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Gallery 2010 - 2011

Ali Raza from Pakistan, with his first Impala. Yes, it's not what you start with, but what you end with. "Hi, I am Ali and it was my dream to hunt in Africa. I am very thankful to Bennie, for he made my dream come true. My hunting experience at Hoeksfontein - and especially with Bennie - was very pleasant. Let me tell you it felt as if I was with my family and will come again and enjoy Bennie's hospitality. I wish I could stay here for ever."

This is PT, from the USA, with his Grey Rhebuck that he shot at 145 meter. He was accompanied by Gleaser Conradie of African Echo.

Andre Volschenk from Paarl, South Africa, shot this Impala ram for his wife, Marlize. It was a prize she won during the 2010 Southern Cape open hunting rifle shooting competition. The rifle he used was a 6 mm XC with 95 grain Swift Scirocco ammunition. He took a perfect shot in the centre of the neck at 150 meters.

Albrecht Steel from Belgium with the Black Wildebeest bull he shot at 250 meters. He had taken four beautiful trophy animals with five shots in one day. The professional hunter that accompanied him was Gleaser Conradie.

Martino Moriggi from Italy, with a very big Blue Wildebeest bull he shot with his .375" at 165 meters. He bagged 13 animals on his first safari. This turned out to be a safari with a lot of interesting and memorable stories.

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Scott McConnell is from the USA.  Here he is, very happy with the 15 inch Bontebok ram he shot with his .308" hand gun at 120 meter. Peer Moolman was the professional hunter who accompanied him.

The 15 year old JJ Slabbert from Uitenhage, South Africa, with his red hartebeest bull. He took a perfect heart shot at 155 meters with a 7mm.

Luca Corio "Popi" from Italy shot this big Warthog on the first day of his third Safari with Hoeksfontein Safaris.

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Alberto Marchesi from Italy with the lion he shot with his 458 Winchester Magnum at 35 meter during a walk and stalk hunt in the Kalahari. He was accompanied by  professional hunters Bone du Preez and Bennie van Niekerk.

Alberto Marchesi, from Italy, is very happy with his greater kudu bull. He bagged eleven animals on this safari.

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Gugliemo Marino "Guly" from Italy shot the Impala ram of 24 inch at 80 meters on a walk and stalk hunt. This was his first kill with his new 300 Magnum short. 

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Giampiero Marcello from Italy, with the Blesbuck ram he worked very hard for, but with good results.

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Luca Corio "Popi" from Italy, with the klipspringer ram he shot at 75 meters.

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Here he is!! The 12 year old Marinus Roos from Durbanville, South Africa, with his first animal, a Bontebok ram that he shot at 280 meters with a 270.

Francesco Puligheddu from Italy, with this big male Caracal "Lynx" he shot on his first visit to South Africa.

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PH Deon Rathbone accompanied Francesco on his hunt.

Riaan Roos from Durbanville, South Africa, with the Gemsbok bull he shot at 530 meters with his 270.

Ben Bester from Struisbaai, South Africa, with his Black Springbok he shot at 135 meters.

Chris Cochrane from Australia, with a very old Bushbuck ram. He shot it with a 222.50 at 180 meters.

Chris was accompanied by Professional Hunter, Deon Bezuidenhout.

Richard Cochrane from Australia, with his 23 inch Impala ram he shot at 85 meter with a .308 on his first visit to South Africa.

Clynton Cochrane from Australia, with his Burchell Zebra.

Jaco Louw from Struisbaai, South Africa, very excited and pleased with his first hunt. He shot this 27 inch Blue Wildebeest bull and two Kudu bulls - measuring 39 and 41 inches each, as well as a Blue Wildebeest cow.

Gert van Niekerk from East London, South Africa, shot this beautiful 28 inch Red Lechwe at Lechwe lodge with his 270 at 90 meters.

Maria Colle from Italy, with a Steenbok ram she shot with a 223 Remington at 110 meter. She shot eight animals on her fist visit to the Eastern Cape, South Africa.

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Bennie van Niekerk from Pearston, South Africa, with the Barbary Sheep that he shot at 290 meter with his 30-06 Ackley.

Gert Van Niekerk from East London, South Africa. He shot this Indian Black Buck at Letchwe Lodge with his 270 at 150 meters.

Sakkie Rust from Struisbaai, South Africa, shot this fine Sable Bull with 40 inch horns at 125 meter with a 30-06.

Gert van Niekerk from East London, South Africa. He is, understandably, very happy after shooting this big Zambar Deer at Letchwe Lodge with his 270 at a distance of 60 meters.

Sarel Wessels from Kroonstad, South Africa. Here he is with the 22 inch Black Faced Impala he shot with a 270 at 220 meters. Sarel was hunting at Letchwe Lodge.

Sakkie Rust from Struisbaai, South Africa, shot his Barbary Sheep at 270 meter with his 30-06 Ackley.

The 6 year old H.J. van der Merwe from Fochville, South Africa, with his Golden Blesbuck shot with 223 at 185 meters.

 

 
Niel Daniel of Potchefstroom, South Africa, with his Fallow deer shot at 120 meters with his 30-06.
 

Daniel van Rijckevorsel from Belgium shot this Burchell Zebra especially for his wife. On his seven day safari he also shot two Warthog, Gemsbok, Mountain Reedbuck, Impala and the Springbuck grand slam: white, black and normal.

Geoges van Derkelen from Belgium with his Nyala bull. He also shot Black Springbuck and a fine specimen of Fallow Deer on his hunt. He was accompanied by PH Glaeser Conradie, "African Echo"

Stefano Pozzi from Italy. The 12 year old, on his first visit to South Africa, shot this beautiful Bontebok ram at 150 meter. He took only one perfect shot on the shoulder with a 308 Musgrave, using 150gr PMP ammunition.

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Lodovico Pozzi, from Italy with the Black wildebeest bull he shot at 180 meters with a 308 Musgrave using 150gr PMP cartridges. This was an excellent one-shot kill in the rain.

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Mario Vincenzi, from Italy. He shot this beautiful Grey Reedbuck with 8-inch horns, using a 308 Musgrave with 150gr PMP cartridges.

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Chris Cochrane from England, on his New Year's hunt of 2011. This was his second safari at Hoeksfontein Safari's. He was elated after successfully shooting this Warthog with a 308 Musgrave at 80 meters, using 150gr PMP ammunition.

Sakkie Rust from Struisbaai, South Africa with his Cape Mountain Zebra. He shot it with one perfect bullet placement at 218 meter with a 375.

Gert van Niekerk from East London South Africa, with the Roan Antelope Bull he shot at Wintershoek with his 300 Ultra Magnum.

 

Hessie Cilliers from Pearston, South Africa. Here she is with her first animal. She shot this 20 inch Impala ram with a 223 at 180 meters.

Ronnie Coetzee from East London, South Africa is very happy with the biggest Kudu bull he had shot in his life. The animal was shot at 275 meters, using his 300 Ultra Magnum.

Deon Rathbone from Jeffrey Bay, South Africa. One of his life time dreams was to shoot a Gemsbok in the red sand dunes of the Kalahari. He took only one shot at this 35 inch Gemsbok bull at 255 meters with his .270, using PMP bullets.

Clynton Cochrane from Perth, Australia, shot his Impala at 275 meters with his 270. He was accompanied by PH Deon Rathbone.

Jeremy Brook from Perth, Australia, with his Common Springbuck.

Gert van Niekerk from East London, South Africa, shot this Barbary sheep with his 300 Ultra Magnum at a distance of 257 meters.

Samuel Cochrane from London, England, with his 7 1/2 inch Mountain Reedbuck. He shot the buck at 210 meters with a .308 Musgrave President, using 180gr bullets.

Chris Cochrane from London, England, with his Steenbuck.

Guliemo Marino "Gully" from Italy. He was very happy to shoot his White Springbuck ram at 26 meters - a very good walk and stalk. This was his second safari at Hoeksfontein. PH Deon Rathbone accompanied him.

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Gabriele Merelli "Porter" from Italy with his Klipspringer. He shot it with his 243 at 180 meters. This was a one shot kill, like the other nine. Deon Rathbone was his PH.

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Luca Corio "Popi" from Italy with his Grey Reedbuck. Very happy this year to have fine weather, because last year he hunted in the snow. He took only one shot at 95 meters with his 300 WSM.

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Gaad Demro from Alaska with the White Blesbuck shot at 200 meter with his 338 Remington Ultra Magnum. He used 210gr BarnesX bullets. The PH accompanying him was Johan Calitz.

GIOVANNI RONCALETTI from Italy brought his wife with him on his second visit to Hoeksfontein Safaris. He shot this White Springbuck ram with a 308Win at 165 meters early in the morning. Look at the "PRONK" of the Springbuck.

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SAKKIE RUST from Struisbaai, South Africa with his 26 inch Waterbuck shot with his 7mm Remington Magnum at 185 meters.

The man himself GIUSEPPE ZANCHI FROM ITALY with his Four horn Sheep he shot with his 6X62.

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Faffie Jourdan from Roodezandt, South Africa with his 41 inch Scimitar Oryx bull. He used his 300 Winchester Magnum with 180gr Sierra Interlock rounds and took the shot from 120 meters.

NIEL GERBER From Vereeniging, South Africa  with a 13 inch Warthog boar he shot with his 30-06. The animal was shot at 60 meters during a walk and stalk.

63 year old Sybrand Laubscher from Durbanville, South Africa, with his 46 inch kudu bull shot with his 308 Eusta at 80 meters, using 168g PMP rounds.

Juan-Pierre Kruger from Table View South Africa with a very big smile after shooting this 50 inch Kudu Bull with his 30-06 at 275 meter in the neck.

DEON BEZUIDENHOUT from East London South Africa with his Bushpig he shot with his 30-06 from a blind.

ROBERTO GIRARDI FROM ITALY With a very big Eland bull.
PH: Deon Beziudenhout

 

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BRETT THOMAS BELL FROM USA with his Warthog which he shot in the head at 320 metres.
PH: Bevan Peinke

"MAX" LIUCCIO  RISATTI  FROM ITALY  is very happy, having taken his Gemsbok with his 300 Weatherby magnum.
PH: Brendon Sternberg
 

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COREY  J  MEURER FROM    USA  with one of the Bushbuck he shot at 275 meters.
PH: Brendon Sternberg

DANTI  RISATTI FROM ITALY  with his Black Springbuck.
PH: Deon Rathbone


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