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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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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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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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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. 

Guns & Hunting

WHAT ABOUT A 9.3?

01/24/2020 Hunt Forever

Caliber .366, the “European .375,” is an effective and versatile option! This Mozambique buff was taken cleanly with a single 286-grain Hornady from a Sabatti double.The buffalo took the bullet hard but was instantly swallowed by thick trees. He…

Guns & Hunting

Professional Hunter Spotlight - Jono Joseph JWK Safaris

01/23/2020 Hunt Forever

Jono’s passion for Africa, conservation and nature combined with love for the outdoors led him to become a Professional Hunter. Growing up in Southern Africa, he learned about hunting the African Bushveld from his father and uncles. Jono describes…

Guns & Hunting

Ultimate Sporting Experience Series Offered At California Wine Country’s Wing & Barrel Ranch

01/22/2020 Hunt Forever

Wing & Barrel Ranch — an exclusive members-only sporting club for the discerning outdoor and wine enthusiast — has announced its new suite of Ultimate Sporting Experience packages that even non-members can enjoy. Wing & Barrel Ranch’s new…

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Bowfishing

01/21/2020 Hunt Forever

As a weapon of war and survival, the bow and arrow is one of the oldest, dating back to the Neanderthal, Cro-Magnon eras, 35,000 to 45,000 years ago, respectively.  Today, in America alone, there are over 3.5 million bowhunters, based on records…

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Volunteers Needed For Attendee Welcome Brigade At Convention

01/20/2020 Hunt Forever

If you like to visit with other hunters and swap hunting stories and talk about future hunting trips, the Volunteer Welcome Team is for you. We like to say that we have more fun than any other group of volunteers. Where else can you spend an hour…

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A Buffalo Trails Triumvirate

01/17/2020 Hunt Forever

The Rukometchi River is a tributary of the great Zambezi and is also the western border of Mana Pools National Park. In July 2018, the Rukometchi was a dry sand river dividing the Park from the Nyakasanga hunting concession. It was nostalgic to be…

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SAFARI Magazine

SAFARI is the premier magazine enjoyed by the international hunting community. It is where hunters turn to read about each other’s exciting hunts and to gain authoritative insight on premium destinations, services and equipment. This lavishly illustrated, bimonthly, coffee table magazine includes regular columns on professional hunters, reviews of guns and ammunition, shotgun shooting techniques and more. Each year, fully 50% of magazine content is dedicated to North American big game hunting. Approximately 30% covers hunting in Africa with the balance covering hunting in the rest of the world, upland birds and sport fishing. From the Arctic to Australia, California to Kamchatka, SAFARI Magazine has something for the international traveling hunter.

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Safari Times

Safari Times is the news arm of SCI, presenting timely information of interest and importance to the organization’s members and all hunters. In addition to hunting, SCI Members are actively involved in local, national and international conservation projects, anti-poaching, wildlife management, outdoor education and legislation concerning wildlife and the freedom to hunt. Safari Times brings information on those subjects to SCI Members every month in a full-color tabloid-size format.

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Hunter Pride

Hunter Pride is a FREE weekly e-newsletter delivered to subscribers’ inboxes that contains: Engaging and entertaining hunting articles, outdoor activities happening in communities around the world, hunting tips from Safari Club International's seasoned worldwide hunters, updates on conservation programs, alerts to legislation that threatens the hunting heritage and more. Stay connected to hunting tips, news, feature articles and information on the fight to retain and expand the freedom to hunt around the world by subscribing to Hunter Pride.

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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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Local Hunting

Desert Bighorn Sheep Capture And Relocation

At one time, there were only about 500 desert big horn sheep in Arizona. Today, thanks to Arizona Game & Fish's (AZGFD) capture and relocation efforts, there are more than 5,000. Here, SCI's Marc Watts discusses with AZGFD's Raul Vega how the Department determines source populations, where to relocate sheep, how they are captured and the precautions taken to make sure Arizona's iconic sheep population remains healthy and growing.

International Hunting

Wildlife Management in Zimbabwe

Charles Jonga, Director of CAMPFIRE, explains the importance of wildlife management, including elephant hunting, to the communities of Zimbabwe.

International Hunting

How Zambia Manages Human Wildlife Conflict

Paul Zyambo, Zambia’s Director of National Parks and Wildlife, explains why it is important to conserve wildlife and how human/wildlife conflicts can be managed for the betterment of African communities.

International Hunting

Elephant Management Science

Rose Mandisodza-Chikerema, Chief Ecologist for Zimbabwe’s Parks and Wildlife Management Authority, shares the number of elephants in Zimbabwe and the science behind elephant management.

International Hunting

Safari Club Interview With Jaguar Expert Rocky McBride

Could trophy jaguar hunting be coming to Paraguay? Big cat expert Rocky McBride takes his case to Washington D.C. in hopes of making that a reality. "Green Hunting" of jaguars is permitted in Paraguay, but science, conservation and predator control are factors that could open the doors to larger scale hunting of this spectacular cat. In his latest "Conservation Conservation" SCI's Marc Watts and Rocky McBride discuss the current state of jaguar hunting.

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.”

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SCI Corporate Sponsors

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

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