"Uganda is different. It's a very small country with (generally) good road networks, too many people, and limited room remaining for wildlife. It is also exceedingly beautiful and friendly. Winston Churchill was dead right when he described Uganda as the pearl of Africa.' Game availability varies quite a bit from both north to south and east to west. There are currently five hunting outfitters, all pretty much fledgling operations; and there are definitely some good areasand some marginal areas. I will restrict my comments to the outfitter I hunted with, Christian Weth of Uganda Wildlife Safaris, and the specific areas I hunted.
"Despite suggestions to the contrary, Uganda Wildlife Safaris does have legal and viable hunting areas, both private land and public. My safari, with Bill Jones and led by veteran professional hunter Tony Moore, took place from March 8-24, 2011. We started in the Kafu River drainage, a vast area of private holdings about three hours north of Kampala. From there we went north to the Aswa-Lolim area, a former game reserve, now private land, north of Murchison Falls National Park. We also went northwest to the Ajai........(continued)