By Barbara Crown, Editor
Continuing subscribers will remember our past reports on hunting in the West African country of Burkina Faso. For years, the only reports we had on file were for an operator named Ricardo (Richard) Julia
, who operates Hotel Julia
and runs a handful of safaris every year in a concession known as the President's Concession. (See articles 1315
.) We had not received any more information or heard of any other developments until last month when subscriber and agent Arjun Reddy sent us a report on another operator. Reddy says this operator has focused on strictly European hunters in the past, but that he will be working with him now and hopes to entice more American hunters to this lost corner of Africa. Reddy writes:
"I have just returned from three weeks in Burkina Faso visiting different concessions for small game (birds, warthog and small antelope), and big game hunting. My goal was to formalize relationships with a good concession where I could send clients....