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Spanish Professional Hunters Association Debuts At SCI Convention

The 2019 SCI Convention saw the emergence of a new professional hunters association.

The Spanish Professional Hunters Association made its first appearance at the convention to gain some exposure to the world of the international hunter.

According to founder Alvaro Villegas, The Spanish Professional Hunters Association’s mission is to:

  • Promote ethical hunting and advocate wildlife conservation through sustainable hunting.
  • Enhance natural habitats to maintain and preserve wild areas.
  • Activate the economies of less populated regions while maintaining national, cultural and historical heritage.
  • Develop and maintain educational programs to encourage future generations to continue the stewardship of wildlife and wild lands in perpetuity.

www.spanishprofessionalhunters.com

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PH Profile Ray Collingwood Collingwood Bros.

Ray Collingwood was born in Ft. McLeod, Alberta, and raised in the Vancouver area where he attended the University of British Columbia. His father was an avid hunter and fisherman who took him and his brothers up the caribou country of British Columbia on deer, elk and moose hunts. During the summer, Collingwood learned to fly fish and, after completing his education, took a government job and moved to Smithers, BC, population then 2,500. Continue reading PH Profile Ray Collingwood Collingwood Bros.

A Life Member Breakfast Like No Other!

Melissa Bachman

This year, SCI’s Life Member Breakfast embraces the camaraderie of hunting camp like no other. Emcee Melissa Bachman is hosting three special guest speakers, P.H. Continue reading A Life Member Breakfast Like No Other!

PH Spotlight – Jamy Traut Jamy Traut Hunting Safaris

Jamy Traut’s career as a professional hunter seemed predestined. He was raised in Namibia in a family of hunters and channeled his interest into a biology degree to stay close to the animals and the land. During his higher education in both Namibia and Norway, Traut’s colleagues, fellow students and professors wanted to hunt, and taking them afield was the spark that ignited his PH career. Continue reading PH Spotlight – Jamy Traut Jamy Traut Hunting Safaris