What you need to know about the gear
DANGEROUS GAME – .375 AND BIGGER
Bushveld Game – No calibre smaller than 270.
Plains Game – No calibre smaller than 243.
Fixed power scopes – 4x or 6x.
Quality bullets, preferable heaviest grain in specific
calibre. If self-loading, aim for moderate velocities,
2300 – 2500 fps.
.357 and bigger. Same reasoning as that of rifles applicable.
12, 16, 20 and 28 Bore as well as 410
BIG GAME SPECIES: Preferable 70 lbs, Compound.
SMALL GAME SPECIES: Preferable 60 lbs.
DANGEROUS GAME: Definitely 80 lbs +.
Carbon or aluminium shafts.
Quality fixed or mechanical broad heads.
.45 or .50 Calibre and bigger.
1 GPS unity (optional)
Dual Voltage Converter
Fanny- or daypack | Binoculars
Knife (Leather man – type tool)
Insect repellent | Sun block
Chap stick | Lighter
Camera with flash and telephoto lens
Film | SD Cards | Cleaning kit
It is often cold in the early, pre-dawn morning, 35º – 45º till first light. The air, however, quickly warms with daylight to 70º – 75º by noontime. With this variance in temperature layered clothing works best.
Remember, daily laundry service, do not overburden yourself with too many clothes.
6 – 8”, Non-insulated, comfortable, lightweight boots.