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Hunting is an ancient tradition passed down from the earliest times of man to the present day. Hunters participate directly in the natural world and care enough to make sure that it continues in all of its awesome beauty and diversity.

Safari Club International is a U.S.-based organization of more than 50,000 hunters dedicated to protecting the right to hunt and to promote wildlife conservation worldwide. Between SCI and its sister organization, the SCI Foundation, we have put more than $70 Million on the ground for conservation since 2000. In the U.S. and abroad, hunters are part of a system that keeps the rivers, forests and fields intact and maintains the wildlife.

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Inside-Hunting is a new member benefit that brings the best of hunting to you. Look to Inside-Hunting for news on travel, interesting hunts, unique outfitters and much more.

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CHAPTER SPOTLIGHT

Washington Metro Chapter Event A Success

More than 180 members and dignitaries attended the Washington Metro Chapter’s 18th annual Conservation Dinner and Auction fundraiser May 7. Among those attending were, from left, SCI Vice President Jeff Kimbell, Dr. Stuart Ross (Washington Metro Chapter Board member), Sen. Mike Rounds (R-SD), Amy Callender (Washington Metro Chapter Board member), incoming SCI President Steve Skold, Mallory Timmerman and Christopher Timmerman (Washington Metro Chapter President).

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SCI Asks President Trump To Lift Hold On African Elephant Import Permits

11/20/2017

Today Safari Club International President Paul Babaz sent a letter to President Trump, asking him to direct Secretary Ryan Zinke to lift the hold that he placed on the authorization of import permits for elephants legally hunted in Zimbabwe and…

Call to Arms! Support Secretary Zinke & the FWS Decision to Import Elephant Trophies from Zambia & Zimbabwe

11/18/2017

Use SCI’s Action Center to contact President Trump and Secretary of the Interior Zinke now and tell them how much you appreciate the efforts of the Fish & Wildlife Service to remove barriers to sustainable use conservation for African wildlife…

SCI Ushers In New Era For Hunting

11/17/2017

Safari Club International this week took the first step in a new approach to protecting the freedom to hunt by stepping out boldly to tell the story of hunters and hunting.  SCI will speak out about hunting and all the good that it does.  SCI will…

U.S. Now Allows Elephants From Zimbabwe, Zambia To Be Imported

11/14/2017

Elephants legally hunted in Zimbabwe and Zambia between 2016-2018 now can be imported into the United States, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) announced today in Africa. At the African Wildlife Consultative Forum (AWCF) co-hosted by…

Court of Appeals Upholds Elk Hunting in Grand Teton National Park

11/07/2017

Safari Club International’s efforts to help defend elk hunting in Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming have paid off. Today, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the Park’s unique elk hunt is legal.  The court upheld a lower court ruling…

SCI/SCIF Partner With Pursuit Channel To Promote Hunting And Wildlife Conservation

10/31/2017

Safari Club International (SCI) and Safari Club International Foundation (SCIF) announced today that they have partnered with the Pursuit Channel to promote hunting and sustainable-use wildlife conservation.  The partnership will include new…

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SCI maintains two blogs. Hunt Forever chronicles the exciting worldwide hunts SCI members take and covers subjects of importance to all hunters. First For Hunters chronicles SCI’s work to defeat anti hunting attacks. 

Guns & Hunting

Safari Storytellers

06/27/2019 Hunt Forever

Let’s honor your story together. Safari Storytellers’ mission is to help you preserve your hunting memories—not just your trophies—at the conclusion of your next hunt. We provide a professionally written, edited, leather-bound account with select…

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Lucky Thirteen

06/26/2019 Hunt Forever

The Thompson Omega belched white smoke and we heard the sound of an elk crashing down the mountain, but that is getting ahead of the story. My thirteen-year elk hunting quest began in 2002 on my first elk hunt with Star Valley Outfitters in the…

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Duffle Bags Targeted In New Baggage Rules At OR Tambo International Airport

06/25/2019 Hunt Forever

South Africa’s OR Tambo International Airport will no longer accept soft, irregular shaped bags; round bags straps. The new rules went into effect earlier this year and are designed to prevent blockages and breakdowns in the baggage handling system…

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The Improvement Journey

06/24/2019 Hunt Forever

Brian Ash is coaching a group of shooters in a total emersion class at the 74 Ranch.For the past four years on our podcasts, we have been discussing how you can bring your game to new levels.  When you understand that you have to build your own game…

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ABOVE THE RANGITATA

06/21/2019 Hunt Forever

Donna Boddington above New Zealand’s Rangitata River.We hunters are uniquely fortunate in that our travels often take us to beautiful places. I’m sure we all have our favorites, but I’m hard-pressed to think of a more magnificent setting than the…

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Pakistan #19 and #20

06/20/2019 Hunt Forever

After finishing my Capra 30 last year, I decided to go for my Ovis 20 when an offer came up to get two sheep on one hunt. Walking down the escalator at 5 a.m. and seeing Pir Danish’s smiling face at the bottom; I knew this was going to be a good…

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SCI Members Share Their Hunter Pride!

Once again SCI members are sharing their successful hunts from all over the globe. The data they provide in their Record Book entries helps compile one of the largest databases of information on sustainable species in the world.

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SCI Hunt Auctions Sneak Peek

The 2020 SCI Convention is on the horizon and excitement is mounting for the return to Reno, NV. Auction donations are already starting to roll in and they are bigger and better than ever!

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SCI Members Show Their Hunter Pride

SCI Members are currently hunting all over the world, and they love to share their successes through their entries in the SCI Record Book.

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SCI Corporate Sponsors

For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Jim Lenhart, Advertising Sales Manager.

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