea Kutako International Airport. Accommodation is offered in five luxurious double rooms in the hunter’s wing next to the colonial-style farmhouse on Dawid’s ranch, with en suite bathrooms and wireless access to Internet. Up in the Caprivi the accommodation is in en suite bungalows or tents (client’s choice) with running hot and cold water. Excellent food, complimentary beverages, alcoholic drinks as well as a daily laundry service is included in both areas. Daggaboy Hunting Safaris endorses the practice of ‘fair chase’ in hunting, so although 4x4 vehicles are used in the initial process of locating the game in both areas, all hunts and possible follow-ups are thereafter done on foot. Passion for what he does, and personal attention to every detail of your hunt and stay is what Dawid is known for to which the very high percentage of return hunters to Daggaboy Hunting Safaris is a testimony. So, you might arrive as a client, but you will definitely leave as a friend.

PO Box 3041 Windhoek Namibia Mobile: + 264 81 128 1215 Tel: +264 61 234 328 Fax: +264 88 616 308 www.daggaboy.com damuller@iway.na

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AFRICA NAMIBIA Owner: Classified Contact: Renier de Villiers Namibia has the largest diversity of biotopes in all of Africa, ranging from deserts such as the Kalahari and the world’s oldest, the Namib Desert, to red-coloured dunes (Sossusvlei) and sandy beaches along the Skeleton Coast or then again the subtropical marshes between the Okavango and the Zambezi. Twenty years of experience have taught us that all our guests like to discover all the different parts of this magical country, either by hunting or fishing in the different places. Therefore we offer you two hunting and two fishing destinations which we own or operate. Several combinations are possible, depending on the season, your availability and your mode of transport, all of which we would be more than happy to study together with you. Hunting the grandiose Etosha area and the massive Damaraland The southern border of Etosha National Park is well-known to hunters for its great variety of plains game. Our privately owned land covers a diverse landscape consisting of Mopani forests, dry river beds, acacia woodlands, plains, mountains, valleys and pans. You can hunt exceptional trophies and experience the magic of real hunting. Gold medals can be obtained for gemsbok, kudu and mountain zebra. The Damara dik-dik and the black-faced impala are even exclusive to this area. Leopards and cheetahs are considered the jewels of Etosha. We have three types of accommodations, each giving you different experiences on your safari. One way is using our African safari lodge with all the five-star amenities typical to the Southern African triangle and with an uninterrupted view of the surrounding valleys and plains. For a more typical hunting atmosphere, we use a camp with several thatched rondawels, decorated with local artwork and en suite bathrooms. For those nostalgic for an ‘Out of Africa’ atmosphere, we offer a live version in the tented camp where as the night falls the bush comes alive. More to the west lies the Damaraland concession. As no fixed settlements are allowed, we use our 4x4 and tents to set up flycamps in a moonlike environment. All meals are served around a crackling fire under the clear African sky or under thatch in the central lapa, with unique game dishes. On the day you wish to take a rest from hunting, it is possible to go for a game drive in Etosha National Park or simply relax around the swimming pool and the spa of the main lodge. English, French, Dutch and German spoken

HUNT & FISH NAMIBIA Farm Excelsior (Etosha) Outjo Namibia Tel +264 81 2403219 renier@iway.na

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AFRICA NAMIBIA Owner: Classified Contact: Renier de Villiers

Hunting the Kalahari dunes and Namib Desert South of Windhoek we own two hunting territories, each very representative of their specific biotopes. The Kalahari property features a combination of 74 sequential red sand dunes with the equivalent number of valleys stretching each over a kilometre wide. It is an amazing sensation to hunt in such countryside, as each dune hides a new spectacle of animals grazing in the next valleys. Here you can hunt mostly grazers such as springbok, gemsbok and wildebeest, all medal quality. Again accommodation can be provided in three different types of camps: the luxurious safari lodge with five-star facilities such as pool, spa and restaurant; the comfortable bungalow of the hunting camp with its magic lapa and boma; or finally, real bush life in a tented camp. A few hours eastwards, towards the Botswana border, we have a desert property which again is a totally different view from the Kalahari. Montana like grass plains contrast with the red hills which seem imported from Arizona. Hunting tactics change 100% since here the hunter and the animals have little space to hide. Cheetah, leopard and hyena are abundant in this area. The accommodation is in a typical thatched lodge uniquely decorated in a hunting atmosphere. All game here is natural resident game.

HUNT & FISH NAMIBIA Farm Excelsior (Etosha) Outjo Namibia Tel +264 81 2403219 renier@iway.na

What’s the best season for hunting? There is no good, better or best time. There is only a period that is less comfortable because of high temperatures and a period less favourable to hunting. Therefore, we suggest:

Etosha region: Damara land: Kalahari: Namib Desert:

March till October June till September April till October April till September English, French, Dutch and German spoken

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AFRICA NAMIBIA Owner: Classified Contact: Louis Fenaux Fishing the legendary Skeleton Coast Set in the magical town of Henties Baai, on the edge of the Namib Desert, Fisherman’s Guesthouse welcomes fishermen and tourists alike. The lodge is the ultimate destination from which to experience the shore angling adventure of a lifetime. This beautiful lodge offers unforgettable accommodation a mere 200 metres from the beach. Listen to the sea, enjoy fresh air and cool evenings. Experience the different recipes for the catch of the day, accompanied by a glass of local wine. The nine comfortable rooms promise a good night’s sleep before the big fishing day. Louis Fenaux, our professional fisherman, will take you out on an unforgettable angling adventure. The once-in-a-lifetime experience is to catch a bronze copper shark (all the way up to 260 kg) from the sandy beach. You do not need to be an expert though, but let’s just say that the size of your shark will be determined by your patience and wisdom during this fight and not by strength or technique. Once the shark has been hooked, the pro will guide you on how to haul the catch in. If you want to change to edible fish for a day, you can catch big cobs as well as some locals, such as steenbras, galjoen or snoek. For the youngsters, the smaller sharks such as spotted gully shark are a good initiation before tackling the real stuff. Other activities our team performs are desert tours in 4x4, dune races on quads or shopping in Swakopmund and its harbour Walvis Baai. Fishing the mighty Zambezi and the mysterious Okavango

HUNT & FISH NAMIBIA Fishermans Guesthouse (Skeleton Coast) Auas straat 1 Henties Baai Namibia Tel +264 81 4536324 reservations@ huntandfishnamibia.com

There are different ways to discover the unspoiled beauty of the Caprivi strip, locked-in between the Okavango and Zambezi rivers. They provide the perfect backdrop for some of the most unforgettable fishing experiences imaginable. We elected to build a lodge along the Okavango near Popa Falls. The fishing takes place up- or downstream from the lodge, guided by an experienced fisherman in a small but safe outboard boat. The main attraction is obviously the tigerfish; people travel the world just to fight this prehistoric-looking fish. Other species are different sorts of bream or buddle fish, and the area is also home to two rare fish species: the broadhead catfish and occelated spinyeel. Non-fishing activities include game drives into the Mgango game reserve or Caprivi National Park and boat trips on the river to view hippos and crocodiles. In contrast, the Zambezi has a lot more people living along its shores. A few years ago, we started to charter a houseboat in order to organise our fishing trips onto the river from this base. Experience taught us that the houseboat provided flexibility to move up and downstream, depending on fish density. Our success rate also went up tremendously. Although houseboat life is quite a different experience, all our guests just love it. English, French, Dutch and German spoken

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SOUTH AFRICA Owner: Johan Hermann Manager: Johan & Natasha Hermann

Johan Hermann Safaris, is based in the beautiful town of Phalaborwa in the Limpopo Province of South Africa. Offering one of the few absolute true wilderness hunts in South Africa. Having exclusive rights to 35 000 acres and privileged access to a 100 000 more acres bordering one of the biggest reserves in Africa. These areas being home to arguably the best Buffalo in all of Africa. The area boasts Spectacular Elephant making it the Big Game Hunters dream. The Company does not stop there, having acquired incredible hunting areas in the rest of South Africa as well as Zimbabwe where the dedicated hunter can plan and customize package safaris. Every Safari with Johan Hermann Safaris guarantees a unique and an unforgettable experience, priding ourselves as specialist hunts. It is with a lot of humbling thanks that we welcome our return clients year after year and welcome new thrill seekers as family.

JOHAN HERMANN SAFARI’S Suite 74, Private Bag X1013 Phalaborwa 1390 South Africa johanhermannsafaris@gmail.com www.johanhermannsafaris.com/ Facebook Mobile: +27 83 791 3251 Mobile: +27 83 629 8251 Fax: +27 86 557 4685

Trophy lists are almost limitless due to the vast variety of species and areas available to the Company. Qualified and extremely experienced Professional Hunters ensure your Safari is a safe, successful and unforgettable experience. Johan Hermann Safaris camps although spread far and wide ensure comfort for the lone adventurer, or a family of hunters, with en suite facilities and small luxuries that one would not expect in the heart of Africa. Majority of the meals served in camp are prepared over an open fire by the guides themselves who consider themselves Master Chefs. All ingredients and produce are grown locally and organic. Johan Hermann Safaris is fortunate to have exclusive access to one of Africa’s best Videographers, with award winning wildlife footage, He is available to you on your Safari to capture the action and experiences to relive at home with family and friends for years to come. Here at Johan Hermann Safaris, We love Hunting, We accept all challenges and will do all that is possible to ensure the best life time memories.

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SOUTH AFRICA The famous Kalahari region with its unique mystical powers and enchanting African ambiance has infatuated mankind for ages. Its hunting grounds are world famous and it’s also home to the San people who inhabited this area for millenniums and proudly named it themselves. This wild and unique eco-system, stretching over three Southern African countries, will unconditionally challenge the hunting spirit of man. Our 10 000 ha property lies at the entry of this enchanting paradise, where the dunes stabilized through vegetation, forms an African savannah, proudly hosting Acacia such as the Camel thorn, Black thorn and Sweet thorn, as well as the picturesque Shepherd’s tree and White raisin bush. Combined with breathtaking sunsets, the sandy Kalahari soil, and an abundant birdlife, a unique and unforgettable African experience is in the making. Hunt on foot like its historic inhabitants - the Bushmen of the Kalahari. Not only did they perfect the ultimate hunting skills through their respect and knowledge of nature, but their traditional way of hunting honor the principle of fair chase and you will experience the satisfaction of really earning your trophy. We offer a diversity of exceptional trophy possibilities Choose from more than 30 native species which include the Greater Kudu, Kalahari and Karoo Springbok, Gemsbok (Oryx), Impala, common and white Blesbok, common Duiker, Steenbok, Blue Wildebeest, Black Wildebeest, Red Hartebeest, Cape Eland, Nyala, Tsessebe, Bontebok, Waterbuck, Sable and Roan to mention a few. Our trophies are of excellent quality and medals can be obtained for most of them. You will be accompanied by one of our experienced professional hunters, registered to hunt dangerous game and are all registered members of the Professional Hunters’ Association of South Africa (PHASA). The non-hunter will surely be entertained. Photographic opportunities are superb. The Kalahari provides a sensual combination of endless picturesque shows, directed by nature and performed by its own unique inhabitants. Incomparable sunsets, filling the early evening skies with millions of colors, endless stretching savannah with it’s diverse plants and trees, the vast variety of colorful birds and interesting animals like the Burchell’s Zebra, Ostrich and Giraffe will provide you with excellent photographic material. While hunting in this beautiful malaria-free part of South Africa you will be staying at a luxurious four-star lodge in spacious en suite rooms with air conditioning, dressing room and a lounge area. Discover true African hospitality while enjoying the taste of African venison, lovely prepared traditional cooking, as well as tasty continental cuisine with a wide selection of only the best South African wines. Our swimming pool, overlooking the Kalahari savannah, will provide relaxing and tranquil afternoons in the sun for the non-hunter. While enjoying a glass of Champagne you will observe the magic of the Kalahari changing its colors, sounds and smells. There is no doubt that the richness and beauty of the Kalahari and its unique hunting offerings will be imprinted in your memories forever. Find your passion, follow your heart and come hunt in the Kalahari.

Owner: Family Van de Walle Manager: Jérôme Van de Walle KALAHARI RANGERS Po Box 2234 8460 Kuruman South Africa Tel: + 32 81 56 06 11 Fax: + 32 81 56 85 90 Mobile: + 32 495 65 72 86 k-r@skynet.be www.kalahari-rangers.com

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INDIAN OCEAN MAURITIUS Le Chasseur Mauricien Mauritius island Geographic position: The island of Mauritius is situated in the Indian Ocean at 11hours direct flight from Paris and only 4hours flight from Johannesburg. Mauritius is a destination that enables you to fulfill an African family trip whilst making the most out of a 5 star resort on the shore of a turquoise blue ocean and still hunt a rare deer species.

Owner: Compagnie Sucrière de Bel Ombre Ltée Manager: Nicolas Chauveau LE CHASSEUR MAURICIEN Compagnie Sucrière

Accommodation: We offer a choice of two 5 star resorts and Villas at Heritage Le Telfair and Heritage Awali. In 1/2 board or full board, you will have access to 11 restaurants, an 18 hole international golf, 2 spas, 6 swimming pool, 2 kid clubs and a heated pool. We also offer accommodation in a hunting lodge or two star hotels on the estate its-self with astonishing forest and Ocean views. Hunting: We hunt Rusa deer and the Indonesian wild boar by walk and stalk, driven hunts and from hides. The Rusa deer’s mating season begins in July and ends in mid-August. Our 4000 hectares hunting estate offers spectacular sceneries comprising of hills, water falls, open areas and dense primary forests assuring a magical experience. We also offer small game hunting activities with more than 10 000 pheasants released every year in English aviaries. We invite you to come and experience a pheasant hunt with a pointer dog or on a traditional driven hunt. Our packages: An all-inclusive or half board 7 nights’ stay for 2 people in a 5 star resort including transfers from and to the airport, from and to the hunting estates, hunting days, 1 typical Golden medal Rowland Ward Rusa deer up to 34 inches, a Professional hunter, a hunting permit, a rifle (Blaser R8), ammunition and the field preparation. Other activities: Swimming with wild dolphins followed by a lobster barbecue on a white sand beach; Sky diving over the north parts of the island; Deep sea fishing for pelagic fish such as Marlin, Tuna, Dorado, Skipjack tuna etc; Snorkeling and scuba diving along the coral reef; Horse riding on the beach or in the primary forest; Hiking on the top of Le Morne mountain and tours through local traditional and craft markets, we will organize everything for your family. Our Professional Hunters: Lionel Berthault (A.C.P, A.G.G.C, PHASA member and Professional Hunter in Tanzania for Tawisa), Xavier de BARITAULT (PH, ECGMA, Dedicated hunters license), Sebastien PIGEOT and Guillaume FRANCE (P.H and small game specialist), Nicolas CHAUVEAU; manager for Le Chasseur Mauricien. The 70 biggest rusa deer trophies on the S.C.I record book in the newly recognized categories have all been hunted by our guests on our privately owned estates.

de Bel Ombre Ltd,                  Coastal Road, Domaine de Bel Ombre                   Mauritius Tel: (00230) 623 50 93 Tel: (00230) 5 746 83 70 Tel: (00230) 5 859 98 59 Mobile: (00230) 5 479 37 72 lechasseur.mauricien@csbo.mu www.lechasseurmauricien.com

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AFRICA NAMIBIA Marula Game Ranch is the most exclusive game ranch in Namibia. It is situated on a 30 000 hectare reserve, near Windhoek’s Hosea Kutako International Airport. Mountain ranges, valleys, rugged woodlands, and vast plains illustrate how diverse the landscape is at this desirable game viewing location. The Marula Lodge is an architectural wonder with a 80-meter wrap-around pool, and magnificent dining and entertainment areas. Recreation is a priority at Marula Lodge with its built-in cinema room, bar and snooker room, library, gymnasium, spa and sauna. Adjacent to the lodge are eight secluded suites, all equipped with private decks and luxury amenities. The landscaped garden offers peaceful walkways, secluded viewing areas and tranquility ponds. The Marula Farm House is situated 3 kms from the main lodge. A once rustic farmhouse has been converted into a contemporary home with crisp finishes. There are four comfortable bedrooms with a shared open plan living area. A patio with braai (barbeque) facilities overlooks an established garden. Around the corner are wellmaintained horse stables. Otjimukona Lodge is surrounded by unspoilt bushveld and wilderness. Tastefully decorated with chandeliers and antique furniture, Otjimukona lends itself to old world colonial charm. This camp comprises a 3-bedroomed house with a wrap-around verandah, and a firepit for ample social opportunities. The property also contains a 2-bedroom self-contained cottage. We offer a VIP hunting experience at Marula. Our professional hunters will guide you through an array of diverse landscapes, rich in Namibian game. We offer endemic plains game species, as well as dangerous game species like the leopard, cheetah, crocodile, hippopotamus, rhinoceros, and elephant. Our reserve is home to incredible wildlife, plant life and bird species. Adventure seekers can explore the indigenous terrain on horseback. We have curated beautiful trails from the stables leading out into the Namibian wilderness. Our horse riding activity is guided by a professional horse handler, so beginners are welcome. For nature lovers, we have exotic, landscaped gardens, tranquil water features, and reflection ponds where you can listen to the water’s ebb and flow. Or catch the sun’s rays by reclining under the pergola alongside our eco pool. Marula Game Ranch offers guests elite treatment with a private butler, executive chef and laundry services. Come indulge in the opulence of our lodges, the skill of our staff, and the abundance of prime wildlife species. Marula Game Ranch is the ultimate leisure and safari destination.

Owner: Classified Manager: Johan Kotze MARULA GAME RANCH Khomas Region Central Namibia Telephone: +264 (0) 62 573 649 Mobile: +264 (0)81129 4326 www.marulagameranch.com info@marulagameranch.com


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AFRICA TA N Z A N I A Lake Natron West Game Control Area & Longido GCA Over 30 years of Professional hunting experience and 20 years of owning and operating one of the top quality hunting companies in Tanzania, combined with our reputation for luxury camps and dedicated conservation orientation, makes us the right choice for even the most discerning hunters. By promoting ethical and sustainable hunting together with conservation and community benefits, we attract those hunters who care about conservation and prefer to hunt with an outfitter who not only works tirelessly to get you great trophies, but one who also truly believes in and practices conservation rather than just claiming to. In Masailand we offer exceptional hunting opportunities in two of Tanzania’s greatest hunting areas: Lake Natron West GCA and Longido GCA. By combining these 2 hunting areas we have created an incredible opportunity for an excellent hunt with a wide diversity of Masai species. Set in stunning landscapes, you get a chance to hunt enormous Leopards, Fringe-eared Oryx, Lesser Kudu, Gerenuk, Grant’s Gazelle, Robert’s Gazelle, Thompson’s Gazelles, Buffalo, Chandlers’ Mountain reedbuck, Bohor Reedbuck, East African Impala, Kirks Dik Dik, Cokes Hartebeest, Klipspringer, Steinbuck, Harvey’s Red Duiker and Suni.

Owner: Michel and Nicole Mantheakis Manager: Michel Mantheakis MICHEL MANTHEAKIS SAFARIS Ltd

PO BOX 354 Dar es Salaam Tanzania Mobile: +255-713-334.770 +255-655-336.559 info@mm-safaris.com www.mm-safaris.com

There is great wing shooting as well, as both Lake Natron West and Longido GCA offer some of the best bird shooting in Tanzania. You will be able to enjoy spectacular viewing points, from magnificent waterfalls, the dramatic rift valley escarpment, volcanoes, thick mountain forests, endless, undulating volcanic plains, barren soda flats and the lake filled with pink Flamingos in Lake Natron West, to the the Longido Mountain massif with a belt of thicket on its lower slopes and cool condensation forest at the top, surrounded by mostly gentle rolling Acacia woodlands and open plains in Longido GCA.

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Being in close proximity to Arusha allows further for inexpensive, beautiful transfers by car to camp. And last, but not least; with the best game viewing parks in Africa, namely Ngorongoro, Serengeti, Lake Manyara and Tarangire National Parks in the near vicinity, Lake Natron West and Longido GCA offer a great opportunity to combine top quality game viewing with a big game hunting safari. This combination is undeniably the ideal hunting and holiday destination you want to share with friends and family. “The owner of this company is a proud member of the CIC”

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AFRICA TA N Z A N I A Lukwati South Game Reserve, is a superb Lion and big game hunting area. It is one of the best preserved and most productive hunting concessions in Western Tanzania because it is protected by its remoteness from civilization. From the North Eastern shores of Lake Rukwa it climbs eastwards over the escarpment into the vast Miombo woodlands. Renowned for its excellent success-rate on heavy-maned Lions, big Buffalo, Sable and plentiful Leopard, Lukwati has a healthy combination of terrain and diversity of habitat: the lake, marshes, woodlands, rivers, open plains, rocky outcrops, mountains, belts of thicket and numerous rivers and springs. The game available in Lukwati is Lion, Buffalo, Leopard, Elephant, Sable, Kudu, Roan, Eland, Hippo, Crocodile, Lichtenstein’s Hartebeest, Defassa Waterbuck, Zebra, Southern Reedbuck, Warthog, Oribi, Bush pig, Common Duiker, Impala, Hyena and Jackal. We pride ourselves on our history of running luxurious camps with an unrivaled personal service and the finest cuisine. Your large, luxurious and well-ventilated insect proof tent designed for your utmost comfort, will be situated to provide you both privacy and a scenic view. Elegantly furnished to evoke the ambiance and the romance of the East Africa of bygone days, your tent will have a large en-suite bathroom with both hot and cold running water, shower and flush toilet and a bath tub if you desire. Your home away from home... In order to present our clients with the best possible trophy opportunities and maximum luxury safari experience, we applied our signature approach of combining maximum anti-poaching effort with a sustainable and minimum number of safaris, while opening lots of new roads to access new, untouched hunting grounds and trophies to ensure optimum results for our clients. Not only do these strategies improve the wildlife population and its habitat in our concessions, but it also improves the quality of the trophy hunting.

Owner: Michel and Nicole Mantheakis Manager: Michel Mantheakis MICHEL MANTHEAKIS SAFARIS Ltd

PO BOX 354 Dar es Salaam Tanzania Mobile: +255-713-334.770 +255-655-336.559 info@mm-safaris.com www.mm-safaris.com

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For us, trophy hunting and conservation is the same thing. As custodians of our natural inheritance, what gives us the right to hunt is the continuous commitment and determination to protect and conserve the wildlife and its habitat. We should never disregard this moral obligation. Anybody can offer you a trophy hunt, but only a few will offer you a great trophy hunt. Few are the outfitters who will give you that memorable safari experience that gives you the satisfaction you spent your money wisely and earned you the heart warming pride that you also invested in conservation and thus the survival of a sport you so cherish: hunting. “The owner of this company is a proud member of the CIC”

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SOUTH AFRICA Owner: Classified Manager: Classified Discover and enjoy Hunting on the vast open plains of the Karoo Wilderness in central South Africa - 600km from Cape Town or 800km from Johannesburg. We will guide you on your ultimate Plains Game Hunting Safari on Ratelfontein Private Game Reserve, one of South Africa’s premier hunting destinations. Ratelfontein supports 25 various species of game, including the rare Arabian and Scimitar-horned Oryx, Red Lechwe, Indian Blackbuck, 4 springbok varieties, and Sable Antelope. The Reserve covers 38 000 acres and is home to more than 2000 head of indigenous and exotic Plains Game. At Ratelfontein, we believe in the preservation of Wildlife, and the protection of endangered species through the practice of sustainable hunting. Under the expert guidance of our resident PH, your Hunt will be tailored and carefully planned to pit your skills and endurance as a Hunter, against the challenges of the environment and the instinct of the prey, finally delivering your desired Trophy. We can ensure that this will be a most memorable experience for you. Ratelfontein Hunting Safaris can also guide you for any Big 5 trophies and species not resident on our private reserve, upon request.

RATELFONTEIN HUNTING SAFARIS P.O. Box 84 Richmond 7090 South Africa Jan Pickard: +2782 569 8282 Mobile: +2772 335 8113 info@ratelfontein.com www.ratelfontein.com

Traditional Hospitality Despite the passage of time, Ratelfontein remains the epitome of Karoo Hospitality. Our Homestead, typical of the Architecture of the early 1900’s, continues to offer a gracious lifestyle, whilst the Ravine and Plateau Lodges are a blend of modern luxury nestling amongst Nature. You need to experience this to understand it! You will have the exclusive use of the Property with privacy and freedom, generous comfort and understated luxury. 10 guests can be accommodated. Ratelfontein showcases the best South African Wines, as well as excellent traditional Karoo Cuisine. Please contact us at info@ratelfontein.com We would be delighted to offer you a Hunting Safari to exactly meet your requirements. For more information kindly visit www.ratelfontein.com

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AFRICA TA N Z A N I A Owner: Classified Manager: Florent Mathieu SAFARIA Florent Mathieu Tel: + 33 6 33 620 136 SAFARIA / TANZANIA After having hunted Tanzania for 18 years with the same Partner based in Rungwa Game Reserve, and in addition of Cameroon, SAFARIA is now able since 5 years to have you in all of the nicest hunting regions of Tanzania. Having an « exclusive user rights » for hunting blocks in Rungwa Game Reserve and Selous Game Reserve, we also have, through our new Partner, priority access to some of the most famous hunting places of Tanzania : Masai Land and Kilombero Been able to access all those outstanding places will allow you to hunt all Tanzanian hunting species Under the original spirit of the true African Safari. Please contact us for more information, we are staying at your disposal to share with you our 30 years expertise and expérience of big game hunting in Africa..

Après avoir chassé en Tanzanie pendant 18 ans avec le même partenaire basé à Rungwa, et en complément du Cameroun, SAFARIA est maintenant en mesure de vous recevoir dans toutes les plus belles régions de Tanzanie. Titulaire d’un contrat d’exploitation exclusif sur deux zones de chasse dans les « Game Reserve » de RUNGWA et du SELOUS, nous avons aussi grâce à notre nouveau partenaire, un accès privilégié à d’autres régions très réputées de Tanzanie : Pays Masai et Kilombero. La possibilité de pouvoir chasser dans tous ces endroits magnifiques et variés, vous permettra de pouvoir traquer l’ensemble des espèces chassables de Tanzanie, dans l’esprit d’origine du safari africain. Nous restons à votre disposition pour partager notre expérience de 30 ans dans l’organisation de grands safaris en Afrique. SAFARIA Finest Classic Safari

fm@safaria-car.com Thibault Engelsen Tel: + 33 6 50 00 10 13 thibault2e@safaria-car.com www.safaria-car.com


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AFRICA CAMEROON Owner: Classified SAFARIA / CAMEROON Mythical destination, Cameroon is the last country in Africa offering the possibility to hunt the Lord Derby Eland, this magnificent antelope with a remarkable trophy, whose tracking is rightly considered as one of the most beautiful hunting emotions. In order to reconnect with these fabulous hunts, SAFARIA has taken one of the best areas in the country, located on the banks of the Faro river. The territory is made up of huge shrub savannahs, the predominant biotope of the elands, interspersed with large and still unexplored mountains, source of many rivers flowing through the area, winding in the shade of “bakos” remaining those of Central African Republic. The Faro, about a hundred yards wide, flows abundantly between the rocks, and offers magnificent views. With the current, its deep-water holes, populated by hippos and crocodiles, allow fabulous fishing for Nile perchs. From bush camps combining charm and elegance and set up along the water, SAFARIA offers to the passionate hunters traditional and personalized safaris in search of the “ghost of the bush” but also of many other prestigious species: savannah buffalo, Roan antelope, lion, elephant, hippopotamus and all the plains game of Central Africa; always with the concern to make the hunters live pure hunting moments in worthy of the most beautiful African adventures. Destination mythique, le Cameroun est le dernier pays d’Afrique offrant la possibilité de chasser l’éland de Derby, cette magnifique antilope au trophée remarquable, dont le pistage est considéré à juste titre comme étant l’une des plus belles émotions cynégétiques. Afin de renouer avec ces chasses fabuleuses, SAFARIA a repris l’exploitation de l’une des plus belles zones du pays, située sur les bords de la rivière Faro. Le territoire se compose d’immenses savanes arbustives qui sont le biotope de prédilection des élands, entrecoupées de grandes montagnes encore en partie inexplorées, sources de nombreuses rivières qui coulent au travers de la zone, serpentant à l’ombre de « bakos » rappelant ceux de Centrafrique. Le Faro, large d’une centaine de mètres, coule abondamment entre les roches, et offre de magnifiques points de vue. Au gré du courant, ses profonds trous d’eau, peuplés d’hippopotames et de crocodiles, permettent de fabuleuses parties de pêche au capitaine. A partir de camps de brousse alliant charme et élégance et installés au bord de l’eau, SAFARIA propose aux chasseurs passionnés des safaris traditionnels et personnalisés à la recherche du fantôme de la brousse mais aussi de nombreuses autres espèces prestigieuses : buffle de savane, hippotrague rouan, lion, éléphant, hippopotame et tout le plains game d’Afrique centrale ; avec toujours le souci de faire vivre aux chasseurs des instants de chasse purs, dignes des plus belles aventures africaines. SAFARIA: Finest Classic Safari

Manager: Florent Mathieu SAFARIA Florent Mathieu Tel: + 33 6 33 620 136 fm@safaria-car.com Thibault Engelsen Tel: + 33 6 50 00 10 13 thibault2e@safaria-car.com www.safaria-car.com


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SOUTH AFRICA Owner: Lene. Flemming & Bjørn Jensen Manager: Flemming G. Jensen Side by Side Safaris is a Danish family owned and run business. Our hunting concession is located in the heart of game-rich Eastern Cape Province – one of the most beautiful and peaceful parts of this magnificent country. We specialise in highquality safaris where emphasis is on giving our clients a once-in-a-lifetime experience – whether in respect of the quality of the lodging we provide, the standard of our catering, the seriousness of the hunting activities or the class of trophies collected. Luxurious lodge Our luxurious lodge is situated high on a rocky hill centrally located in the beautiful Klipplaat grounds with an unrestricted view over the landscape and a large pond below where a variety of wild game come to drink. The lodge is located only two hours by car from Port Elizabeth International Airport. Eastern Cape Province is a malaria-free area. More than 90 different species We have access to several thousand hectares of superb hunting ground offering great biotope diversity ranging from dense forest to desert-like savannah with great variations in altitude. We are able to offer hunting on more than 90 different species, including several rare and exotic species. No other area in all of Africa offers similar diversity in the range of game available for hunting. Why Side by Side Safaris? We have chosen the name “Side by Side Safaris” for our business as we feel that it perfectly summarises the values we would want our clients to associate us with: We stand shoulder to shoulder with our clients and we want to work together with our clients in ensuring maximum satisfaction and experiences for life – every time. World class trophy art Side by Side Safaris is a sister company of award winning Diana Taxidermy, previously located in Denmark but now operating from Eastern Cape Province. Diana Taxidermy handles trophies from all parts of Africa and serves clients from most parts of the world. Visit www.dianataxidermy.com to learn more.

SIDE BY SIDE SAFARIS PO Box 88 Somerset East 5850 Eastern Cape South Africa Tel: +27 42 004 0002 www.sidebysidesafaris.com www.dianataxidermy.com info@sidebysidesafaris.com

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Fine clothing and accessories for hunting and shooting.

See more and locate your nearest dealer at www.laksen-sporting.com.


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p86 Patagonixs / Argentina

Algar Safaris / Argentina p76

p88 Ricon de Los Matreros / Uruguay

Casa de Campo / Dominican Republic p78

p90 Ricon de Los Matreros / Uruguay

El Pairaiso Lodge / Argentina p80

p92 Tropic Star Lodge / Panama

La Zenaida Lodge / Argentina p82

p94 TipiLiuke Lodge / Argentina

Montaraz Lodge / Argentina p84

p96 Veracruz Lodge / Argentina

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ARG EN TIN A PATAG O N IA Owner: Liliana & Alberto Fernandez ALICURA LODGE / CALCATRE LODGE

Manager: Mariano Fernandez ALGAR SAFARIS

Patagonia, It’s a country in itself… Algar Safaris is Argentina´s leading outfitter and has an outstanding reputation in the hunting industry. Since 1991, Algar Safaris has always offered the finest Big game hunting in Patagonia. Algar owns two private hunting properties that cover 85,000 acres (35,000 hectares) of pristine Patagonian steppe country. The hilly terrain and breathtaking views make Algar safaris an excellent place to hunt the various species we offer. The captivating surroundings and the wilderness of the country provide the most demanding and experienced hunters with a once-in-a-lifetime hunting experience.

Mobile: +54 9 11 3115 0028

We offer premium big game hunting, two new first class lodges, gourmet cuisine, as well as the unforgettable experience of having a midday “asado”(barbecue) right in the middle of the hunting grounds.

www.algar-safaris.com

Av. Amancio Alcorta 2939 C1437HTE Buenos Aires Argentina

info@algar-safaris.com

We are proud to say we offer the highest trophy quality you will ever find in our country, and the world. All trophies are awesome and guaranteed to make the record book. You will find 15 different species in our private ranches and we really offer the very best fair chase and also free range hunting. We own the world’s third largest Pere David’s population, being the only ones who can offer this exotic species in the wild. Located in the southern part of the province of Neuquén, in Patagonia, Argentina, only 60 miles (100 km) north of the beautiful city of San Carlos de Bariloche with paved road access from it. Accommodation is five stars. It has 6 master bedrooms with private bathroom. Absolutely top notch. There is a chef who prepares delicious local and international cuisine. In addition, Algar safaris is the perfect place to bring a non-hunting guest, due to there are many activities for them to do in the area. “Believe us, when you´re there, you´ll feel that there’s nobody but you between heaven and earth” Services: Premium accommodation, World-class cuisine, Valet laundry, Airport reception and assistance, Wi-fi internet in all master bedrooms, Premium gun rental, Official trophy scoring & Hotel reservation and extra activities advice.

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ARG EN TIN A PATAG O N IA Owner: Liliana & Alberto Fernandez ALICURA LODGE / CALCATRE LODGE

Manager: Mariano Fernandez

The majestic Red Stag is the most sought after trophy in our area and we are proud to say we offer the unique “Monster” red stags, which roam free and are found in abundance. We also offer Fallow deer, Axis deer, Pere David’s deer (gold medal), Mouflon sheep, Black Jacob’s ram, Patagonian Dall, Patagonian Ram, Multi-horned sheep, Wild goat, Juan Fernández goat (Balearean boc), Puma, Russian Boar and blackbuck antelope.

ALGAR SAFARIS Av. Amancio Alcorta 2939 C1437HTE Buenos Aires Argentina

Hunts can be conducted on horseback or 4WD vehicles, depending on the hunter’s preference, horsemanship and physical ability. Final approach is done on foot. Hunters may expect to stalk around 10-12 km. per day which implies light hiking on relatively flat terrain.

Mobile: +54 9 11 3115 0028

We encourage bow hunters to hunt at Algar as they will find this country vast and open, making it easy to spot game from high vantage points. The hunting field and the hilly terrain is really broken with ravines and streams all around the scene where the animals come down looking for water to drink and pasture the valley which runs about 20 km through the center of the property. The tall grasses and bushes make the perfect camouflage for bow hunters’ activity. Bow hunters can shoot from 30 to 70 meters distance.

info@algar-safaris.com

Although Algar Safaris is very well known as a big game hunting company, we are pleased to introduce the best wingshooting programs, which are easy to combine with the finest big game hunting. We offer dove shooting and also the amazing mixed bag shooting (Dove, perdiz & duck hunting) near Gualeguay, in Entre Ríos province, just 240 km. north east from Buenos Aires. Hunters will experience the world-famous mixed bag: great duck hunting early in the morning, followed by a fantastic perdiz hunt with dogs and the possibility to shoot as many doves as they want in the afternoon or just shooting doves all day long. This unique opportunity to hunt 3 species during the same hunting day; every day, is fantastic. Finally, it’s important to mention that Algar Safaris has been supporting many important hunting associations across the U.S. and the world, in order to contribute to protect the freedom to hunt and promote wildlife conservation programs worldwide.

www.algar-safaris.com

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DO MIN ICAN REPUBLIC

The best bird and clay shooting in the Caribbean.

Whether it is sporting clays, trap, skeet, five stand or bird shooting, we have it all. Trap and Colombaire pigeons, plus clay targets are available at the 245 acre shooting centre situated within the 7,000 tropical acres that is Casa de Campo. Pheasant, partridge and duck are presented over the valleys at Rancho Peligro, the 10,000 acre game shoot at the foothills of the mountains. The terrain has been prepared to be vehicle and pedestrian friendly, so no need for excessive walking. There are no seasonal or bag restrictions, so high flying birds can be presented on any day of the year to make shirtsleeve shooting in any month the best driven shooting experience anywhere. Between drives refreshments are taken under a palapa roofed building with butler service as standard. Eight minute scenic helicopter rides are provided free of charge on large days.   Blue Marlin fishing is also available, 2017 saw over 1,000 Blues released in the 100 day season from Casa de Campo Marina alone.   Polo, trail riding, tennis and 63 golf holes including Teeth of the Dog (the number one course in the Caribbean) and more keep even the most hardened sportsperson busy during the day. At  night visit one of the most scenic restaurants in the Caribbean including La Piazzetta within a replica of a 16th century Mediteranean village 300 feet above the Chavon river. Marina or beach are equally as unforgettable or alternately dine in your villa (if hiring one) with a top chef to prepare a feast.   For guests wanting to relax, Minitas beach, the spa, pool gym or strolling through Altos de Chavon or the Marina are favourites.  Whether staying at the 5 star hotel or a stunning villa golf carts are provided to explore the 7,000 lush acres of Casa de Campo.   English and Spanish spoken   https://vimeo.com/132761141 For a ‘virtual’ resort and shooting tour.   For more information contact Gary Salmon

Owner: Classified Manager: Gary Salmon

CASA DE CAMPO La Romana Dominican Republic 22000 Manager Gary Salmon Mobile: +1 809 723 3133 g.salmon@ccampo.com.do Shooting Center Tel: +1 809 523 8490 +1 809 523 3333 ext. 5145 www.casadecampo.com.do shootingcentre@ccampo.com.do

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ARG EN TIN A CO RDO BA Owner: Tomas Frontera EL PARAISO LODGE Av OHiggins 5500 La Santina, El Paraíso, Córdoba, Argentina

Cordoba CP 5014

El Paraíso, located 5 minutes away from La Zenaida, offers a rancho style design, decorated with a great collection of Argentinean trophies. There are six huge bedrooms with private bathrooms. The large living room with a fireplace is placed in the heart of the lodge which creates an easy route to a common area where a warm and relaxed social atmosphere is enhanced.

Argentina

The cuisine is exquisite, with the best Argentine beef, quality ingredients and carefully selected Argentinean wines which complement the chef’s mouth-watering menus.

Toll free (From USA) :

From the moment you arrive in Argentina, service is personalized and attention is paid to every imaginable detail, making this dove-shooting program hard to beat. The Shooting

1 888 236 1033 Mobile: +54 9 351 531 4506

clarita@fronterawingshooting.com www.fronterawingshooting.com

Córdoba is considered the dove shooting capital of the world. The 100 square mile radius (60 km) around the lodge is annually inhabited by over 30 million doves. In the field you will be assigned a bird-boy who will provide you with shot shells and refreshments; he will direct you to your shooting stand and load your gun. You will be constantly visited by your main guide who will be available to assist you with any need, even give you some tips on shooting, if required. You will start shooting early in the morning and will shoot until noon when you will be treated to an incredible ‘asado’ at the lodge, tasting some of Argentina’s wonderful beef and superb wines. Afternoon hunts begin at around 2 or 2:30, and continue until almost dark. Finally, you will return to the lodge for cocktails and an early exquisite dinner.

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ARG EN TIN A CO RDO BA Owner: Tomas Frontera LA ZENAIDA LODGE Av OHiggins 5500 La Santina, La Zenaida, Córdoba, Argentina High volume dove shooting La Zenaida is located 50 meters away from one of the largest and most compact dove roosts in Argentina and right on a dove flyway; it is just the perfect place for a thrilling high-volume shooting experience with an experienced team that runs a flawless operation. Decorated in the traditional Patagonian and Northern Argentinean style, La Zenaida offers all modern amenities: cosy en-suite bedrooms, a comfortable living-room with a fully stocked complimentary bar, a large dining room, a large outdoor hot tub and a great recreation area with a wonderful view of the green fields and mountain lions walking around occasionally. The Shooting Córdoba is considered the dove shooting capital of the world. The 100 square mile radius (60 km) around the lodge is annually inhabited by over 30 million doves.

Cordoba CP 5014 Argentina

Toll free (From USA) : 1 888 236 1033 Mobile: +54 9 351 531 4506

clarita@fronterawingshooting.com www.fronterawingshooting.com

The lodge has around 25 shooting fields, which are at walking distance within our own property, or at a short drive through the region’s rich farmland. This allows for more time to relax and enjoy yourself, take a nap in between hunts, refresh in our swimming pool during the hot summer days or the outdoor hot tub in cooler days and why not take a pleasant massage for your sore shoulders and limbs! The overwhelming amount of birds flying over the head restlessly all day long ensures great opportunities for non-stop shooting suitable for all skill levels. Beginners have an unparalleled chance for improving their shooting skills aiming at low flying doves, while more experienced shooters find higher and faster targets quite a challenge. An average hunter may expect to shoot between 2 to 4 cases a day…and there’s No Bag Limit! With the shooting fields at walking distance from the lodge, dove shooting will never be the same. You will shoot more and travel less.

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ARG EN TIN A CO RDO BA Owner: Tomas Frontera Montaraz Lodge Córdoba, Argentina Pigeon Shooting

MONTARAZ LODGE Av OHiggins 5500

Montaraz Lodge is the most exclusive pigeon-shooting lodge in Cordoba. It is an architectural treasure characterized by its exquisite colonial style. The premises were built in the second half of the 17th century. Completely renovated in 2007, Montaraz provides luxury and comfort with beautiful surroundings.

La Santina,

Located between the “Sierras Chicas” and the “Sierras Grandes”, this elegantly restored 17th century Estancia is decorated with the ease of a friendly colonial style and surrounded by wide verandas overlooking lovely gardens and orchards, even a lake. It offers 8 en suite bedrooms, a comfortable living room and a spacious, fully stocked wine cellar and complimentary bar. It has a large dining room designed for great relaxation, wine tasting and dining.

Argentina

With the best Argentine beef and quality ingredients, the chef creates an array of delicious traditional specialties and international dishes. The wine is produced with carefully selected grapes from our own vineyards.

Cordoba CP 5014

Toll free (From USA) : 1 888 236 1033 Mobile: +54 9 351 531 4506

Attention is paid to every detail and the service is personalized from the start to make this pigeon program hard to beat. clarita@fronterawingshooting.com

The Shooting

www.fronterawingshooting.com

Cordoba is considered the pigeon shooting capital of the world. The 50 square mile radius around the lodge is annually inhabited by over 5 million pigeons. The lodge enjoys around 20 shooting fields all within a scenic drive through the region. The program generally starts at 8:00 AM with a hearty breakfast and a short drive to the shoot. In the field you will be assigned a bird-boy, who will provide you with shot shells, refreshments, direct you to your shooting stand and load your gun. Depending on the time of the year, you will shoot until noon when you will be treated to an incredible traditional barbeque lunch at the lodge, tasting some of Argentina’s wonderful beef and the exclusive wine. Afternoon begins at around 2 or 2.30, and continues until 5 or 6 when you will return to the lodge for cocktails at the wine cellar and an early dinner. We ensure one freshly built blind for each hunter. Decoys are strategically deployed around the blinds and at a suitable distance. Wild pigeons are large and fast, which makes calculating speed a little bit deceptive. Staying hidden and still in a good blind is the key to success.

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ARG EN TIN A PATAG O N IA Owner: Tomas Frontera PATAGONIXS LODGE Big Game & Fishing Patagonia open range lodge is the ideal location for Red Deer and fishing adventures; that is what Patagonia is so incredibly wonderful for: its amazing wild Red Stags and beautiful winding rivers.

Av OHiggins 5500 La Santina, Cordoba CP 5014 Argentina

The Shooting For Big Game hunting, two different methods are used to hunt: Stalking and Still-standing. Experienced guides who know every acre of land are all local and will guide clients on a 1x1 basis. The day starts an hour before sunrise, after a good hearty breakfast. The time we come back to the lodge depends on the success of the hunt, around 11:30 am. The international chef will be waiting with appetizers and an incredible meal at the lodge. Afternoon big game hunt starts 3 hours before sunset. When the sun hides behind the Andes Mountains and you run out of light, you come back to the lodge for refrshing drinks and a heartening dinner. You’ll be amazed by the diversity of the hunting areas: the high peaks and the green mountains, the bushes, the open areas, waterholes, streams and woods. Simply breathtaking

Toll free (From USA) : 1 888 236 1033 Mobile: +54 9 351 531 4506

clarita@fronterawingshooting.com www.fronterawingshooting.com

The fishing The rugged splendor of the Argentine mainland’s southernmost Santa Cruz province is, and will remain, the essence of true Patagonia. Accessed through the mountain town of El Calafate, Santa Cruz is home to the Rio Gallegos, Jurassic Lake, the Los Glaciers National Park as well as the iconic skyline of the Fitz Roy massif from which the Patagonia clothing company fashioned its logo in the early 70’s. This is the land of true adventurers, hardened gauchos, granite towers, condors and the endless windtorn expanse of the arid Patagonian Steppe. We offer anglers the opportunity to fish small winding spring creeks, an impossibly steep freestone river, flats-like lagunas, and the impressive Lago Quiroga without ever seeing another angler.  For sight fishing enthusiasts, pocket water fans, lovers of small creeks or anglers in search of rainbows in the 10, 15 or even 20 pound class, this surreal place has it all.

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URUG UAY SO UTH AMERICA Owner: Merogan S.A.

A hunting lodge made by a hunter, for HUNTERS.

Manager: Mathieu Jetten

The present facilities, were built on the remains of an old stone and wood structure that dates back to 1900. This was done with the intent of preserving the charm and history of the place. There are 6 suites available in a colonial style including stone, handcrafted bricks and wood, apart from the social area where you will find a large living room with a fireplace, a dining area, an indoor grill, and a wine cellar among other things. There are comfortable suites available, each with its own fireplace and dressing room. And most important of all, every room is in front of the panoramic dinning room, the huge terraces and the swimming pool. It offers spectacular views of the hills surrounding the main house.

RINCĂ“N DE LOS MATREROS Isla patrulla Treinta y Tres Uruguay

Tel: +598 99 379 433 +33 650 38 76 73

The rusticity in the house is contrasted by certain modern touches like electric energy, digital telephony, internet connection and satellite television. math.jetten@gmail.com

Regarding gastronomy, you will have available a menu particularly elaborated by the preparation of game meats, combined with garden vegetables and other home—made accompaniments. Pasta, bread and preserves are all handcrafted at Rincón de los Matreros. And since a good meal calls for a good wine, you will be able to select it directly at the cellar, from a wide selection of top-level wines made in Uruguay... including the special editions made exclusively for Rincon de los Matreros.

www.rincondelosmatreros.com

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URUG UAY SO UTH AMERICA Owner: Merogan S.A.

TESTIMONIES

Manager: Mathieu Jetten

Thank you very much Mathieu and Vitor. We hunted a wild boar of 150kg and 22 cm of trophy. On the following day, we hunted a beautiful trophy of feral goat. Friendly atmosphere, excellent food and first class organization. Be sure I will return. Perhaps already the next year… Greetings, Mit Weidsmannsheil, Gicallino Rocco Aloise —Villach, Austria. A beautiful place to enjoy with all the family. Very good weekend with special attention of all the “staff”. Beautiful animals and great hunting. Carlo Morandi, Julio Morandi, Felipe Morandi. Friends of Rincon de los Matreros The life is done of small and unforgettable moments that in this Rincon were one of these. And each person in this place insists to the maximum so that these small moments are the most pleasant as possible. We can just say “thank you very much”. Giovanni Pacheco, Carlo Z., Guilherme G. de Oliveira. After 10 years of obligatory shutdown in my cinegetic activities, by insistence of the mutual friends, I return, and for my luck in a wonderful place like this one. I hope to have the opportunity to return more often. Were here together, in an impeccable stay. We leave registered the satisfaction and joy with which we were welcomed. Besides, we were awarded with a magnificent wild boar: (27 cm of tusk) hunted by Alexandre Oltramazi; and two “professional” goats hunted by Fernando Comunello and Alexandre Fasoli. Finally, a deep gratefulness to Guima and all the friends who we left here, remains. Obs.: Another wild boar, hunted by Alexandre Fasoli. Until the next one! Alexandre Fasoli, Fernando Comunello, Eduardo Guimarães and Alexandre Oltramazi. In almost full moon… 11hrs, tired eyelids…A single male enters - What is Laurindo? - “Male” it is, but I do not see the tusks! I thought: Good, tomorrow we are leaving, then… fire! And I hunted the greater boar of my life. Carlinhos said: another like this, not even in 100 years. Oh God! Meanwhile, Carlinhos with Eduardo were grabbing with nails and knives Lucio’s wild boar… Great night! Great hunting! Hug. Jose Brugger Moments like this, with friends, make this, our sport, a very special event. We spent wonderful days and had the chance to enjoy special and exciting hunts. Wonderful. Great hug. Dante Carraro

www.rincondelosmatreros.com

RINCÓN DE LOS MATREROS Isla patrulla Treinta y Tres Uruguay

Tel: +598 99 379 433 +33 650 38 76 73

math.jetten@gmail.com www.rincondelosmatreros.com


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PAN AMA PIÑ AS BAY Owner: Tropic Star Lodge Manager: Tropic Star Lodge

TROPIC STAR LODGE: WORLD CLASS FISHING ADVENTURES TROPIC STAR LODGE has been Rated the #1 Saltwater Fishing Resort in the world by the Robb Report. Fishing the legendary waters off Piñas Bay, Panama is an adventure of a lifetime for all anglers. Fulfill your fishing fantasy! Tropic Star Lodge has provided the ultimate in offshore and inshore fishing adventures for our guests for the past 50+ years. We invite you to discover why we’ve been named “the Best Fishing Resort in the world.” Tropic Star Lodge is a veritable paradise cut out of the side of a mountain at the edge of the Darien Jungle on the Pacific coast of Panama. The Lodge is situated 150 miles south of Panama City. It can only be reached by boat or plane, since there are no roads within a hundred miles. A charter plane lands on an airstrip in Piñas Bay. You then take a ten minute boat ride to Legendary Tropic Star Lodge. And then the adventure begins… Our Pacific waters are famed for holding a vast variety of treasured species including black marlin, blue marlin and sailfish along with monster tuna, dorado, roosterfish and cubera snapper. The fishing attracts anglers from all over the world. We invite you to join us and experience world class angling at the fishing mecca of the universe. Piñas Bay boasts the most fishing records broken globally with over 300 I.G.F.A. World Records. At Tropic Star Lodge 38 guests are catered to by 100 staff. We host our guests in 19 spacious, air-conditioned rooms or cabins with private baths. Each room has an ocean or tropical garden view. The lodge has a freshwater swimming pool and bar. Views of the expansive bay, along with native plants, birds, flowers make our accommodations a favorite of guests who return year after year requesting a special slice of heaven. TROPIC STAR LODGE: • Catch & Release Conservation • Fleet Of 16 Classic 31 ft Bertrams • You’re “On The Fish” in 20 Minutes • Ultimate Offshore & Inshore Fishing • Over 300 IGFA World Records

TROPIC STAR LODGE Pinas Bay Panama Tel: +888 310 0424 reservations@tropicstar.com www.tropicstar.com


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SO UTH AMERICA Owners: Kevin & Mary Jo Tiemersma, Tipiliuke is one of the most award-winning lodges in South America. Many well-travelled sportsmen and women consider it to be one of the top sporting destinations in the world. Conde Nast Traveler describes Estancia Tipiliuke as “50,000 acres of pure hunting and fishing magic.” World-class accommodations, attention to detail, and the perfect combination of comfort and luxury define the Tipiliuke experience and set it above and beyond the competition. In addition to outstanding hunting and fishing, guests enjoy leisure activities including horseback riding, hiking, wine-tasting, culinary lessons, a wood-fired sauna, massage room, and trips into San Martin de los Andes for shopping and sight-seeing. The lodge offers 9 luxuriously appointed rooms, allowing for personalized service. From the snow-capped Andes mountain range to the beautiful river valleys, this iconic property is one that you will never forget. The Patagonia region of Argentina is home to some of the finest trout waters in the world. Tipiliuke offers a diverse fishery with world-class fly fishing for the entire season. Anglers have access to 17 miles of private water on the Chimehuin and Quilquihue Rivers and a private spring creek. In 2011 Tipiliuke was voted the “Worlds Top Fishing Lodge” by Sporting Classics Magazine. In 2016 Tipiliuke was voted “one of the top ten luxury fishing lodges in the world” by Gear Patrol. Hunters pursue free range red stag, wild boar, and California quail over 50,000 acres of beautiful northern Patagonia countryside. Patagonia is home to the largest free range stags in the world.  The High Adventure Company was a pioneer in red stag hunting in South America and has been hunting this area for more than 20 years. Our stag hunting clients enjoy 100% success year after year at Tipiliuke. Our stag hunting client list reads like the who’s who of the outdoor industry with companies including Beretta, Swarovski, NRA, Under Wild Skies TV, and Kreighoff International. Wild quail hunting in Patagonia is earning a world-class reputation. Hunters follow well trained pointing dogs through river valleys in pursuit of large coveys of California quail with as many as 100 hard flying birds per covey. These unprecedented numbers of wild quail combined with one of the most picturesque settings in the world make for an unforgettable wing shooting experience. “Quail hunting in Patagonia is one of the best kept secrets in the wing shooting world,” Ralph Stuart, Editor and Chief Shooting Sportsman. Join us - feel the pull of a trophy brown trout on the end of your line in the crystal clear waters of northern Patagonia, hear the roar of a wild red stag in the evening, sip a glass of Argentinian Malbec by the fire under the stars, and enjoy the luxurious accommodations that are all part of the Tipiliuke experience.

John Burrell, Managers: Kevin & Mary Jo Tiemersma TIPILIUKE LODGE HIGH ADVENTURE COMPANY 3550 Walden Lane Acworth GA 30102 USA Tel: +1678 388 2205 info@highadventurecompany.com info@tipiliuke.com www.tipiliuke.com


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ARG EN TIN A SAN TA F E Owner: Tomas Frontera

Mixed bag hunting Veracruz is a cosy, thatched-roofed lodge with the most spectacular view, which makes a wonderful setting to spare and relax after enjoying the best shooting ever. The lodge offers 5 bedrooms with private bathrooms, and can accommodate 10 guests. While you are at the ranch, it is yours to enjoy, from the comfortable living room with its inviting fireplace, to the dining room offering beautiful views of open fields and the Parana River shore.

VERACRUZ LODGE Av OHiggins 5500 La Santina, Cordoba CP 5014 Argentina

The Shooting At Veracruz you can hunt different species of ducks depending on the time of the year, the rosy billed and whistling ducks being the most common, along with some teals. Duck shooting features comfortable and well camouflaged blinds; quality specie-specific decoys and guides who will place you where you need to be to get the kind of duck hunting you’ve only dreamed of until now. The shooting occurs on the shores of San Javier Rivers, over some of the hundreds of islands or over rice fields. We shoot twice a day, morning and evening, and there is plenty of time to relax at midday. For morning hunts, our hunters depart from the lodge in the dark, but after a hearty breakfast. Depending on the time of the year and the behavior of the birds (scouted every day), the time to get to the blinds will be from 20 minutes to an hour, including car or boat ride. Shooting over decoys starts at first light and continues until 10 am or after. Flocks of 20 or 30 ducks are not rare. Most days, duck hunters return to the lodge for lunch and a siesta before afternoon departure at about 3pm for evening duck hunts. Evening hunts last until dark. Perdiz over dogs is a great choice to hunt. They are fast and challenging. Britain’s or German shorthair dogs hunt with us. Duck and perdiz shooting can be exchanged for Dove shooting, making the hunting diverse. Dorado Fishing is a great and fun sport. The river scenery is phenomenal. We fish in shallow water with current. Lots of different fish can be caught like stingray and Piranhas. We will use bait or fly rods depending on your request. Catch and release is what we do. In the heart of a magical environment, Veracruz offers a warm and cozy accommodation combined with the best of Argentina’s mixed bag hunting.

Toll free (From USA) : 1 888 236 1033 Mobile: +54 9 351 531 4506

clarita@fronterawingshooting.com www.fronterawingshooting.com

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Johannsen Express Rifles mini, short, medium, magnum Reproductions of the legendary Mauser Magnum Action Johannsen Actions and Bolt Action Rifles are Made in Germany and are the result of an ideal synthesis of CAD and CNC technology and traditional gunsmithing techniques. The exclusive use of high-quality materials and meticulous attention to detail make it possible to duplicate the precision of the original ´98 action, which earned the confidence of millions of hunters worldwide. Johannsen Bolt Action Rifles feature unsurpassed quality and precision. That means hunters can count on these rifles for unexcelled reliability and consistently high performance even under less than ideal conditions.

Model “Safari Take Down”

Johannsen Magnum Action, threaded Take Down, double square bridge, no thumb cut. Adjustable trigger, 3-pos. safety, low bolt handle, Express front and rear sight with two leaves, “English Style” straight stock.

Haart 49 • D-24534 Neumünster info@reimer-johannsen.de • www.mauser-rifle.com


Branded Rock Canyon Lodge / USA p.100 Helen Falls Lodge / Canada p.102 Laurentian Wildlife Estate / Canada p.104 Laurentian Wildlife Estate / Canada p.106

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COLORADO USA Owner: Classified Welcome to paradise. Branded Rock Canyon ranch is a 15,000 acre private retreat hidden away in the rugged Colorado landscape, where rolling mountaintops and vast meadows meet the clear blue sky. Formerly known as Kessler Canyon Ranch, this destination has been privatized and is under new ownership and management. Western hospitality, superb meals paired with exquisite wines and spirits, and an on-site international hunting concierge service are a few of the provisions available to our discerning guests. Non-hunters will delight in the cuisine, spa therapy, local tours, and peaceful serenity of the property. The ranch is located approximately four hours from Denver, and two hours from Aspen and Vail ski resorts. Shuttle services are included from the local Grand Junction regional airport, a one hour drive. Private helicopter transport is also available on request.

Manager: Amy Martin Shaffer &

Shooting Program Straight shooter. “The Rock” offers incredibly unique precision shooting and hunting schools during the months of March August. Shooters will be coached by the most experienced instructors in the industry and presented with real-world hunting scenarios, angles, and obstacles on life-sized steel wildlife and moving targets at distances out to 2000+ yards. In addition to precision rifle, carbine, and pistol courses, our state-of-the-art shooting pavilion with eight shooting stations will test your skills on sporting clays.

Tel: +1 970 283 1145

Hunting & Fishing Wild and free. Rocky mountain elk and mule deer, black bear, mountain lion, Merriam’s turkey and a variety of upland game birds flourish in abundance. The ranch is conservatively managed for the highest quality trophies and one-on-one guided experiences. Wing shooting and “wild west tower shoots” for pheasant, chukar and quail are available by advance reservations from September - March. Big game hunting is offered by invitation only. Fly fishing for rainbow, brown, and cuttbow trout in our private lakes is included in all hunting packages. Executive Retreats Make an impression. Host your annual meeting or corporate retreat at Branded Rock Canyon for that over-the-top experience. Our meeting rooms and presentation facilities can furnish all your A/V needs, meal catering, and live entertainment. The Orchard Lake Homestead Lodge and Guesthouse offer 15 private guest rooms with beautiful mountain vistas, five-star amenities, handmade wood furnishings, and nature-inspired western art decor. ProShop Gear up. We selectively stock our ranch ProShop with clothing and equipment to increase your effectiveness in the field. Our growing list includes Blaser, Sauer, Leupold, Kryptek, Spartan Precision Equipment, and Nosler. A World Class Western Experience

Daniel Shaffer BRANDED ROCK CANYON

4410 County Road 209 De Beque, Colorado 81630 USA

Fax: +1 970 283 1146 Mobile: +1 970 456 6506 office@brandedrock.com www.BrandedRockCanyon.com   www.ProHuntConcierge.com 

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QUEBEC CANADA Journey into the heart of Québec’s Far North Located on the magnificent George River, 1,450 kilometres north of Montréal, Ungava Adventures invite you to discover the vast, untouched arctic lands of Ungava Bay. Located 55 km south of Kangiqsualijjuaq, Helen Falls Lodge is known as the best destination in the world for Atlantic salmon fishing. Recognized for the quantity available, the Salmon in this river are considered by many as some of the strongest, offering a remarkable battle. Helen Falls Lodge offers all-inclusive packages designed to make your stay in this immense and enchanting setting absolutely unforgettable, such as visiting new places like the Torngat Mountains, Mount Iberville or the Aboviak River. In addition to providing renowned accommodations featuring an incomparable level of quality, you will have the rare opportunity to enjoy the wildlife of the Far North, where polar bears, Arctic wolves, caribou and muskox roam freely. You may also have the opportunity to hunt Black bears, migratory birds and ptarmigan. Get ready for the fishing trip of a lifetime in this wildly remote and powerfully beautiful land. Salmon, speckled trout and Arctic char are abundant in the George River. Be prepared to have your breath taken away as you marvel at the spectacular scenery and the magnificent Aurora Borealis light show in these unexplored, remote lands. You will hear the sounds of the Sarvakallak rapids near our fully designed private cottages offering you a unique stay. All of our packages include your return flight from Kuujjuaq.

Owner: Classified Manager: Karl Mongrain 

HELEN FALLS LODGE Nunavik N 58-12.017 W 65-48.569 Quebec Canada

Discover our packages: Safari and Hunting Tour, Fishing and Nordic Safari Tour by helicopter including the famous fishing polar bears and our ever-popular Salmon Fishing Tour. Une aventure au cœur du Grand Nord Québécois Située sur la majestueuse rivière George, à 1 450 kilomètres au nord de Montréal, Ungava Adventures vous invite à la découverte des vastes terres arctiques de la baie d’Ungava. À 55 kilomètres au sud de Kangiqsualujjuaq, le Helen Falls Lodge est réputé comme étant la meilleure destination au monde pour la pêche aux saumons d’Atlantique en raison de la quantité de saumons qu’on y trouve et de leur caractère combattif. Le Helen Falls Lodge vous propose des forfaits tout-compris conçus pour vous permettre de profiter pleinement de votre séjour dans un cadre enchanteur. Vous pourrez visiter des endroits inédits tels les monts Torngat, le mont d’Iberville, la rivière Aboviak et bien d’autres. En plus de l’hébergement réputé à travers la région pour sa qualité incomparable, vous pourrez profiter de la faune du Grand Nord qui abrite les ours polaires, les loups arctiques, les caribous et les bœufs musqués. Grâce à sa biodiversité unique, le site rend aussi possible la chasse à l’ours noir, aux oiseaux migrateurs et aux ptarmigans. Vivez le séjour de pêche de votre vie sur la rivière George et relevez un défi de taille. Vous y trouverez les saumons d’Atlantique, les truites mouchetées et l’omble d’Arctique. Vous admirerez les paysages grandioses de ces contrées sauvages presque inaccessibles, sans oublier les spectaculaires aurores boréales. Vous serez bercé par le bruit des rapides Sarvakallak qui sont à proximité de nos chalets entièrement pensés pour vous offrir un agréable séjour. À la recherche d’aventures? Découvrez nos expériences Chasse et Safari Tour, Pêche et Safari nordique en hélicoptère comprenant les ours polaires pêcheurs ainsi que notre forfait Pêche aux saumons. Tous ces forfaits comprennent le vol coordonné à partir de Kuujjuaq. Êtes-vous prêts pour Helen Falls au nord du 58° parallèle?

Tel: +1 514 748 9222 Fax: +1 450 681 5463 info@ungava-adventures.com www.helenfalls.com


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QUEBEC CANADA Owner: Classified Manager: Alistair Greenfield LAURENTIAN WILDLIFE ESTATE

QUEBEC-CANADA

1711 Chemin du Rockway Valley Boileau Quebec

Home to the very best elk hunting in the world and some of the best red deer found anywhere. It is not only the trophy quality that places this hunting area as one of the best in the world but also the experience. The large team working here makes sure that your stay becomes a memorable experience. From the fine cuisine prepared by the chef accompanied by wine selected by a world renowned sommelier, to the completely renovated lodge Laurentian spares no expense to take the absolute best care of their guests. The rolling hills of dense forest interspersed with meadows and water makes the hunting area a magical place. The vast majority of the hunting is done by stalking but when the weather does not collaborate there are blinds strategically placed throughout the property. The hunting takes place starting from the middle of August and runs through the end of November. Hunters can expect to see a number of mature animals each day and will be guaranteed a number of opportunities at trophy animals. A trophy is a very personal concept unique to each hunter and at Laurentian there is a wide range in scores from solid representative animals scoring over 350 SCI to the next world record trophy of a lifetime. There are some animals considered management quality each year that are great for hunters that want to bring a child to share in this wonderful passion of hunting. They can create special packages for family hunting vacations that are very easily made part of a longer stay in Canada with an immense number of other attractions and quality accommodation options available in the area. A typical hunt takes place over 4 days and 3 nights. This together with a location less than 2 hours driving time from Montreal International Airport makes it ideal for those who are time poor and require certainty around trophy and travel. Yet when you are with the team at Laurentian the outside world feels a million miles away, nevertheless all modern communications are catered for with internet/wifi and cell phone capability.

J0T 1G0 Canada Tel: +1 8196879111 Fax: +18193401508 European Office: jpb@laurentianwildlife.com info@laurentianwildlife.com www.laurentianwildlife.com Affiliations


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QUEBEC CANADA Owner: Classified Manager: Alistair Greenfield LAURENTIAN WILDLIFE ESTATE

QUEBEC-CANADA

1711 Chemin du Rockway Valley Boileau Quebec

Berceau des plus grands Wapitis du monde, de cerfs Elaphes records mais aussi de Bisons Laurentian est une alternative à certaines expéditions physiques et hasardeuses pour récolter des espèces prestigieuses. L’équipe, très compétente, du domaine veille au bien–être de chaque client via un réceptif de grande qualité et une chasse à l’approche dans un endroit magique avec une alternance de collines, de lacs, de marécages et de forêts denses. Il est également possible d’affuter dans des miradors disposés stratégiquement.

J0T 1G0 Canada Tel: +1 8196879111 Fax: +18193401508 European Office:

La chasse commence à la mi-Août et se termine à la fin Novembre avec la neige. Le chasseur doit s’attendre à voir plusieurs mâles matures durant chaque journée. Cette abondance permet de répondre aux attentes de chacun car l’esthétisme d’un trophée est une notion très personnelle comme le cerf d’une vie.

jpb@laurentianwildlife.com

A Laurentian, il est possible de récolter des animaux représentatif (au delà de 350 points SCI) jusqu’au nouveau record du monde. Certains cerfs Elaphes font partie d’un tir de sélection proposé aux jeunes accompagnants pour partager la passion de leur père.

www.laurentianwildlife.com

Une chasse typique dure 4 jours/3 nuits, avec moins de 2 heures de voiture depuis l’aéroport de Montréal, ce qui est parfait pour les clients très occupés qui voyagent beaucoup, avec peu de temps pour réussir leur chasse. Des carabines sont disponibles sur place, pour voyager léger et ainsi profiter d’une extension touristique pour profiter en famille des nombreux atouts de la région. A Laurentian, vous vous sentez apaisé, vraiment loin du monde moderne même si Wi-Fi et réseau pour les portables sont là pour vous rattraper.

info@laurentianwildlife.com

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Acteon / France p.112

p.144 Great Spanish Hunts / Spain

AK Hunting / Poland p.114

p.146 Gut Brunntal / Austria

Bettws Hall Sporting Estates / UK p.116

p.148 Philipp Kunze Safaris / Austria

Brigands, Plas Dinam, Kepton / UK p.118

p.150 JPB Adventures / France

Vaynor Park, Gregynog Hall, Measmawr / UK p.120

p.152 Lax A Greenland / Iceland

The West Country / UK p.122

p.154 Lax A Iceland / Greenland

Château Saint Michel / France p.124

p.156 Le Domaine de Montchevreuil / France

Colverts de Sabournac / France p.126

p.158 Le Domaine de l'Ortolo / Corsica

Domaine de la Gardille / France p.128

p.160 Scandinavian Prohunters / Sweden

English Premier Hunts / UK p.130

p.162 Soto Real / Spain

Fjelljakt / Sweden p.132

p.164 Soto Real / Spain

France Safaris / France p.134

p.166 Versch Jagdreisen / Hungary

France Outfitters / France p.136

p.168 West Highland Hunting / Scotland

G&G Hunting Services / Italy p.138

p.170 West Highland Hunting / Scotland

Glencoe House / Scotland p.140

p.172 William Powell / United Kingdom

Great Spanish Hunts / Spain p.142

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EUROPE FRANCE Owner: Julien Blanc Manager : Julien Blanc   ACTÉON Route de Gimont 32450 Saramon

Actéon sud France, la chasse, notre passion. C'est à travers des séjours clé en main que vous découvrirais la chasse à l’approche en France. Aux cotés d'une équipe de guides de chasse passionnées vous pourriez approcher le brocard, le cerf, l'isard, le chamois ou le mouflon. Pour tous nos séjours, nous sélectionnons pour vous des territoires, pour la qualité de leurs biotopes, la densité d'animaux et nous nous adaptons à tous les niveaux physiques. Côté hébergement, vous serez accueillis dans des chambres d'hôtes de haute qualité et nous vous ferons découvrir également les plaisirs de la gastronomie française. Seul, en famille ou entre amis, n'hésitez plus!!!

Actéon Sud France, the hunt, our passion. It’s a true taylor made hunt that will make you discover hunting and stalking in France. A side, with a well trained professional and passionated team, you will be able to stalk on roebuck, stag, isard, chamois and mouflon. For all your hunt we have selected the best hunting area’s, with the best quality and density of game and we can adapt your hunt on your physical request. As for the lodging, you will be booked into local quality guest houses and we will make you discover the pleasure of the French gastronomie. Alone, with your family or with your friends, don’t hesitate!!!

France Tel: +33 5 62 65 38 48 Fax: +33 5 62 65 38 49 sudfrance@acteonchasse.fr www.acteonchasse.fr


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EUROPE POLAND Owner: Agnieszka Szczepańska Are you dreaming of a thrilling hunt in Poland, not only stalking (individual hunt) but also a driven hunt? It is exactly what we offer, in the most beautiful areas of Poland. No other country has a richer hunting experience and history than Poland. We would like to share with you our passion, tradition and respect towards the nature on our wonderful shoots.

Manager: Agnieszka Szczepańska A&K HUNTING Sp. z o.o. Zwycięzców 34/18 03 938 Warszawa

We offer : individual hunts for: • • • • •

Poland

Roe buck from the 11th of May till the 30th of September with the ruth from the end of July till mid august ( we have areas for quality and also for quantity ) Red stags from the 21st of August till the 28th of February with the optimum period from the 10th till the 30th of September Fallow deer from the 1st of October till the end of January Mouflons from the 1st of October till the 28th of February Wild Boar the year around. The special period is during the full moon

Driven hunts for:

 

Red deer ( male, female and youngs) , wild boar, roe deer( female and youngs), fallow deer (male, female and youngs ). Our complete organization for the driven hunts with beaters and their dogs create an unbelievable atmosphere . We can organize a driven hunt on your size ( minimum of 3 days hunts), you can form your own group with friends ( minimum 10 guns) or you can participate with another group

Please contact us. We will make you a great offer.

Tel: +48 728 434 888 ak.hunting@wp.pl


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UNITED KINGDOM Owner: Gwyn & Ann Evans BETTWS HALL Bettws Cedewain Newtown Powys SY16 3DS

Bettws Hall was founded by Gwyn & Ann Evans in 1988, and has established a reputation at the forefront of pheasant and partridge shooting in the UK with many of the estates frequently achieving high ranking in various shooting polls. Over the past 30 years, all of our estates have grown in stature and popularity and it is for this reason that we have a loyal list of guests who return year after year. Our first class estates are spread across Mid Wales and the English border, as well as the West of the UK. Due to the natural topography that these regions provide, combined with expertise and experience in the field, we offer the finest high driven shooting on some of the most picturesque estates the UK has to offer. At Bettws Hall we pride ourselves on the ability to provide shooting for everyone, no matter what your requirements are. From full hospitality packages across several estates and days, through to single days for individuals as part of our roving syndicate. We pride ourselves on first class hospitality worthy of the sport we present, and can offer our purpose built gunroom and sporting lodges with 21 double En suite bedrooms. Wi-Fi, sauna and a Jacuzzi along with massage treatments are a must after a day’s shooting at one of our premier estates. Finally finish your day with a glass of champagne in our state of the art gunroom, followed by fine food and exquisite wine with friends and guests. Our dedicated team of staff have decades of experience in all aspects of the shooting, game breeding and hospitality sectors, and it is for this reason that we are widely considered to be the best at what we do.

United Kingdom Tel: +44 (0) 1686 650 628 Fax: +44 (0) 1686 650 828 www.bettwshall.com enquiries@bettwshall.com


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UNITED KINGDOM Owner: Gwyn & Ann Evans BETTWS HALL

G R E G YN O C HA L L

G R E G YN O C HA L L

The Brigands has been in the Bettws Hall portfolio for 16 years and has firmly established itself as one of the highest pheasant shoots in the UK. It is located in the Dovey Valley on the edge of Snowdonia National Park and it is this natural topography that lends itself to presenting pheasants at the pinnacle of what is deemed reachable with a shotgun. The birds themselves are driven from a mix of traditional wooded valleys as well as the vast, heather cladded Cambrian Mountain sides that rise high amongst this rugged Welsh terrain. The Brigands is home to the legendary drive ‘Tommies’ which has established itself as one of the elite pheasant drives in the UK based on height and landscape alone. It goes without saying that first class hospitality both in the field and at Bryn Cleifion Hall is second to none. The Brigands is home to numerous legendary drives, ‘Welsh Haven’-Standing in the gully between two steep and imposing hillsides with birds flying swiftly overhead has been known to completely astonish newcomers to the estate. G R E G YN O C HA L L

Bettws Cedewain Newtown Powys SY16 3DS United Kingdom Tel: +44 (0) 1686 650 628 Fax: +44 (0) 1686 650 828 www.bettwshall.com enquiries@bettwshall.com

The newest addition to the Bettws Hall offering, Plas Dinam encompasses in excess of 5000 acres of spectacular landscape with a mixture of open moorland, woodland, vertical hillsides and seemingly bottomless valleys. The natural topography couldn’t be more suited to creating tremendous drives for both high and challenging pheasant and partridge, making it very unpredictable for anyone who takes on this magnificent estate. Even in its infancy we believe that Clives and Penryllin drives will soon be on the bucket list for all high bird enthusiasts.

This estate is home to the Dumbell family and sits either side of the English and Welsh border in the ‘Viagra’ valley. An Iron age barrow elevates itself from the Shropshire hills and is the backdrop to some incredibly challenging pheasant and partridge on drives such as ‘Keepers’ and ‘The Oaks’. The shoot lodge stands high upon the barrow and allows panoramic views across both Welsh and English countryside which are sure to take your breath away.


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G R E G YN O C HA L L

G R E G YN O C HA L L

Owner: Gwyn & Ann Evans BETTWS HALL Bettws Cedewain Newtown Vaynor Park is a traditional parkland shoot set in Montgomeryshire in Mid Wales. Home to the Corbett-Winder family for generations, William Corbett-Winder can still be found out hosting days on the truly stunning estate. Vaynor utilises natural Welsh rolling valleys to offer high pheasant and partridge driven from mature oak woodland to anticipating guns standing in open pasture. With signature drives such as ‘Hanging Wood’ presenting a steady flow of high, climbing pheasants and partridge exploding in singles and huge coveys alike – the shooting is constant from the first horn to signal the start of the drive, right until the very end. Vaynor Park exudes everything that is synonymous with driven pheasant and partridge shooting in the UK. Sporting bliss, beautiful countryside and wonderful hospitality make this the jewel in our crown.

Powys SY16 3DS United Kingdom Tel: +44 (0) 1686 650 628 Fax: +44 (0) 1686 650 828 www.bettwshall.com

G R E G YN O C HA L L

Gregynog Hall is an imposing Grade 1 listed Jacobean building that has sat on the same site for over 800years. The shoot is located just a stone’s throw away from Bettws Hall sporting lodges so is ideally located for access to and from breakfast and lunch by the log fire. The shoot itself utilises a long, deep valley with steep sides to present high and fast pheasant all in the shadows of the hall itself. With the aptly named ‘Middle’ along with ‘Ivors’ – is it understandable as to why this intimate shoot has a loyal following of returning guests year after year who are keen for their secret not to be revealed.

This 19th Century estate was originally laid out as a hunting retreat and is now the home of the Trant family. The hall itself is architecturally majestic and would not look out of place in the Bordeaux region of Southern France! Drives such as ‘Forest Lodge’ and ‘Fron Green’ present tall pheasant driven from game crop and a mixture of deciduous and coniferous woodland towards guns that are located in deep valleys to ensure birds reach the line at high altitude. As with all of our 6 estates, hospitality matched the sport, so Champagne and canape ‘elevenses’ precede a wonderful home cooked lunch back at the lodge before the afternoon of sport commences.

enquiries@bettwshall.com


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UNITED KINGDOM Owner: Gwyn & Ann Evans BETTWS HALL Bettws Cedewain

THE WEST COUNTRY The West Country and more specifically the Exmoor National park, is home of some of the most iconic high bird shoots in the UK, due largely in part to the deep valleys and undulating hills that present truly challenging shooting regardless of your experience. With scenic shooting lodges that play host to some wonderful lunches to re-create the morning’s excitement and to anticipate the afternoon’s adventures where it is likely you will be shooting some of the countries most infamous drives– due to the speed and height of the pheasants! The Estates have many hundreds of years of shooting heritage and lie in the depths of shooting country. All aspects of bio-diversity can be found here – woodland, moorland and wetland. The Exmoor National park is also home to a large volume of the UK’s red deer population, and it is not unusual to sight these magnificent beasts around the shoot when standing in anticipation of the hard flying pheasant and partridge from our drives. Some of the most truly breath taking scenery can be found whilst meandering through the streams, brooks, open pasture land and dramatic valleys. A typical drive would consist of pheasants being flushed from distant cover crop to then gain altitude over mature oak and coniferous woodland where they are hidden from the gun line until the very last minute before exploding high above the line of guns standing deep in the valley. A trip to the West country will leave you with memories to last a lifetime and yearning for a return trip.

Newtown Powys SY16 3DS United Kingdom Tel: +44 (0) 1686 650 628 Fax: +44 (0) 1686 650 828 www.bettwshall.com enquiries@bettwshall.com


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EUROPE FRANCE Experienced hunters usually need to go far to hunt big deer. This is often a long and troublesome trip, and sometimes accommodations are rough. As of this year, a new destination in France has opened, offering some of the biggest and most beautiful deer.

Owner : SCI St Michel Manager: Antoine Feidt

The Saint Michel property, in the Nièvre department, located between Beaune and Saint-Honoré-les-Bains, will welcome you to its magnificent park. You will stay in a fully renovated castle with all the comfort of a five-star hotel. Everything is done to perfection, be it the rooms or the meals. The owner Antoine Feidt, himself a very experienced hunter who has travelled the world, will personally welcome you and make it possible for you to shoot one of his exceptional deer.

CHÂTEAU ST MICHEL

The deer are originally from Germany, and they were imported to France 10 years ago. They have been pampered and well taken care of in order to make this livestock so amazing today. They have been treated naturally and kept in the wild. Many stags have 30 points or more and go up to gold medals. For the first time, Antoine Feidt is opening this exceptional domain where he will, I am sure, prove the beauty and the quality of his deer. You will either hunt game from a hide on watchtowers or by stalking. The best calibres for hunting here are .300 Winchester, 9.3 x 62, etc..... A French hunting permit or license is mandatory. You will be hunting with the owner, who will gladly explain the evolution of his livestock and his theories on genetics.

SCI St Michel

So take advantage of this unique opportunity to discover these unique deer, and should you shoot one of them, it will most certainly become one of the most admired pieces in your trophy room. Certains chasseurs expérimentés vont au bout du monde pour chasser de grands cerfs. L’avion et les transfers sont souvent très longs et éprouvants. Or, depuis cette année, une destination en France permet aux amateurs de trouver  de très grands cerfs, le domaine Saint Michel. Situé dans la Nièvre entre Beaune et Saint-Honoré-les-Bains, un château complètement rénové vous accueille sur un territoire magnifique, offrant un confort digne de 5 étoiles: chambres, suites, repas, tout est merveille et délices. Antoine Feidt, le maître des lieux, lui-même chasseur hors pair, mettra tout en œuvre pour vous faire tirer un de ses plus beaux cerfs.  La souche, venue d’Allemagne il y a plus de 10 ans, a porté ses fruits et la qualité et la beauté des cerfs est remarquable. Nourris tout à fait naturellement, ils valent le coup d’œil, plusieurs faisant plus de 30 cors, certains allants jusqu’à la médaille d’or. Cette année, Antoine Feidt  ouvre pour la première fois son domaine.  La chasse se déroule uniquement à l’affût, sur de grands miradors ou au pirch. Les calibres recommandés sont: 300 Win - 9,3 x 62  - etc. Un permis français ou une licence est obligatoire. Vous chasserez avec Antoine Feidt, il se fera un plaisir de vous expliquer l’évolution de ses cervidés et sa théorie génétique en rapport avec son cheptel. Profitez de cette occasion unique pour découvrir enfin de magnifiques cerfs...Nul doute que si vous venez en chasser un, il sera une des pièces maîtresses de votre trophy room.

58250 Remilly France

5, Rue du Mullerthal 7640 Christnach Luxembourg Mobile: +352 621 16 98 98 Fax: +352 87 83 40 tunfeidt@pt.lu www.chateaustmichel.com


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EUROPE FRANCE Owner: Antoine Royer Manager: Antoine Royer COLVERTS DE SABOURNAC Sabournac 81700 Puylaurens France

Unique in Europe, Sabournac is a private estate which has been organizing mallard duck hunting for 25 years. This kind of hunt surprises and appeals to hunters who like to shoot several hundred cartridges at high flying mallards.

Mobile: +33 688 778 579 Mobile: +33 684 169 066 sabournac@wanadoo.fr

Sabournac offers only high quality, exclusive hunting organized and customized to meet your specific demands. The hunting estate is open from the first September to January 31 and can be booked for a private hunting trip of 2 to 8 hunters.

www.sabournac.com

As a "Browning Partner Lodges", several guns are available on the estate. You can shoot with over & under shotguns (the B525, the B725, the Cynergy) or with semi automatic shotguns (The A5, The Maxus, the SX3). This free service provides an opportunity to shoot with top-quality shotguns, as well as to avoid the hassle of travelling by air with a gun. Winchester cartridges are available on site for 12 and 20 bore guns. The estate is 60 km Est from Toulouse International Airport with direct flights from most European capitals and 25 km from Castres-Mazamet Airport where all private jet can land. During your duck hunting trip, you can stay in Puylaurens at the hotel « Cap de Castel ».

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EUROPE FRANCE Domaine de la Gardille LODGE DETENTE CHASSE PRIVEE

Owner: Andre Julien Manager: Andre Julien

Le Domaine de la Gardille (FR) Le Domaine de la Gardille est une propriété de 1 000 hectares clos allant de 900 m d’altitude avec un point culminant de 1503 m d’altitude en plein cœur de la Margeride en Lozère où l’ on peut chasser petit et grand gibier toute L’année ! Sanglier, Daim, mouflon, chevreuil, cerf, bécasse, faisans et perdreaux sauront vous contenter. Une des plus longues ligne de tir en France sur un terrain privé sécurisé ! (2.5 km) et un parcours de chasse seront présents.   Un aménagement idéal dans un lodge de 350 m2 de conception moderne, alliant confort et matériaux traditionnels, ce chalet d’exception, chaleureux et convivial, saura vous séduire et vous ressourcer par sa tranquillité au cœur d’une nature préservée. Nous travaillons essentiellement avec des produits de notre propriété : champignon, myrtille, œuf, volaille, gibier, viande « Fleur d’Aubrac », miel…Ce qui régalera vos papilles. Vous pourrez vous délasser au coin du feu ou vous détendre dans notre jacuzzi. Le Domaine de la Gardille (ENG) Le Domaine de la Gardille is a 1000 hectares estate at 900m altitude and the highest point at 1503m in the heart of the Margeride in Lozère, where you can stalk and hunt big and small game all year arround ! Wildboar, fallow deer, mouflon, roe deer, red deer and stags, snipes, pheasants and partridges will be the game you will encounter on our estate. We one of the longest shooting range on private land in France (2,5km) and parcours de chasse or simulated game are also part of the extra’s that we offer on our estate. Our lodge will welcome you after a day hunting in our estate, the lodge of 350m2 with a modern look and conception brings together comfort and tradition. This exceptional lodge will seduice you with his confort and you’ll enjoy the silence of the nature. We serve local product and even mainly products of our estate as: mushrooms, eggs, chickens, game, and meat « Fleur d’Aubrac », honey wich will delight you a tour table. You can also relax at the jacuzzi or next to the a nice fire.

DOMAINE DE LA GARDILLE Le grand Bois 48300 Cheylard L’eveque France Tel: +33 988 18 65 29 Mobile: +33 631 94 56 77 contact@domainedelagardille.fr www.domainedelagardille.fr


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EUROPE UNITED KINGDOM English Premier Hunts – First for Hunting, Culture & Tradition Each hunting experience delivered by EPH is as individual as you are. We believe that as our client, you deserve the unique, individual attention that defines us from all other UK hunting providers. Working with some of the most exclusive sporting estates in the British Isles, EPH focus on delivering a range of bespoke hunting options and personalised packages to ensure your hunting trip not only meets your expectations, but exceeds them - from start to finish. You can be proud of the fact that through your hunting experience with EPH, you will be making a positive contribution to the welfare and conservation of the animals under our care, and the environments in which they live. We believe that the actions of hunters today will be judged by our children - the hunters of tomorrow, and therefore we have a moral imperative to ensure that all species under our management are afforded the humanity, compassion and care that are embedded in the English hunting tradition – epitomising our approach to sustainable hunting in the UK. As a company, we are defined by our commitment to providing world class bespoke hunting opportunities, whilst upholding the core values that have ensured the continued existence of some of our most revered creatures. When you book your hunting trip with EPH, you are signing up to a philosophy that runs deep in the veins of English Heritage, and one that we hope will not only give you pride, but a sense of achievement and belonging each time you recall your experience with us.

Owner: Classified Manager: Mike Allison ENGLISH PREMIER HUNTS Stockbridge Hampshire United Kingdom Tel: +44 (1) 264 811155 www.hunting-england.com office@hunting-england.com

England has for centuries had a strong tradition of humane, ethical and sustainable hunting, and has long since supported the conservation of rare and endangered species. EPH wholeheartedly encourages controlled, sustainable hunting as a means of helping to safeguard the many threatened species of wildlife. This process has helped establish some of the finest wild and park deer collections anywhere in the world. Many of these parks have been instrumental in protecting some of the most vulnerable species from extinction. Exclusive Hunting Opportunities English Premier Hunts is in the fortunate position of having partnering arrangements with many estates and parks, and have exclusive access to the surplus animals in some of the best collections in the UK. Each year, as part of a carefully structured management process, we can provide you the exclusive opportunity to ‘harvest’ a limited selection of animals, and in doing so meeting the highest possible standards of animal welfare, and the unique management objectives for each species. Contact EPH today, and let us know exactly what you expect from your personalised hunting trip. You can then safely leave it to us to bring your dream hunt to reality.

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EUROPE SWEDEN Owner: Classified Fjelljakt is an organisation with great expertise in all aspects of hunting in the Swedish mountains. We have been active for about a decade and, ever since we started, our philosophy has been to provide top class hunting packages. Everyone who works with Fjelljakt is carefully selected and a master at what they do. We are privileged to work in western Jämtland. The nature here is astounding, with open vistas that extend all the way to Norway. Jämtland is one of the last areas of real wilderness in Europe and we offer you the opportunity to explore it with us. We have chosen to focus on moose and game bird hunting, as our 15,000 hectares of hunting grounds have an almost unique game population. Our Hunting Villa lies at the heart of our 15,000 hectares of hunting grounds and is the base for our hunts. The Hunting Villa was built in 1896. Medstugan Hunting Villa embodies a genuine sense of hunting traditions and hunters have stayed here since the turn of the last century. Over the years, Medstugan Hunting Villa has attracted both royalty and big game hunters from foreign lands. This beautiful heritage building is our starting point every morning, whether we leave on foot or by helicopter after breakfast. MOOSE HUNTING, THE TRADITIONAL WAY Our most exclusive hunting product is one-on-one hunting with a barking moose dog. You and a tracker/dog handler hunt alone over large areas, waiting for the dog to find the moose. When the dog “holds” the moose through its rhythmic barking, we start our cautious approach on an extremely watchful moose. There are few hunting methods that bring about such a rush of adrenaline. This package also includes “calling for moose” in the dawn to increase your chances of shooting the “big bull”. We also offer driven hunts for moose. We hunt using experienced trackers/dog handlers. Depending on the wind and weather, we can choose whether to hunt with the dogs leashed or unleashed. All drives are conducted in beautiful open mountain terrain. GAME BIRD HUNTING We offer ptarmigan hunts using pointing bird dogs. Hunting takes place on the open mountainsides or in the forests of mountain birch. This hunting method necessitates a great deal of walking in the mountains, but the breathtaking surroundings mean you soon forget that you are also getting a little bit of exercise. Ptarmigan hunting is very sociable, as you have time to chat during the day; it is only in bird situations that discipline and a cool head are necessary. All of our hunts require that you are used to spending time in the outdoors and that you are physically prepared for long walks and long days in the mountains. Welcome to our world

Manager: Johan Persson FJELLJAKT Såå 482 837 97 Åre Sweden Tel.: + 46 730 447707 www.fjelljakt.se info@fjelljakt.se


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EUROPE FRANCE Owner: Guillaume Roques Rogery “When they say that first impressions last then we can say that this experience was achieved at Laplanque”; “exceptional trophies”; “a home away from home”; “their hospitality is unparalleled”; “what a wonderful team”; “incredible family Château with beautiful interiors and exteriors”; “a very fair chase hunt”. These are just a few examples of our favourite extracts from the Laplanque hunting estate’s visitors’ book, written by hunters who have stayed with us and left entirely satisfied.

Didier Roques Rogery Manager: Guillaume Roques Rogery FRANCE SAFARIS Laplanque

The Laplanque Hunting Estate is located in the south of France (an hour and a half from Toulouse Blagnac airport) at an altitude of 600 meters (1,950 feet) in a magnificent, unspoiled rural region rich in traditions, gastronomy and surrounded by charming villages that we are delighted to help our guests discover.

12240 Pradinas

Château de Laplanque has been in the Roques family since the 13th century and has been lovingly maintained ever since. The Château offers many comfortable reception rooms and bedrooms filled with original furnishings, all in a pleasant homelike environment.

Tel : +33 (0)6 76 85 48 19

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The fully fenced 350-hectare (860-acre) estate has always been dedicated to hunting. The terrain is rough, the environment wild and the biotope highly varied. Our grassland areas alternate pine, chestnut and holly with birch forests and heathercovered cliffs which all combine to make for difficult and exciting hunting. France Safaris was founded by Didier and Guillaume Roques Rogery. Both Guillaume and Didier are large-game enthusiasts with an impressive portfolio of experience. They have put an enormous amount of time and effort into selecting the species Laplanque has to offer which includes red deer stag, fallow deer, mouflon sheep, sika deer and wild boar.

guillaume@francesafaris.com

The trophies acquired at Château de Laplanque are classified amongst the biggest in the world. Our red deer stags have antlers that can exceed 18kg in weight and 42 points, our fallow deer have heavy, long and very wide palmate antlers while our most impressive mouflon sheep have thick and wide horns, often exceeding 90 cm in length.

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The hunting season starts the beginning of September and finishes the beginning of February. We stalk and hunt from hides depending on the conditions. Château de Laplanque’s estate is exclusively reserved for one hunter and his or her companions. France Safaris is delighted to welcome hunters and their companions from all over the world to hunt exceptional trophies in a magnificent setting and show them the riches of a region overflowing with charm.

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EUROPE FRANCE Owner: Classified Manager: Charles Antoine Resteau Welcome to France. A country that seduces travellers with its cultural heritage, gastronomic art de vivre and lyrical landscape. With over thousands years of history, hunting has become part of French tradition making France a privileged hunting destination. France Outfitters is the specialist in hunting travels in France. We give our clients the great opportunity to combine exceptional hunting experience with all the treasures France has to offer: towns and cities of art and history, picturesque villages, seaside resorts, high mountains, idyllic countryside, finest food and wine as well as exploring quintessential and romantic Paris. From the Jura pine forests to the mountains of the Pyrenees and the Alps, you will have the chance to hunt the major European mountain game species such as Alps chamois and the famous but uncommon Pyrenean chamois. In the Massif Central, the extinct volcanoes scenery is the new homeland of the largest wild living mouflon sheep population of France. Introduced in 1970, the flock has successfully adapted to its new habitat and spread. Today, mouflon hunt is considered as one of the hardest mountain hunt.

FRANCE OUTFITTERS Rue des Combattants, 128 1310 La Hulpe Belgium Tel: +32 475 28 74 45 www.franceoutfitters.com charles.resteau@gmail.com

Dedicated and passionate hunters ourselves, we will guide you through the deepest forest to stalk the largest trophies of red stag, fallow deer, roe deer (including the Gers roe deer whose trophy size is amongst the biggest in Europe) and wild boar. You will hunt on the best areas in the country whether on private estates or free ranging areas. Important game birds in Europe since the invention of firearms, grey partridge and pheasant are challenging game that request excellent shooting skills. Our clients will be offered the possibility to take part to driven grey partridges, Reeves’ pheasant, common pheasant and wild duck shoot. Being part of a big game driven hunt is probably one of the most exciting ways to hunt. Wild boars driven hunts are traditionally organised in France. Very sportive way to hunt since it requires fast decision-making and great self control as well as shooting on moving animal, it is also an unforgettable experience highly recommended. France outfitters will take care of finding you the best accommodation whether you wish to live like a king in a “Relais et Chateaux” or to relax in a bed and breakfast in the countryside. Ultimate destination for food and wine lovers, join us to France for an amazing lifetime hunting experience and a great tourist destination alone or in family.

www.franceoutfitters.com

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EUROPE I T A LY G&G Hunting Services is a service provider specialized in the organization of hunting events in Italy and abroad, guaranteeing the high quality of its wild game and reserves, and the very best in hospitality. G&G Hunting Services was established in 1997 by Giorgio and Graziella Paraporti, two experienced hunters who share a passion for hunting tradition and good living; they take pride in their approach to life and business. They both believe that being a hunter also mean to respect nature and wildlife, to preserve and improve the habitat in where the game lives, and to make the word HUNTING a lifestyle. The species available on our hunting reserves in Italy are: pheasants, red legged partridges, grey partridges, ducks, hares, wild boar, fallow deer and roe deer. G&G Hunting Services organizes these hunting activities in Italy: • • • •

Rough shooting over pointing dog of pheasant and red legged partridge Driven pheasant and red legged partridge Big game hunting (fallow deer, roe deer, wild boar) Wild boar hunting in Tuscany

G&G Hunting Services excels in the organization of driven pheasants based on many years of expertise. It is with this expertise and a high level of professionalism that Giorgio and Graziella welcome guests from all over the world, and offer a service tailored down to the last detail, providing hunters and their companions with Land Rovers for use in the reserves; an experienced loader who remains with the guest throughout his stay, taking care of the weapons, cartridges and loading of the guns during hunts; high quality game; rest periods between drives, with excellent Italian wine and regional specialities; highly trained labradors for retrieving game; an end-of-stay photograph as a memento; and a characteristic lunch out in the countryside. Individual drives (of which there are at least 10 in each hunting area) involve a maximum of 10 pegs situated at a distance of about 30 meters apart to ensure the safety of each hunter. The success of a hunting day is based on the perfect balance of professionalism, the quality of the game and grounds, and the friendly attitude of our staff who is happy to see to all the needs of our guests the hunters and their companions. The shooting estate’s where G&G Hunting Services organize driven pheasant and red legged patridges: • • •

Rocca dè Giorgi (Lombardy region - 1 hour’s drive from Milan) Gavi – La Centuriona (Piedmont region – 1 hour’s drive from Milan) Todi – Montenero (Umbria region – 1 hour’s drive from Rome)

Montenero Todi: Wonderful area with gentle hills and big lawns is the ideal situation for shooting driven pheasants and red legged partridges as rough shooting over pointing dog. These 1,000 hectares of privately owned land is organized and managed by G&G Hunting Services. The territory naturally managed as the staff is devoted to the guest hunter and his family. On this fabulous hunting area, is situated a beautiful private hunting lodge, and the famous “Relais Todini” 5-star hotel with 12 rooms, a SPA and a super-star Italian chef with excellent cuisine and fabulous local wines. The privileged location allows you to plan hunting trips and tourism; as it is very close to Rome, Perugia, Gubbio and Assisi, and positioned in the heart of Italian culture and art. A real specialty for connoisseurs of beauty and inimitable Italian style...!!!

Owner & Manager Giorgio & Graziella Paraporti G&G HUNTING SERVICES S.R.L. Via Tosi 3 27030 Ottobiano Pavia Italy Giorgio Paraporti +39 335 6280756 Graziella Paraporti +39 339 5833561 info@paraporti.com www.gghuntingservices.it


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Owner: Mr. Roger Niemeyer & Glencoe House, built by Lord Strathcona in 1896, works in close partnership with West Highland Hunting (www.westhighlandhunting.co.uk) to provide inspiring and unique hunting experiences together with outstanding 5-star accommodation in the heart of the Scottish Highlands, an area renowned for the finest hunting. In conjunction with, West Highland Hunting, Glencoe House hosts individuals or shooting parties for those who wish to stalk and shoot deer whether red, roe, fallow or sika. Alternatively, there are also opportunities to shoot woodcock and feral goats. In terms of the accommodation, Glencoe House comprises fourteen generous private suites (from 75-148 sq. metres) and contains two distinctive concepts, both of which offer elegant but relaxed and sumptuous suites, with the space and privacy to really kick your shoes off and unwind after a day’s hunting. The Glencoe House suites are situated in the mansion house where you occupy your own wing of the historic building and enjoy panoramic sea and mountain vistas. One or two-bedroom suites are available all boasting lavish bathrooms and a substantial sitting room, which encompasses an array of period features and the luxury of your own open fire, together with the convenience of 21st Century technology. A distinguishing feature of the Glencoe House suites is the unique dining experience. Breakfast and a candle lit five-course dinner are served at your private dining room table located in your suite. Dress up or dress down – the choice is yours – but you will enjoy an elegant restaurant experience but without fellow diners. The Bell Tower Suites at Glencoe House, which reside in a characterful building located just 50 metres from the mansion house. The Bell Tower contains 6 x one-bedroom suites where the ground floor comprises a comfortable sitting room with a woodburning stove, a fully equipped kitchen complete with AGA-oven and a luxurious bathroom with Aveda toiletries. An elegant staircase takes you to the first floor mezzanine that contains a peaceful bedroom with en-suite WC. Each suite also enjoys the luxury of a private walled garden with hot tub, barbeque and alfresco dining. Dining in The Bell Tower suites is extremely flexible, guests have the exclusive option of a seasonal five course menu served in the Great Hall of Glencoe House. Alternatively guests can enjoy these delights of their fully stocked kitchen and choose from the wide range of pre-prepared gourmet meals and simply slip them into the AGA oven and choose their accompanying wine or drinks from our ever-popular maxi bar; effortless indulgent, private dining without being disturbed by fellow guests or waiting staff.

Ms. Judy Pate Manager: Mr. Bertie Nyman Glencoe House Glencoe PH49 4HT Scotland Telephone +44 (0) 1855 811179 reservations@glencoe-house.com www.glencoe-house.com


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EUROPE S PA I N Owner: Javier Corsini and Ignacio de Navasqüés Manager: Ignacio de Navasqüés GREAT SPANISH HUNTS Spain is the perfect country for hunting and one of the best tourism destinations in the world that brims with contrasts and boasts a wealth of art and culture. The sportsman-tourist will have the chance to enjoy hunting at its absolute best with a sunny weather even in the winter months, while also experiencing the artistic and cultural treasures together with excellent cuisine and wines. We are a Spanish company with over 35 years’ experience organizing world-class hunting trips for companies and private individuals.  Our big game hunts together with red-legged partridge shoots and “monterías” are possibly the most exclusive in Spain.  Our company prides itself in our ethics and professional approach to hunt organization, as well as in offering a world-class service and total client satisfaction.  The GSH team is made up of 35 highly experienced and qualified professionals, whose dedication and hard work make every trip or hunt unforgettable and unique experiences.    Spain offers the opportunity to hunt 14 big game species most of them native to our country and is a unique destination for mountain hunting enthusiasts, with 7 Capra species (four subspecies of Spanish ibex: Beceite, Gredos, Southeastern and Ronda ibex, two species of chamois: Pyrenean and Cantabrian and the Mallorcan goat) and two members of the Ovis genus: Barbary sheep and iberian mouflon. Also we have three beautiful deers (Iberian red deer, European roe deer and European Fallow deer), wild boar and Iberian wolf. In addition, Spain’s permanently sunny and warm climate allows for year-round hunting without suffering  the rigors of the bad weather found at other destinations.  We operate in the prime hunting regions in the country, in private and national hunting reserves, specializing in large trophy hunting.  “Monteria” or driven hunting is the oldest and most traditional form of hunting in Spain. This type of hunting includes drives for deer, wild boar, fallow deer and mouflon and is unique thanks to its color, beauty and excitement with large parties of hunters, hounds and mounts. Our driven hunts or “monterias” are world-class. They usually feature 5 to 25 stands offering 2 to 3 trophies per person per day.

Almagro 29 28010 Madrid  Spain   Tel: +34 91 700 45 50  Fax: + 34 91 702 43 33  www.greatspanishunts.com  info@greatspanishunts.com 

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EUROPE S PA I N Owner: Javier Corsini and Ignacio de Navasqüés Manager: Ignacio de Navasqüés GREAT SPANISH HUNTS The red-legged partridge (Alectoris Rufa) is a gallinaceous fowl endemic to Spain considered the most sporting and challenging bird in the world by hunters due to its beauty, audacity and fast and erratic flight. The driven partridge shoot is a shooting style with a long and deeply rooted tradition in Spain, which allows the hunter to enjoy the red-legged partridge in a far more challenging way, since the speed and height reached are unbeatable, putting more than one expert wing shooter to the test.  La Flamenca is our signature estate that we have managed four decades. It has 8,000 acres and is just 40 minutes by car from Madrid international and private airports, making it very accessible from the world’s capital cities. It’s vast surface, diverse and beautiful landscape allow us to offer some of the most spectacular and challenging drives in Spain. Featuring birds with fast and erratic flight, both low and high flying, we can offer drives that allow hunters to enjoy very varied and challenging shoots.  Groups of 3 to 10 guns usually bag around 1,000 birds per day or even double that amount depending on their shooting skills. We work closely with top gun manufacturers to offer you the best quality guns on-site, therefore  avoiding the inconvenience of travelling with them.  In southern Spain, the province of Cádiz, and thanks to hard work and sacrifice over the past 35 years, we are proud to manage most of the wild red-legged partridge populations, a true treasure trove in this day and age.  Our partridge shooting season runs from 15th September to 15th March.    At GSH we believe in offering the highest level accommodation featuring quality service and the most select gastronomy. This is why we place very special attention in these aspects, ensuring the hunting trip is a unique experience for both hunters and their companions. Our magnificent lodges are fitted out with all possible comforts and luxuries, and are completely equipped to satisfy all our guests’ needs.

Almagro 29 28010 Madrid  Spain   Tel: +34 91 700 45 50  Fax: + 34 91 702 43 33  www.greatspanishunts.com  info@greatspanishunts.com 

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EUROPE AUSTRIA Owner: Classified Manager: Greg & Nicholas Schreier A HUNTING AREA TOTALLY UNIQUE IN AUSTRIA Only one hour distance by car from Austria`s capital city Vienna, you discover the beautiful landscape of Brunntal Estate. In a picturesque solitude, in a forest with impressing views of mountains, with first class service in Austrian traditional style, our guests experience the hunt of red deer, fallow deer, mouflon, chamois, ibex and wild boar.   HUNTING High density of game and exceptional trophies   Our clients have the chance to hunt in an overall hunting area of 1.100 hectares, of which 660 hectares are fenced in.  They are accompanied by a professional guide, who will aim at personal success and an unforgettable experience for each hunting guest.  The hunt is either by stalking or from high seats or from the car. Keeping up genuine and age-old hunting traditions is a major aspect of the harmony between hunter, game and nature.   ACCOMMODATION Two hunting chalets offer luxury on the highest level

GUT BRUNNTAL Klausbach 22 2663 Rohr im Gebirge Lower Austria Austria Tel.: +43(0) 664 547 9743 +43(0) 664 547 9742 www.gutbrunntal.at www.facebook.com/gutbrunntal gregor.schreier@gutbrunntal.at In Cooperation

In the heart of the hunting area, in an idyllic spot on forest level ground, the hunting chalets offer high-class standards.  400 square metres living space each, with a mixture of rustic accessories and a modern, comfortable interior, the guest houses provide a pleasant atmosphere of dwelling.  A total of eleven guest rooms, individually furnished, flat TVs combined with Wireless internet, baths, each of five-star hotel standard, are available.  Each house provides a sauna, which can be combined with a refreshing swim in our crystal clear lake of 6.500 square metres. The combination of five star lodging and service in a familiar atmosphere in the heart of a very productive mountain hunting area only 90km south of Vienna is exceptional in the heart of Europe.

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PHILIPP KUNZE Professional Hunter & Outfitter I have been active in the hunting industry for years and have hunted many countries on almost all continents. My experience and my long-standing contacts to some of the world’s best hunting areas is an invaluable asset. This puts me in a position to offer a broad range of professionally organized hunts and hunting trips based on personal first hand experience. HUNTING IN AUSTRIA & HUNGARY Hunt with my team and me in the traditional areas of the Austrian Alps and Hungarian Plains to harvest highest quality Red Deer, Roe Deer, Fallow Deer, Mouflon, Chamois, Alpine Ibex, and Wild Boar. Bring along your family and visit the imperial cities Vienna or Budapest. I have the rare opportunity to take you to the finest private Austrian hunting areas in the vicinity of Vienna. High quality trophies and outstanding accommodations will be available. HUNTING IN AFRICA South Africa is the center of my activities in Africa. I am a certified Professional Hunter in that country. I hunt some of the finest private game reserves for the local Plains Game species as well as the famous BIG FIVE. In South Africa you can ideally combine a Safari with a family holiday. The carefully selected and comfortably equipped lodges are ideal for families with children and feature first class cuisine. I also offer safaris for Plains- and Dangerous Game in Namibia, Uganda, Mozambique and Zimbabwe.

EUROPE AUSTRIA Owner: Philipp Kunze Manager: Philipp Kunze PHILIPP KUNZE PH & OUTFITTER Larochegasse 14 A-1130 Vienna Austria Tel: + 43 664 886 11 203  pk@hunt.co.at www.hunt.co.at

WING SHOOTING My team and I take you to shooting estates with long-standing tradition for driven pheasant and flighted ducks in Eastern Europe as well as to challenging Red Legged Partidge shoots in Spain. Selected accommodations provide a pleasant stay and very high standard local cuisine and wines. “Live Coaching”: If you like to improve your shooting performance I offer the company of an APSI-shooting instructor (Association of Professional Shooting Instructors) during the shoot. DRIVEN HUNTS I organize driven hunts for Wild Boar mainly in Austria and Hungary. You and your hunting party may choose between free range and estate hunts or the combination of both. HUNTING WORLDWIDE I am proud to have hunted many remote parts of the world in Central Asia, Australia, New Zealand, North – and South America, Artic and Africa. Based on these personal first hand experiences I would be happy to take you to one of those locations to hunt the local species. My team and I tailor each hunting trip to the individual, focusing on a perfect organization and performance, to make sure that this will be a trip of a lifetime.

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EUROPE FRANCE Owner: Jean Philippe Bourgneuf JP CONSEIL Les Bras "Take great advantage of the advices of an experienced hunter to discover the hunts in France and / or travel the world in search of the trophy of your dreams.

41600 Chaumont sur Tharonne France Mobile : +33 6 86 33 34 99

Based in the heart of France in the Sologne, Jean Philippe Bourgneuf offers great hunts on the most beautiful private estates of the region, reach for bags from 20 to 100 wild boars (here the movie Wildboar Fever 7 was shot). Also discover the trophy hunting by walk and stalk of big wild boars and stags. An amazing experience to be lived over three days while you also get to enjoy the famous french cuisine of the Auberge du Cheval Blanc. Browning weapons are available on the site as well as shooting lessons on running boar target and clays. The hunting season starts in June until late February.

jpbourgneuf416@gmail.com www.jpbadventures.com www.wildboar-hunting-france.com

Jean Philippe is also the editor in chief of Chasses Internationales, a French printed magazine dedicated to hunting trips all over the world. He consults his hunters in the preparation of their travels so that they can benefit from his wide experiences in the field; choice of outfitter, best season, equipment, shipment of trophies etc.. Specialized in wild boar hunting and bringing his clients to Poland, Hungary, Croatia and Turkey, it is included escort / guiding / photographic package to ensure a complete service. The investment in a hunting trip is an important matter, the request of services by a professional hunter devoted to the success of the hunt is an additional guarantee.

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EUROPE GREENLAND The Angling Club Lax-á Greenland Owner: Arni Baldurson Lax-á was founded in 1987 and provides fishing- and hunting tours around the world. With 28 years in the business we give you the best service and experience.

Manager: Arni Baldurson LAX-Á Akurhvarf 16

The new Lax-á Camp in Greenland was built in 2012 and it offers all the luxury that you can ask for. The camp is fully equipped with 12 twin bed cabins, sauna, showers and WC. The staff serves you great food from the local area while you are enjoying the beautiful surroundings from the camp. The professional Lax-á-staff customizes the trip for you, after your needs and wishes.

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Our operation in Greenland offers a great verity of activities. The fishing is one of the best sea run Arctic Char fishing in the world when it comes to numbers. The rivers and lakes are full of the sea run Arctic Char and the there is a great amount of waters to fish in. The average size is 3-7lb and we fish it with light gear. We fish waters that are comfortable and more challenging with hiking and wading, what ever suits you best.

fax: +354 557 6108

The hunting for Reindeer and Musk-Ox trophies is a hunt of a lifetime. We have 500 square kilometres of exclusive hunting rights with trophies for the record books. We cruise by the beautiful coast of Greenland in the search for animals. You will go with a local guide that has fantastic knowledge about the area and the animals in it. We offer sightseeing, sea angling and different levels of hiking, everything close to the camp area. Get to know the Greenlandic culture and the history behind it. The ice cap is just one of the spectacular places and sailing between the big drift ice is an adventure in it self. ”I was completely surprised by the beautiful accommodations and gourmet meals. I was comfortable and nearly pampered by the guides! The staff anticipated every need. We had a fabulous time here + will go home with many wonderful memories! I also appreciated the care that was given to safety in all situations!” Sauna Southwick, Steamboat Springs, Co. USA. “Francesca, Hannah, Christina, Sasha and I had 4 exiting days at the lodge and had a experience beyond our expectations! The beauty and surroundings will be remembered as one of the most spectacular. Walking on the ice cap and fishing in the home pool were great fun and hanging out with the staff will be fun memories. We look forward to coming back!” Audrey Klein, London, United Kingdom. LAX-Á For the best fishing and shooting / Invest in your soul!

Iceland tel: +354 557 6100

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EUROPE ICELAND The Angling Club Lax-á Iceland Owner: Arni Baldurson EAST RANGA GEESE SHOOTING COMBINED WITH FISHING Our Aurora Lodge offers panoramic view of one of the most known salmon rivers in Iceland and within minutes from the best geese shooting fields in the country, all within an hour’s drive from Iceland´s capital, Reykjavik. In the past years we have managed over 500 hectares of corn fields on the south coast of Iceland which are right in the middle of the migrating path of the Gray Lag and Pink Foot Geese. This operation will guarantee you the highest expectation of geese shooting in Iceland. Iceland is a stopover- and major breeding territory for several species of geese, including the Gray Lag, Pink Foot and Barnacle Geese which are all found in big numbers on our hunting grounds.

Manager: Arni Baldurson LAX-Á Akurhvarf 16 203 Kópavogur Iceland tel: +354 557 6100 fax: +354 557 6108

The season runs from 20th August until 20th November. Our highly professional guides supply all the necessary equipment for the hunting such as camo netting, decoys and required calls. As we tailor make all our trips we make sure we meet the highest standards of all our clients wants and needs for their trip, whether it is exclusivity, extra service or activity. The shooting mostly takes place in the early morning towards lunch, that however leaves a part of the day for other fun pastimes in the area or simply to relax and enjoy the views from the Jacuzzis on the veranda. The East Ranga river stretches over 22km of exclusive water for our anglers. This river is known as one of the most productive salmon rivers in Iceland as it has high catch statistics, but the country is often considered by many to be the Mecca for Atlantic salmon fishing. The beautiful river is easily accessible for most anglers and is sought after both by professional anglers and beginners, families and corporate groups. The fishing can be a perfect combination with the hunting for an extra activity in the afternoon or a longer trip. During the stay, the exclusive Aurora Lodge offers our guests the best view of Iceland´s legendary Mount Hekla and the perfect place for a lookout of the Aurora Borealis. The lodge complex is comprised of many buildings that are combined with 1500sqm veranda with Jacuzzis and sauna. Our guides, staff members and chef do their utmost to make the stay the most enjoyable with a friendly atmosphere, excellent cuisine and service. From the moment you arrive in Iceland we make sure you are well looked after including transportation, guiding and full boarding and lodging. LAX-Á For the best fishing and shooting / Invest in your soul!

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EUROPE FRANCE Owner: Anne-Sophie & Alexandre Grabowski Manager: Anne-Sophie & Alexandre Grabowski

Located in the French Vexin just 50km north from Paris, the Domaine de Montchevreuil boasts both small game and big game hunting for species such as fallow deer, mouflon, red deer and roe deer.  With several generations of experience, the Domaine de Montchevreuil hunts have long been recognised for their driven, high-flying Reeves pheasants. Covering an area of about 200 ha fenced by wall, the area consists of deciduous forests, plains and game crops, all in a very hilly area which attract the most skilful, superb gunshots.  Reeves pheasant hunting is very exclusive and the Domaine of Montchevreuil is the only one in France to organize those hunts. It's the only trophy bird with the tail can reach until 2m !! He is much faster than common pheasants and also higher flight. The best shooter will take 1 pheasant for 5 cartridges. We do 6 driven a day with 8 to 10 guns maximum for a total of 200 to 350 birds depend of the line. Its a very exclusive place wich organizes only 10/12 hunting days a year. You will be stalking big game with the owners who will be happy to help you discover the history of this area.  Anne-Sophie and Alexander will welcome you in a warm and friendly atmosphere.  When you come for hunting in Montchevreuil, its also because you love the french gastronomy. you will eat some nice meal composed exclusively of fresh ingredients, worthy of the finest restaurants. After the hunt, 10 rooms are avaible between 5 junior suites, 3 master suites and 2 cottage. As we are located close from Paris center, we can also organize your transfer. Discover during your weekend some cooking classes, wine tasting courses or combine hunting small game and big game stalking.

CHÂTEAU DE MONTCHEVREUIL 60240 Fresneaux-Montchevreuil France Tel. : +336 60 97 59 16 +336 89 16 96 18 www.chassedemontchevreuil.fr chasse@domainedemontchevreuil.fr www.domainedemontchevreuil.fr

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EUROPE CORSICA "Where hunting, nature, gastronomy & wine, local lifestyle, privacy, family and friends come all together"

Owner: Paul Canarelli

At the southern tip of Corsica, between the sea and the mountains, lies an immense estate in the heart of a valley carved by the Ortolo River. Its name is Murtoli, a secret destination whispered about by those in the know. This unique setting has a poetic air, with 2500 hectares of completely wild bush-covered terrain where flora and fauna have been left to thrive untouched. The Domaine de Murtoli offers many inviting coves and an endless white sand beach that stretches over 8 kilometers along the Mediterranean Sea, a true paradise.

Manager: Guillaume Le Berre

A 5-star hotel like no other Murtoli origins are more alive than ever with veals and cows risen up, hundreds of goats to make the traditional cheese, its own olive oil, honey, jam, mirtle liquor. The Domaine de Murtoli offers you a unique and atypical accommodation among 20 shepherd houses restored from the 17th century with daily housekeeping service and breakfast delivery.

Vallé de l'ortolo

DOMAINE DE MURTOLI 20100 Sartene Corsica - France

An Exceptional Hunting Ground The Domaine de l'Ortolo offers an exceptional hunting ground boasting 2500 hectares of well-preserved ecosystem with a widely varying landscape featuring mountains, forests and bush interspersed with prairies and swampland. Some fields are farmed and sown with grain, providing welcome feed for wild game, and the olive groves are kept invitingly free of undergrowth.

Fax: +33 (0)4 95 77 00 32

Here, visitors can hunt accompanied by the game keeper Jean-François and his team. Although the estate provides dogs, shotguns and rifles, there are also kennels to accommodate our canine guests.

www.domaineortolo.com

Hunting but not only...Big Game Fishing, Freshwater fishing, Golf, Horse Riding The domain welcomes visitors for the hunting season from October to the end of February (according to the legal dates). Wild boar is the big game here and is hunted in the traditional local beating method, with a pack of hounds and beaters, or from a hide early in the season. Small game, like partridge, pheasant and hare live on the grounds, which are also a choice landing spot for migratory birds such as thrush, woodcock, doves and ducks, depending on the season.

Tel: +33 (0)4 95 71 69 24

contact@domaineortolo.com

Fishing for the Most Avid Sportsman At the Murtoli Estate, fishermen can also pursue their passion, with fishing opportunities many sportsmen only dream of. All year round, lure trolling fishing is offered for tuna, such as amberjack, leerfish and domti. Those who prefer line fishing can catch sizable pajots, sargo bream and sand steenbras, which can be grilled for a tasty meal, or like dentis are used as bait for deeper sea fishing. On the coast, there are spear fishing or surf casting excursions for catching sea bream or sea bass. In August, September and October, join us for the big game fishing season, with our captains aboard our 22-foot Boston whealer fully equipped fishing boats, for deep sea fishing allowed only at competition time and for deep sea net fishing to bring in the largest catches.. For all golf lovers, a very unique 12-hole golf course is offered on site, designed by Kyle Phillips. The hunters can come along with his/her family as everyone will find something to do in Murtoli : botanical walks, sea coast walks, hikings the hills and the rocks, horseback riding in the Ortolo valley, Corsican cooking lessons, massages, farm life discovery and so much more.

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At the end of the day, just sit down in the comfortable armchairs of the Farm bar, and chill around the fireplace, while tasting a nice glass of Corsican wine, sharing your emotions of the day, right before a dinner in one of our restaurants : The Farm table or the even more epic Grotto restaurant. The Domaine de l'Ortolo is all about sharing great moments within family and friends while discovering the local lifestyle. PARTNER  LODGES


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EUROPE SWEDEN Scandinavian Prohunters is arranging hunts throughout Scandinavian for a variety of species. We are proud to say we have access to the best, professionally managed areas in Scandinavia.

Owner & Manager: Stefan Bengtsson &

World class Roebucks in Skane, South Sweden It is no coincidence that Swedish Roebuck are classified as the most beautiful buck in the world. Tall, slender, and symmetric, they will provide you with an awesome trophy that will most certainly find a prominent spot in your home. Scandinavian Prohunters have the best privately owned properties in the Southern part of Sweden / Skane where we every year shoot big gold medal bucks. The hunt is out from our charming hunting lodge. Quality Driven hunts Sweden has some of the finest driven hunts in Europe. What characterizes these, aside from the high density of game, is that both the safety and logistic of the hunt are first-rate. Additionally, we can often arrange for hunts of driven moose to be combined with ones of wild boar, fallow deer and red deer. Unique Geese shooting In Skåne, we can offer fantastic goose hunting on and around our hunting lodge Markie Hage. The best conditions for these hunts are often difficult to predict, but when the big migration of birds are coming to our areas we are then normally seeing ten thousands of geese in a day, so those who are lucky enough to be able to participate may be rewarded with the goose hunt of their lives. There are no bag limit so every year we are having days with 200 plus geese in a day! High quality Ducks Scandinavian Prohunters arrange hunts which take place at some of the best estates in Sweden. The shoot will take place in big waters and lakes which makes that the quality of the birds are very high and challenging. They are normally fully booked a year in advance so, if you plan to hunt in any of these places, make sure that you book in good time. Rough shooting Every year, Scandinavian Prohunters arranges a small number of exclusive hunts. We use the very best dog handlers and hunt at the fantastic castle of Markie Hage in order to be able to provide a fulfilling and comprehensive HUNTING experience. It’s a mixed hunt of partridge with pointer dog, take-off and flight for ducks and, depending on the season, small drives for pheasant.

Sofia Hammarskjöld Bengtsson SCANDINAVIAN PROHUNTERS 59837 Vimmerby Sweden Tel: +46 470 33445 stefan@prohunters.se sofia@prohunters.se www.scandinavianprohunters.com

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Reindeer in the Norwegian Highland In our area the biggest EUROPEAN REINDEERS in the world has been shoot. To hunt in some of the last wilderness in Europe knowing that by the same stone you are hiding there might have been a man from the stone-age hiding trying to ambush after this majestic migrating deer this is giving a extra thrill of the hunt! Accommodation can be in a cottage in the highland or in a charming little highland hotel that has got all modern facilities. The Reindeer hunt can also be combined with Norwegian Red stag, Roebuck and also Capercaillie www.scandinavianprohunters.com

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AN DALUCIA SPAIN Owner: Classified Contact: Bruno van Marcke CORTIJO SOTO REAL Spain has always had a peculiar attraction for hunters. It of course has two very unique ways of hunting namely the “ojeo” driven partridge and the “monteria” driven big game. Andalucia has long been the el dorado of partridge shooters, providing some of the world’s finest shooting, in breathtaking scenery of hills and valleys. In contrast with the more northern hunting areas, Seville boasts a reputation of ever sunny skies and mild temperatures the whole hunting season long. Taking the sun at his post, with these “Spanish grouses” all around you is a pleasure for any hunter. The informal yet traditional atmosphere, punctuated by the convivial Spanish hospitality, makes these outings a daylong fiesta. Put Soto Real, the exclusive hunting resort and retreat in these surroundings and a Magic Safari Lodge is born. But, what really triggers everyone’s imagination is that you can walk around in short sleeves in winter, enjoying your days out hunting while friends or associates back home are shivering in the cold. Your only thought then is: “this is magic”. Nature around Soto Real could not be more tempting! A true sportsman will appreciate the swift flight of the red-legged partridges driven from the hills by the majestic Andalusian horses over an armada of a dozen pair gunned shooters. Spain is rated as one of Europe’s last hunting paradises and the abundant nature of Soto Real offers most exciting opportunities for the shooting sportsman. The 5.000 acre shooting grounds are bordered on one side by the delta of the Guadalquivir and on the other by the Sierra Grazalema. Red-legged partridges are amongst the most challenging birds in Europe and our driven partridge shoots are an absolute delight! The mild Spanish climate almost always guarantees clear blue skies and warming sun. The breathtaking views of the Andalusian countryside and the beauty of the typical red partridge make the picture complete. Season starts early October to end only mid March

Ctr.Las Cabezas-Villamartin Km 13 41730 Las Cabezas te San Guan (Sevilla) Spain Tel: +34639 456 295 bruno.vanmarcke@ magicsafarilodges.com


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AN DALUCIA SPAIN Owner: Classified Contact: Bruno van Marcke CORTIJO SOTO REAL Wonderful outdoor cocktails, lunches prepared in the countryside by our chef and a beautiful presentation of the bag of the day will contribute to make your stay at Soto Real an unforgettable synergetic experience. Depending on the time of year, Soto Real offers many other shooting possibilities. From July till the end of September, quail and rabbits walk up shooting over dogs is organized for small groups. During the normal hunting season, hares and partridges can further fill up your bag and towards the end of the season flights of thrush represent a particular attraction.

Ctr.Las Cabezas-Villamartin Km 13 41730 Las Cabezas te San Guan (Sevilla) Spain Tel: +34639 456 295 bruno.vanmarcke@

The main cortijo has this very special feel of a wonderful country house. Each room designed and decorated in a delightful blend of traditional Andalusian and old Moresque style, has an en suite luxury bathroom, intimate salon and private terrace. Soto Real does not attempt to present an image or make a statement. The aim is to provide guests with quiet comfort and discreet service, which will enable them to relax and draw from surroundings and to restore the senses that modern life tends to crush. The perception of luxury also has a touch of elegance: decoration is luxurious yet without ostentation, fantasy in all sobriety giving total tranquility. Soto Real is also perfect for couples and families, for a long weekend or a short week. It is within easy driving distance of the Mediterranean and the Atlantic, the towns of Jerez, Sevilla and Cordoba and the surrounding white villages - all available as chauffeur-driven excursions. In the cortijo itself there are opportunities for horse and carriage riding, fitness, sauna, as well as a beauty-center, tennis and clay shooting, all organized by professional staff. Big game also abounds in the forested hills with species such as the red- and fallow deer, roe, mouflon and not forgetting the much-coveted wild boar. Hunting them in Monteria style, driven by dogs “podencos and mastines�, holds the greatest fascination for anyone, given both the skills and the ancient rites involved. Stalking the Spanish Ibex is a challenge for the fittest as the mountains around Ronda can take their toll.

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EUROPE HUNGARY Versch Jagdreisen GmbH Hungary is your first choice for exclusive hunting of all types of game in beautiful Hungary. No other country in Europe has a hunting tradition which goes back so far and can demonstrate such a quantity of game with such outstanding trophy quality. Our family company has been working in the hunting industry and as an outfitter in Hungary for over 10 years. As a 7thgeneration hunter, Georg Versch places great emphasis on a properly and professionally organised hunt. He and his father Jürgen offer expert and, above all, personal support service for our customers on site. You will arrive at Budapest's Liszt Ferenc International Airport where our vehicles will be waiting for you. Hungary is known for allowing hunting with rifles, muzzle loaders, bow and arrow, as well as hand guns. As a provider of quality hunts we will organise first class hunts for you in select quality hunting areas that offer spectacular trophies. In a beautiful landscape of unspoilt nature you will experience an exciting hunt for excellent mature red stags, fallow stags, roebucks, mouflon and wild boars, as well as first-class driven boar hunts and small game hunts offering exceptional bags. You, too, will be amazed by the excellent hunts in this wonderful country. The game in Hungary is of a particularly high quality with majestic red and fallow stags, impressive mouflon, big roebucks and monster tuskers. Hungary's roe deer population is unique in Europe. Our areas are ideally suited for hunters who enjoy bagging larger quantities, as well as for those who go after the very best bucks. Hungary is truly considered to be the first choice for those wanting to hunt red stags, whether in free range or on estates. A unique experience is waiting for you in the rut season. Hungary also has the world's largest population of fallow stags and offers first-class trophy size. No other country offers comparable quantity and quality of fallow stags and trophies. If you are interested in spectacular tuskers, Hungary is the right place for you as you can hunt these all year round and in combination with any other game that is in season. The driven hunts for wild boars are legendary and are scarcely equalled anywhere in the world. These hunts have an international reputation for first-class organisation and exceptional bags. Hungary is also a popular destination for hunters who prefer the shotgun and this type of hunting is often combined with a driven boar hunt. The mouflon is the only species of bovid which can be hunted in Hungary. Accommodation is normally in our private and exclusive hunting lodge, or in a variety of comfortable to luxurious lodges belonging to the hunting areas, or in excellent hotels close to the hunting areas. Come and discover this cosmopolitan, multi-faceted country and its hospitable people. Its rich cuisine ranging from goulash to “palascinta” pancakes and its world-famous wines will complete the trip perfectly for you. Bring your family with you and visit Budapest – considered by many to be the most beautiful city of Eastern Europe. It is full of history and landmarks and offers everything you could wish for. Please contact us and join us on a spectacular hunt in Hungary, the hunter's paradise!

Owner: Georg Versch Manager: Georg & Jürgen Versch VERSCH JAGDREISEN HUNGARY Lange Heide 6 97816 Lohr Germany Tel: +49 9352 6 04 59 77 Fax: +49 9352 6 04 59 78 Mobile: +49 171 936 96 05 info@versch-jagdreisen.de www.versch-jagdreisen.de


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EUROPE SCOTLAND No other country has a richer or more wonderful hunting history than Scotland. Traditional methods of hill stalking and hunting game have not changed for centuries and are continued to this day. This offers guests some of the most inspiring and unique hunting experiences in the most breathtaking locations anywhere in the world.

Owner: Ardnamurchan Estates

West Highland Hunting provides the most premium hunting experiences available anywhere in Scotland. Utilising a number of the most spectacular sporting estates together with their traditional cottage or castle accommodation, a hunting trip to Scotland will undoubtedly be one of the most memorable of your life.

West Highland Hunting

One of the main estates West Highland Hunting manages is the world famous and remote Ardnamurchan. Located on the Scottish west coast, Ardnamurchan is a 50 square mile peninsula in Lochaber noted for being completely unspoilt and undisturbed by man. As Britain’s most westerly point nestled among dramatic coastal and mountain scenery, it offers unrivalled sporting opportunities and some of the largest wild red stags in Scotland. There are 13 self-catering dwellings to choose from, incorporating everything from traditional Highland cottages to the impressive and luxurious Glenborrodale Castle which sleeps 32 people. West Highland Hunting is run by Head Stalker and Sporting Manager Niall Rowantree who has over 30 years experience as a stalker and deer manager and has managed the Ardnamurchan herd for over 20 years. Niall is well known for welcoming clients and saying goodbye to great friends. Every year clients of West Highland Hunting successfully take many trophy class wild Scottish red stags of SCI record book quality. There are also opportunities to hunt feral goats, roebuck, sika, fallow and the exotic Père David deer. Due to hunting seasons in Scotland, it is possible to stalk at least one species all year round. All of the estates that West Highland Hunting manage are carefully balanced to maintain and enhance biodiversity in accordance with best practice and the deer’s welfare. For the more experienced hunter, unguided hunts are available. The thrill of guiding your own Scottish adventure in a clearly defined area is a challenge any hunter will relish. This sort of hunting is offered to individuals who have the necessary experience and hunting qualifications from their home country. West Highland Hunting also offers world-class wildfowling and rough shooting for species such as woodcock. The Scottish Highland’s saltings and coastline ring to the clamour of wild geese and the whistling of duck wings as they hurtle overhead.  In the glow of evening and at the first flush of dawn, these are experiences that will never be forgotten.

Manager: Niall Rowantree

Ardnamurchan Estates

Mingary Steading

Kilchoan

Argyll, PH36 4LH

United Kingdom Tel: +44 (0) 1972 510270  Fax:  +44 (0) 1972 510370 www.westhighland-hunting.co.uk niall@westhighland-hunting.co.uk

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EUROPE SCOTLAND Mingary Castle, Scotland

Owner: Ardnamurchan Estates Manager:  Niall Rowantree

In spring 2016 Mingary Castle will lowered its drawbridge for the first time in 150 years. Having crossed the drawbridge you enter the courtyard via a stone entrance way, turning the corner you are suddenly surrounded by the tall white walls of the three ranges. Entering the North range by the main door you are greeted by the warm oak panelling and Caithness stone flooring that runs throughout the entire ground floor. Climbing to the first floor you will find the large cosy sitting room with hot refreshments and cake to welcome you after your journey. Heading to the bedrooms on the second floor you find the MacIain room, the largest bedroom in the North range. It has two windows looking out to the courtyard, an en suite marble bathroom with a copper bath and its very own dressing room. Across the hallway the MacDougall bedroom, with half height panelling and crewel fabric lined walls is an intimate space. A small doorway cuts through the castle wall and leads to the most spectacular bathroom which has been created within the intramural passage way; nicknamed 'The Chapel' bathroom it has been said there is an old altar at the end of the room where the walk in shower now resides. The top floor, occupied by the McCain Suite is flooded with daylight, with views over the castle curtain wall to the sound of Mull and beyond. The two bedrooms with their hand crafted four poster beds have direct access to the battlement walkways and share a family bathroom, with marble walls and views to the stars.

West Highland Hunting

Ardnamurchan Estates

Mingary Steading

Kilchoan

Argyll, PH36 4LH

United Kingdom Tel: +44 (0) 1972 510270  Fax:  +44 (0) 1972 510370 www.westhighland-hunting.co.uk niall@westhighland-hunting.co.uk

The West range contains the MacDonald Suite. Enter into a private sitting room with wood burning stove and kitchenette. At the top of the beautifully hand carved staircase, is the large bedroom with antique four poster bed and en suite. Outside in the courtyard is a set of stairs giving access to the lower battlement walkways with panoramic views of the coast. Heading out of castle via the South facing sea gate will take you down to the volcanic rock promontory and closer to the waves.

FACILITIES • 5 Bedrooms (sleeping 10) - all with • 4 poster beds and en-suites • Dog friendly • Woodburning stoves and sustainable • biomass heating throughout • Sea and mountain views • Tea and coffee facilities • Comfortable, oak panelled lounge with television, books and board games • Telephone and wi-fi availible

SERVICES • Daily housekeeping and serving staff • Airport transfers • Helicopter landing options • Drying room for boots and coats • Fully catered - Breakfast, lunch, high tea • and supper

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EUROPE UNITED KINGDOM William Powell Sporting is all about providing an exceptional level of personal service ensuring the client receives the right advice as to the best sporting opportunities for them and then the implementation of this. William Powell Sporting is the UK’s leading Grouse letting agent, specialising in Driven and Walked up Grouse Shooting with sole access to some of the country’s most prolific and picturesque Estates, including the Peak District, North York Moors, Yorkshire Dales, Northumberland & Cumbria through to the Scottish Borders and to the Highlands of Scotland in the far north. Our wealth of knowledge of each Estate gives us the advantage over our competitors when choosing the right Estate to suit the client’s needs and shooting ability. Unlike almost every other Sporting Agent, we actually manage Shooting Estates, so have a far higher level of control over the operation than our competitors do, who merely rent the Moor by the day. We are a Sporting Agency which seeks to accommodate all of our client’s wishes. It is the finer detail which distinguishes us from the others. We have been doing it for over thirty years now and still have some of our original teams returning year after year. Testimonials from overseas Sportsmen are readily available. We offer an array of services from arranging Visitor Shotgun Permits, Airport Collections and Chauffeur Driven 4x4 hire, Gun Hire, Gun Storage, as well as in-the field instruction from the country’s leading Shooting instructors. Not only do we cater for our shooting guests, but we can also provide endless entertainment for non-shooting guests as well. We can arrange a wide variety of bespoke packages for these guests, whether they want a day at the spa, sightseeing or shopping in wonderful Market towns or Cities such as York, Durham or Edinburgh. Whatever it may be, we can arrange it.   The Red grouse is only found in the United Kingdom due to the unique heather habitat found here. It has developed in isolation from other sub species of Willow Grouse, which are widespread in northern parts of Eurasia and North America. Early on in the season, Red Grouse fly in their family group or covey, usually eight to twelve in number. Later on in the season, these merge into packs of thirty to fifty (or more!) grouse, on shoot days and nothing matches the adrenaline rush of seeing such a pack hurtling towards you at speeds of over 70mph. The season starts on the “Glorious 12th” (12th August) and runs through to December 10th, although the majority of Moors will have completed their shooting programme towards the end of October or early November.   Grouse shooting is described as the pinnacle of all game shooting available in the United Kingdom and has to be experienced by every Gun. 

Quite literally William Powell Sporting is the number one Sporting Agency in the UK and with more experience of Grouse Shooting than any other agency.

Owner: Mark Osborne  & James Chapel Manager:  James Chapel WILLIAM POWELL SPORTING

Carrs House 1 Tramway, Banbury Oxfordshire OX16 5TD United Kingdom    Tel: +44 (0) 1295 661033 info@williampowellsporting.co.uk www.williampowellsporting.co.uk


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Australian Buffalo Hunters – Classic Safaris

Owner: Graham Williams AUSTRALIAN

“Brian load your 375H&H”, I requested when only halfway to the Buffalo bull he had observed from 800m back.. We had already passed up several like him.. but unknown to the crew, far beyond in thick bush I had glimpsed a large old Bull with huge horns.. Perhaps we had a chance, we just had to get past this medium Bull... And now appearing from no where... 300m across the black soil plain to our left was a group of about 10 cows and calves. They were trying to avoid this bull and head for water, they came trotting straight towards us..!! In a short space of time I could see action happening fast, “get ready to shoot”. Brian was confused. 3 of us now lay low with only a log for cover, and I motioned Brian to lean on that tree and get ready to shoot.. At what..??? He was stunned, a medium Bull perhaps 100m away in thick bush, and Graham almost on the ground and waving instructions... at what...?? Then it happened, the cows galloped straight past us, and the medium Bull in pursuit, and yep from 300m away the huge old Buffalo bull was at full gallop straight at us through the bush... One cow, now to our right, spooked, stopped and looked around, the young bull stopped at 20m and the older Bull skidded to a stop too at 25m, he was huge and turned side on, nose in the air... Shoot I quietly shouted to Brain. Plenty of confusion, Buffalo running towards and around us, hooves, dust and noise.. Now it was clear, right there, no long stalk required. Boom went the Mauser rifle, his head dropped, and Boom again as he regained his feet.. Brain concentrated on his trophy going from 2nd into 3rd gear, and the rest of us made sure we weren’t going to get trampled by the others running all around us. Brian was shooting and blood running down his face, the scope was too close for such a tall man. The Buffalo was down, but as we approached I quickly switched rifles, my loaded 500 Jeffery to Brain, and I spun his 375’s Warne mount QD levers around and off with the scope, then we swapped rifles again. Ok finish him with open sights.. and Brain put in the finishing shot on his big 102point trophy. What an exciting hunt, unbelievable, the observers just as excited. No 2 hunts are the same, always action, and I learn more of Buffalo behavior each season. Central Arnhem Land Wilderness: We specialize in Australia’s best Buffalo hunting with highly productive NLC licensed concessions of 840,000HA (2.5million acres). Large herds of Water Buffalo, some Scrub Bull (wild ox) and occasional Wild Boar. The grassy plains, rolling hills and fertile valleys produce excellent 90-105 SCI Buffalo bulls and some around 50” spread because of the open Savana. The thicker bush on the creeks, rivers and streams offer exciting close up dangerous game action, and we have stopped many close charges. We also offer excellent Banteng hunting at the THS NW Arnhem land concession. Classic Tented Safari Camps are set close to the Buffalo. Canvas tents, bunk beds, canvas bag showers, camp toilets, wood safari chairs and tables, quality meals, a cold beer, excellent Australian wines, smooth whiskeys and ice. Not a luxury Tanzania camp with extra staff. But real hunters will enjoy this old style expedition. Best season: June, July, August. Our aim is real wilderness, real hunting, honest, ethical and professional service. No stations, no ranches, no helicopters, no fences. I am a dedicated Life Member of IPHA, SSAA and SCI, and member of DSC, ADA, SWH&C. Let us plan your Australian wilderness hunt adventure. Safe Hunting, Graham Williams PH.

BUFFALO HUNTERS PO Box 996 Mandurah 6210 Australia Tel: +61 427 577 435 buffalo577@hotmail.com www.biggameaustralia.com

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PACIFIC NEW ZEALAND Owner: Duncan Fraser The stags are big, the scenery immense, the hospitality endless. The pristine game habitats of our family-owned operation in the South Island of New Zealand are renowned for producing the biggest stags in the country. It’s here Top 10’s are harvested. It’s here numerous world records have been set. It’s here you’ll reach the peaks of trophy hunting excellence. We ensure you can range far and wide to gain that once-in-a-lifetime trophy. To complement our privately owned hunting areas we have long term lease agreements with large local landholders. Besides world-class Red Stags we also offer quality hunts for Tahr, Chamois, Fallow, Elk, Goat, Ram, Boar, Whitetail, Sika, Sambar and Rusa. These big game species are complemented by small game (rabbit, hare, wallaby, possum) and, time permitting, wing shooting.

Manager: Duncan Fraser CARDRONA SAFARIS NEW ZEALAND Mt Cecil Station 135 Stanleys Road Hunter, 7971 New Zealand Tel: +64 274271009

We provide a home for one of the largest privately owned trophy red deer herds in the South Pacific. Thanks to decades of carefully focused game management the quality of a Cardrona Safaris red stag is unbeatable. This is how we’ve gained considerable acclaim for producing world class trophies, with stags scoring in excess of 600 SCI and 20 kg of antler. A trophy this big provides our hunters with a genuine ‘larger than life’ experience – it’s an exceptional time that you’ll never forget. We take pride in providing eye-catching heads with sizable mass, great width and strong scoring points. We know that the attraction of a trophy is according to individual tastes and therefore have a wide variety of animals to suit all preferences. Our team will help guide you to your target with the ‘spot and stalk’ style of hunting. The approach is always one of exceeding expectations - be it with the service before and after, the hunting experience and the final trophy. Our country is renowned for breathtaking beauty, friendly locals and the incredible range of activities and adventures on offer to its visitors. Within driving distance of our hunting areas there’s truly something for everyone – from laidback sightseeing to adrenaline-fueled exploits. This makes New Zealand the ideal hunting holiday destination for the whole family. We provide a world-class standard of service that’s at the same time laid back and friendly – everyone feels at home when hunting with our family. Quite simply, we offer New Zealand’s ultimate hunting experience. It’s one we look forward to sharing with you.Owner & Manager

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PACIFIC NEW ZEALAND Owner: Duncan Fraser Manager: Duncan Fraser

Dear Duncan, I hope that this letter finds you well. I wanted to write to you and again express my thanks to you and all of your team for an epic hunting trip in New Zealand. While it is a long trip to get to you guys, it was worth every minute and far exceeded my expectations! I cannot put into words the excitement that we experienced with Cardrona Safaris. New Zealand is truly a special place and I will cherish the memories I had there for the rest of my life. Thank you for the opportunity to share your beautiful part of the country. The scenery was spectacular, the animals beyond description and the people and facilities were world-class. I have had the opportunity to hunt many great places, but none could compare to hunting with Cardrona Safaris! I have spoken to Brett Flaugher many times since the hunt and have told him that I was ruined and that I would never want to hunt New Zealand with anyone else. I still feel the same today! If there is anything I can do for you or help in any way I would welcome the opportunity! I hope that one day in the future I have the opportunity to visit and hunt with you again. My sincere thanks again for a great hunt! Sincerely,

Travis Hall

Chief Executive Officer Browning USA

CARDRONA SAFARIS NEW ZEALAND Mt Cecil Station 135 Stanleys Road Hunter, 7971 New Zealand Tel: +64 274271009 info@cardronasafaris.com www.cardronasafaris.com

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PACIFIC NEW ZEALAND

Owners: The Guild Family Welcome to High Peak. New Zealand’s Hunting Destination for the Discerning Few. We guarantee that your High Peak adventure will exceed your expectations. We are so confident in the quality of our offering that if you decide that your High Peak hunt isn’t up to standard, you’ll pay nothing. High Peak is the name of our ten-thousand-acre, family-owned estate and hunting destination. Located near the famous Rakaia River in the Canterbury High Country of New Zealand’s South Island, the Guild family provides personalised adventures for guests seeking to hunt the Red Stag and other New Zealand big game species. Hosting a limited number of discerning hunters each season with emphasis on privacy, exclusivity and uncompromising quality, High Peak is New Zealand’s most personalised hunting experience. New Zealand’s Finest Estate Hunting. What really sets High Peak apart is the quality of the hunting experience. The founding member of the New Zealand Association of Game Estates, High Peak offers New Zealand’s largest contiguous hunting estate and is the standard by which all others are judged. Combined with the skills of our highly-trained, personable guides, we provide the ingredients for an unparalleled fairchase hunting experience. The game at High Peak is world-class, as befitting an estate with more than forty years’ quality game management. In addition to our extensive Red Deer herd, High Peak also supports healthy populations of Fallow, Pacific Goat, Arapawa Ram, Captain Cook Boar and small game. Tahr and Chamois abound in the surrounding mountains. Waterfowl and upland birds are available in season. Hunting at High Peak is all about the art of the spot and stalk technique. You’ll be constantly moving, locating animals, assessing trophies, stalking and ultimately, taking the shots you came here for. It is exciting, challenging and adventurous hunting. In short you’ll never be bored when you’re with us. A Destination for the Whole Family. Companions and non-hunters are especially welcome at High Peak. We encourage hunters to bring their families to experience our hospitality and we offer a range of activities far too numerous to list here. From spa treatments and shopping to jetboating and skydiving, we have something on hand for everyone. Our inviting lodge is intimate by design and is ideal for small groups or multi-generational families. Our chef is always on hand to ensure you experience the best in local fare prepared to your tastes. You’re at the start of a special journey – one that will give you a lifetime of memories to share. We invite you to visit our website and get in touch to start bringing your own High Peak hunting story to life.

Manager: Simon Guild HIGH PEAK HUNTING NEW ZEALAND High Peak Station 546 High Peak Road RD2 Darfield 7572 Canterbury New Zealand Tel: +64 3 318 6895  Mobile: +64 27 868 2415   simon@highpeak.co.nz www.highpeak.co.nz

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For many years, Leica Sport Optics has been a partner of Magic Safari Lodges, who offers their guests the unique experience of Leica riflescopes and Leica binoculars during their stay. Leica Sport Optic products as the Geovid or Magnus riflescope are made for people who want to experience their environment with immediate intensity, rather than from a distance. The Leica Safari Lodges are one of the best places to discover this unique Leica experience.

Leica Sport Optics concentrates on what we are best at: the design and construction of high-precision optical instruments. Our top-quality riflescopes, binoculars, and spotting scopes with brilliant optics, precise mechanisms, and exceptional craftsmanship are ideally equipped for Hunting. Leica Sport Optics products are capable of withstanding maximum stress and have been built to provide years of unrivalled high performance. Discover the strength, precision, unsurpassed ergonomics and reliable technology of Leica Sport Optic products during your hunting experience in our Leica Safari Lodges!

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Experience the ultimate hunting safari. That’s what we offer at Kalahari Rangers. Situated in the well-known Kalahari region, the magic of the surrounding natural beauty, combined with the vast variety of vegetation and wildlife, leaves an overwhelming impression.

GSH is a Spanish company with over 35 years experience organizing world-class hunting trips. They are specialized in red-legged partridge shoots, “montería” and in high mountain stalking in Spain and Europe.

We have combined this wild and unique eco-system and its abundance of wild animals with true African hospitality in our luxurious lodge. You will enjoy the taste of African venison, lovely prepared traditional cooking, as well as tasty continental cuisine with a wide selection of only the best South African wines. We offer a diversity of exceptional trophy possibilities. Choose from more than 30 native species. Our trophies are of excellent quality and medals can be obtained for most of them.

An unforgettable experience awaits you! www.kalahari-rangers.com

This company prides itself in their ethics and professional approach to hunt organization, as well as in offering a world- class service and total client satisfaction. Spain is a unique destination for mountain hunting enthusiasts, offering 7 endemic Capra species: 4 Spanish ibex sub species ( Beceite, Gredos, Southeastern and Ronda ibex), 2 species of chamois: Pyrenean and Cantabrian, and Mallorcan goat and also two Ovis species: Barbary sheep and mouflon. In addition, its permanently sunny and warm climate allows for year-round pleasant hunting. Their driven hunts or “monterias” are world-class featuring 5 to 25 hunters  which may shoot each 2 to 3 trophies per day.

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Domaine de Laplanque, managed by France Safaris, is located in the south of France. The property is varied, mountainous and wild.   This estate has acquired an international reputation because of its exceptional and very large trophies of red deer, fallow deer and mouflon sheep.   Roebuck, sika deer and large wild boar can also be hunted here. Hunting is done solely by stalking or from hides.   The estate is reserved exclusively for one hunter, whether accompanied or not.   The Roques-Rogery family, owners of this lovely estate since the 13th century, are delighted to welcome guests to their château with friendliness, all desired comforts and refined French cuisine.

WildHunting in Turkey is owned and managed by the Ekenler Family and currently run by two brothers, Kürsat and Temir. They are both extremely keen young hunters and have hunted extensively throughout Turkey and abroad.

We therefore operate as a private family hunting estate, rather than an agent buying from different concessions all over the region. As a result, we have controlled, conserved and developed our areas in a manner that we believe to be unique in the whole country. This approach is key to our way of maintaining the highest standards in everything we do.

A superb hunting destination, in very pleasant surroundings, for outstanding trophies!

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The Ekenler family has been landowners in Tarsus, Cukurova area for more than 300 years. Hunting is a family tradition, proudly passed from father to son and finally to us. We have always had a passion for the wild; this has been supported by their father who took Temir and Kürsat with him to many hunts all over the world. With some of the world’s finest species on our doorstep, we have naturally concentrated on big game hunting. WildHunting offers a total of 6 species of big game, which are natively found only on Turkish hunting land, this makes the hunting unique! Our family has controlled the shooting in large areas of the Taurus Mountains for generations.

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The stags are big, the scenery immense, the hospitality endless. The pristine game habitats of our family-owned operation in the South Island of New Zealand are renowned for producing the biggest stags in the country. It’s here Top 10’s are harvested. It’s here numerous world records have been set. It’s here you’ll reach the peaks of trophy hunting excellence. We ensure you can range far and wide to gain that once-in-a-lifetime trophy. To complement our privately owned hunting areas we have long term lease agreements with large local landholders. Besides world-class Red Stags we also offer quality hunts for Tahr, Chamois, Fallow, Elk, Goat, Ram, Boar, Whitetail, Sika, Sambar and Rusa. These big game species are complemented by small game (rabbit, hare, wallaby, possum) and, time permitting, wing shooting. We provide a home for one of the largest privately owned trophy red deer herds in the South Pacific. Thanks to decades of carefully focused game management the quality of a Cardrona Safaris red stag is unbeatable. Our team will help guide you to your target with the ‘spot and stalk’ style of hunting. The approach is always one of exceeding expectations – be it with the service before and after, the hunting experience and the final trophy. We provide a world-class standard of service that’s at the same time laid back and friendly – everyone feels at home when hunting with our family. Quite simply, we offer New Zealand’s ultimate hunting experience. It’s one we look forward to sharing with you.

Medstugan Hunting Lodge is located in north-west Jämtland, Sweden, close to the Norwegian border. This incredible building dates from 1896 and was originally intended to provide accommodation for hunters from other continents and for the nobility. Medstugan Hunting Lodge is now the heart of Fjelljakt’s hunting activities. Fjelljakt has been operating for over a decade, with a focus is on moose and grouse. However, it’s not just the hunting and the area’s exceptional game population that makes Fjelljakt unique. The company also offers a gastronomic experience, with the company’s chef selecting regional delicacies to provide the guests with a completely local culinary experience when the hunting day has come to a close. The sommelier carefully chooses the wines to accompany the menu. Fjelljakt hunts grouse in a classic manner, using pointing bird dogs. Hunting takes place in the mountains, in enchantingly beautiful surroundings. Moose hunts are conducted in two ways, driven hunts and hunting with barking moose dogs. The latter is a one-on-one hunt, which is the traditional type of hunting in this area and typical for Scandinavia. The lands at Fjelljakt’s disposal cover 16,500 hectares of roadless country, so it is not unusual for hunters to be transported into this fantastic environment by helicopter, in order to get as far as possible into the terrain. However, the hunts that Fjelljakt offers are physically demanding and guests should be well prepared. Fjelljakt offers you a unique opportunity to hunt in one of the last areas of wilderness in Europe. If you want to experience a tough, challenging hunt in a traditional format, which is guaranteed to give you lasting memories, we would love you to be our guest!

Welcome to our world. www.cardronasafaris.com

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Laurentian Wildlife

Westhighland Hunting

Home to the very best elk hunting in the world and some of the best red deer found anywhere. It is not only the trophy quality that places this hunting area as one of the best in the world but also the experience.

West Highland Hunting provides the most premium hunting experiences available

The large team working here makes sure that your stay becomes a memorable experience. From one on one guiding to the luxury lodging and the gastronomic experience that our 2 local chefs produce, combining game meat and wild mushrooms from LWE and great local produce from the surrounding area paired with wine that has been chosen by a resident sommelier. All of this experience is second to none. The completely renovated lodge means LWE spares no expense to take the absolute best care of their guests. The rolling hills of dense forest interspersed with meadows and water makes the hunting area a magical place. The vast majority of the hunting is done by stalking but when the weather does not collaborate there are blinds strategically placed throughout the property. The hunting takes place starting from the middle of August and runs through the end of November. Hunters can expect to see a number of mature animals each day and will be guaranteed a number of opportunities at trophy animals. A trophy is a very personal concept unique to each hunter and at LWE there is a wide range in scores from solid representative animals scoring over 350 SCI to the next world record trophy of a lifetime.

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anywhere in Scotland. Utilizing a number of the most spectacular sporting estates together with their traditional cottage or castle accommodation, a hunting trip to Scotland will undoubtedly be one of the most memorable of your life. One of the main estates West Highland Hunting manages is the world famous and remote Ardnamurchan. Located on the Scottish west coast, Ardnamurchan is a 50 square mile peninsula in Lochaber noted for being completely unspoilt and undisturbed by man. As Britain’s most westerly point nestled among dramatic coastal and mountain scenery, it offers unrivalled sporting opportunities and some of the largest wild red stags in Scotland. West Highland Hunting is run by Head Stalker and Sporting Manager Niall Rowantree who has over 30 years experience as a stalker and deer manager and has managed the Ardnamurchan herd for over 20 years. Niall is well known for welcoming clients and saying goodbye to great friends. Every year clients of West Highland Hunting successfully take many trophy class wild Scottish red stags of SCI record book quality. There are also opportunities to hunt feral goats, roebuck, sika, fallow and the exotic Père David deer. Due to hunting seasons in Scotland, it is possible to stalk at least one species all year round. All of the estates that West Highland Hunting manage are carefully balanced to maintain and enhance biodiversity in accordance with best practice and the deer’s welfare.

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Sentinel Tripod

Spartan shooting support systems. Designed by professional hunters for hunters serious about their Game. The Sentinel is a revolution in shooting support. So what’s different? A world Patented system Attaches to your rifle via a magnet.

• • Can be used in one, two or three leg configuration. • Breaks down to provide trekking poles, other innovative accessories will be available. • Almost all rifles and optics can be adapted to take this system in a matter of minutes. • Supports your rifle, spotting scope and camera. • Adaptable for kneeling, standing and seated shots. • Truly capable of following moving targets while providing solid support. • Built using only the very best materials.

have dreamt about this moment, so make sure you have the best tools to achieve your goals.


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Special thanks To Gregory Huwart for his huge participation on the design of this edition, Gringo’s Design and all people that contributed to this 2018 edition. Sophie Delarge and our son Arthur Huwart for there support. Art Credit 1st page pictures

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Graphic Design Gringo’s Design BVBA Drossaardplein 5 2660 Hoboken Belgium Tel: +32 485 720 220 www.gringosdesign.com gregory@gringosdesign.com

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SAUER 404 SYNCHRO XTC

SAUER “EISELE” ALUMINIUM SUITCASE Maximum protection for your rifle. This distinctive alloy hard case has an exclusive embossed pattern for maximal rigidity. Cylinder safety locks with special steel closures offer the highest level of security.

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Rifles can only be sold to permit holders.

MORE POWER, LESS WEIGHT

MORE FEATURES, LESS LIMITS

MORE STABILITY, LESS RECOIL


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MSL 2018  

Hunting guide, fishing guide, magic safari lodges, 2018

MSL 2018  

Hunting guide, fishing guide, magic safari lodges, 2018