When hunting common reedbuck, although very alert and quick out of the tall grass or reeds, reedbuck will never run too far before stopping, often giving the hunter an opportunity for a shot. Somerby Safaris offers outstanding common reedbuck hunting in the best areas with experienced and skilled professional hunters. We will take you on an unforgettable common reedbuck hunt that will be rewarded with a stunning trophy. We conduct our common reedbuck hunts in the Limpopo, Free State, Western Cape, Eastern Cape and Zululand provinces of South Africa.
The common reedbuck is a medium-sized antelope, distinguished by a long neck and body, muscular legs, and strong hindquarters. Only the males have horns, which are usually short, heavily ridged, and curved forward. Colours are from yellowish to grey-brown. The throat and chest are a grayish white and the belly is almost pure white. They have an average shoulder height of 37 inches and weigh approximately 140 pounds.
Limpopo, Free State, Western Cape, Eastern Cape and Zululand provinces of South Africa
Common reedbuck, are always in or near marshes or reed beds with open water. They thrive along floodplains and open grassland with tall grass for protection, and try to avoid thickets and rocky areas.
When Hunting a Trophy Common Reedbuck, they are always in or near marshes or reed beds with open water. Thrives along floodplains and open grassland with tall grass for protection. Tries to avoid thickets and rocky areas. Dependent on water.
For common reedbuck hunting, the 7mm or .270 is more than sufficient.
In terms of shot placement on your common reedbuck hunt will be straight up the foreleg about one third into the body. This will result in the high heart shot and your reedbuck will be taken down.
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