Hunting season is fast approaching and as manufacturers of custom rifles, nothing gets us more excited that seeing success photos of our happy customers! Well, to be honest, if we were the ones in the photos, that would make us happy, but we can’t spend every single day hunting. Can we?
One thing I heard early on in my process of deciding to go to Africa was when you get there, take what Africa gives you. That sounded like a really strange thing to say, I am such a planner and I had my wish list and when I heard that I immediately thought, I am not going to take the first animal I see. I quickly found out on my next hunt that that is not what they meant at all, in fact quite the opposite.
So you're planning a big trip to Africa and the time is come to start thinking about what to bring with you. There can be a lot of small details depending on what type of hunting you are going to do and what outfitter you are going with. That being said, here are the 5 things that I would pay close attention to when packing for Africa, specifically a rifle hunt.