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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 – Phillip du Plessis

du Plessis grew up on a ranch where he hunted, fished, and was an avid reader inspired by Capstick, Ruark, J.A. Hunter and other iconic authors. His career choice was obvious – he aspired to be a PH. He achieved his objective and 16 years ago founded Intrepid Safaris, a private preserve about five miles from the Limpopo River. du Plessis points out that the magical word “safari,” a Swahili word meaning “long journey,” opens the doors of discovery to the great and diverse beauty of Africa. Continue reading PH Spotlight – Phillip du Plessis

Hunting With An African Legend

There aren’t a lot of legends left in our world. Many of the greats are gone, but some are still with us. Andrew Holmberg is retired in Spain, likewise Tony Sanchez. Geoff Broom is retired in South Africa, and Nicky Blunt is in England. Harry Selby is in Maun, next-door Continue reading Hunting With An African Legend