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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Political Dirty Tricks In North Dakota Aim At Hunters

11/06/2018

In arguably the most closely watched senate race in the country, one of the political parties decided they needed a little ‘boost’ to help their candidate. In an effort to suppress a key voting bloc in the state, the State Democratic party began…

Animal Rights Groups Sue USFWS Over Hunt Permits

10/19/2018

Led by The Humane Society Of The United States, several animal rights groups filed a lawsuit in a federal district court in Virginia to order the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to post routinely elephant and lion trophy permit applications, the…

Botswana President Welcomes Duke Of Cambridge Recognition Of Hunting As Conservation

10/15/2018

British royalty is lending its voice to the choir singing the praises of trophy hunting as a conservation solution in Africa where anti-hunting eco-imperialists have dismissed the knowledge and ability of Africans to manage wildlife in their…

New Regulations, Protesters Fail To Hobble NJ Black Bear Hunt

10/09/2018

Despite a seemingly slow start Monday and a ban on hunting bears on state-owned land, the harvest numbers  on opening day of New Jersey’s black bear archery hunting season are up slightly from last year. The Whittingham station was also the focus…

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…

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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. 

Conservation

Poachers Are Not Hunters

03/28/2019 Hunt Forever

 Safari Club International supports legal, regulated trophy hunting and condemns criminal poaching of wildlife. Hunting and poaching are not the same. One is good for wildlife and the other is bad. Yet there seems to be confusion in the media…

Guns & Hunting

Savage Redesigns AXIS Rifle Series

03/28/2019 Hunt Forever

The groundbreaking AXIS series from Savage has undergone some changes for a new look and better performance. The AXIS changed what hunters expect from an entry level rifle. The redesigned AXIS improves on that standard with a fresh new look,…

Conservation

Safari Club Interview With Namibia's Maxi Pia Louise

03/27/2019 Hunt Forever

SCI's Marc Watts conducts the latest in his series of conservation conversations with Namibia's leading wildlife expert Maxi Pia Louise. They discuss the community's role in preserving animal populations, anti-poaching and why Namibia's unique…

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I Need To Preach To The Choir, Because We Are Singing Off Key

03/26/2019 Hunt Forever

#findthisbitch… “Name her and shame her!” the post read alongside the illegally obtained and posted photo of Brittany Longoria holding up a massive leopard recently hunted in Namibia. These were the war cries resonating around the internet not long…

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GPO Names SCI's Scott Mayer Writer of the Year

03/25/2019 Hunt Forever

SCI’s Editor, Scott Mayer, right, was named Writer of the Year by German Precision Optics (GPO). GPO President and CEO, Mike Jensen, left, presented Mayer with the award while at the 2019 SHOT Show in Las Vegas, Nevada.German Precision Optics (GPO…

Eye On The Antis

Anti-Hunting Propaganda Ignores Reality

03/22/2019 Hunt Forever

In a recent anti-hunting editorial piece focused on trophy imports from Africa of various species, The Guardian alluded to what are known as captive bred lions by others in the world. “Campaigners have said the African lion parts imported from…

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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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