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I just left our new mega gun store/indoor shooting range and lo and behold there stood the legend himself, John Sharp. I must have visited with him for an hour. He was very impressive, and seemed like a genuinely nice guy, He will be selling his book Facing Down Fear in the store tomorrow from 10-2pm so I'll run back over there and pick up a copy or two. If someone is looking for a copy, let me know and we'll see how to get you one while he's here.

Question: Is there a more certifiable badasss than African PH John Sharp?
 

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Question: Is there a more certifiable badasss than African PH John Sharp?

Chuck Norris, Hulk Hogan or maybe Rambo. Mix in a little Willie Nelson.

I hunted for 10 days with John in the BVC. While his outward look is a rough and tumble kind of guy, his personality and demeanor is more like James Bond, Sean Connery version.
 

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Not gonna lie.

I have been meeting with and communicating with John for about 3 years now.

The dude is awesome...I love him like a brother.

I absolutely cannot wait to spend 12 days with him in the BVC.

Think about it. 12 days in the BVC with John Sharp and Cody @Bullthrower338. Heaven on earth! :)

Glad you got some quality time with him. Now you know why I was in nirvana after my 3 hour dinner with him last week.

Anyone who thinks they may want to hunt with John...get busy making a plan!
 

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Definitely one of the most humble gentlemen I have met in this line of work. A lot of PH’s will sell you how bad ass they are. The real ones seem to be like John. I have found it is easy to pick a bullshitter out of a crowd, there is nothing I find disingenuous in John Sharp!
 

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LOL!!! I can’t wait to read that hunt report!!!
I’m hoping there will be TWO hunt reports. Should be very interesting to see how closely they match up! :ROFLMAO:
Although I am sure they will be highly redacted ;) Ya know, to protect the innocent
:E Lol:
And to the OP. No, I don’t think there is :)
 

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Probably never meet the guy, but I sure did enjoy the book and he does sound like the real deal.
 

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While his outward look is a rough and tumble kind of guy, his personality and demeanor is more like James Bond, Sean Connery version.

Except when he jumps in the water to grab a croc, or starts playing with Puff Adders. :)
 

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I would imagine he is a bit more careful around those snakes after nearly losing his life to one. We saw lots of them in Namibia in 2017. Weird looking snake, short and fat.
 

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I would imagine he is a bit more careful around those snakes after nearly losing his life to one. We saw lots of them in Namibia in 2017. Weird looking snake, short and fat.

I saw one in SA...yes, very fat.

I was in the Cruiser, so no danger from that one.

Should I ever see another, after having read about John's encounter, I do believe I will give a wide berth!
 

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I didn’t have anything to prove by taking a picture with a live puff adder!

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LOL!!! I can’t wait to read that hunt report!!!

It is going to be EPIC!

Film at 11. Not yet rated by the Motion Picture Association.

:)
 

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Met and Spoke to John for some time at SCI in Vegas a couple years back neat guy!!!
 

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Thank you guys for your very kind words.
I am who I am and I love what I do - what more can I say?
I'm living my dream and I would love to share a part of it with you.
My book? Well that is just another part of the dream that became a reality.
 

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Welcome aboard John, glad to have you!

Cheers,
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He is a great guy and an iconic Professional Hunter...
 

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