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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Hunting Leaders File Lawsuit Challenging New Jersey Black Bear Hunt Ban

10/04/2018

Today, the New Jersey Outdoor Alliance, Safari Club International and Sportsmen's Alliance Foundation filed a legal challenge to New Jersey’s ill-advised closure of state lands to the upcoming black bear hunt.  "NJOA is proud to continue the fight…

Montana Hunter Kills Grizzly Bear In Self Defense

10/02/2018

Officials from the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks report that a bowhunter shot and killed a female grizzly bear and wounded her cub in self defense last Wednesday. In a story by Louis Casiano of Fox News, this latest in a spate of recent, deadly…

Big Win For Hunters: CA Governor Vetoes Trophy Ban Bill

10/01/2018

California Gov. Edmund G. (Jerry) Brown Jr. vetoed a bill that would have prevented hunters from possessing and in some cases importing the named African species in the bill, including parts and products, lawfully harvested in Africa. “Safari Club…

Hunting Leaders Join Forces to Battle New Jersey Black Bear Hunt Ban

09/27/2018

The New Jersey Outdoor Alliance, Safari Club International and Sportsmen’s Alliance have joined forces to challenge New Jersey Gov. Philip Murphy’s executive order to close state lands to an ongoing legal and scientifically backed black bear hunt.…

Court Invalidates Grizzly Delisting, SCI Continues Fight For Conservation Success

09/26/2018

On September 24th, a Montana federal district court vacated the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (FWS) rule delisting the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem (GYE) grizzly bears.  The court’s ruling means that the GYE grizzly bear population returns to…

USFWS Official Sheehan To Step Down

08/13/2018

Greg Sheehan, principal deputy director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, has announced he will leave his position and return to his home in Utah. “I had the privilege of getting to know Greg while serving on the International Wildlife and…

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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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GPO Names SCI's Scott Mayer Writer of the Year

03/25/2019 Hunt Forever

SCI’s Editor, Scott Mayer, right, was named Writer of the Year by German Precision Optics (GPO). GPO President and CEO, Mike Jensen, left, presented Mayer with the award while at the 2019 SHOT Show in Las Vegas, Nevada.German Precision Optics (GPO…

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Anti-Hunting Propaganda Ignores Reality

03/22/2019 Hunt Forever

In a recent anti-hunting editorial piece focused on trophy imports from Africa of various species, The Guardian alluded to what are known as captive bred lions by others in the world. “Campaigners have said the African lion parts imported from…

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Shear Magic

03/22/2019 Hunt Forever

When dealing with small game, fish and fowl game shears the way to go! While hunting pheasants is definitely fun, the resultant game care isn’t all that wonderful. PHOTOS: DURWOOD HOLLISWith the fall hunting season winding down, the only bird…

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SCI Hunters’ Convention Ranked Among Top Trade Shows

03/21/2019 Hunt Forever

Safari Club International’s annual Hunters’ Convention continues to rise on Trade Show News Network’s Top Trade Shows list for another year, according to an announcement today by TSNN. “CONGRATULATIONS! Your show has been named one of the top 250…

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SCI Supports Hunter Nation To Protect Rights, Conserve Wildlife

03/21/2019 Hunt Forever

Safari Club International (SCI) today announced its support for Hunter Nation with a $15,000 donation to help fund efforts to protect the right to hunt and to conserve wildlife resources. “We are proud to help support Hunter Nation in their…

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ZEISS Expands Conquest V4 Riflescope Line With V4 3-12x44 and 4-16x50

03/21/2019 Hunt Forever

With the introduction of two additional Conquest V4 models, ZEISS provides new options for those who are in the market for a scope dedicated to their precision shooting rifle or seeking an upgrade to their hunting rig. The new models include a 4-…

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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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