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

Music City Chapter - Jim Hall Hunt For Warriors

As many members and chapters know, deer numbers in the southeast and Midwest can skyrocket if unchecked by hunting.  The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) contacted the local Music City Chapter to assist them in a special management of deer in the Fall Creek area near Spencer, Tennessee where deer numbers were negatively impacting the area.The hunt that Music City Chapter sponsored became known as the Jim Hall Hunt for Warriors, named and dedicated to the long-time caretaker of this area.

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SCI Needs Your Help – USFWS Proposes Troubling New Rules for Alaska Wildlife Refuges

01/20/2016

On January 8, 2016, the FWS published proposed changes to the rules that apply to hunting and wildlife management on National Wildlife Refuges in Alaska. Among other things, these proposed regulations attempt to make “natural and biological…

SCI’s Advocacy Complimented in New Book

01/19/2016

SCI received high praise in a recently published book written by Lowell Baier, entitled Inside the Equal Access to Justice Act: Environmental Litigation and the Crippling Battle over America’s Lands, Endangered Species, and Critical Habitat.  In…

How The New U.S. Rules Will Affect Lion Trophy Into The U.S.

12/28/2015

Safari Club International is doing everything possible to help members and all hunters in the face of changing U.S. Government decisions that affect the importation of lion trophies from Africa to the United States. Below is a summary of the new…

Register Now for Safari Club International's Annual Continuing Legal Education Course

11/23/2015

Calling all lawyers . . . the wait is over! Registration for the 2016 annual Wildlife Law Continuing Legal Education course for lawyers is now open. This year's course will include some great new topics, including presentations on laws related to…

Tracking the Capitols – Week of Nov. 30

11/02/2015

Tracking the Capitols – Week of Nov. 30 Tracking the Capitols is a source of legislation currently being tracked by the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation state policy team to keep you informed of the most pertinent and timely state legislation…

SCI Represented at Sportsman-Legislator Summi

10/26/2015

In late October, Eddie Grasser, Chip Burkhalter, and Jeff Patchen attended the 12th Annual National Assembly of Sportsmen's Caucuses' (NASC) Sportsman-Legislator Summit. Legislators from 30 state legislative sportsmen's caucuses and nearly 200…

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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

Shotgun Tips - Making The Gun Disappear

08/06/2019 Hunt Forever

Getting comfortable with seeing the target behind where the barrel is pointed is critical to proficiency. We have shooters fill out our shooter form on our Knowledge Vault website on a weekly basis and ask many questions from mental…

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MDC Proposes Changes To Nonresident Permits

08/05/2019 Hunt Forever

Proposed changes include price increases and discounts for nonresident landowners. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is proposing price increases for some nonresident hunting and fishing permits. According to MDC, permit prices…

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Back To Botswana?

08/02/2019 Hunt Forever

Center, that’s a young Boddington and younger Jack Atcheson Jr. in Botswana, 1985 The re-opening of safari hunting in Botswana just may be the best news I’ve heard in my 40-odd years as an African hunter, a lover of Africa and her…

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Havalon Talon

08/01/2019 Hunt Forever

It’s an interesting fact that both a filet knife and a boning knife share similar design features. Both possess long, slender and somewhat flexible blades, usually crafted from stainless steel. Handles are also much alike, fitting solidly into the…

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In Praise Of Trophy Hunting

07/31/2019 Hunt Forever

While “meat hunting” is beginning to gain some grudging acceptance among the non-hunting public, particularly among “locavores” for providing “free range, organic, natural protein;” trophy hunting? Not so much. Derided as “sport killing”…

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I Lost The Bet!

07/30/2019 Hunt Forever

After listening to the orientation speaker at the University of Wyoming yarn on about “having your children for six to seven years for their undergraduate degree,” I offered a proposal to Miss Rosey (Sara Brandenburg).  “Graduate in three-…

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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 Lauren Hill, Business Development Manager.

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