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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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Senate Confirms Interior Secretary David Bernhardt

04/11/2019

Following a full Senate vote, David Bernhardt, President Donald Trump’s selection for Interior Secretary, was confirmed today. In a largely party line vote of 56 to 41, the Senate confirmation is the culmination of the Feb. 4 Presidential…

SCI President Babaz Responds To Anti-Hunting, Anti-Science Bill Introduced In U.S. House Of Representatives

04/11/2019

Safari Club International President Paul Babaz today issued a statement that points out the lunacy of a bill that has been introduced into the U.S. House of Representatives that, if passed into law, would harm the very wildlife it purports to want…

Canadian Anti-Hunting Group Moves To Ban More Hunts In British Columbia

04/10/2019

Fresh off of the ill-advised ‘politically-correct’ move to ban the hunting of grizzly bears in 2017, the same animal rights group is urging the government to end the hunting of cougars, lynxes and bobcats. The Wildlife Defence League (WDL) has…

BC Antis Not Satisfied Banning Griz Hunts, Now It’s Wild Cats

04/10/2019

Fresh off of the ill-advised ‘politically-correct’ move to ban the hunting of grizzly bears in 2017, the same animal rights group is urging the government to end the hunting of cougars, lynxes and bobcats. The Wildlife Defence League (WDL) has…

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…

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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

Safari Storytellers

06/27/2019 Hunt Forever

Let’s honor your story together. Safari Storytellers’ mission is to help you preserve your hunting memories—not just your trophies—at the conclusion of your next hunt. We provide a professionally written, edited, leather-bound account with select…

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Lucky Thirteen

06/26/2019 Hunt Forever

The Thompson Omega belched white smoke and we heard the sound of an elk crashing down the mountain, but that is getting ahead of the story. My thirteen-year elk hunting quest began in 2002 on my first elk hunt with Star Valley Outfitters in the…

International

Duffle Bags Targeted In New Baggage Rules At OR Tambo International Airport

06/25/2019 Hunt Forever

South Africa’s OR Tambo International Airport will no longer accept soft, irregular shaped bags; round bags straps. The new rules went into effect earlier this year and are designed to prevent blockages and breakdowns in the baggage handling system…

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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 game…

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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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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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SCI Corporate Sponsors

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

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