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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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Safari Club International Chapter In Partnership To Improve Public Land Access In Montana

The Great Falls, Montana chapter of Safari Club International joined with Lewis and Clark County Open Lands Program, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, the Land and Water Conservation Fund, Montana Fish and Wildlife Conservation Trust, Bass Pro Shops, The Conservation Fund, The Conservation Alliance and the Mule Deer Foundation in a project to purchase 442 acres of private land containing prime wildlife and riparian habitat.

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Illegal Poaching Puts Giraffes At Risk In Africa

10/04/2018

Giraffes are among wildlife species adversely affected by increased illegal poaching in Botswana. This follows the banning of legal hunting there several years ago. The information was included recently during a presentation to the International…

Hunting Leaders File Lawsuit Challenging New Jersey Black Bear Hunt Ban

10/04/2018

Today, the New Jersey Outdoor Alliance, Safari Club International and Sportsmen's Alliance Foundation filed a legal challenge to New Jersey’s ill-advised closure of state lands to the upcoming black bear hunt.  "NJOA is proud to continue the fight…

Montana Hunter Kills Grizzly Bear In Self Defense

10/02/2018

Officials from the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks report that a bowhunter shot and killed a female grizzly bear and wounded her cub in self defense last Wednesday. In a story by Louis Casiano of Fox News, this latest in a spate of recent, deadly…

Big Win For Hunters: CA Governor Vetoes Trophy Ban Bill

10/01/2018

California Gov. Edmund G. (Jerry) Brown Jr. vetoed a bill that would have prevented hunters from possessing and in some cases importing the named African species in the bill, including parts and products, lawfully harvested in Africa. “Safari Club…

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…

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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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My Biggest Little Deer

10/25/2019 Hunt Forever

We had to cut the beast in half to load it on a horse. “Not many bucks that big,” Stuart allowed, squinting into wind that bowed the conifers. The blizzard blasted the cliffs, curtained the blackness below. Night brought us, snow-plastered, to the…

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SCI Hunter Information/Hotline Service Testimonial

10/24/2019 Hunt Forever

I just returned from a successful Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep hunt in Alberta.  Like most who hunt internationally, I’ve had this hunt booked for a couple years.  It had been quite a while since I’ve hunted in Canada so I wasn’t familiar with…

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3 Hunters Survive Gravelly Mountains Grizzly Attacks

10/23/2019 Hunt Forever

Three hunters were injured in two separate grizzly bear attacks on the west side of the Gravelly Mountains in Montana. The three survivors received moderate to severe injuries. Both attacks involved a single bear, but it’s unclear whether the…

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Making the Shot

10/22/2019 Hunt Forever

     You glimpse the buck. He’s 200 yards away on a fast walk, left to right. He enters a thicket and your eyes scan the brush looking for movement — a leg, an ear, the horizontal line of his back. Nothing.      He was moving fast, so you cast…

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Safari Club International Chapter In Partnership To Improve Public Land Access In Montana

10/21/2019 Hunt Forever

Left to right: Brad Lencioni, President; Rick Vukasin, BOD member; Terry Ehrhardt, Treasurer of SCI’s Great Falls ChapterThe Great Falls, Montana chapter of Safari Club International joined with Lewis and Clark County Open Lands Program, Rocky…

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The Fine Art Of Observing

10/18/2019 Hunt Forever

Lisa McNamee and Donna Boddington flank Craig with their gorgeous 2019 Brooks Range rams on the porch of outfitter Dave Leonard’s “Ram Hole.” Craig spent a lot of time pacing this porch hoping for word from the distant sheep hunters!There’s nothing…

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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 Lauren Hill, Business Development Manager.

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