By Justin Jones, Editorial Assistant
Back in our September 2011 issue (see Article 2701
) we reported that hunting interest in Pakistan
had cooled, at least for American hunters, largely due to continued security concerns including a Travel Warning issued by the US State Department in 2009. That said, Pakistan has continued to attract international hunters, and now some intrepid Americans are returning. On page 13 of our February issue
, for example, we featured a report (9528
) from Mike Borel, who had a fabulous hunt-until his trip home, when he found himself pinned down in his guarded hotel by sectarian violence while trying to catch a flight from Gilgit to Islamabad.
Since then we have received two positive reports on an outfitter and guide named Pir Danish Ali, who is conducting hunts throughout Pakistan......