Fishing with the Pharaohs – The Nile Perch

Lake Nasser, May 2003. We read about Tim Baily and African Angler in a book I had gifted my husband. One night, after many whisky, we decided  to pick up the phone and call him. Thus began a friendship that has spanned over a decade and many many wonderful memories…. We landed in Cairo and took a flight to Aswan where we were met by Tim Baily and his team. From there we were driven to Aswan High Dam to Lake Nasser  where our crew awaited us to take on a week long trip of fun, friendship, fishing!

My 76 lb Nile Perch.

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Burkina Faso – My first Big Game Safari

 Burkina Faso is a new and exciting hunting destination.. Burkina offers many of the West African species of big-game that you can find in Cameroon and Benin such as Western Roan, Savannah Buffalo, Western Kob, Sing Sing Waterbuck, Harnessed Bushbuck, Waterbuck, Western Hartebeest and Nagor Reedbuck.

After 6 days of  tracking, stalking and hard hunting, the Majestic, Elusive but BEAUTIFUL Lion!

Encompassing an area of 120,000 hectares in total, our concession was one of the first hunting concessions created in Burkina Faso. Sharing a 35 km border with the famous Arly National Park and with over 400kms of off road trails covering the hunting area, our concession is one of the finest in the country. An abundance of game, reasonable pricing and a safe destination provides an unbeatable combination for International hunters.For more info try

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Lion shot after tracking it for 7 days. A typical west African lion hardly any mane.

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