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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

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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New Regulations, Protesters Fail To Hobble NJ Black Bear Hunt

10/09/2018

Despite a seemingly slow start Monday and a ban on hunting bears on state-owned land, the harvest numbers  on opening day of New Jersey’s black bear archery hunting season are up slightly from last year. The Whittingham station was also the focus…

Illegal Poaching Puts Giraffes At Risk In Africa

10/04/2018

Giraffes are among wildlife species adversely affected by increased illegal poaching in Botswana. This follows the banning of legal hunting there several years ago. The information was included recently during a presentation to the International…

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.…

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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

Jose Madrazo Named 2019 Weatherby Award Winner

08/21/2019 Hunt Forever

Safari Club International Life Member José Madrazo, “Pepe” as he is known in the hunting world, has been named the 2019 Weatherby Hunting and Conservation Award winner. He was born in Salamanca (Spain), practiced as a Lawyer until retirement and…

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Anna, Get Your Gun

08/20/2019 Hunt Forever

For teenager Anna Ackerman, a Virginia mid-summer trip to mid-winter Uruguay with her parents was the stuff of dreams. It would be the 14-year-old’s first time traveling internationally, staying in a luxurious lodge, eating magnificently prepared…

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Kansas City Chapter To Hold Expo At Arrowhead Stadium

08/19/2019 Hunt Forever

The Kansas City Chapter of SCI will hold its Hunter’s Expo Jan. 24-26, 2020 at Arrowhead Stadium. “The Kansas City Chapter was looking for a new venue for its annual Hunter's Expo,” said Chapter President David Haake.  “We had been using large…

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KAOKOLAND SAFARI

08/16/2019 Hunt Forever

Dan Baker, Boddington and Gladys Taggart with two beautiful Kalahari springboks, taken a few minutes apart in Kaokoland.When Dan Baker and Gladys Taggart bid on Jamy Traut’s auction package at our 2019 Convention, they knew they would be hunting…

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Ontario’s Bear and Moose Hunts in High Demand

08/15/2019 Hunt Forever

As Ontario’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) works through some tribulations over what moose and bear population numbers really are, the demand for these two big game species is at an all-time high. In 2014, Ontario saw the…

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Northwoods Adventures Closes After 50 Years Of Service To Hunters

08/14/2019 Hunt Forever

Following the passing of its president, Northwoods Adventures announced it will close after 50 years of helping hunters realize their dreams. Gary D. Strasser Sr., President of Northwoods Adventures, passed away Jan. 23, 2019 at his home in…

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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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