A. Reddy stalked three different bongo before taking this bull.
By Barbara Crown, Editor-in-Chief
Arjun Reddy of Hunters Networks (845-259-3628; email@example.com
) recently wrote us about a newly opened forest hunting area in Cameroon, Zone UFA 27 and 28, controlled by operator Patrick le Parc of Celtic Safari. Reddy hunted there last June and also arranged for subscriber M. Hampton to hunt there (Report 10969
). Reddy took bongo, yellow-backed duiker, Peters duiker and Bates pygmy antelope. Hampton took dwarf forest buffalo, as well as Peters duiker and Bates pygmy antelope. Hampton, who hunts with a handgun, gave the experience an excellent rating and says le Parc is a good operator with a good area.
Reddy says le Parc obtained the hunting area only last year, adding forest hunts to the savannah hunts he has provided for 20-plus years. If you haven't heard of le Parc before, it's because he's a French operator who has catered to mostly Europeans, but Reddy hopes to expose more North American clients to him.
The new hunting camp is located 42 miles from the Congo border and was constructed from scratch just this year. It has four guest chalets, each with tiled bathrooms with shower and toilet facilities. There's also a lounge and dining area, staff quarters, kitchen, generator room, skinning shed, and so on. A generator powers the entire camp. The chalets have electric fans that run off the generator and also by battery power....