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

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 Adopts Policy On Captive Bred Lions

02/02/2018

Considering that the practice of the captive breeding of lions for the purpose of hunting has doubtful value to the conservation of lions in the wild, and considering that such hunting is not consistent with SCI’s criteria for estate hunting, the…

SCI Opposes Proposed Ban On Possession Of Ivory Products By Nebraska Legislature – The Vote Is Today

01/09/2018

Nebraska sportsmen and women need to act now! Today, Jan. 9, the Nebraska Legislature will vote on Legislative Bill 39 (LB 39). LB 39, introduced by state Senator Burke Harr, would make it illegal to purchase, sell, offer for sale, possess with…

SCI Urges Immediate Action On CA State Senate Bill To Legalize Suppressor Use For Hunting

01/02/2018

The California Senate Public Safety Committee is scheduled on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2018 at 9:30 a.m., to consider California state Senate Bill 710, which would legalize the ownership of suppressors and their use while hunting in California. Safari…

Africa Response To Elephant Import Ban

11/22/2017

by Randy Gibbs Nov 22, 2017 Good Morning Mr. Secretary Zinke,  and Deputy Director Sheehan On behalf of the Professional Hunters Association of Zambia (PHAZ) we fully support you in your decision to allow the import of legally hunted lion and…

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…

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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. 

International

An Open letter from the President of the African Professional Hunters’ Association

06/03/2019 Hunt Forever

Editor's Note: Jason Roussos, President of the African Professional Hunters’ Association responds to the outcry and outrage from the rabid anti-hunting organizations regarding hunting in Africa and the need for scientific management programs to…

State

Florida’s New Deer Hunting Rules For 2019-20

06/03/2019 Hunt Forever

At its February meeting, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) Commissioners passed new deer hunting rules that take effect starting with the opening of archery and crossbow seasons in Zone A on Aug. 3, 2019. Annual statewide bag…

Guns & Hunting

Parque Diana: One Of “Mr. Mac’s” Places

05/31/2019 Hunt Forever

Heather Smith, Gary Wells and Boddington with Wells’ huge red stag, taken on Parque Diana in Argentina’s Patagonia region.By the time SCI was started in 1973, founder C.J. McElroy (1913-2002) had hunted most of the places in the world…as our hunting…

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Inside-Hunting: New SCI Member Benefit Launches In June

05/30/2019 Hunt Forever

Safari Club International launches a new member benefit called Inside-Hunting with the June Issue of Safari Times, the monthly members-only newspaper that is available both in printed form delivered to members’ homes and online in the SCI website…

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SCIF Community-Based Hunting Program Helps Other Endangered Wildlife in Tajikistan

05/30/2019 Hunt Forever

Last year, SCIF began support for the conservation of wild Bukhara urial sheep in southwestern Tajikistan. Urial is a species that is vulnerable itself, threatened by poaching and intensive pressure from livestock grazing, but a community-based…

Guides & Outfitters

PH Spotlight - Graham Williams

05/29/2019 Hunt Forever

Graham Williams tagged along when his friend, Colin, booked a dangerous game hunt for banteng and buffalo and a chain of events producing unintended consequences began. His first shots stopped a wounded banteng at eight yards that was charging Colin…

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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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