Jeff Rann -
Owner /Professional Hunter
Jeff began his professional hunting
career in 1977 after completing a 3 year apprenticeship
with Tanzania Safaris. In 1981 he moved to South Africa,
primarily hunting Letaba Ranch for Limpopo Safaris. Two
years later Jeff joined Hunters Africa and hunted
Tanzania until 1985. It was during this time that he
began hunting in Botswana and in 1987 was named Botswana
Professional Hunter of the year. By 1989 he was hunting
predominately the Okavango Delta.
Richard de Bufanos
Richard, born (and educated) in South African in 1973, Richard spent most of his childhood on the family owned ranch and developed a passion for hunting at a young age. Licensed in Botswana in 1998, Richard has been with Rann Safaris ever since. Richard has a good knowledge of the natural environment and outside of hunting is a keen fisherman who will give most things a try.
Richard greatly enjoys the bird-hunting side of the hunting operation and has a desire to develop the potential of the horseback safaris.
Jared Rann is the son of Jeff Rann. He has been
in Botswana hunting camps since he was 6 months
old. Jared was educated in South Africa at
Hilton College in Hilton Kwazulu, Natal.
Jared is a graduate of Texas A&M with a Bachelor
of Science Degree in Wildlife and Fisheries
has been guiding clients professionally for 4
years at 777 Ranch, and will finish his
apprenticeship for his professional license in
Botswana at the end of the Botswana 2008 Season.
Then he will be eligible for his full Botswana
Professional Hunter's License. Jared Currently
splits his year between 777 Ranch and Botswana.
Richard, a Botswana citizen
born in 1987, has been in and around hunting
camps his entire life. Richard's Father, Neville
Peake, was a PH and the General Manager of
Hunting Africa Botswana. Richard's family
started Mochaba Taxidermy. Richard's
Mother, Debbie Peake, runs Mochaba and is
responsible for exporting most of the trophies
from Botswana today. After completing his
schooling in South Africa, Richard started his
apprenticeship in Botswana and Mozambique.
Richard was fully licensed in Botswana in 2008.
Richard has hunted over 70 trophy elephant as
well as many buffalo, leopard and lion during
the last 5 Botswana Seasons.