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

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

Music City Chapter - Jim Hall Hunt For Warriors

As many members and chapters know, deer numbers in the southeast and Midwest can skyrocket if unchecked by hunting.  The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) contacted the local Music City Chapter to assist them in a special management of deer in the Fall Creek area near Spencer, Tennessee where deer numbers were negatively impacting the area.The hunt that Music City Chapter sponsored became known as the Jim Hall Hunt for Warriors, named and dedicated to the long-time caretaker of this area.

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Safari Magazine Wins Platinum Level MarCom Award – Again

11/04/2019

Safari Magazine has achieved the highest level in the 2019 MarCom Awards competition, which honors excellence in marketing and communication. There are three levels of awards: platinum (scores of 90-100), gold (80-89) and honorable mention (70-79…

NJ Bear Hunt Begins, Protesters Change Tactics

10/24/2019

New Jersey’s annual archery bear season began on Columbus Day, October 14, with state-owned land remaining off limits to bear hunters. The political move to eliminate hunting on state land was imposed last year as a campaign promise fulfilled by…

Pennsylvania House Moves Closer Toward Allowing Sunday Hunting

10/22/2019

The Pennsylvania State House took another step this week toward ending the prohibition on Sunday hunting in the state when the Pennsylvania House Game & Fisheries Committee favorably reported out Senate Bill 147.  SB 147 will partially repeal…

SCI RESPONDS TO UK PARLIAMENT PROPOSAL TO BAN TROPHY IMPORTS

09/30/2019

Safari Club International has learned of an effort to fast-track an importation ban on many, if not all hunting trophies into the UK. The move was announced by the Minister for International Wildlife Zac Goldsmith. Under the new policy,…

CECIL Act Passes House Natural Resources Committee

09/18/2019

H.R.2245 “Conserving Ecosystems by Ceasing the Importation of Large Animal Trophies Act” (CECIL Act) passed the House Natural Resources Committee today on a straight party-line vote, 19-16.  The CECIL Act now sits in waiting for a vote in the U.S.…

U.S. Fish And Wildlife Service Announces Expansion Of Hunting Opportunities

08/29/2019

U.S. Fish And Wildlife Service Announces Expansion Of Hunting Opportunities   The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) has announced its final decision regarding new or expanded hunting opportunities on dozens of national wildlife refuges and…

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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

.30-06 IN AFRICA

03/13/2020 Hunt Forever

Still one of the most versatile choices... I crawled onto a low termite mound, rested the rifle over my daypack and snuggled in behind it. A gorgeous waterbuck bull stood with his harem at about 225 yards. Perfect, except he was facing…

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Public Needs To Understand That North American Conservation Model Works

03/12/2020 Hunt Forever

As an avid outdoorsman and lifelong sportsman, I believe we can’t do enough to educate the public and the next generation on the importance of the North American model of conservation. This model is a proven success, and it’s vital we continue upon…

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SCIF, Scholastic 3-D Archery Provide Oregon Youth Amazing Bowhunt

03/11/2020 Hunt Forever

Recently, Safari Club International Foundation (SCIF) partnered with Scholastic 3-D Archery (S3DA) to award a donated bow deer license for New Mexico to an Oregon youth.  Because deer licenses are limited in the West, both organizations agreed to…

Guns & Hunting

Book Review – In The Land Of The Bear

03/10/2020 Hunt Forever

As we started sneaking through the oats toward the shooting platform, the guide all of a sudden, grabs my arm and whispers, 'Tom, stop! Big bear to right.' He motions for me to get my gun up and swing right. "I slowly brought up the rifle and eased…

Guns & Hunting

Fat Bolt Fevert

03/09/2020 Hunt Forever

The tri-lug concept has been embraced by Winchester with their XPR (top) and Ruger’s American. In case you haven’t noticed, most of the new bolt action centerfire rifles introduced over the last decade or so have embraced the “fat bolt”…

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Blind Luck

03/06/2020 Hunt Forever

Portable ground blinds have changed the face of bowhunting. Here’s how to maximize their effectiveness. As a fledgling bowhunter growing up out West in the late 1970’s, spot and stalk hunting was the only way I knew how to try and get close…

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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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International Hunting

Bear Dog Race

One of the events at the 2012 Youth Safari Day was a dog swim to show that bear hunting hounds can swim long distances if necessary during a chase.

Local Hunting

Comments From Youth Safari Day

A record crowd showed up for the 14th Annual Youth Safari Day. Everyone had a great time and learned a lot about conservation, hunting and shooting. Here is just some of the feedback from those who attended.

Local Hunting

Determining Eye Dominance

Here's a quick and easy way to determine which eye is your dominant eye.

International Hunting

Reflections On Youth Safari Day

Dennis Anderson and Mike Raahauge reflect on the origins and results of Youth Outdoor Safari Day.

International Hunting

2012 Youth Outdoor Safari Day

Steve and his daughters share things they saw and liked most at Youth Outdoor Safari Day.

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SCI Corporate Sponsors

For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Lauren Hill, Business Development Manager.

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