Hunting Common Blesbuck

Hunting Common Blesbuck In South Africa

About the Species

It has a distinctive white face and forehead which inspired their name, because “bles” is the Afrikaans word for “bold”. They are one of the fastest breeding plains game species in Southern Africa.

About the Hunt

When judging the trophy quality of Common Blesbuck, it is important to look at the width of the boss, the color of the horn and the overall length.


Blesbok can be found in open veld or plains of South Africa and Namibia. Their preferred habitat is in open grassland, with access to water.

Shoulder Height:  35 inches

Weight:  130 pounds

Horn Length:  16 inches

Hunting BlesbuckIn South Africa
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