SA Hunting



Average Mass 250 – 270 kg (Bulls)
Rowland Ward Minimum Measurement 28”
Record Measurement 39 1/4”
Distribution Waterbuck occur patchily in eastern southern Africa. Waterbuck have also been introduced onto some game farms.
Habitat Always associated with water, preferring areas with reed-beds or tall grass as well as woodland. They will utilize open grassland adjacent to cover.
Food Principally grass but will take browse.
Recommended Minimum Caliber .30-06
Bullets 165gr core bonded bullet or Barnes-X
Hunting Tips Waterbuck have a strong “goat-like” odour, often detected before visual contact is made.
Fairly thick skinned, tough