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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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USFWS Proposes Expansion Of Refuge Hunting

06/28/2019

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has posted a proposed rule change in the Federal Register, which will increase hunting and fishing opportunities on dozens of National Wildlife Refuges. The rule proposes to open seven refuges to hunting for the…

Congressional Amendment Threatens African Wildlife Conservation

06/19/2019

Safari Club International strongly opposes Representative Vern Buchanan’s (R-FL-16) amendment to H.R. 3055, an appropriations rider which would prohibit the import of sport-hunted elephant and lion from Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe. “We strongly…

CBS News Originals Covers Truth About Hunting

06/12/2019

Last week, CBS News Originals aired a segment titled “Trophy Hunting: Killing or Conservation” featuring a number of hunters and wildlife conservancy managers who detail the crucial role hunters and hunting revenue play in funding antipoaching…

Tanzania to Auction Hunting Concessions

06/10/2019

Editor's Note: TAWA has released updated information including extensions for foreign bidders to have enough time to meet the requirements. This additional information can be found here.   The Tanzania Wildlife Management Authority (TAWA) has…

Botswana Seeks To Change “Conservation Conversation” On Lifted Hunting Suspension

05/23/2019

By Barbara Crown   It is critical that the Conservation Conversation always include people as much as it does wildlife. This was the overarching message from Botswana Minister of Environment Natural Resources and Conservation and Tourism Onkokame…

Botswana Reopens Hunting

05/22/2019

The government of Botswana announced today that it will reopen hunting after a five-year suspension in big game hunting areas in that Southern African nation. A news conference to discuss details is set for tomorrow. “The ministry of Environment,…

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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

Join The Ultimate Private Outdoor Lifestyle Club

09/03/2019 Hunt Forever

Wing & Barrel Ranch members have access to 24 hunting fields spread across nearly 1,000 acres of upland bird hunting fields. The ultimate shooting club offers seasonal pheasant, chukar and quail hunting from October to April, with access to club…

Guides & Outfitters

Hunting The Mackenzie Mountains Of Canada's Northwest Territory

09/02/2019 Hunt Forever

The Mackenzie Mountains of the NWT cover a vast stretch of absolutely wild and untouched land (54,000 square miles or 34.6 million acres) running east of the Yukon border and west of the Mackenzie River, and unfolding their breathtaking beauty from…

Guns & Hunting

Sandhill Cranes - Ribeye of the Sky

08/30/2019 Hunt Forever

This wing shooter was first turned on to hunting sandhill cranes while on a Canada hunt with Saskatoon Waterfowl Outfitters. Grain fields around Saskatoon offer up ideal staging grounds for cranes as they begin their southerly migration across the…

Inside SCI

Gilbert Aguilar: SCI Measuring Coordinator

08/29/2019 Hunt Forever

This month, it’s my pleasure to introduce SCI Measuring Coordinator Gilbert Aguilar.  Gilbert is based in the Membership and Business Operations center in Tucson, Arizona where he oversees over 1,500 active measurers for SCI and trains an average of…

Guns & Hunting

Get Ducks Makes Waterfowling Dreams a Reality

08/28/2019 Hunt Forever

Ramsey Russell’s Get Ducks dedicated the past 15 years to trekking fabled wetlands, amassing an impressive roster of worldwide duck hunting adventures for real duck hunters.  Their motto, “It’s duck season somewhere,” means they offer six continents…

Conservation

Teaching Kids To Care About Conservation

08/27/2019 Hunt Forever

There is a movement, driven by consumers and the agricultural sector, to better connect people with their food. Consumers are demanding the background information of their food. Producer groups like Alberta Beef Producers, Alberta Milk and Egg…

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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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Within SCI

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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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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