Nyala are the most beautiful and highly prized of all the South African species of big game. When hunted in the thick forest of Zululand’s jungles, they are truly the Bongo of South Africa. Hunting the province of KwaZulu-Natal, where Shaka was responsible for the deaths of over 1,000,000 humans, three hunters each stalk and shoot a magnificent Nyala with professional hunter Bill Wille. In addition, you will experience the on-camera hunting of the highly prized Red Duiker plus Blue Wildebeest, Bushpig, Southern Reedbuck, Southern Impala, and Warthog as only Sportsmen on Film can put you there!
Thanks to private landowners, enlightened game departments, and responsible professional hunters, the indigenous wildlife of South Africa has proliferated in recent decades; and not just the more common species, but also the species that have made remarkable comebacks from near extinction including black wildebeest, bontebok, and white rhino. To encourage the hunting of all of the challenging indigenous game animals of South Africa, the Professional Hunters; Association of South Africa (“PHASA”) now gives an award to those hunters who successfully pursue The South African 37. This video not only shows all 37 qualifying species, including 30 on-camera hunts, but it also shows much of the travel and scenery that has caused South Africa to be called “a world in one country”
Kudu are the most sought after of Africa’s big game. South Africa is home to the Eastern Cape Greater Kudu and the Southern Greater Kudu; the latter growing the largest horns of all the Kudu. In the Eastern Cape, professional hunter Bill Wille of Professionals of Africa guides both Ken and Ryan Wilson to record book Kudu on a safari hosted by Arthur Rudman. In the Transvaal, Bill guides the Wilsons to two more huge Kudu including a monster 60 incher. Numerous record book bulls are passed on-camera including eight different Kudu with horns of 54 to 58 inches!Caracal have never before been hunted on-camera. With the assistance of Rex Amm, Bill Wille guides his wife, Donna, and the Wilsons to three big, male Caracal…the infamous killers of both domestic and wild stock that are also known as the African Lynx.