Category Archives: Guides & Outfitters

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

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

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PH Spotlight – Barry Burchell


ph-barry-burchell-120116There was no need for Burchell to explore career options because his path was set early in life. His father was a PH who operated one of the first game farms in South Africa. “Some of my favorite childhood memories were hunting with my dad. Once the bush and hunting were in my blood, I do not think it would have been possible to follow any other career that would have been so enjoyable and rewarding,” Burchell says. Continue reading PH Spotlight – Barry Burchell

Guides, Outfitters and Professional Hunters, Oh My!


Guides-outfitters-Boretsky-guinea-fowl-062716(Editor’s note: Safari Club International has one person, who works fulltime with guides, outfitters and professional hunters and their associations throughout the world. That person is John Boretsky, and following is a list of some of the places he goes in a given year, who he meets when he gets there and what happens next. Literally, SCI works around the world, all year long on behalf of hunters and hunting.)

Hunters and anglers who travel rely on a small group of professionals for access to game, access to rivers, fields, streams and Continue reading Guides, Outfitters and Professional Hunters, Oh My!

PH Spotlight – Dewald Theron


Dewald-TheronWhen his grandfather put an air gun in Dewald’s hand, it was the beginning of a lifelong love and fascination with hunting. He had the opportunity to work on a private nature reserve, Heritage Safaris, enabling him to complete his professional hunter certification. Continue reading PH Spotlight – Dewald Theron