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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More Details Emerge On Shooting in Zimbabwe

03/17/2016

New details have emerged in the investigation of the fatal shooting of Claudio Chiarelli and his son on March 13, 2016. In an article published in the Zimbabwean newspaper The Herald, dated March, 16, 2016, the story reported that the government was…

UPDATE: Zimbabwe Government Issues Statement on Alleged Accidental Shooting

03/16/2016

The Government of Zimbabwe has issued an official statement regarding the shooting death of Professional hunter Claudio Chiarelli and his son Max. In their statement, posted on the official Government website, stated:  "Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife…

Father And Son Professional Hunters Shot By Accident While On Anti-Poaching Patrol In Zimbabwe

03/15/2016

Officials in Zimbabwe today continued their investigation into the apparent accidental shooting deaths of a professional hunter father/son team as they participated in an anti-poaching patrol in that African nation Sunday. Dead are Claudio…

FWS Distributes $1.1 Billion to State Wildlife Agencies

03/09/2016

This past March, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service distributed $1.1 billion in revenues generated by the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration and Dingell-Johnson Sport Fish Restoration acts. The funding, derived from excise taxes paid by the hunting…

Namibian Professional Hunters Association Releases Position Paper

03/04/2016

The Namibian Professional Hunters Association (NAPHA) has released a position paper on the value of hunting as a conservation tool, addressing squarely the ongoing ideological battle between hunters and anti-hunters and the often emotion-…

Public Hearings Set For NC Temporary Black Bear Hunting Rules

03/04/2016

The North Carolina Wildlife Commission is holding five public hearings to take comments on proposed temporary rules regarding black bear hunting in North Carolina. The first proposed rule would extend the time that bears can be taken with the aid of…

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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. 

Conservation

Michigan NRC Approves CWD Deer Regs

10/22/2018 Hunt Forever

The Michigan Natural Resources Commission approved a series of deer hunting regulations aimed at slowing the spread of chronic wasting disease. The action came after months of commission members and Department of Natural Resources staff hearing from…

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Animal Rights Groups Sue USFWS Over Hunt Permits

10/19/2018 Hunt Forever

Led by The Humane Society Of The United States, several animal rights groups filed a lawsuit in a federal district court in Virginia to order the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to post routinely elephant and lion trophy permit applications, the…

Guns & Hunting

Armchair Safari Kumm Hausaland

10/19/2018 Hunt Forever

“As a youth I followed the chase by mere nature and inclination, but now I know I have a right to follow it, because it gives me endurance, promptness,  courage self-control as well as health and cheerfulness.” Charles Kingsley Karl Kumm was a most…

Conservation

2018 New Hampshire Spring Gobbler Season Results

10/18/2018 Hunt Forever

Hunters harvested a total of 4,203 turkeys in New Hampshire during the 2018 spring hunt. This was down slightly from the total of 4,482 taken in the 2017 spring season and ranks as the third highest spring harvest. The youth hunt weekend resulted in…

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Swift Announces New Cartridges

10/17/2018 Hunt Forever

In August of 2016, Swift made a major investment in the marketplace and introduced Swift High Grade Hunting Ammunition. The original introduction consisted of 18 cartridges in both Scirocco and A-Frame. The second phase brought on 12 more, to…

Convention

Great Entertainment at 2019 Convention

10/16/2018 Hunt Forever

It is time to register for SCI’s 47th annual Ultimate Sportsmen’s Market™ January 9-12, in Reno, Nevada. While you register, don’t forget to buy tickets for our evening events in the Tuscany Ballroom at the Peppermill. We’ve booked one of our best-…

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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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