We are pleased to announce these live auction items available at our May 5th banquet. Make sure you buy your banquet tickets today and join us for an evening of fun that benefits the future of hunting and wildlife conservation.
LIVE AUCTION ITEMS
LA-01 Mexican Coues Whitetail Deer Hunt
6 Day Coues Whitetail Deer Rifle Hunt for one hunter on a private 8,000-acre beautiful ranch in Old Mexico called Rancho El Tobaco y Carcerias, which is owned by Mario Rogel, a Phoenix Chapter board member. Mario has been outfitting hunts on his ranch for more than 20 years. The ranch is located in Sonora, Mexico, approximately 3-1/2 hours from Nogales, and has 100 miles of interior roads. Hunting will be done by vehicle and on foot. You will see lots of deer. The average trophy size is 110”. The hunt includes accommodations, guide, trophy fees, meals, game care and ranch transportation. Not Included: trophy preparation, completing paperwork, obtaining gun permits and clearing check points - a $500 charge and Mario will personally assist with all of these arrangements (he is an attorney, licensed in Mexico). An additional hunter can be added for $3,500.00. Contact Info: Mario Rogel, Telephone 520-256-4793, Email firstname.lastname@example.org. Outfitter is in attendance. Phoenix Chapter board member Mario Rogel will be your guide.
LA-02 Barto Antler Knives Steak Knife Set.
Own a gorgeous steak knife set hand crafted by renowned artist Ben Barto of Dubois, Wyoming. Beautiful handmade knives proudly made in Wyoming USA. This will be a true table top decoration show stopper. www.bartoantlerknives.com.
**Actual steak knife set to be auctioned will differ from that pictured above. The picture above gives the bidder a general idea of the quality of the knife set to be auctioned. The actual number of knives maybe less than that depicted.**
LA-03 Ontario Grouse and Duck Hunt
5-day duck and grouse combo hunt using retrievers and pointing dogs in Kapuskasing, Ontario for 1 hunter, valid for the 2018 or 2019 season depending upon availability. The closest commercial airport is in Timmins, Ontario (approximately 100 miles from Kapuskasing) where clients can rent a pick up or a SUV. Airport pick up and return is available $500. The hunter is welcome to bring their own retriever and/or pointing dog and is encouraged to bring other hunters along. Groups up to 10 are welcome. Lodging (7 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms), meals (breakfast, sack lunch and home-style dinner), guides with retrievers and pointing dogs are all included. Before and after hunt expenses, travel to and from hunting area and gratuities are not included. The Kapuskasing area, with its mixed forests of pine, birch and aspen is perfect for excellent numbers of ruffed grouse as well as sharp tail and spruce grouse. The cover is light, with good visibility for doable shooting and easy walking. Expect 7 to 10 flushes an hour on average. You will also hunt ducks and geese in large rice bays on the famous Kap river, the 1st staging area for birds coming off James Bay. Expect large numbers of blacks and mallards and many other species such as widgeon, teal, pintail woodies, etc. There are plenty of divers: ring bill lesser scaup, golden eye etc. Contact Info: Peter with Kapriver Retrievers & Outfitters, Telephone (705) 335-3163, Email email@example.com, Website www.kapriveroutfitters.ca
LA-04 Javelina Hunt in Southeast Arizona with Purple Heart Veterans
Support our veterans by joining Rincon Outfitters and one or more Purple Heart award recipients on this 3-day javelina hunt in Southeast Arizona. You will hunt alongside some real-life heroes - Purple Heart Veterans. Hunting will be done on foot, ATV and vehicle. Number of Hunters: One (1) hunter, no non-hunters. Date of Hunt: General Arizona Javelina Season 2019, hunt is for three (3) days. Hunt arrival and departure point is Tucson, Arizona. Included in Hunt: 2x1 guided hunt, trophy fees, trophy prep, field prep, wall tent base camp accommodations and meals. Not Included: Arizona hunting license, Javelina permit/tag (Application deadline October with chance of success 100%). Contact Info: Rom Dryden, Phone 520-349-6497, Email firstname.lastname@example.org, Website www.rinconoutfitters.com. **The Phoenix Chapter donates money to enable the veterans to go on this hunt.**
LA-05 South African Hunt for Kudu, Red Hartebeest, Waterbuck, Reedbuck, Porcupine and Jackal
7 Day/6 Night (5 Hunting Days) Hunt in the Limpopo Province of South Africa for two hunters with Trophy Fees for one Kudu, one Red Hartebeest, one Waterbuck, one Reedbuck, one Porcupine and two Jackal included. Additional species available at standard rates. Outfitter is in attendance. Hunt must take place no later than August 2019. Does not include: international and domestic air travel, taxidermy, dipping, packing and shipping of your trophies, meet/greet by an independent company at airplane jet way for assistance through customs and firearm importation procedures. ($100.00), rifle hire, gratuities, hotel accommodations before or after hunt, permits for primates/cats/predators which needs to be applied for and paid in full before the hunt commences, as well as all CITES permits, and daily excursions outside of TDK hunting area. Hunting dates for this donation need to be secured within 30 days of the auction date. To secure a date there will be a $500.00 deposit which will only be deducted from additional animal trophy fees. This is a non-refundable deposit in the case of no show or cancelation. This operation is owned and operated by local Cave Creek residents and Phoenix Chapter members Wes and Lisa McArtor with TDK Safaris. Contact: Phone (307) 213-1007 Email Lisa.McArtor@TDKSafaris.com Website www.TDKSafaris.com. Donor Value: $12,650 plus $1,000 towards taxidermy.
**This Hunt also includes two $500 gift certificates to Southwest Wildlife Taxidermy, an exhibitor in attendance.**
LA-06 Gould's Turkey in Sonora Mexico
3-Day/4 Night Guided Gould's Turkey Hunt in Sonora Mexico near Banamichi in May 2019 during the peak of mating season. The ranches are between 30 and 50 square miles in area. Rustic ranch house accommodations are provided with beds, bathroom, and a hot shower. Contact: Bobby Boido, Executive Director of the Arizona Chapter of SCI – Phone (520) 490-8367 Email email@example.com
LA-07 New Zealand Bull Tahr Hunt
5 Day Hunt for One Hunter for a Himalayan Bull Tahr. This is a private land free range foot hunt on a 35,000 acre ranch of moderate to steep hill country in the Canterbury province of the Southern Alps of New Zealand. Hunt is available June-July 2019 and March-July 2020. Additional hunters and non-hunters may join the hunt. Also available red stags, fallow bucks, bull elk, chamois and more as per outfitter's price list. Hunt includes trophy fee for Bull Tahr. Contact: Jason Kidd, New Zealand Custom Outfitters Ltd. Phone +64 27 684-4759 Email firstname.lastname@example.org Website http://www.huntfishadventures.co.nz/
LA-08 Ontario Canada Winter Wolf Hunt
6 day / 7 night guided Trophy Wolf Hunt for one hunter and one wolf in Kapuskasing Ontario in the James Bay Frontier of Northeastern Ontario. This outfitter is famous for his wolf drives. Professional Guide and Owner Peter Martin has over 35 years’ experience chasing these elusive predators and is regarded as one of the best in the business. This hunt takes place from December 1st – March 15th. Hunts are conducted on over 1,000 square miles of prime wolf habitat. The average weight is 100 pounds with mature males in the 125 pounds range. The majority of hunting is conducted by placing hunters surrounding sectors that have established active bait sites and then driving the wolves out to hunters on stand. This is a rifle only hunt with a minimum of a 243 caliber but 30 caliber preferred. Average shots are 125 yards at walking targets. Shot opportunity is 90% with proficiency @ off hand shooting being desirable. Groups up to 10 are welcome and the winning bidder is encouraged to bring other hunters along with them to enjoy this great experience ($3,000 per hunter). Closest airport is Timmins, Ontario (90 miles) where clients must rent a truck that will be needed to drive to hunting areas daily. Licenses are not included ($400) but are available over the counter. License for a 2nd wolf is $260.00. There is a trophy prep caping fee of $100.00 per wolf. Not included is before and after hunt expenses and gratuities. Lodging (8 bedrooms & 5 bathrooms), meals (hot breakfast, sack lunch & home-style dinner) & guide provided. This hunt is valid for the 2018 or 2019 hunting seasons depending upon availability. Contact Info: Peter with Kapriver Retrievers & Outfitters, Telephone (705) 335-3163, Email email@example.com, Website www.kapriveroutfitters.ca
LA-09 Wyoming Wilderness Elk Hunt
LA-09 Wyoming Wilderness Elk Hunt
7 Day Horseback Bull Elk Hunt in the 198,525-acre Fitzpatrick Wilderness for One Hunter in the beautiful Wind River mountain range of northeast Wyoming, near Dubois, Wyoming guided by Cody Brown, owner of Wind River Back Country Outfitters. This fair chase hunt can be scheduled for the 2019 through 2021 hunting seasons. Hunter must apply to draw a tag. It may take a coupe of years to get drawn. Included: guide, horse transportation (max weight of rider 275 lbs.), wall tent and wood stove accommodations, meals, field prep, and trophy fees. Not included, transportation to Wyoming, tips for guides and wranglers. Non-hunters can be added for $850 per person. Contact: Cody Brown (307) 455-3111 Email firstname.lastname@example.org www.facebook.com/wrbodubois/
**This Hunt also includes a $800 gift certificate to Stephen Hoadley Taxidermy, located in Dubois, Wyoming and 7 days use of a secluded private home in Dubois, Wyoming located on the Wind River (excellent fishing) and within walking distance to downtown, which can accommodate 4-12 people (with the teepee) and which can be used on separate dates. Responsible children and pets, including horses are very welcome.**
LA-10 Noble Ruler Bronze Sculpture
Exquisite bronze Sculpture by renowned and prolific artist Lorenzo Ghiglieri - 20"h x 23"w x14”d. Edition Size: 100. Perfect for decorating your home or office. Gallery Value: $32,500
LA-11 Argentina High Volume Dove Hunt
4-Day/3 Night Guided Dove Hunt in Cordoba, Argentina at the Dona Coca Lodge for Four Hunters with HP Wingshooting Adventures. Hunt year round with no limits on the number of birds taken. Included in the hunt: Included: meals and accommodations in a private estancia, open bar, full service staff, guide, driver, chefs & bird boys. Not included in the hunt: flight to Cordoba – Argentina, ammo - shells 100 boxes $1,350.00 per/hunter, hunting license - $375.00 per/hunter, gun rental - $350.00 per/hunter, airport transfer - $150.00 & tips. Contact Info: Debbie Gomez, Telephone (786) 243-3170, Email email@example.com, Website www.hpwingshooting.com. This package is a $6,400 value.
LA-12 Navajo Trophy Deer Permit
The Trophy Deer permit is valid for any 7 consecutive days in December 2018. Hunt units 1- 5 are open. A licensed Navajo Nation guide is required and must accompany the hunter any time he/she is on Navajo Nation lands, including during scouting activities prior to the hunt. A successful hunter must have their deer checked by Department personnel to have harvest information collected. Come hunt for a Mule Deer Trophy of a lifetime. Winning Bidder must complete and sign required paperwork, contact Dan Holwerda for more details (firstname.lastname@example.org).
LA-13 South African Crocodile Hunt
5 Day Crocodile Hunt in the Limpopo Province of South Africa on the banks of the Limpopo River, Bordering Botswana, Swartwater area for two hunters. Trophy fee for one crocodile included, second hunter can also take a crocodile at a $3,500 Trophy fee. All inclusive (meals, accommodations, PH, transport to and from Airport, permits etc.). Hunt can be taken 2018 or 2019. Additional plains game species available and additional hunters and days can be added at standard rates. Contact: Steyn Potgieter Email email@example.com Website www.espsafaris.co.za Hunt Value $8,000.
LA-14 Michigan Trophy Whitetail Deer Estate Hunt
3-day estate hunt for one hunter for a whitetail buck of a lifetime in beautiful western Michigan, just northwest of Grand Rapids. 2018 or 2019 hunting seasons. Hunt includes accommodations and meals and the hunter’s choice of either a credit of (i) $3000 towards a 180-190” deer (remaining cost is $5,500 if a deer is wounded or killed), (ii) $4000 towards a 190-200” deer (remaining cost is $6,000 if a deer is wounded or killed), or (iii) $5000 credit towards a 200-230” deer (remaining cost is $8,500 if a deer is wounded or killed). All hunters have a 1-on-1 guide who is very knowledgeable and highly experienced and who will tell you in which price range the deer falls. If the deer happens to be bigger than the guide said, the error is the outfitters. On the contrary, if the deer is in a reduced price range, the outfitter will refund the difference. Extra days and non-hunters can be added for $150/day per person. Hunt can be upgraded to even larger deer at outfitters standard rates.
LA-15 Ontario Canada Fall Black Bear Hunt
5-day guided Bear Hunt for one hunter in Kapuskasing Ontario in the James Bay Frontier of Northeastern Ontario. Fish in the morning for Walleye or Northern Pike and hunt bear in the evenings. Valid for the 2018 or 2019 season depending upon availability. The Spring hunt is from May 15 thru June 15 and the Fall hunt August 15 thru Sept.10. Lodging and guides are provided. Outfitter hunts three huge Bear Management Areas covering over 3500 sq. Kilometers. The average bear is 200-300 lbs. but 400-500 lbs. bruins are possible. Color phase bears are also fairly common. Over 90% kill opportunity. Not included travel expenses to camp (you can drive in), airport transfer fees ($500 optional), meals and license ($350). Contact Info: Peter with Kapriver Retrievers & Outfitters, Telephone (705) 335-3163, Email firstname.lastname@example.org, Website www.kapriveroutfitters.ca
LA-16 South Dakota Pheasant Hunt
2 Day / 2 Night All Inclusive Pheasant Hunt for four hunters at the Pheasant City Lodge in Wessington, South Dakota. Package includes trap shooting, field ammo, trap ammo, transportation to/from hunting fields, seasoned guides with well-trained pointing and flushing dogs. Included: accommodations, meals, field transportation, bird processing and freezing. Additional days can be added at an SCI rate of $400 per day/per hunter. This package is a $6,400 value.
LA-17 Navajo Special Elk Permit
The Special Elk permit will be valid for any 30 days (does not have to be consecutive) during a split season of September 1 to October 15, 2018 and January 1 to February 15, 2019. Units 1-16 are open. A licensed Navajo Nation guide is required and must accompany the hunter any time he/she is on Navajo Nation lands, including during scouting activities prior to the hunt. A successful hunter must have their deer checked by Department personnel to have harvest information collected. Come hunt for a fair chase bull of a lifetime. Winning Bidder must complete and sign required paperwork, contact Dan Holwerda for more details (email@example.com).
LA-18 Exquisite Saddle Made by Bob’s Custom Saddles
**Actual saddle to be auctioned will differ from that pictured below. The picture below gives the bidder a general idea of the quality of the saddle to be auctioned. The saddle to be auctioned will be darker brown **
Own a beautiful and functional saddle made by Bob’s Custom Saddles. Bob's Custom Saddles has been making the finest custom western saddles in the world since 1977. All Bob's Custom Saddles are hand-crafted by lifelong artisan saddle makers. They hand-tool every saddle, hand-lay every ground seat, hand-stitch every seat and hand-craft each cantle. Bob's Custom Saddles are built on the finest trees available and from hand-picked, top-grain Herman Oak Leather, real sheepskin and hand-engraved sterling silver or silver overlay. Bob’s Custom Saddles is an exhibitor tonight. Contact: Chris Weaver Phone 480-948-2481 Email firstname.lastname@example.org Website https://www.bobscustomsaddles.com
MSRP - $8,000
LA-19 South African Photo Safari in the Big Five Game Reserve
7 Day / 6 Night Photo Safari for two people in the Big Five Game Reserve in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. This safari lodge is situated in a Big Five endangered species reserve who received international recognition for the introduction of 28 black rhino (2005) as an effort to conserve the highly endangered species. The Reserve is approximately 60,000 acres and also hosts among others, elephant, rhino, leopard, lion, buffalo, cheetah, African wild dog, hyena and plains game animals that are native to the area. Included: luxury accommodations (your own en-suite chalet with a swimming pool, dining room, lounge, bar and an outdoor fire place for your evening enjoyment) and meals for two and two game drives per day. Winner will have the option to hunt prior, during or after at discounted daily rates. The following excursions are available to be added at additional rates: elephant interaction, guided walks, hiking trails, day trips to Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve, Tembe Elephant Park, Isimangeliso Park, Mkuze Game Reserve, Ithala Game Reserve, Isimangaliso Park, tiger fishing, big game fishing, boat trips at lake St Lucia, river boat cruises, Zulu Cultural Villages, horse riding, cheetah rehab centre, whale watching, scuba diving, snorkelling, golf excursions, turtle tours, curio shopping, crocodile centre, night drives, health spa. Not included: all transfers, airfares, laundry, beverages, telephone and internet are available at extra cost. Additional parties can be added at standard rates. Contact: E-mail: email@example.com Website: www.africanspiritphotosafaris.co.za. Trip Value $6,300
LA-20 Spain Hunt with 2009 SCI's Outstanding Int'l Professional Hunter
5-day hunt in Spain for one hunter and the choice of either bringing one observer or receiving a $2,000 credit towards trophy fees ($1,000 per trophy) for the animals of your choice. Included in this donation: Reception at the Madrid Int’l Airport, assistance at gun clearance and gun permit fees, all land transportation, five days full board top class accommodations for one hunter, English speaking professional hunter and scouting. Hunter is responsible for trophy fees [species available are any of our 4 different varieties of Spanish Ibex (Gredos, Beceite, Southeastern & Ronda) - $7,900/each, Iberian Red Deer, European Fallow Deer, Iberian Mouflon Sheep & Balearean Boc - $4,900/each, European Roe Deer - $3,700, Pyrenean or Cantabrian Chamois - $5,500/each, Aoudad - $6,900], hunting insurance ($95), hunting license ($295/State) and 21% V.A.T. on total value. Accommodations will be at El Castañar, our XVth century hunting lodge, while hunting in the Toledo Mts. This property has been owned by the same family since the XVth century, and has hosted the Spanish Royal family hunts for generations. In other mountain ranges you will stay at the nicest hotels close to the hunting areas and enjoy the finest restaurants where traditional cuisine is spectacular. Success rate has been 100% for several years. Besides top-class accommodations and spectacular cuisine, you will enjoy breathtaking sceneries, see how fighting bulls are raised and managed, maybe a bull fight at the private bull ring in the property, golf, wonderful shopping and sightseeing. Giuseppe encourages you to bring your spouse, as this unforgettable experience is as enjoyable for the hunter as it is for the companion. This hunt is good for 2018 and 2019. Contact: Curro Carrizosa Phone +34 913 572 064 Email firstname.lastname@example.org Website www.giuseppecarrizosa.com. Donor Value $7,000.00.
LA-21 Combination Missouri Turkey Hunt and South African Safari
2-Day/3 Night Guided Turkey Hunt for one hunter in northern Missouri adjacent to the Iowa border in Spring 2019. Included: meals, beverages and accommodations.
Also included as part of this combination hunt is a 5 Day Hunt in the Limpopo Province of South Africa near the Botswana border for two to four hunters with a $1,000 credit towards trophy fees. Included: meals, beverages and accommodations. Additional species and days available at standard rates. If the safari is extended to 10-days the trophy fee credit will be increased to $2,000. Contact: Benjamin Helbing Phone 608-515-4731 Email email@example.com Website www.double2ranch.com and http://www.wwbeest.com
LA-22 Custom Firearm Woodcarving from Lance Larson Studio
LA-22 Custom Firearm Woodcarving from Lance Larson Studio
This is a certificate for $1,000 worth of custom gun stock carving on the firearm of winning bidder’s choice by Lance Larson of Lance Larson Studio. Lance’s Custom Gunstock Carvings and Ivory Inlays have earned numerous Awards at Arizona’s State Fair and other carving competitions. Lance is in attendance tonight and has a booth exhibiting his work. Contact: Lance Larson, Phone 480-292-0996 Email firstname.lastname@example.org, Website www.lancelarsonstudio.com
LA-23 Montana Fly Fishing Trip
2 day / 3 night fly fishing trip for two in Whitehall, Montana located southeast of Butte. Float the Big Hole, Madison or Jefferson Rivers or other nearby creeks and fly fish for rainbow, brown and cutthroat trout. Good only for June / July 2018. Included: meals, lodging and field transportation. Not included, fishing license ($28), transfer fees from Butte, MT airport, tips and airfare. Contact: Sherry Cargill Phone 406-494-2960 Email email@example.com Website www.ironwheel.com
LA-24 Roe Deer Hunt in Serbia
5-day (3 hunting days, 2 tourism days) / 6 night Roe Deer hunt in Serbia for 2 hunters or 1 hunter and 1 observer. Hunting is in cultivated fields, and by searching by off-road vehicles and shooting on foot. Expect to see 50-100 animals during the 3 hunting days. Included: trophy fees for one representative Roe Deer (up to 350 gr.), assistance for settlement of customs formalities at the Belgrade airport in arrival and departure, use of 4x4 vehicle during the stay (2 hunters with one vehicle), lodging and full board in 3-4 hotels or hunting lodges, assistance of professional hunter and local game keepers, field preparation of trophies. Not included: airfare tickets, rent a rifle with ammo 150 US$ for hunt, VAT 20% (be added on donation value and total bill), Serbian hunting license 140 US$, official measurement 35 US$ per trophy, cape 100 US$, single 4x4 vehicle for hunt 200 US$ per day, packing, export documentation and sending of trophies, tips, drinks and gratuities. Extra hunter can be added for $4,100, extra observer for $2,500; extra hunting days for $550. Additional Roe Deer (up to gold medal) can be added for $1,500 or a package of 5 extra Roe Deer (up to gold medal) for $4,500. Add Russian wild boar without size limit for $1,500, Mouflon sheep without size limit for $3,550, racka sheep for $3,450, feral goat for $2,450, jackal for $1,100, wild cat for $1,850, badger for $950, wild turkey for $800. Contact: Aleksandar Sasha Belancic Phone +3 8163512215 Email firstname.lastname@example.org Website www.safari-eha.com Donation Value $6,600.
LA-25 Jungle Hunt in the Yucatán Peninsula
7-day Mexican Campeche jungle hunt for two hunters. This 1x1 guided hunt will take place in the southern Mexico state of Campeche, on 200,000 acres of jungle. This area is home to some very unique species like the brocket deer and the beautiful ocellated turkey. This outfitter has hosted many celebrity hunters like Jim Shockey (3 times), Craig Boddington (2 times), and Colorado Buck (2 times) and may other celebrities. Schedule this hunt with the outfitter for open dates from March 15-May 30, 2018 or 2019. This donation includes the trophy fees for three species (one of each specie) for each hunter. Hunters will have their choice of the following species: Red brocket deer, gray brocket deer, collared peccary, agouti, paca, coati, ocellated turkey, great curassow, crested guan, chachalaca and perdiz. Included is transportation during the hunt, chalets and mosquito tent camp accommodations, meals, trophy fees for three species for each hunter, packaging and field prep. Hunt arrival and departure point is Campeche, Mexico. Transportation during the hunt will be by foot and vehicle and method of take is shotgun. Firearms are available to be rented from outfitter ($150 per week). Additional hunters are welcome for $4,500 and non-hunters for $1,500. Not included are landowner fees ($1,400 per hunter), licenses ($350 per hunter), tags ($200 per species), Trophy Exportation Cites, crating, shipping and handling, before and after hunt expenses in Campeche, and gratuities. Hunt can be upgraded to include more days and species per the outfitter’s current price list. Contact: Aflredo Lamadrid Phone 52-1-55-4352-0077 Email email@example.com. mx Website www.balammexico.com Hunt Value: $9,000.00
LA-26 Villa in Costa Rica
6 Day / 6 Nights for eight people in an exquisite villa in Costa Rica. Located on the central west coast, the villa of your choice will be among the best that Costa Rica has to offer, each featuring four bedrooms, private pool and breathtaking views of jungle, mountain or ocean. Just minutes from the small surf village of Jaco, you and your party will enjoy a rich Central American culture with great night life as well as numerous activities both on water and land. Spend the day on a canopy tour over the jungle or strap in and rappel down one of the many beautiful waterfalls just minutes from your house. This part of Costa Rica also offers world-class offshore fishing. Don’t forget to bring home your catch so that one of our chefs can prepare a dinner you’ll never forget. Combining the freedom and space of a private estate with the personalized attention of a professional concierge, these villas offer a unique blend of opulent seclusion and exceptional service that is second to none. Treat your family and/or friends to an amazing getaway. Contact: Jacob Wallace Phone 803-256-0600 Email Jacob@sportingadv.com Website www.sportingadv.com