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 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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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,…

Supreme Court Ruling Threatens Wildlife And Hunting

05/20/2019

In an opinion released today, the Supreme Court ruled that an 1868 treaty between the U.S. and the Crow Tribe could give members of that tribe the right to ignore state hunting regulations and engage in the unregulated take of game beyond the…

Carter Breaks Hip On Way To Turkey Hunt

05/13/2019

Former President Jimmy Carter, 94, fell and broke his hip while leaving his home to go turkey hunting today. He was reported recovering from surgery, which was termed successful. The former President said he was mostly concerned that the turkey…

Petition to Ban Bobcat Trapping and Hunting in Colorado Fails

05/13/2019

Last week, the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission unanimously denied a petition to ban all bobcat hunting and trapping. Safari Club International took swift action to ensure that the ill-conceived petition did not succeed. SCI reached out to…

Michigan House Floor Leader Awarded SCI's 2018 State Legislator Of The Year

05/13/2019

Safari Club International has recognized Michigan House Floor Leader Triston Cole as its 2018 State Legislator of the Year. Rep. Cole represents Michigan's 105th District, which includes Antrim, Otsego, Charlevoix, Montmorency and Oscoda counties.…

Grizzly Bear Hunt Ban Gets House Committee Hearing

05/13/2019

Safari Club International opposes an anti-hunting bill that, if it became law, would end hunting of grizzly bears in the United States. A hearing has been scheduled for that bill this week. In another long shot bid to restrict hunting, Congressman…

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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

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…

Guns & Hunting

A One Percenter’s Whitetail Hunt

09/24/2019 Hunt Forever

Let’s not kid ourselves. Most hunters ambush whitetails. We used to still-hunt them, drive them, even stalk them. But one day a hunter with arboreal tendencies discovered the advantages of aerial attack, and active ground hunting waned. It seems as…

H-S Precision Rifles – Engineered for Accuracy

09/23/2019 Hunt Forever

From lightweight pack rifles to long range precision rifles, we have   you covered.  Every rifle produced is built in the USA, to your exact specifications, and guaranteed to shoot ½ MOA (30 caliber or smaller).  With millions of options available,…

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Back To School!

09/20/2019 Hunt Forever

The other day my old friend Bob Boutang called me with some questions for a Masters thesis he’s working on. Bob’s a retired conservation officer, a bit older than I am. It probably doesn’t speak well of me, but the last thing in the world I ever…

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Shotgun 101 - What About The Lead?

09/19/2019 Hunt Forever

In our Beginner Program in our Knowledge Vault we stress, among other things, the importance of three basic things that must be mastered to accelerate the learning curve; learning to move and mount the gun, learning to see and understand the…

Federal

CECIL Act Passes House Natural Resources Committee

09/18/2019 Hunt Forever

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.…

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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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