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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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…

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…

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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

Barrett’s Fieldcraft Lightweight Rifle for Sportsmen & Hunters

11/07/2018 Hunt Forever

When they could not find the perfect hunting rifle, Barrett built one.  The Fieldcraft rifle is designed to be carried farther on long days in the field and perform like a Barrett at that critical moment. The stock is crafted from hand-laid carbon…

Conservation

The State Of Hunter Recruitment And R3

11/06/2018 Hunt Forever

Many have heard of the North American Conservation Model and how well it has worked in preserving and increasing many species of wild game in North America.  But did you know that 80 percent of the dollars that go into wildlife conservation in North…

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A Life Member Breakfast Like No Other!

11/02/2018 Hunt Forever

This year, SCI’s Life Member Breakfast embraces the camaraderie of hunting camp like no other. Emcee Melissa Bachman is hosting three special guest speakers, P.H. John Sharp, P.H. Johnny Vivier and P.H. Cliff Walker, who will share the best of their…

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SCI Launches Hunter Information Service As New Member Benefit

11/01/2018 Hunt Forever

This year Safari Club International is introducing the Hunter Information Service, a new benefit available to SCI’s 50,000-plus members. The service provides SCI members with an online library and real-time helpline for information on all things…

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Wisconsin Collared Deer Are Legal To Harvest

10/30/2018 Hunt Forever

This fall, hunters may spot collared or ear-tagged whitetail deer in the fields and woods of southwest Wisconsin. These deer have been tagged as part of a mortality study by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and are legal to harvest. "…

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Let inReach Mini Be Your Go-to Connection For Maintaining Off-the-Grid Contact

10/29/2018 Hunt Forever

No matter where or how far off-the-grid life takes you, the Garmin inReach Mini is an invaluable companion for any adventure. The inReach Mini is a small and lightweight satellite communicator that lets you stay in touch from anywhere in the world…

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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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