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Old 07-08-2009, 01:14 AM
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My recent Nyala

Having taken a good trophy Nyala before, I found myself wanting to hunt them again in their native land: Zululand, or known today as Kwa-Zulu Natal. That wish came through a few weeks ago when I arrived in one of our Natal concessions along the Tugela river. Vast mountain ranges abounded with Nyala, Blue Wildebeest, Impala, Mountain Reedbuck, Kudu, Zebra and a host of other plains game. Record rains in May had left the area as thick as mid summer and game more difficult to spot. Cloudy skies prevailed over the first three days but after looking at a good number of trophy bulls, I was able to take a real trophy with my .280 pushing 160 grain Nosler Accubonds at 220 yards. I will do this hunt again...it's addictive.
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Old 07-08-2009, 06:10 AM
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Nice animal! Thanks for the post for all of us that will likely never make an African hunt,it is good to picture the hunt.

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Old 07-08-2009, 10:25 AM
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Congrats on the trophy GG - it's a beauty!

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Old 07-11-2009, 09:06 PM
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Thanks guys, I appreciate the kind words. Best of luck this next season.
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Old 07-13-2009, 03:28 PM
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Beautiful Nyala and a great shot. The photo is a great ending shot for the story.
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Old 07-13-2009, 09:54 PM
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grayghost,

Looks like a SUPER Nyala. Beatiful animal! Congrats.

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Old 07-14-2009, 01:07 AM
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Not bad..congrats!
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Old 07-20-2009, 11:45 PM
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Thanks guys. I hope each of you enjoys a great season this year!
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Old 07-22-2009, 07:24 AM
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Waidmannsheil Grayghost on another fine Nyala. Glad you enjoyed the hunt and experience again, Dom.
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Old 07-22-2009, 03:20 PM
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Thanks Dom. I hope to post some more pics soon. I was successful on another good bushbuck, warthog (shot for Leopard bait for a friend) and a Crocodile. A friend darted a Rhino and took his Nyala, White Blesbok and Common Reedbuck. We saw a wealth of great animals but were only hunting specific trophies this trip.
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