Hunting Cape Grysbuck South Africa

One of the rarest Tiny Ten plains game antelope

Cape Grysbuck Hunting
Cape Grysbuck
Scientific Name : Raphiceros Melanotis
Weight : 10kg (m and f)
Shoulder Height : 50 cm (m and f)
Breeding Season : March to May
Minimum Calibre : 223

About Cape Grysbuck

The nocturnal and elusive cape grysbuck is endemic to the Eastern and Western Cape Provinces of South Africa. They inhabit areas with dense scrub and venture into the open plains at night. They feed on succulents and “fynbos' ' thus their limited range. Cape grysbuck are solitary and will pair up briefly to mate.

Judging a Cape Grysbuck trophy

Only the male of the species carry horns. A trophy grysbuck will have horns in the 2-3 inch range. SCI minimum for Cape Grysbuck is 5 inches.

Cape Grysbuck Hunting Tips

Grysbuck hunting is done at night, or taken opportunistically in the late afternoon. Be careful when hunting grysbuck, the shadows from the female’s ears can often be mistaken for horns.

Use a light caliber bullet, preferably a hunting solids. Be confident of your shot, they’re always close to dense scrub and can disappear quickly

Cape Grysbuck Hunting Cost

The cost of hunting a cape grysbuck is $1900 for a trophy cape grysbuck. Cape grysbuck hunting packages are normally also for other species of Tiny Ten animals.