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

Music City Chapter - Jim Hall Hunt For Warriors

As many members and chapters know, deer numbers in the southeast and Midwest can skyrocket if unchecked by hunting.  The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) contacted the local Music City Chapter to assist them in a special management of deer in the Fall Creek area near Spencer, Tennessee where deer numbers were negatively impacting the area.The hunt that Music City Chapter sponsored became known as the Jim Hall Hunt for Warriors, named and dedicated to the long-time caretaker of this area.

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South Africa Hunting Update

03/08/2018

Following a recent vote in the South Africa Parliament involving expropriation of land, SCI members have asked how this might affect current or future plans for safaris. SCI advises members who have arranged for safaris in South Africa to keep in…

SCI Members: Please Contact your U.S. Senators Immediately! Ask them to support S.2135 -- the "Fix NICS" Act

02/27/2018

NICS or the National Instant Criminal Background Check System is in need of improvement.  The NICS is used by Federal Firearms Licensees (FFLs) to instantly determine whether a prospective buyer is eligible to buy firearms. It is essential that…

SCI President Paul Babaz Speaks Out Against Calls For More Gun Control

02/23/2018

Hunters Unite!             Safari Club International’s mission is to protect the freedom to hunt and to promote wildlife conservation worldwide. The operative word about hunting in that mission is “freedom.” This includes the equipment needed to…

Interior Secretary Zinke Helps Conservation, Hunting In The West

02/12/2018

Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke has signed an order that will help both wildlife and hunting throughout the Western United States.            At an expo in Utah, Secretary Zinke signed Secretarial Order 3362 that seeks to improve wildlife…

SCI President Babaz Nominated For NRA Board

02/06/2018

Safari Club International President Paul Babaz has been nominated to serve on the Board of Directors of the National Rifle Association of America. Babaz, a lifelong hunter and shooter, understands the importance of linking all facets of the…

SCI Adopts Policy On Captive Bred Lions

02/02/2018

Considering that the practice of the captive breeding of lions for the purpose of hunting has doubtful value to the conservation of lions in the wild, and considering that such hunting is not consistent with SCI’s criteria for estate hunting, the…

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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. 

Guides & Outfitters

Professional Hunter Spotlight - Carla Lucas of New Zealand Trophy Hunting

11/20/2019 Hunt Forever

Carla’s camaraderie with her coworkers sparked her desire to be a Professional Hunter. Her position as outfitter manager coupled with her love of the outdoors made it a natural transition. During her 12 years with New Zealand Trophy Hunting, she…

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SCI Record Book To Debut Virtual Measuring Course

11/19/2019 Hunt Forever

Capitalizing on the virtual measuring capabilities established last year to measure ibex trophies taken in Pakistan, the SCI Record Book team is expanding that technology to include a live virtual measuring course, debuting in December, 2019. “…

Guns & Hunting

The Allure Of African Specialized Game

11/15/2019 Hunt Forever

Recovery and therapy to repair the muscle tear would have to wait. Because at this moment about 400 yards ahead along the saddle and to the left back into the canyon was something rarely seen in the safari world. I knew it was extraordinary…

Guns & Hunting

Gordy & Sons Appointed Only Independent Holland & Holland Dealer In US

11/14/2019 Hunt Forever

Gordy & Sons has been appointed as the only independent dealer for historic British gunmaker Holland & Holland in the US. Founded in 1835, the luxury London-based gunmaker has excelled in making the finest bespoke shotguns and rifles,…

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Outdoor Edge Razor Pro Saw/Knife Combo

11/13/2019 Hunt Forever

While most hunters realize that a knife is an essential edged tool, only a few give the same credence to a bone saw. However, if you deal with big game field dressing, skinning and quartering, then you understand that there are occasions when a…

Chapter Spotlight

Arkansas Chapter Helps Club After Flood

11/12/2019 Hunt Forever

In May, The Arkansas River Valley experienced historic flooding.  Excessive rains in the Oklahoma basin of the river forced the United States Corp of Engineers to release unprecedented volumes of water down the Arkansas. Of the many properties…

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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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