Tag Archives: Professional Hunters

PH Spotlight – John Sharp


John lives up to the all the legends of the African big game hunter. In 1978, soon after John got his Lerner Professional Hunter’s License, independence came to Zimbabwe. He decided to return to Cape Town and while awaiting the actions of the new government, he bought the Hard Rock Café which he operated for three years.  In 1982, John sold the Café and returned to Zimbabwe. He passed the test, received his PH license and began his hunting career. Continue reading PH Spotlight – John Sharp

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PH Spotlight – Karl Goodhand Goodhand Outback Experience


Karl Goodhand is a passionate hunter who lives and breathes hunting. He was born in Australia and has lived his entire life in the areas he hunts.  He began hunting at an early age, then began guiding friends and family. His love of the hunt combined with his skills progressed into a career as a professional hunter. Continue reading PH Spotlight – Karl Goodhand Goodhand Outback Experience

PH Spotlight – Bjørn Georg Jensen


Hunting has been a part of Jensen’s life since boyhood. Both his parents are hunters with Africa in their hearts. He shot his first African trophy, a southern impala, at the age of ten. “From then on, there was no way back for me. Africa is in my blood, too,” Jensen says.  Surrounded by wildlife in the taxidermy studio his parents own, Jensen grew up with an enhanced perspective of hunting. Continue reading PH Spotlight – Bjørn Georg Jensen

PH Spotlight – Jaco Oosthuizen


Oosthuizen was destined to carry on the family tradition a of big game hunters dating back to his great grandfather. He grew up on a cattle ranch in northern Namibia where his father mentored him as he learned and mastered his hunting skills.  Oosthuizen began studying law, but his love for wildlife and adventure motivated him to become a professional hunter.  He became a PH in 1994 and got this first outfitter’s license in 1997. Game Trackers Africa, based in Continue reading PH Spotlight – Jaco Oosthuizen