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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

Safari Club International Chapter In Partnership To Improve Public Land Access In Montana

The Great Falls, Montana chapter of Safari Club International joined with Lewis and Clark County Open Lands Program, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, the Land and Water Conservation Fund, Montana Fish and Wildlife Conservation Trust, Bass Pro Shops, The Conservation Fund, The Conservation Alliance and the Mule Deer Foundation in a project to purchase 442 acres of private land containing prime wildlife and riparian habitat.

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Chip Hunnicutt Named SCI Director Of Marketing And Communications

07/09/2019

Chip Hunnicutt has been named Safari Club International’s Director of Marketing and Communications, effective July 8.  In his role, he will oversee SCI’s marketing efforts and SCI’s many communications outlets. Hunnicutt has a history of success…

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…

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…

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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

SCI Hunter Information/Hotline Service Testimonial

10/24/2019 Hunt Forever

I just returned from a successful Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep hunt in Alberta.  Like most who hunt internationally, I’ve had this hunt booked for a couple years.  It had been quite a while since I’ve hunted in Canada so I wasn’t familiar with…

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3 Hunters Survive Gravelly Mountains Grizzly Attacks

10/23/2019 Hunt Forever

Three hunters were injured in two separate grizzly bear attacks on the west side of the Gravelly Mountains in Montana. The three survivors received moderate to severe injuries. Both attacks involved a single bear, but it’s unclear whether the…

Guns & Hunting

Making the Shot

10/22/2019 Hunt Forever

     You glimpse the buck. He’s 200 yards away on a fast walk, left to right. He enters a thicket and your eyes scan the brush looking for movement — a leg, an ear, the horizontal line of his back. Nothing.      He was moving fast, so you cast…

Chapter Spotlight

Safari Club International Chapter In Partnership To Improve Public Land Access In Montana

10/21/2019 Hunt Forever

Left to right: Brad Lencioni, President; Rick Vukasin, BOD member; Terry Ehrhardt, Treasurer of SCI’s Great Falls ChapterThe Great Falls, Montana chapter of Safari Club International joined with Lewis and Clark County Open Lands Program, Rocky…

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The Fine Art Of Observing

10/18/2019 Hunt Forever

Lisa McNamee and Donna Boddington flank Craig with their gorgeous 2019 Brooks Range rams on the porch of outfitter Dave Leonard’s “Ram Hole.” Craig spent a lot of time pacing this porch hoping for word from the distant sheep hunters!There’s nothing…

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Alejandra Ortega: SCI World Hunting Award Coordinator – Administrative Assistant

10/17/2019 Hunt Forever

I would like to introduce you to the SCI World Hunting Award Coordinator and Administrative Assistant, Alejandra Ortega. Alejandra oversees the World Hunting Awards Program where she works with the Record Book Team to assist SCI members to achieve…

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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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