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#5701782 - 04/15/15 06:56 PM Ian Gibson, Professional Hunter killed by elephant bull.
Creekrunner Online   content
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 10/19/12
Posts: 8200
Loc: Bexar/Gillespie, hunt Terrell
A man I consider a good friend and taught me more about hunting than my own father was killed this morning in Zimbabwe by an elephant bull in musk. I just read about it on another hunting forum.

This past January he spent a week at my house, immediately after the Dallas Safari Club show. He was excited about beginning to sell some of his wildlife photographs and we ran all over San Antonio getting photos blown up and printed for his next show, the SCI show in Vegas. He's stayed with me before and all of my kids knew him. Beginning in '99, I hunted 5 times with him at different locations in Zim. He didn't handle a client with kid gloves ever and we've had more than one shouting match about how I don't respond well when a man I'm paying yell's "What the f... are you looking at?! at me. We had a ton of laughs and enjoyed badgering each other tremendously. He was one month older than me at 54.

He made me a much better hunter. I hope to walk behind him down a trail again someday.

Adios, Gibbo. You will be missed.
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#5701839 - 04/15/15 07:18 PM Re: Ian Gibson, Professional Hunter killed by elephant bull. [Re: Creekrunner]
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Registered: 01/25/13
Posts: 11654
Loc: Murphy, TX Dickens county
My condolences to his family and to you for losing a good friend and mentor. angel
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#5701849 - 04/15/15 07:22 PM Re: Ian Gibson, Professional Hunter killed by elephant bull. [Re: Creekrunner]
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Registered: 11/08/13
Posts: 174
Dang man sorry to hear it. May he rest in peace.
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#5701854 - 04/15/15 07:23 PM Re: Ian Gibson, Professional Hunter killed by elephant bull. [Re: Creekrunner]
stxranchman Offline
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Registered: 08/04/10
Posts: 52092
RIP Very sad.
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#5701864 - 04/15/15 07:29 PM Re: Ian Gibson, Professional Hunter killed by elephant bull. [Re: stxranchman]
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Registered: 03/26/12
Posts: 21271
Loc: Nurturing Biosphere Mothership
Originally Posted By: stxranchman
RIP Very sad.


To Young
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#5701869 - 04/15/15 07:33 PM Re: Ian Gibson, Professional Hunter killed by elephant bull. [Re: SniperRAB]
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Registered: 04/20/11
Posts: 24337
Loc: Wise County Texas
Originally Posted By: SniperRAB
Originally Posted By: stxranchman
RIP Very sad.


To Young
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#5701970 - 04/15/15 08:30 PM Re: Ian Gibson, Professional Hunter killed by elephant bull. [Re: Creekrunner]
Lonnie Paul Walker Jr. Offline
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Registered: 07/29/10
Posts: 1895
Loc: Santo, TX
RIP, prayers with you .
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#5702059 - 04/15/15 09:11 PM Re: Ian Gibson, Professional Hunter killed by elephant bull. [Re: Creekrunner]
Choctaw Offline
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Registered: 11/13/04
Posts: 4809
Loc: Texoma
Prayers for the family and friends.
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#5702143 - 04/15/15 09:43 PM Re: Ian Gibson, Professional Hunter killed by elephant bull. [Re: Creekrunner]
DUKFVR Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 11/02/09
Posts: 157
Prayers Up. At least he died doing something he Loved. God Speed Mr.Gibson

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#5702179 - 04/15/15 10:07 PM Re: Ian Gibson, Professional Hunter killed by elephant bull. [Re: Creekrunner]
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Veteran Tracker

Registered: 09/25/11
Posts: 2490
Loc: granger,tx
Dam, so sorry for your loss. But it sounds like he went doing what he Loved.

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#5702181 - 04/15/15 10:08 PM Re: Ian Gibson, Professional Hunter killed by elephant bull. [Re: Pitchfork Predator]
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Registered: 09/24/10
Posts: 34182
Loc: Mansfield, Texas
Originally Posted By: Pitchfork Predator
My condolences to his family and to you for losing a good friend and mentor. angel
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#5702283 - 04/16/15 12:06 AM Re: Ian Gibson, Professional Hunter killed by elephant bull. [Re: Creekrunner]
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Registered: 10/30/14
Posts: 3927
Sorry for your loss, Creek.
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#5702293 - 04/16/15 12:14 AM Re: Ian Gibson, Professional Hunter killed by elephant bull. [Re: txshntr]
BMD Offline
Silver Spoon

Registered: 06/21/07
Posts: 40584
Loc: Rockwall, Texas
Originally Posted By: txshntr
Originally Posted By: Pitchfork Predator
My condolences to his family and to you for losing a good friend and mentor. angel
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#5702303 - 04/16/15 12:44 AM Re: Ian Gibson, Professional Hunter killed by elephant bull. [Re: Creekrunner]
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THF Celebrity

Registered: 04/04/05
Posts: 11504
Loc: Bedford, TX
What a sad tragedy. Sorry about your friend.
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#5702383 - 04/16/15 06:56 AM Re: Ian Gibson, Professional Hunter killed by elephant bull. [Re: Creekrunner]
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Registered: 03/13/14
Posts: 3955
Loc: Dallas, TX
RIP

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