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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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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Botswana Panel Recommends Lifting 2014 Hunting Ban

02/26/2019

In a widely publicized meeting on Thursday, Feb. 21, a group of government ministers presented a recommendation to the President of the Republic of Botswana to lift the four-year moratorium on hunting in that country.  The President has not issued…

Custodians Of Professional Hunting And Conservation Issue News Release To Set The Record Straight

02/25/2019

In an effort to address misstatements regarding the founding of Custodians of Professional Hunting and Conservation (Custodians), the organization issued a news release outlining the events leading to its establishment. The primary issue, according…

Baird Joins SCI Government Relations Staff

02/19/2019

(Washington, D.C.) - Safari Club International has named Cyrus Hunter Baird as the new Regional Manager of Government Relations - State, succeeding Jeff Patchen. His first day will be March 4th. Baird comes to SCI from the Council to Advance…

Safari Club International Statement on the Passing of Congressman John Dingell

02/08/2019

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…

President Trump Taps David Bernhardt For Secretary Of Interior

02/05/2019

President Donald Trump has selected acting Interior Secretary David Bernhardt as a permanent replacement for former Secretary Ryan Zinke. In a tweet Monday announcing his decision, the President said: "David has done a fantastic job from the day he…

SCI Broke No Laws At Convention

01/30/2019

Anti-hunters fired blanks last month when they took verbal shots at Safari Club International and its Convention exhibitors in a media blitz, alleging that a new Nevada law had been violated. “We are the good guys and through science-based…

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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

IN PRAISE OF OLDER RIFLES

06/06/2019 Hunt Forever

The .303 Savage is not a cartridge that gets a lot of ink these days.  You’d think it would, if for no other reason than it’s a contender for the title of “first American smokeless commercial” round.  The .30-30 Winchester usually gets the nod, but…

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Mauser M18: The Hunter’s Rifle

06/05/2019 Hunt Forever

Unless you’ve been under a rock, you’re probably aware of the Mauser M18. Unveiled at the 2018 SHOT Show, the rifle made a massive impression on the shooting public. Built to compete with the U.S. entry level rifles from Ruger and Savage, the M18…

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Stealth Cam G34X Trail Cam

06/04/2019 Hunt Forever

The new Stealth Cam G34X takes the performance of trail cameras to the next level. The G34X advances the G34 Pro platform with its new 26 Megapixel resolution, providing unparalleled clarity in still imaging and video capture. Featuring a 16:9 wide…

International

An Open letter from the President of the African Professional Hunters’ Association

06/03/2019 Hunt Forever

Editor's Note: Jason Roussos, President of the African Professional Hunters’ Association responds to the outcry and outrage from the rabid anti-hunting organizations regarding hunting in Africa and the need for scientific management programs to…

State

Florida’s New Deer Hunting Rules For 2019-20

06/03/2019 Hunt Forever

At its February meeting, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) Commissioners passed new deer hunting rules that take effect starting with the opening of archery and crossbow seasons in Zone A on Aug. 3, 2019. Annual statewide bag…

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Parque Diana: One Of “Mr. Mac’s” Places

05/31/2019 Hunt Forever

Heather Smith, Gary Wells and Boddington with Wells’ huge red stag, taken on Parque Diana in Argentina’s Patagonia region.By the time SCI was started in 1973, founder C.J. McElroy (1913-2002) had hunted most of the places in the world…as our hunting…

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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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