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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PA Legislature Considers Bill To Allow Sunday Hunting

04/05/2019

Pennsylvania Senate Bill 147 would expand additional opportunities to all of Pennsylvania’s 1.4 million sportsmen and women by eliminating the outdated “blue law” that prohibits hunting on Sundays. Hunters often cite “lack of time” as one of the No…

Acting Interior Secy. Bernhardt Signs Order — Public Access Must Be Considered In Land Transactions

03/29/2019

In a big win for America’s outdoorsmen and women, Acting Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt signed an order directing the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to weigh public access for outdoor recreation as a factor in determining disposal or…

SCI Member John Sturgeon Victorious In U.S. Supreme Court

03/28/2019

By Doug Burdin SCI Senior Litigation Counsel A lone man, who also is a member of Safari Club International, has taken on the federal government — and won!  The issue? Whether he could use his hovercraft to reach a favored moose hunting area in…

SCI Hunters’ Convention Ranked Among Top Trade Shows

03/21/2019

Safari Club International’s annual Hunters’ Convention continues to rise on Trade Show News Network’s Top Trade Shows list for another year, according to an announcement today by TSNN. “CONGRATULATIONS! Your show has been named one of the top 250…

SCI Supports Hunter Nation To Protect Rights, Conserve Wildlife

03/21/2019

Safari Club International (SCI) today announced its support for Hunter Nation with a $15,000 donation to help fund efforts to protect the right to hunt and to conserve wildlife resources. “We are proud to help support Hunter Nation in their…

Humane Society Promotes Anti-Mountain Lion Hunting Agenda At Colorado Commission Meeting

03/13/2019

Tomorrow, during the Colorado Parks & Wildlife’s Commission’s March meeting, the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) is expected to give a presentation aimed at undermining the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation and directly…

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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

Flextone Changes The Game With Funky Chicken Gen 2 Decoy

04/15/2019 Hunt Forever

Using decoys to lure in wary toms is nothing new. Spring turkey hunters often opt for hen decoys to get the big tom’s attention and bring them in range. While biology works much of the time, the threat of a rival for a hen’s affections can provide…

Guns & Hunting

It’s A Jungle Out There!

04/12/2019 Hunt Forever

We hadn’t been following tracks twenty minutes before we heard the crashing sound of the buffalo taking off.  That didn’t come as any surprise.  The thick, jungle-like rainforest made tracking difficult. Trying to be quiet was almost impossible and…

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Missouri Spring Turkey Hunting Includes Non-Toxic Shot Regs For New Areas

04/11/2019 Hunt Forever

Missouri spring turkey hunting regular spring season runs April 15 through May 5. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) wants to remind turkey and other hunters that the Conservation Commission approved regulations in August 2018 requiring…

International

Project Jaguar — Paraguay

04/10/2019 Hunt Forever

Wildlife biologist Rocky McBride explains “Project Jaguar,” an effort to study jaguars in Paraguay, to the International Wildlife Conservation Council Sept. 2018. He discusses how to identify "problem" jaguars and relocate them instead of having…

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Warne Horizontal Steel Rings

04/09/2019 Hunt Forever

After almost 27 years of producing vertically split scope rings, Warne introduced a new horizontal steel ring family to its Maxima ring line. The Maxima Horizontal scope rings are designed, engineered and manufactured by Warne’s expert staff in…

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Washington State SCI Chapters Work In Coalition To Relocate Pronghorn Antelope

04/08/2019 Hunt Forever

Considered North America’s fastest land animal, the pronghorn antelope has seen growth from zero to approximately 400 in the Yakima area to the Okanogan, thanks to a joint effort between two Indian tribes and local SCI Chapters. The Yakama Nation…

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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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Local Hunting

2015 SCI Lobby Day

SCI's Annual Lobby Day was a rousing success! This year saw a 23 percent increase in the number of SCI Members participating resulting in SCI having 20 percent more meetings. Overall, SCI met with a third of Congress in one day to express our concerns for hunting related issues.

International Hunting

Namibian PH on Rhino Conservation

Dries Bronner of Jamy Traut Safaris in Namibia discusses the importance of conserving the white rhino and what this professional hunting outfit is doing about it.

Local Hunting

2014 AZ SCI Junior Deer Hunt

The Arizona SCI Chapter hosted its eighth annual Junior Deer Hunt in Units 36a and 36b. More than 40 kids registered for the event this year.

International Hunting

Hunting With a Suppressor

Suppressors are legal to own in most states, and many states allow them for hunting. A suppressor does not "silence" a shot, but makes it possible to hunt safely without hearing protection. They also reduce recoil.

Local Hunting

2013 Youth Safari Day Comments

More than 4,000 youth and their parents attended the 15th Annual Youth Safari Day. Here are just some of the comments.

International Hunting

Bear Dog Race

One of the events at the 2012 Youth Safari Day was a dog swim to show that bear hunting hounds can swim long distances if necessary during a chase.

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SCI Corporate Sponsors

For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Jim Lenhart, Advertising Sales Manager.

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