An African plains game safari is something I have always dreamt of. My name is Sol Griffith, and I run Diamond Z Outdoors. We are a small (but growing) organization dedicated to wildlife conservation, promoting fair-chase hunting, preservation, and care of public land, and introducing the sportsman way of life to new hunters.
Growing up, I was an avid reader, and Green Hills of Africa by Ernest Hemingway and African Game Trails by Theodore Roosevelt were always my first choices. I read both ten times each. I had a deep passion for hunting in Africa from an early age, and hunting the Dark Continent has always been a dream.
Video from our Hunt in Africa
When are you planning your African Plains Game Safari?
This last fall, I finally had the opportunity to make that dream a reality and booked an African plains game safari with Nick Bowker Hunting in South Africa.
I chose to hunt with Nick because, first and foremost, he runs a low-fence, free-range operation with no captive-bred or planted animals.
The second reason was the hunting value – 7 animals for an unbeatable price.
Nick was great to work with, and very understanding as we ran into some difficulties with getting dates worked out, but it all came together.
I have an easy time telling a story with video than words. So I will let the videos tell the story.
As an amateur movie maker, I captured all the hunts on video and have the videos attached. I hope you will enjoy watching them, and please leave any comments below.
It was a real hunt, we got lucky with a few animals, but we worked for the others. All-in-all, I ended up harvesting eight animals, seven trophy animals, and one cull on my African plains game safari.