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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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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Namibian Professional Hunters Association Releases Position Paper

03/04/2016

The Namibian Professional Hunters Association (NAPHA) has released a position paper on the value of hunting as a conservation tool, addressing squarely the ongoing ideological battle between hunters and anti-hunters and the often emotion-…

Public Hearings Set For NC Temporary Black Bear Hunting Rules

03/04/2016

The North Carolina Wildlife Commission is holding five public hearings to take comments on proposed temporary rules regarding black bear hunting in North Carolina. The first proposed rule would extend the time that bears can be taken with the aid of…

Commission, U.S. Sens. Mccain, Flake: Grand Canyon Bison Management Plan Should Include State’s Hunters

03/04/2016

The National Park Service released a plan in February that calls for managing overpopulated bison herds within the Grand Canyon National Park through capture/removal, the use of sharpshooters and localized fencing around sensitive park resources.…

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes to Delist Yellowstone Grizzly

03/04/2016

Since at least 2006, SCI has advocated for the delisting of grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem from the threatened species list.  In 2007, the U.S Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) first delisted these bears,but litigation derailed…

Zeiss Offers Talley Bases with V8 Scopes

03/04/2016

Responding to overwhelming input from customers at trade and consumer shows, Zeiss is now offering a voucher for a free set of Talley bases, to complement the award winning Talley Signature Rings already included in the box, with the purchase of a …

Safari Club International Welcomes Rock Island Auction Company

02/26/2016

Rock Island Auction Company, the world’s leading auction house for firearms, edged weapons and military artifacts, has signed up as a Safari Club International Corporate Sponsor. Wholly owned and operated by Patrick Hogan, Rock Island Auction…

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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

Firearm Multi-Tool

09/24/2018 Hunt Forever

While cruising the aisles of my neighborhood Outdoor World Bass Pro Shop the other day, I ran across an item that was irresistible. Marketed under the RangeMaxx brand name, this little gem takes the multi-tool concept to new heights. It’s built…

Conservation

Europeans Support Brittany Longoria and Hunting

09/21/2018 Hunt Forever

As animal rights organizations, with prominent support in the social media, are making a stand against sustainable hunting in Africa, CIC (International Council for Game and Wildlife Conservation) and DJV (German Hunting Association) “condemn the…

Guns & Hunting

African Hunting Among the Thongas

09/21/2018 Hunt Forever

An Armchair Safari in Mozambique with George Chamberlain From the very inception of our trip, lion rumors, lion stories, lion lore, and lion alarms had enlivened our days and nights. Reviewing the graduated steps that led up to a single successful…

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Green Decoys Exposed

09/20/2018 Hunt Forever

The 2018 midterm elections are in the homestretch.  Predictions keep changing, but it currently appears that the House of Representatives could switch to Democratic control.  That makes it all the more important to bolster the ranks of pro-hunting…

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A Fine Art Epic – Brian Jarvi’s “African Menagerie”

09/19/2018 Hunt Forever

Imagine these pages of SAFARIMagazine without pictorial illustration or, more to the point, what if the current cover was blank? Art matters because it gives us a common focal point for reality and serves as a counterpoint to vacantness. It can…

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Bowhunting Rusa Deer on the Island of Mauritius

09/18/2018 Hunt Forever

During a hunting show in Germany, a booth offering an attractive combination of hunting and holidays on the island of Mauritius caught my attention. East of Madagascar, the island of Mauritius lies roughly 1,243 miles from the African continent.…

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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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