Jofie’s Safari Journal

Gideon

Gideon

As published in the January issue of the African Hunting Gazette Namibia 2017 By Jofie Lamprecht There are some stories that must be written. If they are not, they will only be remembered by those that were there in the heat and dust, with thirst on their thick tongues, and their minds wandering far away […]

Baby Jofie is here

Baby Jofie is here

  It was with a storm of uncertain emotion that we left the house on 24 November 2017. Maryke said she did not feel right, but she did not want to go to the doctor. I contacted the doctor and she said we should come in – right round the corner from our Windhoek house. […]

Safari Journal with Jofie Lamprecht Nov17

Safari Journal with Jofie Lamprecht Nov17

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8 foot tall, weighing in at 8 pounds...

8 foot tall, weighing in at 8 pounds…

by Jofie Lamprecht There is only one hunting companion that fits this description. Scruffy Vermaak and many other professional hunters would whole-heartedly agree! They will never leave your side, save you in any dangerous situation, listen to you with that captivated head cocked look… Be by your side when your heart aches, and when it […]

The killer

The killer

By Jofie Lamprecht   The killer’s eyes lock onto the prey. The observers collectively hold their breaths – will this be the moment they have been waiting for? Cameras clutched tightly for the prized photo of the trip. A quick advance of the stalk. Breathless anticipation in the air. The antelope is clueless to the […]

HUNTING THE AFRICAN BUFFALO – edited Peter Flack

NATURE’S DEBT COLLECTOR – THE SIX SUBSPECIES   The object has been to provide the reader with all the information it is possible to glean from a book about all the different buffalo subspecies in Africa and how to go about hunting them. To this end, there are articles by hunters of yesteryear, top professional […]

Oct17 Safari Journal with Jofie Lamprecht

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Value of trophy hunting in Namibia’s economy

Approximately N$ 100 million generated by trophy hunting industry in communal conservancies per year in the primary sector. These funds go directly to the communities.   Approximately N$ 450 million is generated from hunting on private game farms per year in the primary sector.   The Namibian government earns approximately N$ 10 million from trophy […]

A letter to Mr. Derek Joubert

A letter to Mr. Derek Joubert

by Jofie Lamprecht   Taken from a Facebook post: Sound bites from filmmaker Derek Joubert.   This is not an attack. This is a debate, and I believe that these questions need answers:   “Show me a piece of hunting land and give me the balance sheet of what it really earns for that nation […]

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