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09.18.18 Tuesday
Plains Game Hunting in South Africa with Bushmen Safaris
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Bushmen Safaris specializes in plains game hunting in South Africa. The vast majority of all the hunts in Africa are plains game hunting safaris. South Africa has an incredible variety and density of wild game that is unmatched by any other place in the world. This incredible abundance of game makes South Africa a paradise for hunters as they experience the hunts of a lifetime.

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09.04.18 Tuesday
What Kind of Broadheads Should I Bring to South Africa?
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Hunting in South Africa is without a doubt one of the most exhilarating experiences any bow hunter could have. It can easily turn out to be the hunting experience of a lifetime. Those high expectations can also bring unnecessary worries like making sure you have the right gear. This is normal and Bushmen Safaris is here to help put your mind at ease. And the one gear question we get asked a lot is: Should I bring mechanical broadheads or fixed broadheads for plains game hunting in South Africa?

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08.21.18 Tuesday
Hunting Quotes from Bowhunting Legend Fred Bear
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Fred Bear (March 5, 1902 – April 27, 1988) was an American bow hunter, bow manufacturer, author, and television host. He was born in the town of Waynesboro, Pennsylvania. Although he didn't start bow hunting until he was 29 and did not master the skill for many years, he is widely regarded as a pioneer in the bow-hunting community. Bear was a world traveler, film producer, and the founder of Bear Archery, an outdoor company that still exists. You can learn more about Fred Bear at the Bear Archery site.

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08.07.18 Tuesday
Does Working Out Make You a Better Bowhunter?
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Take a quick scroll through your social media these days and you’ll likely see as many fitness photos as you’ll see photos of big bucks and bulls. Yes, physical fitness seems to be the rage among many hunters these days as they prepare for the upcoming hunting season. But does working out really make you a better bowhunter?

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06.04.18 Monday
Nothing but Top Quality Trophy Hunts at Bushmen Safaris
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Bushmen Safaris is proud to help fulfill the dreams of a lifetime with the most exotic of trophies for the hunter who is looking for a lifetime harvest.

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05.07.18 Monday
Hunting Eland in South Africa
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South Africa has long been a special destination for bow hunters from around the world because of its abundance of species, quality infrastructure, and incredible accommodations.

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04.19.18 Thursday
Premium Bowhunting Packages from Bushmen Safaris
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At Bushmen Safaris, we know what it takes to provide a quality archery hunt and we make it happen. Our premium bowhunting package will provide you with food and lodging for 12 days, 5 trophy fees, 10 days guiding services.  The bowhunting package price also includes round-trip ground transportation from the Johannesburg, South Africa Airport, and all other ground transportation during your bowhunting experience.

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03.15.18 Thursday
Making Dreams Come True at Bushmen Safaris
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Bushmen Safaris is proud to help fulfill the dreams of a lifetime with the most exotic of trophies for the hunter who is looking for a lifetime harvest.

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03.01.18 Thursday
Bow Hunting Waterbuck at Bushmen Safaris in South Africa 
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Bushmen Safaris is proud to help fulfill their dreams by providing a world-class selection of animals for the hunter who is looking for a lifetime harvest.

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12.22.17 Friday
Satisfying Bow Hunters Year After Year at Bushmen Safaris
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Bushmen Safaris has years of hunting experience in Africa and your bow hunting trip will evoke memories of lifetime as you enjoy guided bow hunting at our private 22,000 acre deeded wildlife conservancy in beautiful South Africa.

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12.08.17 Friday
Numerous Species Available to Hunt at Bushmen Safaris
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Besides offering exclusive bow hunts to archers, Bushmen Safaris also provides hunters with beautiful accommodations, superior service, delicious dining, competitive pricing, excellent management, and a world-class selection of animals year after year.

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10.27.17 Friday
When is the Best Time of the Year to Hunt at Bushmens Safaris?
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When is the Best Time of the Year to Hunt at Bushmen Safaris?
When you are at Bushmen Safaris!!!
Bow hunting season is typically from late March to early October, and the best time to bow hunt is during those months. The rainy season in South Africa roughly begins during the second week in November and normally ends the second or third week of February. Below you will find a breakdown of the months and what you can expect during your bow hunting adventures at Bushmen Safaris

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09.28.17 Thursday
Bushmen Safaris on the Outdoor Channel
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Join us for some adventures that appeared on The Outdoor Channel by Media Jungle and Bushnell Adventures Abroad! Below you will find links to the shows in case you missed them when they aired on television. Thanks and hope you enjoy the bow hunting adventures!
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07.26.17 Wednesday
What is the Bushmen Safaris Experience?
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At Bushmen Safaris, we know what it takes to provide a quality bow hunt and we make it happen. The Bushmen Safaris advantage is second to none.
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06.23.17 Friday
Limpopo Province: Home of Bushmen Safaris
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Bushmen Safaris is located in South Africa's Limpopo Province, and the area stands proud as the hunting capital of South Africa with millions and millions of acres of land dedicated to conserved ranches and reserves. A vast indigenous habitat ranging from spectacular forests to Rocky Mountains, the Limpopo Province supports the incredible choice of species available to the hunter.

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06.09.17 Friday
The Rapid Rise of Women in Bowhunting
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As the firstborn of a sonless outdoors addict, I was raised on hunting. When other kids were learning their barnyard animals, I was practicing gobbles and grunts. I thought every basement was covered in mounts and all girls accompanied their dads to deer camp.
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05.23.17 Tuesday
Book Your African Trophy Hunting Trip of a Lifetime
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Our clients consistently leave with top quality trophies, including an exceptional number of top 10 all time trophies hunted in South Africa according to Safari Club International (SCI). One of the many reasons why more than 80% of our bow hunting clients each year are repeat clients of Bushmen Safaris and will hunt with us again and again and have the confidence to send their friends.

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05.09.17 Tuesday
More Testimonials About Bushmen Safaris Experience
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After a week at the beautiful Bushmen Safaris facilities, we successfully ended our hunt at Bushmen Safaris with a monster wide Kudu bull, an impressive Waterbuck, two Impalas, and memories engrained in our heads for the rest of our lives.  We have some incredible pictures and videos to share along with some mounts that will remind us of our hunts with Bushmen.

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04.25.17 Tuesday
What Makes Bushmen Safaris The Best Place to Hunt?
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  • The Africa bow hunting safaris at Bushmen Safaris allow hunters to experience 10 to 12 thrilling days of hunting.
  • Our reputation has afforded us the title of one of the finest Africa bow hunting safaris anywhere, and our 80% return of clientele is a strong testament to that fact. We have excellent game management, trophy animals, wonderful hospitality, and a devotion to our clients all of which has contributed to our high return rate. 

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04.04.17 Tuesday
South Africa & Bushmen Safaris FAQs
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Question:
Do I need a visa to visit South Africa?
Answer:
Only a passport is required for a USA citizen.

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03.22.17 Wednesday
The Beginning of Bushmen Safaris African Adventures
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Hear how Bushmen Safaris got started in South Africa in this YouTube video. Bushmen Safaris is where you can experience guided bow hunting on a private 22,000-acre deeded wildlife conservancy during your customized stay. Bushmen Safaris has years of experience in Africa and our trips will evoke a lifetime of memories. Bushmen enjoys a reputation earned through years of satisfying our bow hunting visitors in this enchanting country. Bushmen has been an archery only area since 1986, and our accommodations feature the character of South Africa thatched roofs and rondavals with the luxury of private baths, a swimming pool, superior service and delicious dining.

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03.01.17 Wednesday
South Africa: The Ultimate Bow Hunting Destination
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There are numerous great places to hunt, but in the hearts and minds of many bow hunters, there is only one ultimate hunting destination: South Africa. Hunters from all over the world visit the country occupying the southernmost part of the African continent to experience the paramount hunting safari. The number of species that one is allowed to hunt in South Africa is unmatched anywhere else in the world. The key species to hunt are the big 5 - the buffalo, lion, leopard, rhino and elephant - and the plains games species include animals unique to southern Africa such as the kudu, springbok, warthog, black wildebeest, blesbok, waterbuck, blue wildebeest, and bushbuck. Hunting in South Africa is possible all year round, but as a result of the summer heat and rain, the best and most popular period is from April to September.

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02.23.17 Thursday
Plains Game Hunting at Bushmen Safaris
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Bushmen Safaris provides an exceptional plains game hunting safari experience for bow hunters. We are family-owned and managed, have extensive hunting knowledge, and have been archery-only since 1986 We are owned, operated, and set up for the bow hunter. All of these features plus great genetics and low hunting pressure have resulted in a high number of record-breaking hunts at Bushmen Safaris!

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02.15.17 Wednesday
Bowhunting Impala at Bushmen Safaris
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Bushmen Safaris, a private 22,000-acre deeded wildlife conservancy in South Africa, provides exclusive bow hunts, beautiful accommodations, superior service, competitive bowhunting packages, and a world-class selection of animals for your trophy hunting experience.

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01.27.17 Friday
Bushmen Safaris Attending SCI Show in Las Vegas
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Bushmen Safaris, a private 22,000 acre deeded wildlife conservancy in South Africa, has been satisfying bow hunting visitors year after year with beautiful accommodations, superior service, delicious dining, competitive pricing, excellent management, and a world-class selection of animals

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12.27.16 Tuesday
CrossBow Hunting Available at Bushmen Safaris
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Embark on your own hunting journey of a lifetime and experience a crossbow adventure in the wilds of South Africa with Bushmen Safaris. Our professional hunters and experienced staff understands the special needs of a crossbow hunter, and give every individual crossbow hunter the opportunity on the species desired in only the best hunting areas available. We hunt only areas and concessions that ensure better hunting opportunities and the uninhibited natural movement of game along trails and constant water drinking routines. Special management and strategic placement of blinds and tree stands ensure the best chance for the trophies of a lifetime. For more information about crossbow hunting, please contact us at 208.322.5902 or [email protected] to learn about the hunting opportunities available at Bushmen Safaris.

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12.13.16 Tuesday
See Why Our Hunters Return Every Year
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The Bushmen Safaris conservancy in South Africa features great genetics and low hunting pressure. Bushmen Safari Hunters have taken 12 World Records, 63 Top 5 placings, 115 Top 10 placings, and 335 Top 25 placings. Bushmen's hunters continue to take high-scoring trophies as a result of limited hunting pressure. "Dark of the moon" hunting, superior genetics, and an excellent habitat without cattle all combine to help produce these trophies. More than 80% of Bushmen Safaris hunters each year are repeat hunters. Bushmen Safaris' excellent management and competitive pricing also help bring back hunters year after year. Check out some of the action on YouTube, and for more information about the hunting opportunities available, please contact us at 208.322.5902 or [email protected]

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12.09.16 Friday
Myths About Bowhunting & Exploring Southern Africa – Part 1
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From bowhunting.net, bowhunting biologist Wade Nolan discusses some of the myths about traveling to Africa for a bowhunting safari. Below is a small sample of his article. If you want to read the entire document, it can be found here.

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11.01.16 Tuesday
Getting to Bushmen Safaris
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What airlines fly to South Africa?
Over 75 international airlines service South Africa from all over the world. If you are flying from America, South African Airways (SAA) is represented by Delta Airlines. If flying from Europe, virtually all the airlines fly to South Africa and SAA also service numerous international destinations on the continent.

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10.21.16 Friday
Hunting in South Africa – Tips to Ensure a Successful Trip
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Hunting in South Africa more than a hundred years ago was nothing short of a massacre. Game animals were hunted to near extinction. Today, South Africa has a system of checks and balances to ensure that the wildlife are abundant while providing hunters the opportunity for recreation. The idea of conservation as it relates to hunting began with Paul Kruger in 1894.

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10.07.16 Friday
What’s The Best Way To Prepare For A Bowhunt?
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A bowhunting tip from the good folks at Bowhunting Info that we thought we would share with all of our bowhunting enthusiasts.

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09.21.16 Wednesday
Trophy Hunting: Helping Save Africa’s Wildlife
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Thanks to the efforts of trophy hunters, the white rhino represents one of Africa’s greatest conservation success stories. From a population low of 1800 in 1968, they have flourished to over 20,000 animals under legal hunting programs that have created incentives for landowners to manage areas for the species. The potential for this success to be undermined by industrial-scale poaching for rhino horn—by international criminal syndicates supplying practitioners of traditional Asian medicine—has rightfully captured global attention.
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09.07.16 Wednesday
More Than Just Bowhunting At Bushmen Safaris
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Bushmen Safaris is an ideal destination for more than just world-record trophy hunts. Many of our clients bring their non-hunting wife, family or friends as there are numerous activities for the non-hunters to do while the hunters are out in the bush. Here are some day trip options during your stay at Bushmen Safaris.

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08.22.16 Monday
Is Hunting Africa’s Big Five on Your To-Do List?
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A majority of the hunting in South Africa takes place on enclosed private land, and the amount of game on private land is estimated to be two and a half times greater than the game populations found on public lands. The species taken on these private lands such as Bushmen Safaris include the impala, warthog, greater kudu, blesbok, gemsbok, blue wildebeest, zebra, black wildebeest, southern bushbuck, common waterbuck and springbok.

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08.04.16 Thursday
Photo Tours at Bushmen Safaris in South Africa
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Bushmen Safaris is pleased to offer you a wealth of opportunities to see and photograph wildlife at easily one of the most popular destination for photo safari tours, South Africa.

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07.25.16 Monday
Bow Hunting Blesbok at Bushmen Safaris in South Africa
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Bushmen Safaris, a private 22,000 acre deeded wildlife conservancy in South Africa that offers exclusive bow hunts to archers, is proud to help fulfill hunting dreams by providing a world-class selection of animals for the hunter who is looking for the hunt of a lifetime.

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07.13.16 Wednesday
The Bushmen Safaris Bow Hunting Experience
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The Bushmen Safaris bow hunting experience begins with you being picked up at the airport in Johannesburg, and then you are driven to Bushmen Safaris for game viewing and a relaxing evening in beautiful South Africa. The African bow hunting safari experience starts the following day and continues for the customized length of your stay.

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07.04.16 Monday
Crossbow Hunting with Bushmen Safaris
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Embark on your own hunting journey of a lifetime and experience a crossbow adventure in the wilds of South Africa with Bushmen Safaris. Our professional hunters and experienced staff understand the special needs of a crossbow hunter, and give every individual crossbow hunter the opportunity on the species desired in only the best hunting areas available.

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06.23.16 Thursday
Bushmen Safaris Hunting Glossary (G - Z)
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The number of species that are allowed to be hunted in South Africa is unparalleled, and the Bushmen Safaris hunting properties feature many of these species. In our safari hunting glossary, you can learn more about the animals that will be a welcome addition to your trophy room.

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06.23.16 Thursday
Bushmen Safaris Hunting Glossary (A – E)
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The number of species that are allowed to be hunted in South Africa is unparalleled, and the Bushmen Safaris hunting properties feature many of these species. In our safari hunting glossary, you can learn more about the animals that will be a welcome addition to your trophy room.

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05.30.16 Monday
Bushmen Safaris trips fulfills hunter’s dream
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Since he was a 14-year-old growing up in South Dakota, reading the likes of Jack O’Connor in Outdoor Life magazine, Mryon Maddox has wanted to go on a real African Safari.

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04.19.16 Tuesday
Hunting Nyala in South Africa with Bushmen Safaris
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Bushmen is owned, operated, and setup for the archer. This means that we understand what the archery hunter needs and expects and we make it happen. The Nyala is one of many species available to hunt on Bushmen Safaris wildlife conservancy in South Africa.

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04.05.16 Tuesday
Why is Bushmen Safaris an Expert for Bow Hunting in Africa?
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Bushmen Safaris has years of experience in Africa and your bow hunting trip will evoke memories of lifetime on our private 22,000 acre deeded wildlife conservancy in beautiful South Africa.

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03.22.16 Tuesday
What Makes Bushmen Safaris The Best Place to Hunt?
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  • The Africa bow hunting safaris at Bushmen Safaris allow hunters to experience 10 to 12 thrilling days of hunting.
  • Our reputation has afforded us the title of one of the finest Africa bow hunting safaris anywhere, and our 80% return of clientele is a strong testament to that fact. We have excellent game management, trophy animals, wonderful hospitality, and a devotion to our clients all of which has contributed to our high return rate. 

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03.09.16 Wednesday
Bow Hunting Videos with Bushmen Safaris
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Check out our video page to see what kind of hunting adventures are waiting for you at Bushmen Safaris in South Africa.
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02.22.16 Monday
Hunting in South Africa with Bushmen Safaris
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South Africa has long been one of the most popular hunting destinations in Africa especially as a first time hunting safari destination. Nearly 10,000 international hunters visit annually for plains game and big game hunting on the registered game concessions in South Africa.  As one of the registered concessions, Bushmen Safaris is the ideal African hunting safari destination.
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01.18.16 Monday
Hunting is vital for wildlife and economy in South Africa
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A recent article from Sporting Shooter Magazine discusses how important hunting is to the wildlife and economy of South Africa, which is the home of Bushmen Safaris.
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12.16.15 Wednesday
Trophy Hunting with Bushmen Safaris
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Hunting in Africa is a unique, addictive adventure – more than 80% of our clients are repeat hunters – and Bushmen Safaris will be more than happy to introduce you to the beauty and the wonderful trophy hunting safaris available in South Africa. Whether your African hunting interest is primarily dangerous game, large game, small game, plains hunting, or Big 5 hunting, Bushmen Safaris will help you experience one of the greatest adventures on Earth during your African trophy hunting safari.
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12.09.15 Wednesday
Hunt Strong founder enjoys his time at Bushmen Safaris
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Davie “Crockett” Ferraro founded Hunt Strong - www.ihuntstrong.com - to enhance the lives of outdoors men and women to become more successful in the field. Davie helps get people get in great physical shape to be able to take that one opportunity to make an ethical shot on what could be your trophy of a lifetime. He spent some time hunting at the Bushmen Safaris facility in South Africa and was kind enough to share his experiences.
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11.23.15 Monday
Bow Hunting Blesbok at Bushmen Safaris in South Africa
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Bushmen Safaris, a private 22,000 acre deeded wildlife conservancy in South Africa that offers exclusive bow hunts to archers, is proud to help fulfill hunting dreams by providing a world-class selection of animals for the hunter who is looking for the hunt of a lifetime.
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06.02.15 Tuesday
Hunting is Saving Africa’s Wildlife
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Even the most ardent bunny-huggers can’t deny what hunting does for wildlife. In a headline about the current state of wildlife in Africa, Conde Nast Traveler begrudgingly and sarcastically proclaimed, Perhaps the best way to save wildlife in Africa is to kill it.
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