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Professional Hunter Spotlight – Jono Joseph JWK Safaris

Jono’s passion for Africa, conservation and nature combined with love for the outdoors led him to become a Professional Hunter. Growing up in Southern Africa, he learned about hunting the African Bushveld from his father and uncles. Jono describes himself as a second generation African Bushveld craftsman. His father, a businessman, though an avid hunter, is not a PH. Continue reading Professional Hunter Spotlight – Jono Joseph JWK Safaris

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Professional Hunter Spotlight – Carla Lucas of New Zealand Trophy Hunting

Carla’s camaraderie with her coworkers sparked her desire to be a Professional Hunter. Her position as outfitter manager coupled with her love of the outdoors made it a natural transition. During her 12 years with New Zealand Trophy Hunting, she learned to hunt and developed a strong passion for the mountains and the animals. Continue reading Professional Hunter Spotlight – Carla Lucas of New Zealand Trophy Hunting

Professional Hunter Spotlight – Chris Bilkey

Chris was born, an only son, to a young single mother in a small rural town in New Zealand. There were no family members who hunted and school did not interest him, but he grew up an avid reader. One day Chris picked up a book written for children, Pack & Rifle, by Philip Holden. It was about a professional hunter and Chris said it resonated with him sparking his interest. Then he read many books about hunting. Continue reading Professional Hunter Spotlight – Chris Bilkey

PH Spotlight – Graham Williams

Graham Williams tagged along when his friend, Colin, booked a dangerous game hunt for banteng and buffalo and a chain of events producing unintended consequences began. His first shots stopped a wounded banteng at eight yards that was charging Colin. “The bull almost cartwheeled over and the dust, the nerves, excitement and adrenaline I still recall today,” said Williams.  “I was now hooked on big game hunting and big rifles.” Continue reading PH Spotlight – Graham Williams