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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

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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Political Dirty Tricks In North Dakota Aim At Hunters

11/06/2018

In arguably the most closely watched senate race in the country, one of the political parties decided they needed a little ‘boost’ to help their candidate. In an effort to suppress a key voting bloc in the state, the State Democratic party began…

Animal Rights Groups Sue USFWS Over Hunt Permits

10/19/2018

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…

Botswana President Welcomes Duke Of Cambridge Recognition Of Hunting As Conservation

10/15/2018

British royalty is lending its voice to the choir singing the praises of trophy hunting as a conservation solution in Africa where anti-hunting eco-imperialists have dismissed the knowledge and ability of Africans to manage wildlife in their…

New Regulations, Protesters Fail To Hobble NJ Black Bear Hunt

10/09/2018

Despite a seemingly slow start Monday and a ban on hunting bears on state-owned land, the harvest numbers  on opening day of New Jersey’s black bear archery hunting season are up slightly from last year. The Whittingham station was also the focus…

Illegal Poaching Puts Giraffes At Risk In Africa

10/04/2018

Giraffes are among wildlife species adversely affected by increased illegal poaching in Botswana. This follows the banning of legal hunting there several years ago. The information was included recently during a presentation to the International…

Hunting Leaders File Lawsuit Challenging New Jersey Black Bear Hunt Ban

10/04/2018

Today, the New Jersey Outdoor Alliance, Safari Club International and Sportsmen's Alliance Foundation filed a legal challenge to New Jersey’s ill-advised closure of state lands to the upcoming black bear hunt.  "NJOA is proud to continue the fight…

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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. 

International

Travelers Warned Not To Import Plastic Bags To Tanzania

07/09/2019 Hunt Forever

Hunters traveling to Tanzania should refrain from taking any plastic bags in their luggage or carry-ons. Starting June 1, 2019, plastic “carrier bags” (grocery-style bags) have been banned from the country. According to a May 16, 2019 press release…

Guns & Hunting

Trijicon RMR - The Hunter’s Perfect Solution

07/08/2019 Hunt Forever

Trijicon’s supremely dependable RMR (Ruggedized Miniature Reflex) optic may quite possibly be the perfect non-magnified aiming system for hunters of virtually any discipline. Incredibly durable and weighing  a mere 1.2 ounces, the RMR provides…

Guns & Hunting

Rediscovering The Whitetail

07/05/2019 Hunt Forever

Two months after James Jordan died in 1978, a buck he’d shot six decades earlier near Danbury, Wisconsin became, officially, his. It had topped records lists for typical whitetails since 1965, but its provenance then was unclear. The antlers…

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A Different Kind Of Hunting

07/04/2019 Hunt Forever

Image Courtesy Rock Island Auction CompanyMany years ago, I was spending a rather pleasant evening trying to explain to a non-hunting friend exactly where the thrill lay in pursuing a whitetail when, in place of venison, I could go to a butcher shop…

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Winchester's New .350 Legend

07/03/2019 Hunt Forever

Another new development from the other Winchester — Winchester Ammunition — is the 350 Legend, a straight-walled .357 caliber cartridge that is said to duplicate the trajectory of the .30-30! At first I was a bit puzzled, but after a little…

Conservation

Desert Bighorn Sheep Capture and Relocation

07/02/2019 Hunt Forever

At one time, there were only about 500 desert bighorn sheep in Arizona. Today, thanks to Arizona Game & Fish's (AZGFD) capture and relocation efforts, there are more than 5,000. Here, SCI's Marc Watts discusses with AZGFD's Raul Vega how the…

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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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