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Ian Gibson, Professional Hunter killed by elephant bull. #5701782 04/15/15 11:56 PM
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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.


...and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth. Gen. 1:28
Re: Ian Gibson, Professional Hunter killed by elephant bull. [Re: Creekrunner] #5701839 04/16/15 12:18 AM
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My condolences to his family and to you for losing a good friend and mentor. angel


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Dang man sorry to hear it. May he rest in peace.


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RIP Very sad.


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RIP Very sad.


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RIP Very sad.


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RIP, prayers with you .


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Prayers for the family and friends.

Re: Ian Gibson, Professional Hunter killed by elephant bull. [Re: Creekrunner] #5702143 04/16/15 02:43 AM
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Prayers Up. At least he died doing something he Loved. God Speed Mr.Gibson

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Dam, so sorry for your loss. But it sounds like he went doing what he Loved.

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My condolences to his family and to you for losing a good friend and mentor. angel


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Sorry for your loss, Creek.


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My condolences to his family and to you for losing a good friend and mentor. angel

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What a sad tragedy. Sorry about your friend.


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RIP Very sad.



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My condolences to his family and to you for losing a good friend and mentor. angel


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Thank you gentlemen.


Last edited by Creekrunner; 04/16/15 05:44 PM. Reason: 'Had to take the picture down. Already found it on another site being used by and anti-hunting troll/scum/child living in his or hers mother's basement, posting disgusting filth.

...and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth. Gen. 1:28
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What a great Pic, gotta love that glint in his eye of feeling the success of ya'lls efforts. RIP Indeed.
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So sorry to hear of your loss.

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My condolences to his family and to you for losing a good friend and mentor. angel


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I had to take the picture of him with my sable down. Some disgusting kid had already grabbed it and was posting disgusting, sub-human crap about him in the comments of the news story somewhere else on the web. I know once something is posted, it's out there. I should have guarded my memory more carefully. It's amazing what kind of human filth is being raised in the liberal hot-beds of this world we live in.


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God Bless him and prayers for family and friends. It's a shame some little Dbag thinks he has the right to sully a man after he's gone and cannot defend himself.


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