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Trophy Preparation

If you are intending to take a trophy of any description we would suggest that the first part of that process begins several months before you depart for your Hunt during which time we would ask that you practise your marksmanship and identify ammunition or loads consistent and appropriate for the species desired.

Suffice to say that we have seen some stunning trophy exampled totally ruined through poor shot placement including Cape Buffalo with horns literally shot off, the same with Klipspringer and Kudu, in fact we have seen all manner of damage done before the beast has even been grassed including one Hunter who especially wanted a Zebra flat skin, only to ruin the hyde by taking 12 shots at the beast, one of which left an 18 inch graze across it’s back!

Once you have taken your animal and had the obligatory trophy photographs taken, the next thing that needs attention is the caping of the trophy in sufficient time to prevent deterioration and damage to the cape. Most hair slippage is caused by poor preparation of the trophy in the field and special care should be exercised when skinning and salting the trophy, after which the skull horns and hide should be taken to your preferred taxidermist as soon as realistically possible.

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