Hunters and springbok
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 huntin

Rutland Redux

Rutland gray laminate stock
Rutland’s new ChevCore laminate produces a chevron-like pattern unlike conventional laminates.

Prior to August 2014 when a disastrous fire totally destroyed the Rutland Plywood factory in Rutland, Vermont, this company was virtually the sole suppli

SCI Makes Grant to Council in Support of Hunter Recruitment, Retention and Reactivation Program


On August 1, 2019, Safari Club International pledged a grant of $5,000 to the Council to Advance the Hunting and Shooting Sports (Council) to assist with the Council’s extremely effective work on R3 -- the Recruitment, Retention and Reactivation of Hunters.  SCI has been a staunch supporter of the Council, and in 2018, SCI helped sponsor the first-ever National R3 Symposium. 

Havalon Talon


It’s an interesting fact that both a filet knife and a boning knife share similar design features. Both possess long, slender and somewhat flexible blades, usually crafted from stainless steel. Handles are also much alike, fitting solidly into the grip pocket of the handle, where they are likely not to slip. The facts are that either knife could substitute for the other and knives designed for fish filleting have often been utilized by successful hunters to separate big game muscle tissue from their associated skeletal structure.