Impala

Aepyceros melampus

Weight 50kg 40kg
Shoulder height 0.9m 0.9m
Roland ward 23 5/8″ -
SCI 52″ -

Only males have horns, they form herds of 15-20 with dominant male, bachelor herds and solitary males. These mixed feeders are abundant and drinking water is essential.

What a hunter may expect on a hunt

Due to the abundance in impala , the hunt appears to be easier, 15-20 pairs of eyes makes it difficult.
Bow hunting these quick animals is a challenge , they are known for string jump.

Equipment suggestion

Rifle:

  • Minimum of .243cal
  • Good quality bullet

Bow:

  • Minimum of 50 pound draw
  • Good quality broad head