By Barbara Crown, Editor
In our May issue
, we covered a report from occasional correspondent Tom McIntyre on a DIY hunt in Cameroon. Now subscriber Mario Nobili has filed a report (9658
) on another self-guided hunt, this one in Senegal
. This is the first direct report on big game hunting we have received on Senegal. Unfortunately, it doesn't paint a very hopeful picture of the prospects there. Hunting Report
subscribers may recall that Tom McIntyre looked into self-guided big game hunting in Senegal after a bird shooting trip there back in 2008 (see Article 2022
). McIntyre heard differing reports on the viability of safari hunts in Senegal, one from Jean Pierre Bernon of Club Faune. Bernon was quoted as saying, "The truth is, very few big game animals are taken in Senegal." Well, it seems that Mario Nobili's recent trip in March would confirm this.....