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    Hippo Hunting in Zimbabwe with Ike Eastman

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    What rifle,caliber and bullet do forum members use for most of their Hippo hunting?

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    Quote Originally Posted by shootbrownelk View Post
    What rifle,caliber and bullet do forum members use for most of their Hippo hunting?
    I don’t go Hippo hunting often... but when I do I use the 6.5 Creedmoor.
    For many hunters the stigma of being unsuccessful has become so unbearable that the satisfaction of the hunt itself has become lost...

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    Quote Originally Posted by CoHiCntry View Post
    I don’t go Hippo hunting often... but when I do I use the 6.5 Creedmoor.
    Hahahahaha.
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    Quote Originally Posted by shootbrownelk View Post
    What rifle,caliber and bullet do forum members use for most of their Hippo hunting?
    Just like with buffalo, many countries have a .375 caliber (or 9.2mm in the case of Zimbabwe) minimum for hunting hippo. Monolithic solids or premium controlled expansion bullets (Swift A-Frame, Barnes TSX, etc) are very good on hippo.

 

 

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