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    I know that its hard as American to become a PH and all, but with grit and determination it be possible.
    I'm currently working on my college degree in range science w/ wildlife managmen option. I have applied for
    summer research intern in SA and am looking at Bush-wise field guide accedemy. Its six months of class
    room and 6 of guiding as a tourist field guided in parks of with protecting researchers. Is this a good start, plus
    I'm trying to get my name out there to outfitters and other PH's for help and maybe apprentiace under them.
    One last thing I read that you need only permant residency for being a SA PH has that changed?

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    Welcome to AH...

    Good Luck on your quest...
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    good luck mate
    your definately working hard to live your dream
    enjoy the site and i hope you kick your goal

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    Welcome to the forum, and good luck !

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    Good luck! I'm a zoology student and looking into wildlife management as well. Being a PH would be incredible. I didn't really know it was possible as an American. I'm going to have to look into it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by longbowofMT View Post
    I know that its hard as American to become a PH and all, but with grit and determination it be possible.
    I'm currently working on my college degree in range science w/ wildlife managmen option. I have applied for
    summer research intern in SA and am looking at Bush-wise field guide accedemy. Its six months of class
    room and 6 of guiding as a tourist field guided in parks of with protecting researchers. Is this a good start, plus
    I'm trying to get my name out there to outfitters and other PH's for help and maybe apprentiace under them.
    One last thing I read that you need only permant residency for being a SA PH has that changed?
    Quote Originally Posted by emberglo View Post
    Good luck! I'm a zoology student and looking into wildlife management as well. Being a PH would be incredible. I didn't really know it was possible as an American. I'm going to have to look into it.
    Welcome to AH to the both of you! You guys like working to hard but good luck on your quest!
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    Quote Originally Posted by longbowofMT View Post
    I know that its hard as American to become a PH and all, but with grit and determination it be possible.
    I'm currently working on my college degree in range science w/ wildlife managmen option. I have applied for
    summer research intern in SA and am looking at Bush-wise field guide accedemy. Its six months of class
    room and 6 of guiding as a tourist field guided in parks of with protecting researchers. Is this a good start, plus
    I'm trying to get my name out there to outfitters and other PH's for help and maybe apprentiace under them.
    One last thing I read that you need only permant residency for being a SA PH has that changed?

    Yip have to be a SA citizen to operate as a SA PH
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    Well further on the journey. Got accepted for a summer intern just outside of Kruger NP.

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    Congrats Longbow! That's awesome!

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    You only have to be permenant resident of Republic of South Africa to be PH there. Got this from the top, asked the President of Professional Hunters of RSA.. "Hunting is not a hobby its a life style"

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    Quote Originally Posted by longbowofMT View Post
    I know that its hard as American to become a PH and all, but with grit and determination it be possible.
    I'm currently working on my college degree in range science w/ wildlife managmen option. I have applied for
    summer research intern in SA and am looking at Bush-wise field guide accedemy. Its six months of class
    room and 6 of guiding as a tourist field guided in parks of with protecting researchers. Is this a good start, plus
    I'm trying to get my name out there to outfitters and other PH's for help and maybe apprentiace under them.
    One last thing I read that you need only permant residency for being a SA PH has that changed?
    It is a good start.
    The Field Guide course will definitely help you learn the local botany and critters.
    It is a tough course.
    No idea about that academy.

    Good luck.
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    Good Luck!

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