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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LDWF Will Host Explore Bowhunting Workshop April 30 at Haughton Middle School

04/07/2016

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will hold an Explore Bowhunting instructor’s workshop April 30 at 9 a.m. at Haughton Middle School in Haughton, La. The workshop is free and will provide six hours of hands-on training for teachers…

Possible Changes Coming to Dog Deer Regulations

04/06/2016

Changes appear to be coming to the state’s dog deer hunting regulations. At its March 26 meeting in Pelham, the Alabama Conservation Advisory Board (CAB) recommended regulation changes designed to address various dog deer hunting related conflicts.…

Bighorn Sheep Lottery Permit Applications Begin April 18

04/06/2016

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will accept applications for a 2016 bighorn sheep lottery permit beginning April 18. Only Nebraska residents are eligible. The application period ends Aug. 5, and the permit, the only one authorized for 2016,…

ID Fish & Game Super Hunt

04/04/2016

With every entry in Idaho Fish and Game's Super Hunt drawings, hunters get a chance at winning the hunt of a lifetime, and their entry fee helps support hunter and angler access to and across private lands. Super Hunt tags allow winners to pursue…

More Details Emerge On Shooting in Zimbabwe

03/17/2016

New details have emerged in the investigation of the fatal shooting of Claudio Chiarelli and his son on March 13, 2016. In an article published in the Zimbabwean newspaper The Herald, dated March, 16, 2016, the story reported that the government was…

UPDATE: Zimbabwe Government Issues Statement on Alleged Accidental Shooting

03/16/2016

The Government of Zimbabwe has issued an official statement regarding the shooting death of Professional hunter Claudio Chiarelli and his son Max. In their statement, posted on the official Government website, stated:  "Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife…

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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. 

State

Missouri Reminds Hunters To Use Free Landowner Permits Properly

02/07/2019 Hunt Forever

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reminds people using its free resident landowner permits for deer and turkey hunting to comply with the Wildlife Code of Missouri by being sure they qualify for the permits and using them properly. MDC…

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Game Changer

02/06/2019 Hunt Forever

Looking at the differences in big game hunting and wingshooting and discussing them on a quail hunt recently at the 74 Ranch, something came out in the discussion that intrigued me to say the least.  The equipment has certainly evolved in the past 5…

Federal

President Trump Taps David Bernhardt For Secretary Of Interior

02/05/2019 Hunt Forever

President Donald Trump has selected acting Interior Secretary David Bernhardt as a permanent replacement for former Secretary Ryan Zinke. In a tweet Monday announcing his decision, the President said: "David has done a fantastic job from the day he…

Guns & Hunting

Hunt Doctor - Snakebites Who Gets Bitten And Who Dies

02/04/2019 Hunt Forever

Many people dread snakes – so much so that they actually avoid going outdoors to fish, hunt, hike or picnic. Others, out of a misplaced fear, will kill every snake they see. That is unfortunate because it’s fairly easy to avoid direct encounters…

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L. L. Bean Allagash Folding Knife

02/01/2019 Hunt Forever

Since the mid-1960s, the vast majority of big game hunters have preferred a folding lock-blade knife configuration. The reasons behind such a choice lie primarily in a shift in our style of hunting. Today, most hunters spend more time in some type…

State

North Dakota Completes Fall Mule Deer Survey

01/31/2019 Hunt Forever

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department’s fall mule deer survey indicated fawn production in 2018 was better than in 2017. Biologists counted 2,446 mule deer in the aerial survey in October. The buck-to-doe ratio of 43 bucks per 100 does was…

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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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