Chris loved the outdoors and hunting from his earliest memories. Mentored by his family, he began hunting and by age 16 was working at outfitting camps and at age18 began guiding. He considered other careers but had an epiphany when he realized he could make a living doing what he loved, so he decided to pursue a career as a professional hunter. He has been in the guiding business for 27 years and outfitting for 24 years.
The Mackenzie Mountains of the NWT cover a vast stretch of absolutely wild and untouched land (54,000 square miles or 34.6 million acres) running east of the Yukon border and west of the Mackenzie River, and unfolding their breathtaking beauty from the British Columbia
As Ontario’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) works through some tribulations over what moose and bear population numbers really are, the demand for these two big game species is at an all-time high.
Following the passing of its president, Northwoods Adventures announced it will close after 50 years of helping hunters realize their dreams.
Gary D. Strasser Sr., President of Northwoods Adventures, passed away Jan. 23, 2019 at his home in Wisconsin.
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.
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.”
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.
The saga of a Jaguar surprise – and then some...
Hunters hunt because that’s what we do and who we are. When we hunt, we are part of nature rather than simply observers of it.
Warner Glenn is a hunter, a guide. And he is a whole lot more. He has a vision of open lands where ranching and wildlife can abound forever. He also is the first person to find and then photograph a live, wild jaguar in the U.S. – an honor he has since repeated.
“I was born to hunt and knew that fact right from my infant years,” says Don Patterson. That conviction led him to become a professional hunter. In his youth, Patterson hunted ducks and big game with his father in the valley of his dreams, Rakaia Valley.
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: