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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 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

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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FWS Distributes $1.1 Billion to State Wildlife Agencies

03/09/2016

This past March, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service distributed $1.1 billion in revenues generated by the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration and Dingell-Johnson Sport Fish Restoration acts. The funding, derived from excise taxes paid by the hunting…

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 …

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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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Music City SCI Members Attend Governor’s Ball

03/13/2019 Hunt Forever

Music City SCI Members attended the Tennessee Governor’s inaugural ball. Pictured left to right are Ann Marie Moore; Mark Moore; Amy DesJarlais; Tennessee 4th District Congressman Scott DesJarlais; Bill Swan and Vicki Swan. The event was held…

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SCI Hunter Pride Apparel – Aurora II

03/12/2019 Hunt Forever

Safari Club International recently unveiled a new branded selection of apparel and accessories exclusive to its members. The Hunter Pride collection features a wide array of clothing, but what caught my eye was the new line of bags that were on…

Guns & Hunting

What Are Your Bullets Doing In There?

03/11/2019 Hunt Forever

Sleek form and shine don’t kill. Besides hitting where you aim, a bullet must do lethal damage! The willows swallowed the ivory paddles we’d spied from the hill. I eased ahead slowly, crosswind, each twig-snap loud as a shot. Moose have good ears…

International

Trophy Hunting Is The Solution To Conserving Africa’s Wildlife

03/08/2019 Hunt Forever

Public discussion of how trophy hunting fits into the wildlife situation in Africa has been triggered again with an editorial in Africa Geographic entitled: “Trophy hunting in Africa is in decline, and no longer pays its way.” Such a suggestion is…

Guides & Outfitters

When A Mountain Lion Hunting Guide Saw Spots

03/08/2019 Hunt Forever

The saga of a Jaguar surprise – and then some... Hunters hunt because that’s what we do and who we are. When we hunt, we are part of nature rather than simply observers of it. Warner Glenn is a hunter, a guide. And he is a whole lot more. He has a…

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Pennsylvania Preliminary Statewide Bear Harvest Results

03/07/2019 Hunt Forever

Hunters during the final day of Pennsylvania’s statewide bear season harvested 365 bears, raising the 2018 statewide season harvest to 1,993 – a 10 percent increase compared to the 1,796 taken during the four days of the statewide season in 2017.…

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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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SCI Corporate Sponsors

For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Jim Lenhart, Advertising Sales Manager.

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