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

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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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…

Support SCI President Paul Babaz For NRA Board

01/25/2019

SCI President Paul Babaz is once again running for the NRA Board. He was appointed to the NRA Board last year, but has to run again this year and he needs your votes. The NRA Board position was discussed with the SCI Board of Directors last week and…

Scammers Offer Fake Lists Of SCI Members, Exhibitors

01/17/2019

Safari Club International does not sell lists of its Convention exhibitors nor of its members. Beware of scurrilous scammers who are attempting to profit by offering to sell what they purport to be lists of SCI exhibitors and members. “We do not…

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke To Leave Trump Administration

12/15/2018

Interior Secretary Zinke will be leaving his post at the end of the month, according to a tweet sent out by the President early Saturday morning. In his tweet, President Trump said that Zinke "will be leaving the Administration at the end of the…

Once More to the Courts for Grizzlies

12/14/2018

SCI and the NRA filed a Notice of Appeal in the case that will determine the validity of the delisting the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem (GYE) grizzly bear population. SCI and the NRA joined the State of Wyoming, that had already noticed its…

2018 Farm Bill Passes House, Senate – Sent To White House For Signature

12/13/2018

Safari Club International supports provisions in the Farm Bill, which is expected to be signed by President Donald Trump next week. In the final days of the 115th Congress, the 2018 Farm Bill Conference Report officially passed when the House voted…

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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. 

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…

Guns & Hunting

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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Inside-Hunting: New SCI Member Benefit Launches In June

05/30/2019 Hunt Forever

Safari Club International launches a new member benefit called Inside-Hunting with the June Issue of Safari Times, the monthly members-only newspaper that is available both in printed form delivered to members’ homes and online in the SCI website…

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SCIF Community-Based Hunting Program Helps Other Endangered Wildlife in Tajikistan

05/30/2019 Hunt Forever

Last year, SCIF began support for the conservation of wild Bukhara urial sheep in southwestern Tajikistan. Urial is a species that is vulnerable itself, threatened by poaching and intensive pressure from livestock grazing, but a community-based…

Guides & Outfitters

PH Spotlight - Graham Williams

05/29/2019 Hunt Forever

Graham Williams tagged along when his friend, Colin, booked a dangerous game hunt for banteng and buffalo and a chain of events producing unintended consequences began. His first shots stopped a wounded banteng at eight yards that was charging Colin…

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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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Within SCI

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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