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Wingshooting Botswana

Few wingshooting experiences can match Botswana's Okavango, an immense delta laced with lagoons, islands and endless grassy plains. Many destinations offer high volume shooting, however, at the Okavango you are likely to have a parade of elephant, lion and other game parading through the waterhole during your shoot.

Enjoy shooting a huge variety of wild birds under wild African skies - dove, francolin, helmeted guinea fowl and dove. Take a few extra days and move to the Kalahari for the best sand grouse shooting available if you happen to be travelling in season.

CLIMATE & HEALTH

Botswana is generally warm to hot in April and May, reaching 30C. The days tend to be warm and the nights cold during June, July and August (can be freezing at night), warming up again in September.

Botswana areas are Malaria areas. Always consult your local travel doctor for vaccination requirements for this area. Your professional hunter carries a first aid kit, while sophisticated medical services are available in nearby towns and cities.

WHAT TO BRING

  • 2 pairs good walking boots or running shoes, worn in
  • 4 pairs good socks
  • 3 pairs long hunting pants - dark khaki or olive green
  • 3 pairs hunting shirts - dark khaki or olive green
  • 1 Realtree coverall with zip
  • 1 hunting jacket - dark khaki or olive green
  • 1 warm sweater or jumper
  • Gloves
  • Hat or cap
  • Casual wear for evenings
  • Sunscreen, insect repellent
  • Personal camera equipment, binoculars
  • Malaria prophylaxis

For all charter flights 1 soft case per gun as hard cases won't fit into the plane (we will arrange storage at point of departure).

Please note: Military style camo is not permitted in most African countries, but Realtree types are normally accepted. laundry is done each day except for the days we change camp and the day of departure.

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