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

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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SCI Prevails In Court Case

01/09/2020

Safari Club International (SCI), jointly with the National Rifle Association (NRA), has fought for and successfully represented the voice of hunters and outdoorsmen as defendant-intervenors in litigation heard by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.…

Wildlife Management by Ballot Box Doesn’t Work

12/09/2019

A group in Colorado has been gathering signatures across the state to try and force an introduction of the gray wolf (Canis lupus) into Colorado.  The heavily funded “Rocky Mountain Wolf Project” claims they already have more than the 124,632…

Firearms Export Alert – Use of Form 4457 for Temporary Firearms Export!

11/18/2019

All SCI members who plan to travel with their firearms outside of the U.S. should be aware that there has been some recent confusion about U.S. Customs and Border Patrol’s (CBP) willingness to accept Form 4457 for the temporary export of firearms. …

SCI/SCIF At AWCF Meetings In Zimbabwe – A Report From The Field

11/13/2019

Charles Jonga, director of Zimbabwe’s community-based natural resource management program CAMPFIRE, reviewed the issues explored during a working session of community leaders at the 17th Annual African Wildlife Consultative Form held November 11 in…

African Wildlife Consultative Forum Kicks Off Meetings This Week

11/12/2019

The African Wildlife Consultative Forum (AWCF) held the first day of meetings on Monday, November 11. The meetings are being held in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. Conservation leaders from around Africa are in attendance and working together to…

SCI CEO Addresses Professional Hunters Association Of South Africa

11/11/2019

Safari Club International’s CEO Laird Hamberlin addressed the Professional Hunters Association of South Africa (PHASA) during their AGM held in Bela Bela, South Africa on November 8. Hamberlin shared the four pillars of SCI/F – membership,…

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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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2020 NIGHT OF THE HUNTER

03/25/2020 Hunt Forever

I am reflecting on what a great SCI convention we had and in particular, Thursday’s Night of the Hunter.  We had two true professionals entertain us. My personal thanks to Jim Shockey and J. Alain Smith for an excellent awards ceremony.…

SCIF

Youth Activities Event A Success At 2020 SCI Convention

03/24/2020 Hunt Forever

This marked the inaugural year youth activities were provided as part of SCI’s annual convention. Inspired by a young SCI convention goer from the previous year, a youth activities tent was designed and developed by SCIF’s Education…

Knives And Other Sharp Things - Easy Sharpening

03/23/2020 Hunt Forever

With either of these two tools from Smith’s Abrasives you can sharpen a knife in seconds, not minutes. Every knife owner will be faced, sooner or later, with a constantly dulling blade edge. When this presents itself, if steps aren’t taken…

Guns & Hunting

60 inches for 60 years

03/20/2020 Hunt Forever

We had been glassing the thickly covered terrain all morning looking for a big kudu bull and had not spotted any yet, when my eye caught a glimpse of black in the shade of a large camel thorn tree. I pulled the binoculars back to the dark shape.…

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European Straight Pull Rifles

03/19/2020 Hunt Forever

It’s ironic that while most of the tri-lug rifles available here come from overseas manufacturers, European hunters -- at least those who can afford them -- prefer straight-pulls like the Merkel, Blaser and Heym. What’s really interesting is the…

SCIF

2020 Pathfinder Award Recipient To Go On South African Hunt-Of-A-Lifetime

03/18/2020 Hunt Forever

Marcus Steury of Hicksville, Ohio was chosen as this year’s Pathfinder Award recipient for the work he does to help other disabled individuals while continuing his passion for the outdoors and love of hunting.  He won an all-expense-paid 10-day, 10…

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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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International Hunting

Sustainable Use Hunting In Zimbabwe

Rose Mandisodza-Chikerem, Chief Ecologist for Zimbabwe’s Parks and Wildlife Management Authority, explains the role of hunters in the fight against poaching as well as the importance of sustainable use hunting and how it has made Zimbabwe a “wildlife winner.”

Local Hunting

2015 SCI Lobby Day

SCI's Annual Lobby Day was a rousing success! This year saw a 23 percent increase in the number of SCI Members participating resulting in SCI having 20 percent more meetings. Overall, SCI met with a third of Congress in one day to express our concerns for hunting related issues.

International Hunting

Namibian PH on Rhino Conservation

Dries Bronner of Jamy Traut Safaris in Namibia discusses the importance of conserving the white rhino and what this professional hunting outfit is doing about it.

Local Hunting

2014 AZ SCI Junior Deer Hunt

The Arizona SCI Chapter hosted its eighth annual Junior Deer Hunt in Units 36a and 36b. More than 40 kids registered for the event this year.

International Hunting

Hunting With a Suppressor

Suppressors are legal to own in most states, and many states allow them for hunting. A suppressor does not "silence" a shot, but makes it possible to hunt safely without hearing protection. They also reduce recoil.

Local Hunting

2013 Youth Safari Day Comments

More than 4,000 youth and their parents attended the 15th Annual Youth Safari Day. Here are just some of the comments.

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SCI Corporate Sponsors

For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Lauren Hill, Business Development Manager.

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