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Offline buejeger

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Piggy Fight
« on: March 31, 2011, 06:49:00 AM »
Well its been almost two years since I was last in Africa...  I am pining...  looking forward to the next time.. and whilst perusing my photos I found this little video I thought you all would like...

I was in my ghille suit doing a bit of sneak/stop/wait/scan with binos around a water hole...  I had been dropped off in the morning at a tower overlooking the water hole, but after a couple of hours sitting up there I decided to get down and do some walking...

I had with me my wheelie bow and my black widow..  I left the wheels at the base of the tower and left with my Black Widow psaII in my hands... easton fmj shafts tipped with silverflames and carefully stalked my way long the edge of some thorn trees overlooking the water...   I could see a muddy area on the other side and decided that if I could creep along the dam, and get into the trees there it would make a great ambush spot...  as I though that two really nice Impala came wandering along... my heart raced... I slowly went down on my knees and moved very slowly into heavier cover... if they kept coming then they would pass about 25 yards in front of me...  maybe closer if I was lucky...   they were at 60 yards and stopped...  5 yards more... stopped..   I reached down to set up the video recorder when WHACK!  something made the most amazing noise and the two impalas jumped about 12 feet straight up and then hightailed it out of there...  I could not believe my luck...  but then I saw the source of the noise..  two male warthogs going at it in the muddy spot I was originally planning on stalking my way into...  I managed to get a little of this on video as a "second prize"
Oh how I miss Africa...
Enjoy:  (about a 15 meg file)
   piggy fight
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Offline Margly

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Re: Piggy Fight
« Reply #1 on: March 31, 2011, 07:18:00 AM »
WOW nathan  :)
that just makes me wanna go back even more  :)

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Offline elknutz

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Re: Piggy Fight
« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2011, 09:29:00 AM »
Good footage, thanks!
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Offline JohnnyWayne

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Re: Piggy Fight
« Reply #3 on: April 01, 2011, 10:48:00 PM »
That was pretty cool   :clapper:
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Offline Mike Vines

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Re: Piggy Fight
« Reply #4 on: April 02, 2011, 05:29:00 PM »
Thanks for sharing the story and the video.
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Offline rushlush

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Re: Piggy Fight
« Reply #5 on: April 14, 2011, 03:52:00 PM »
Very cool, thanks for sharring!

Offline graybark uk

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Re: Piggy Fight
« Reply #6 on: April 18, 2011, 12:53:00 PM »
roll on august ,shame you wont be there this time nathan .its a special place for our gang ,lots of good memories   :campfire:
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Offline buejeger

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Re: Piggy Fight
« Reply #7 on: April 27, 2011, 05:57:00 PM »
Yea, great times, but gotta prioritise business this year... But I will be back!  :D
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