Peter R. Leffe, BsME, MArch, AIA, NCARB

Professional Specialization

Analysis of hunting and firearms accidents and incidents.  Proper use and care of hunting firearms.  Rifles including bolt action and breech action, double rifles, scoped rifles, shotguns including breech action, over and under, side by side, hammer and pump action.

Hunting methods and practices for dangerous and non-dangerous game, big game, small game, water fowl, walk-up bird shooting, etc.  Domestic deer, elk, moose and antelope methods and practices.  African game from elephant to plains game, methods tactics, practices and sportsmanship.  Hunter safety and responsibility.

Hunting Education

Hunter safety, Jackson, Wyoming 1978
Hunter safety, Los Angeles, CA  1981
Professional hunter apprentship, Zambia & Tanzania 1991 & 1992
          Taken under: Franz Coupe’ & Rainer Josch
Member:  Safari Club International

Licensed Hunter


Hunting Experience

Domestic hunting of all forms of game
Rifle and shotgun hunting

Hunting on foot and from horse
American hunting for deer, elk, moose antelope, etc
Varmint hunting

African hunting
Dangerous game hunting
African hunting guide
Dangerous game guide
Solo dangerous game hunting
Self-guided elephant hunting
Small African game hunting
Game culling (African Cape buffalo)

European driven game shooting, deer & moose
European driven bird shooting, pheasant, duck, woodcock.
European game stalking
European rough shooting
Driven hunt beater

Competition Shooting

Competition bird shooter (box bird pigeon)
Competition trap shooter
Competition sporting clays shooter
Shooter in the Vintage Cup Competition for vintage guns & rifles

Awards Hunting and Shooting

Western United States Gun and Rifle Championship
          Double Rifle Champion
          Stopping Rifle Champion
          Winner of the Kreghoff Cup: Overall shooting Champion
World Record holder: African Puku, SCI record book number 1.
Safari Club International, Top 10 award, multiple animals listed in the record book top 10
Safari Club International Major Award 1993
          6th place Best African game taken

Safari Club International
          Gold award:
                    Livingstone Eland
          Silver award:
                    Chobe Bushbuck
                    Kafue Flats Lechwe
                    Blue wildebeest
          Bronze award:

Namibian Professional Hunters awards, Gold & Silver
          Red Hartebeest, Springbok, Steenbok, Bush Duiker, Gemsbok

Video Credits

Featured hunter in the movie “Mountain Buffalo”, by Rainer Josch Films, Released in German in 2005, Released in English, French, Danish, Spanish, in 2008 and in Russian, Italian & Swedish in 2009

Mr. Leffe was featured as a solo hunter.  The subject of the movie was the hunting the most dangerous animal in Africa on the mountain that is considered the most dangerous place in Africa, with more deaths and injuries than any other hunting area in Africa.

Video was first screened at the IWA Game Show in Nuremburg, Germany, in Nov 2005, in the German language version.

The movie "Mountain Buffalo" received the top award (1st prize winner - category professional hunting movie) at the 2008 International Film & Video Festival JAGD & HUND, Dortmund/Germany.

Featured in video by Hunters Video, Denmark filmed 1998, released 2008 “Hunting the Great Cats of Africa”
Mr. Leffe was features as one of the hunters on a safari to hunt Lion and Leopard in Selous Game Reserve of Tanzania.  Mr. Leffe was involved hunting for Buffalo along with baiting and hunting for Leopard.

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