How to become a Professional Hunter

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  1. gamehunter

    gamehunter New Member

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    I was wondering if there is anyone here that can point me in the right direction and give me more info on how to become a Professional Hunter? It has always been a dream of mine to travel the world, hunt the globe, and become a Professional Hunter. There is one big thing I am a citizen of the US and I know that can make it harder and longer to acquirer but I have heard of other US citizens doing it and just want to know is where do I start and what do I need. Any info will be very much appreciated.

    Thanks,
     
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    sestoppelman SILVER SUPPORTER AH Legend

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    If you search this site you will find it has been covered here before. Its do-able but it wont be easy. I think most of us have given the idea some thought at some point but like many things in life I suspect the dream is much different from the reality. I spent some time back in the '70's working as a packer, apprentice guide and wrangler in an Idaho elk camp, after attending a guide school in Montana. Great experience that I would NOT trade for anything but after a couple of years the glamour wore off and I didnt pursue it further. Good luck!!
     
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    shakari AH Enthusiast

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    Thank you for recommending my book gentlemen.

    Zach,

    Feel free to contact me either on this thread, by PM or email should you have any questions. :)
     
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    Your book sets out all the basics that people will need.
     
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    shakari AH Enthusiast

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    I canï½´t tell you how pleased I am when someone has kind words to say about it. :)
     
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    I just want to say thank you Jerome for recommending me the book it has really set me in the right direction. And thanks to Steve, this book is amazing and very informative, it just came in today and I have not been able to put it down. Thanks so much for all the help.

    With Kind Regards,

    Zach Pike
     
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    BRICKBURN SUPER MODERATOR CONTRIBUTOR GOLD BENEFACTOR AH Ambassador

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    Have a good read Zach and start the work toward your dream.

    Good luck.
     

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