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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Safari Club International is the leading organization in the world standing in the gate to protect our right to hunt not only for future generations, but for this current generation as well.
Herb A.
Being part of SCI is my affirmative step of ensuring that the right to hunt is going to be there for my family for generations to come.
Louis C.
Man is born with a natural instinct to hunt and I will fight to keep that instinct alive and protect the freedom to do so for myself and for future generations.
Randall B.

International Hunting

Legal organized hunting is conducted on six continents by tens of millions of hunters each year. This hunting activity provides the funding for meaningful wildlife conservation worldwide.

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North American Hunting

There are many diverse hunting opportunities in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Thanks to hunters, many species of wildlife there have been brought back from the brink of extinction.

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SCI Members, Chapters Helping Rural Communities in Africa

Recently, SCI Members John and Judy Sholes returned to South Africa for a safari with Blaauwkrantz Safaris. They brought along a personal donation and a donation from their National Capital Chapter, Washington, D.C. that Blaauwkrantz used to repaint the local rural school, Palmiet River Junior School, in the Eastern Cape, South Africa.

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CA Alert – Contact Governor Brown Today!

09/21/2017

Sportsmen and women in California need to take action today! Contact Governor Jerry Brown through SCI’s Action Center and urge him to veto Senate Bill 464 and Assembly Bill 1525. SB 464, Firearms Dealers: Storage and Security Risk from Legislation…

U.S. Government Orders Expansion Of Hunter Access To Federal Lands

09/15/2017

In a ground-breaking move, U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke issued an order today that directs the overseers of millions of acres of Federal lands to come up with plans to expand access for hunters and fishermen. “Hunting and fishing is a…

U.S. Rep. Gosar Leads U.S. House Committee Passage Of Bi-Partisan Grand Canyon Bison Management Act

09/13/2017

The U.S. House Natural Resources Committee approved a bi-partisan bill that will allow the Arizona Game and Fish Department to better manage and conserve the bison population within Grand Canyon National Park. The Committee passed the Grand Canyon…

SCI Applauds Committee Approval of the SHARE Act

09/13/2017

Safari Club International and its members congratulate the House Committee on Natural Resources for passing HR 3668, the Sportsmen’s Heritage & Recreational Enhancement Act—more commonly known as the “SHARE Act.”  The committee marked up and…

SCI Represents Hunters At SHARE Act Hearing

09/12/2017

Safari Club International’s Director of Government Affairs and Litigation, Anna Seidman, testified on September 12, 2017, before the Federal Lands Subcommittee of the House Committee on Natural Resources in support of the Sportsmen’s Heritage and…

Panel Reviews Legislation to Increase Access to Outdoor Sporting Opportunities on Federal Lands

09/12/2017

Today, the Subcommittee on Federal Lands held a legislative hearing on H.R. 3668, the “Sportsmen’s Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act of 2017” or “SHARE Act.” The bill increases opportunities for hunters, anglers and shooters, eliminates red…

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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. 

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Professional Hunter Spotlight - Don Patterson, Manuka Point Lodge

01/30/2019 Hunt Forever

“I was born to hunt and knew that fact right from my infant years,” says Don Patterson. That conviction led him to become a professional hunter.  In his youth, Patterson hunted ducks and big game with his father in the valley of his dreams, Rakaia…

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Alabama Hunters Take 144 Alligators Including 700 Pounder

01/29/2019 Hunt Forever

Alabama hunters harvested 144 alligators during the 2018 seasons with the heaviest weighing in at 700 pounds. A total of 260 tags were issued in the four hunting zones. The 700-pound gator measured 11 feet, 10 inches and was taken in the Southeast…

The 6.5 Comes Alive…Again

01/28/2019 Hunt Forever

: Old and new, left to right: 6.5x53R, 6.5x54 MS, 6.5x55 Swedish Mauser, .256 Newton, .260 Remington, 6.5mm Creedmoor. Of the older cartridges, only the 6.5x55 remains popular, but the Creedmoor is the most popular non-military 6.5mm cartridge the…

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Support SCI President Paul Babaz For NRA Board

01/25/2019 Hunt Forever

SCI President Paul Babaz is once again running for the NRA Board. He was appointed to the NRA Board last year, but has to run again this year and he needs your votes. The NRA Board position was discussed with the SCI Board of Directors last week and…

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The Fickle Fingers of Fate

01/25/2019 Hunt Forever

We had just taken a couple steps away from the bright green juniper when the big bull’s head emerged over the ridgeline.  Pat, my guide, bleated a soft cow call and the bull screamed in response. As he raised his head to bugle, we slowly took a…

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SCI Life Hunter Advocacy Society (LHAS) First Year Highlights

01/24/2019 Hunt Forever

Brook MinxLHAS is off to a great start. “It has been an exciting and productive year for SCI’s LHAS Governing Body,” said Brook Minx, Corporate Secretary of SCI Foundation. “The Society’s financial support as well as its confidence in the Governing…

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Add These Activities To Your Convention Experience!

We invite you to attend SCI’s 47th Annual Hunters’ Convention at the Reno Sparks Convention Center, January 9 – 12. Reno is experiencing rapid growth and vast downtown revitalization, and is excited to show SCI all there is to experience while we are there.

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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 2019 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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