Bushbuck occur in the coastal and adjacent interior throughout the Eastern Cape and other parts of South Africa. Bushbuck hunting in South Africa is a favorite local activity and it is one of the top animals to hunt in South Africa.
Secretive, elusive and cunning, they are worthy and dangerous prey. Trophy bushbuck rams are dark brown in color, in the Eastern Cape they’re almost black.
Bushbuck rams are predominantly solitary in nature and they emerge from dense bush to feed in the early morning and late afternoons. Spotting and hunting bushbuck is a patient man’s game and you best have a good pair of binoculars.
Their warning bark can be heard from hundreds of yards away. Be cautious when hunting bushbuck, a wounded bushbuck is dangerous and his razor-sharp horns have led to many visits to the hospital for hunters and their dogs alike.
Bushbuck are members of the spiral horned antelope family, the term Spiral Slam refers to an African hunting collection of all the members of this spiral horned antelope family.