Category Archives: Guides & Outfitters

What’s happening in the world of professional guides and outfitters.

PH Spotlight – Erik Visser


As a young boy, Visser began hunting birds with his dad’s single shot .22. After obtaining his PH license, Visser realized it was his choice as a profession. “I guess hunting and the need for challenges are something a good PH is born with. I truly believe all successful professional hunters have that instinct. You can learn to be a PH, but without that inner calling, you will not achieve outstanding success,” says Visser. Role models motivated him to follow their leads and deliver exceptional service. Continue reading PH Spotlight – Erik Visser

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PH Spotlight – Pierre Guerrini Faro-Lobeke Safaris


Born, raised and educated in France, Guerrini served as a fighter pilot in the French Air Force. Though challenging, he decided that was not the career he wanted. His real passions, hunting and shooting, led him to become a professional hunter and ultimately acquire the Faro West concession in Cameroon which he has Continue reading PH Spotlight – Pierre Guerrini Faro-Lobeke Safaris

PH Spotlight Darren DeLuca


Though he grew up in British Columbia, hunting and fishing opportunities were not readily available for DeLuca as his dad was a logger who didn’t hunt and was not a skilled fisherman. Around the age of 17, DeLuca started hunting and fishing with friends, and began exploring Vancouver Island and the surrounding waters. Great adventures and many mishaps later, DeLuca was committed to a life that included being a part of nature. Continue reading PH Spotlight Darren DeLuca

PH Spotlight – Harpreet Brar


ph-spotlight-harpreet-brar-022317Motivated by his passion for wildlife, wild areas and conservation, Brar aspired to a career as a professional hunter. He was born and raised in east Africa and, at age 16, shot his first Cape buffalo in Masailand. After obtaining his PH license in 1997, he worked for other outfitters and in 2000 opened his own company, Rungwa Game Safaris. Continue reading PH Spotlight – Harpreet Brar