Who We Are

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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Call to Take Action—Importers/Exporters of Wildlife Into/Out of the U.S. in 2002-10, 2013-14

11/15/2016

If you imported or exported wildlife into or from the United States in 2002-2010, 2013, and/or 2014, you need to decide whether to take action to help prevent potential disclosure of certain personal and financial information to Humane Society…

SCI Testifies On Alaska Lands Law Before Senate Committee

11/02/2016

At an oversight hearing held to evaluate the impacts of the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act (ANILCA), SCI testified to advocate for those who live in and travel to Alaska to enjoy the state's hunting opportunities. Anna Seidman,…

Central African Republic Travel Warning

10/20/2016

Travel Warning from the US State Department. SCI Members with plans to travel to this area should check the State Department website for additional updates: The Department of State warns U.S. citizens to avoid travel to the Central African Republic…

Safari Club International Celebrates Social Media Milestones

07/06/2016

Tucson, AZ – Safari Club International is proud to announce two important milestones on the organization’s primary social media sites. The Safari Club International Facebook page now has a fan base of more than 50,000 friends and the popular Hunt…

Yellow Fever On The Rise In Parts Of Africa

07/01/2016

If you travel to hunt very much, getting inoculated for dangerous diseases becomes almost second nature, and part of the preparations necessary before any ‘big trip.’ Shots in the arm for tetanus, hepatitis and measles boosters are commonplace.…

Summer Mating Season Has Black Bear on the Move

06/30/2016

School is out, the temperature is rising and the beaches are calling – a typical summer in Alabama. Add to that summertime list an increase in black bear sightings outside the animal’s primary ranges in the state. Most recently, numerous sightings…

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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. 

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Pathfinder Award Application Deadline: September 15, 2019

05/28/2019 Hunt Forever

2019 Pathfinder Award Winner Corey McGregorThe prestigious Pathfinder Award is given out annually during the evening banquet at SCI’s Annual Hunters’ Convention to an applicant who is faced with challenges in his or her life that cause this person…

Guns & Hunting

An Elk Hunt Donated Creates Memory Of A Lifetime

05/27/2019 Hunt Forever

In early October 2018, Ronald W. Neldon, U.S. Air Force, Ret., received what he calls “an act of kindness” from the Safari Club International Foundation (SCIF) and the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish (NMDGF).  Neldon is a retired Security…

Guns & Hunting

A 19 Year Goat Hunt

05/24/2019 Hunt Forever

It was 1997 when a fellow member of the Iowa SCI Chapter told me about his Colorado mountain goat hunt he had done as a do-it-yourself hunt the previous year.  He said all you need to do is request the sheep/goat hunt brochure from the state each…

International

A Life-threatening Stroke in South Africa

05/23/2019 Hunt Forever

On safari in the Eastern Cape Karoo region of South Africa in January 2016, Global Rescue members Missy and Geoffrey Corn were having the time of their lives. It was their fourth trip to Africa and the couple was looking forward to creating memories…

State

More Hunters Choose Wyoming For Elk Hunting

05/22/2019 Hunt Forever

Hunters seeking a western adventure continue choosing Wyoming to pursue elk. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department saw an increase in non-resident elk applications for the 2019 season. Nonresidents submitted 23,750 applications, a 2.9 percent…

Guns & Hunting

Sharpfinger

05/21/2019 Hunt Forever

Either Sharpfinger knife model (152OT bottom, 152T top) offers a solid combination of affordability and functional performance.There are some things that by design are functionally efficient without embellishment or constant change. This is most…

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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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