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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Inside-Hunting

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

Music City Chapter - Jim Hall Hunt For Warriors

As many members and chapters know, deer numbers in the southeast and Midwest can skyrocket if unchecked by hunting.  The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) contacted the local Music City Chapter to assist them in a special management of deer in the Fall Creek area near Spencer, Tennessee where deer numbers were negatively impacting the area.The hunt that Music City Chapter sponsored became known as the Jim Hall Hunt for Warriors, named and dedicated to the long-time caretaker of this area.

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Botswana Reopens Hunting

05/22/2019

The government of Botswana announced today that it will reopen hunting after a five-year suspension in big game hunting areas in that Southern African nation. A news conference to discuss details is set for tomorrow. “The ministry of…

Supreme Court Ruling Threatens Wildlife And Hunting

05/20/2019

In an opinion released today, the Supreme Court ruled that an 1868 treaty between the U.S. and the Crow Tribe could give members of that tribe the right to ignore state hunting regulations and engage in the unregulated take of game beyond the…

Carter Breaks Hip On Way To Turkey Hunt

05/13/2019

Former President Jimmy Carter, 94, fell and broke his hip while leaving his home to go turkey hunting today. He was reported recovering from surgery, which was termed successful. The former President said he was mostly concerned that the…

Petition to Ban Bobcat Trapping and Hunting in Colorado Fails

05/13/2019

Last week, the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission unanimously denied a petition to ban all bobcat hunting and trapping. Safari Club International took swift action to ensure that the ill-conceived petition did not succeed. SCI…

Michigan House Floor Leader Awarded SCI's 2018 State Legislator Of The Year

05/13/2019

Safari Club International has recognized Michigan House Floor Leader Triston Cole as its 2018 State Legislator of the Year. Rep. Cole represents Michigan's 105th District, which includes Antrim, Otsego, Charlevoix, Montmorency and Oscoda counties.…

Grizzly Bear Hunt Ban Gets House Committee Hearing

05/13/2019

Safari Club International opposes an anti-hunting bill that, if it became law, would end hunting of grizzly bears in the United States. A hearing has been scheduled for that bill this week. In another long shot bid to restrict hunting, Congressman…

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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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Youth Activities Event A Success At 2020 SCI Convention

03/24/2020 Hunt Forever

This marked the inaugural year youth activities were provided as part of SCI’s annual convention. Inspired by a young SCI convention goer from the previous year, a youth activities tent was designed and developed by SCIF’s Education…

Knives And Other Sharp Things - Easy Sharpening

03/23/2020 Hunt Forever

With either of these two tools from Smith’s Abrasives you can sharpen a knife in seconds, not minutes. Every knife owner will be faced, sooner or later, with a constantly dulling blade edge. When this presents itself, if steps aren’t taken…

Guns & Hunting

60 inches for 60 years

03/20/2020 Hunt Forever

We had been glassing the thickly covered terrain all morning looking for a big kudu bull and had not spotted any yet, when my eye caught a glimpse of black in the shade of a large camel thorn tree. I pulled the binoculars back to the dark shape.…

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European Straight Pull Rifles

03/19/2020 Hunt Forever

It’s ironic that while most of the tri-lug rifles available here come from overseas manufacturers, European hunters -- at least those who can afford them -- prefer straight-pulls like the Merkel, Blaser and Heym. What’s really interesting is the…

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2020 Pathfinder Award Recipient To Go On South African Hunt-Of-A-Lifetime

03/18/2020 Hunt Forever

Marcus Steury of Hicksville, Ohio was chosen as this year’s Pathfinder Award recipient for the work he does to help other disabled individuals while continuing his passion for the outdoors and love of hunting.  He won an all-expense-paid 10-day, 10…

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Redding Reloading Equipment Introduces Ergonomic Slant Bed Concentricity Gauge

03/17/2020 Hunt Forever

Redding Reloading Equipment for 2020 has added a “New Slant on Concentricity” by introducing, The Redding Slant Bed Concentricity Gauge. Redding engineers have developed a new concentricity gauge, which uses the science of ergonomic design to…

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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 Lauren Hill, Business Development Manager.

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