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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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Benjamin J. Cassidy Named SCI Director Of Government Affairs

07/09/2019

Benjamin J. Cassidy has been named Safari Club International’s Director of Government Affairs, effective July 8.  In his role, he will oversee SCI’s Government Relations, Legal Advocacy and International Affairs Departments. Cassidy joins SCI from…

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…

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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

Prairie Rat Field Fest

10/02/2019 Hunt Forever

It isn’t often that one has the opportunity to test three new rifles, two new cartridges, several new loadings and a new optic all on the same outing. Such was the case this past June when Savage and Hornady teamed-up to organize a prairie rat shoot…

Guns & Hunting

The Trijicon AccuPoint 3-9x40

10/01/2019 Hunt Forever

Hunt with confidence using the Trijicon AccuPoint 3-9x40 riflescope. Featuring fiber optic and tritium, the AccuPoint delivers a clear sight picture while the illuminated center dot provides low light shooting confidence. The AccuPoint 3-9x40 is…

Guns & Hunting

Guns Of SCI

09/30/2019 Hunt Forever

Every year Safari Club International features some of the most sought after firearms in the world in the various auctions during the Annual SCI Convention and Ultimate Sportsmen's Market. Here's a sneak peek at a few of the fine firearms up for bid…

Dangerous Game

Armchair Safari - Sport In The Eastern Sudan

09/27/2019 Hunt Forever

While Rowland Ward is known primarily as a publisher of record books, he also published some big game hunting books. Most of them were good and today many of them are scarce. Cotton’s book about the Eastern Sudan is most interesting, especially the…

Guns & Hunting

Hunting Argentina’s La Pampa Offers Wide Open Spaces, Variety And Big Herds Of Game

09/26/2019 Hunt Forever

SCI Member Chris Chimits is very happy with a multi-species hunt in Argentina this past May with Gustavo Roncaglione of Patagonia Hunters. He hunted in the province of La Pampa where he took an excellent black buck (scores 69 6/8); an axis deer (…

Guns & Hunting

Kenetrek’s LPC – All Terrain And Duty Capable

09/25/2019 Hunt Forever

Kenetrek got its start by making boots for hunters. Boots not built for an intense mountain sheep hunt left the Kenetrek founder in pain and ready to quit. His experience led to the creation of the Kenetrek Mountain Boot and that attention to the…

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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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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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