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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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Tanzania Official Announces Changes Involving Hunting Permits In That Country

10/24/2017

Hamisi Kigwangalla, Tanzania Minister for Natural Resources and Tourism, called for more transparency Sunday when he revoked permits that had been issued to hunting companies. “Acting on authority bestowed on me, I am officially revoking all…

SCI Opposes Ballot Effort To Stop Mountain Lion, Bobcat Hunting In Arizona

10/19/2017

Safari Club International opposes efforts by the Humane Society of the United States and other anti-hunters to end the hunting of mountain lions and bobcats in Arizona by way of the ballot box. HSUS and other anti-hunters currently are circulating…

Oregon Fish And Wildlife Commission To Adopt Updated Cougar Management Plan

10/09/2017

Safari Club International encourages all Oregon sportsmen and women to attend the upcoming Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission (OFWC) meeting and support the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife’s staff recommendation to adopt the proposed draft…

House Committee Approves Major ESA Changes

10/06/2017

A U.S. House of Representatives committee has approved changes in the Endangered Species Act that echo recommendations made by Safari Club International members during SCI’s Lobby Day this past May. SCI lobbying efforts work. The House Natural…

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…

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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

The Improvement Journey

06/24/2019 Hunt Forever

Brian Ash is coaching a group of shooters in a total emersion class at the 74 Ranch.For the past four years on our podcasts, we have been discussing how you can bring your game to new levels.  When you understand that you have to build your own…

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ABOVE THE RANGITATA

06/21/2019 Hunt Forever

Donna Boddington above New Zealand’s Rangitata River.We hunters are uniquely fortunate in that our travels often take us to beautiful places. I’m sure we all have our favorites, but I’m hard-pressed to think of a more magnificent setting than the…

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Pakistan #19 and #20

06/20/2019 Hunt Forever

After finishing my Capra 30 last year, I decided to go for my Ovis 20 when an offer came up to get two sheep on one hunt. Walking down the escalator at 5 a.m. and seeing Pir Danish’s smiling face at the bottom; I knew this was going to be a good…

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This Newfie Wilderness Hunt For Moose Is The Affordable Adventure-Of-A-Lifetime

06/19/2019 Hunt Forever

Francis Mest took this beautiful Continental black bear while hunting moose in a Newfoundland.Editor’s Note: Love real wilderness hunting? Francis D. Mest recently filed this hunt report on a moose adventure that is affordable, challenging and…

Inside SCI

SCI’s Kim Rhode Heads To Pan Am Games

06/18/2019 Hunt Forever

World shotgun champion Kim Rhode is a Life member of both SCI and Sables. Photo courtesy of ISSF.SCI and Sables Life member Kim Rhode continues to compete and win at the world level in shooting where she has been a dominant force for nearly 23…

Guns & Hunting

Art Of the Gun & King Of Beasts Showcased in Reno During Convention

06/17/2019 Hunt Forever

Fine guns and fine art go hand-in-hand with the sporting lifestyle that many SCI members enjoy. During the Safari Club International convention to be held in Reno Feb. 5 – 8, 2020, the Nevada Museum of Art will have two priceless exhibitions for…

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

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