Sep 26, 2023

Safari Club International and The Green Way Outdoors Partner on The HISTORY Channel

Washington, D.C.— Safari Club International (SCI) and The Green Way Outdoors are proud to announce an exciting new partnership, which includes an SCI segment that airs during select episodes this fall on the HISTORY Channel. The segment will air during two back-to-back 30-minute episodes of The Green Way Outdoors on September 30, 2023, at 9:00

Sep 26, 2023

Around the States: Alabama, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Wyoming 

Alabama: Last week, State & Local Liaison Bee Frederick attended Gov. Kay Ivey of Alabama’s signing of the National Hunting and Fishing Day proclamation to celebrate the role of hunters and anglers in state conservation efforts (above.) Read more.  Massachusetts: HB 4420 would severely impact sportsmen and women who lawfully hunt in Massachusetts or the surrounding states. It would

Sep 23, 2023

SCI Celebrates National Hunting and Fishing Day 

Today, Safari Club International (SCI) is excited to celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day. This annual observance, held on the fourth Saturday of September each year, honors the rich tradition of hunting and angling across the United States while highlighting the vital role that sportsmen and women play in responsible wildlife management.

Sep 21, 2023

Dangerous Game Doesn’t Care What Sight You Choose

We have this wonderfully romantic idea that the “best” sight for dangerous game is the rock-solid “express” open sight, bold bead up front, shallow V rear. These are the sights our PHs usually have on the backup rifles they carry every day. 

Sep 21, 2023

Hunters: The First Conservationists

By John McLaurin, SCI President This article originally appeared in the September/October 2023 issue of Safari Magazine. Hunters and hunting have been part of human culture since the beginning. Hunters were the first and most effective conservationists.  This is the time of the year when we can celebrate the fruits of our conservation successes —

Sep 21, 2023

Trailheads to Treestands

The Howa Super Lite is not a target rifle. It is a thoroughbred hunting rifle that can perform well in a variety of hunting situations. When weight matters, it is a good model to consider. And even when weight doesn’t matter, it still is a good hunting rifle — best of all worlds.

Sep 18, 2023

A Legal Victory in California

Last year, SCI, Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation, and Sportsmen’s Alliance Foundation challenged a California law that prohibits marketing firearms in a manner “attractive to minors.”  We alleged that this law violates the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.  Several other organizations led by Junior Sports Magazine filed a similar lawsuit.  Last week, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held

Sep 18, 2023

Around the States: New Jersey, Oregon, Pennsylvania

New Jersey: The updated, and highly contested, Comprehensive Black Bear Management Plan (CBBMP) was officially approved by New Jersey Fish and Game Council earlier this summer and recently signed by Shawn LaTourette, Commissioner of the Department of Environmental Protection, and Gov. Phil Murphy. Five days after it is published in the Oct. 2 edition of the

Sep 18, 2023

Update to the UK Trophy Ban Bill 

Last week, the House of Lords in the UK met to debate the Hunting Trophies (Import Prohibition) Bill. This bill passed the House of Commons earlier this year but the Lords have proposed 62 amendments. Last week’s debate only covered 5 of these amendments, which may mean the clock will run out before the end

Sep 18, 2023

A Busy Week on the Hill 

SCI President John McLaurin and Vice President Mike Leonard visited Washington, D.C. for a great week of meetings with some of SCI’s biggest allies in Congress, including Chairman Steve Daines, Chairman Richard Hudson, Chairman Bruce Westerman, Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith, and Congressmen Green, Rose, and Pfluger. We thank our Champions in D.C for their tireless efforts