Still in Zambia, I have been advised that a real estate development company in South Africa, ARCON Africa, is commencing a whisper campaign designed to promote an African hunting fractional ownership offering at this year's hunting conventions. In fact, this write-up and an e-mail bulletin I sent out last month are the opening shots in what will soon be a barrage of promotional activities surrounding the project.
I agreed to spread the word of this development as a service to paid subscribers with an explicit understanding that I am not promoting the project at this point or endorsing it. All I am saying is, the project is an interesting one that deserves the attention of hunters who want to insure themselves a future place to hunt in southern Africa.
Like the rest of the hunting community, I am in the dark as to the full scope of the ARCON project. The actual share offering will not occur until January, 2007. In the meantime, I do know the project is called African Private Residential Wildlife Club, and it involves fractional ownership in up to six different hunting properties in Zambia, Namibia, Mozambique, Botswana, South Africa and Zimbabwe.
The first property that will be open to fractional ownership is one in Zambia called Dendro........(continued)