Hunting in South Africa is without a doubt one of the most exhilarating experiences any bow hunter could have. It can easily turn out to be the hunting experience of a lifetime. Those high expectations can also bring unnecessary worries like making sure you have the right gear. This is normal and Bushmen Safaris is here to help put your mind at ease. And the one gear question we get asked a lot is: Should I bring mechanical broadheads or fixed broadheads for plains game hunting in South Africa?
At Bushmen Safaris, our recommendation is that – of the three main types of broadheads, namely fixed blades, removable blades and mechanical or expandable blades – you should use whatever broadhead you feel most comfortable with as all of them have their place in the South African bow hunting scenario.
Our experienced PH (professional hunters) understand the special needs of a bow hunter and will make sure you are set up for bow hunting success. We offer hints and tips on shot placement, draw weight and the best arrows and broadheads to use on plains game hunting. Two of the most important aspects of your bow hunting trip will be that you are very familiar with the African game shot placement and extremely proficient shooting your bow that you bring to South Africa.