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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CHAPTER SPOTLIGHT

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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Hunting Leaders Join Forces to Battle New Jersey Black Bear Hunt Ban

09/27/2018

The New Jersey Outdoor Alliance, Safari Club International and Sportsmen’s Alliance have joined forces to challenge New Jersey Gov. Philip Murphy’s executive order to close state lands to an ongoing legal and scientifically backed black bear hunt.…

Court Invalidates Grizzly Delisting, SCI Continues Fight For Conservation Success

09/26/2018

On September 24th, a Montana federal district court vacated the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (FWS) rule delisting the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem (GYE) grizzly bears.  The court’s ruling means that the GYE grizzly bear population returns to…

USFWS Official Sheehan To Step Down

08/13/2018

Greg Sheehan, principal deputy director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, has announced he will leave his position and return to his home in Utah. “I had the privilege of getting to know Greg while serving on the International Wildlife and…

SCI Supports USFWS Proposed Improvements To ESA

07/19/2018

Safari Club International supports major proposed revisions by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to its Endangered Species Act regulations that were announced today. “Today’s announcement ushers in a major move forward for the FWS.  At long last,…

HSUS Attack On Alaska Hunting A Sham

07/02/2018

The Humane Society of the United States doesn't let facts get in the way of anti-hunting propaganda meant to mislead the public about hunting in Alaska even when their venom taints practices of Native Alaskans and subsistence hunters in the process…

Media Attack On SCI Full Of Fantasies And Falsehoods

06/29/2018

Safari Club International and hunters fight criminal poaching of wildlife resources. Anti-hunters do not. Anti-hunters enable criminal poaching. By being aware of the problem and doing nothing about it, antis are responsible for the criminal…

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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. 

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Tennessee Valley Chapter Offers Unique Hunt In Scotland!

02/13/2019 Hunt Forever

SCI’s Tennessee Valley Chapter holds its annual “Night of the Hunter” fundraiser on March 23, 2019 at the Chattanooga Convention Center. This year the featured auction item is a unique choice of hunts in Scotland. Package includes airport…

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Hoosier Bigger Buck State?

02/13/2019 Hunt Forever

It's pretty amazing what professional wildlife managers can do to manipulate animal populations to meet specific cultural, economic, or geographic needs.  For example, when I was growing up in rural Virginia, the rule when deer hunting was "bucks…

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SCI-Novi Secretary Jon Gray Receives Awards

02/12/2019 Hunt Forever

Shown left to right are Kevin Frailey MDNR Education Services Manager, Jon Gray, Keith Creagh MDNR Director, Kristen Phillips MDNR Marketing and Outreach Division Chief.  SCI-Novi secretary and past president, Jon Gray, was recently presented the…

State

New Hampshire Moose Hunters 77 Percent Successful in 2018

02/11/2019 Hunt Forever

New Hampshire’s 2018 moose season wrapped up with hunters taking a total of 41 moose – 35 bulls and 6 cows – according to preliminary numbers from New Hampshire Fish and Game Department Moose Biologist, Kristine Rines. That means that hunters…

Federal

Safari Club International Statement on the Passing of Congressman John Dingell

02/08/2019 Hunt Forever

John Dingell, Jr. of Michigan served in the U.S. House of Representatives from his first election in 1955 until 2015—an incredible six decades—making him the longest serving Member of Congress in U.S. history. Throughout his life and Congressional…

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Armchair Safari - Giants of the Forest – African Hunting Adventures

02/08/2019 Hunt Forever

Two days with gray giants. It has always been an open question among hunters whether the lion, elephant, rhinoceros or buffalo should be entitled “the King of Beasts.” Each bases his claim on man-killing ability. To me this has always seemed…

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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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