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

Washington Metro Chapter Event A Success

More than 180 members and dignitaries attended the Washington Metro Chapter’s 18th annual Conservation Dinner and Auction fundraiser May 7. Among those attending were, from left, SCI Vice President Jeff Kimbell, Dr. Stuart Ross (Washington Metro Chapter Board member), Sen. Mike Rounds (R-SD), Amy Callender (Washington Metro Chapter Board member), incoming SCI President Steve Skold, Mallory Timmerman and Christopher Timmerman (Washington Metro Chapter President).

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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…

SportEAR Renews SCI Sponsorship

02/26/2016

SportEAR, The World’s Most Advanced, 100% digital Hearing Enhancement and protection provider has renewed their support of Safari Club International. SportEAR is the only high-end hearing protection company in the world that designs and engineers…

Ontario Spring Bear Season Expanded

02/23/2016

The Ontario Ministry Of Natural Resources and Forestry has announced the expansion of the spring bear hunt. SCI Canada has worked diligently over the past 20+ years to bring back this hunt as it was cancelled because of political pressure without…

Severely Deformed Mountain Lion Killed In Idaho

02/22/2016

On December 30, 2015, the young male mountain lion was observed attacking a dog on a landowner's property in the rural Weston area. The mountain lion ran off and its tracks were followed through other properties and eventually to a place where the…

SCI & Rigby Set New Rifle Auction Record!

02/19/2016

The upper limits of fine firearms value has been redefined with the John Rigby & Co. and SCI’s collaborative effort for the second in the World Heritage Rifle series. Built by Rigby as a tribute to Jim Corbett’s legendary rifle, the Asian rifle…

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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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The Fickle Fingers of Fate

01/25/2019 Hunt Forever

We had just taken a couple steps away from the bright green juniper when the big bull’s head emerged over the ridgeline.  Pat, my guide, bleated a soft cow call and the bull screamed in response. As he raised his head to bugle, we slowly took a…

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SCI Life Hunter Advocacy Society (LHAS) First Year Highlights

01/24/2019 Hunt Forever

Brook MinxLHAS is off to a great start. “It has been an exciting and productive year for SCI’s LHAS Governing Body,” said Brook Minx, Corporate Secretary of SCI Foundation. “The Society’s financial support as well as its confidence in the Governing…

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Flirting With Fluting

01/23/2019 Hunt Forever

To flute or not to flute, that is the question. Of these two identical barrels, the spiral fluted one exposes more surface area, but it’s hair splitting in the extreme.The Bard didn’t have to grapple with that option back in the 17th century, but…

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Young Deer Hunters Harvest More Than 13,500 Deer During Missouri Early Youth Season

01/22/2019 Hunt Forever

Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) shows that young hunters ages 6 through 15 harvested 13,560 deer during Missouri’s early youth portion of the 2018 deer hunting season, which ran Oct. 27-28. Top counties for the…

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Comfortable Versatility

01/21/2019 Hunt Forever

The new Versa Blanket from Klymit lives up to its name. Klymit has built a name for itself with sleeping bags and pads, but it is also constantly developing new products to keep customers comfortable in the outdoors. I’ve been very impressed with…

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The Diamond Hunters of South Africa

01/18/2019 Hunt Forever

Attacked by a Lion: It was the fourth night that they were camped out, and when they were near the Imvoti River, that the party fully realized that there were in a thoroughly wild country.  So camp was set up with the usual precautions again attacks…

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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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