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Oct 7, 2022

Save The Date: Sables Annual Luncheon

By Vicki Swan, Sables President Sables is dedicated to raising funds for SCI Foundation’s education programs in support of continuing our hunting and outdoor heritage. And we thank chapters, Sables auction donors and individuals for their generous support year after year. We could not maintain our current and future education programs or spread our message

Oct 7, 2022

Old School Looks – High Tech Performance

Henry’s Long Ranger in 6.5mm Creedmoor By Randy Gibbs, Associate Editor I have expressed my affinity for lever rifles in the past. Initially it was the standard Winchesters and Marlins. But the catalyst that solidified my fascination with lever rifles was a short-subject film I saw a long time ago at our local theater during

Oct 5, 2022

Alaska’s Murkowski Helps Cut Red Tape for International Hunters

Last week Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) announced that, after extensive negotiations and continued advocacy from both Alaska’s senate delegation and sportsmen and women across the U.S, the Department of Homeland Security updated the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) eliminated the expiration date from form 4457.  CBP form 4457 is required for U.S citizens to

Oct 5, 2022

Armchair Safari – Hunting The Elephant In Africa

By Captain C.H. Stigand Edited By Ellen Enzler-Herring of Trophy Room Books We decided to move camp and I sent for my canoe, which I had left at my first camp on the Nile, as it would be impossible for the porters to carry all the ivory. The canoe proved an absolute godsend later, as

Oct 4, 2022

National Park Service Rule Remains In Place … For Now

A complicated case has resulted in a win for hunters … for the moment.  A federal court left in place a rule that withdrew certain hunting restrictions on National Preserves in Alaska.  However, the rule is currently under review by the National Park Service (NPS).  The NPS is likely to reinstate some (or all) of the restrictions—likely setting

Oct 3, 2022

U.S. Appropriations Update, Section 439

On Friday, the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives have passed a Continuing Resolution on the federal budget. This extends government funding at current levels through December 16.  The Senate introduced this stopgap measure while negotiations on the Appropriations package continue. The House passed the Appropriations bills this summer, including the Interior, Environment

Oct 3, 2022

Safari Club International Opposes Fish and Wildlife Service Settlement that Will Pay Attorneys Fees for Bogus Lawsuit

The Center for Biological Diversity (“CBD”) and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (“FWS”) have achieved a settlement in principle regarding CBD’s lawsuit challenging the 2020 FWS rule opening new hunting and fishing opportunities on over two million acres of federal lands. CBD alleged that these new hunting and fishing opportunities put endangered species at

Oct 3, 2022

Nosler Precision Rifles

Jon R. Sundra Whenever I hear the name Nosler, I think of bullets, particularly the Nosler Partition, the one that put John Nosler on the map. From meager beginnings in 1948, the company that bears his name has grown and prospered beyond anything he could have imagined. For more than two decades, Nosler bullets were

Sep 30, 2022

Roaring On The Pampas

By David Burns Having been diagnosed with mantle cell lymphoma in the winter of 2016, I thought my hunting days might be over. There was a good chance my entire life would be over as well, since I was already in stage 4 and 95 percent of my bone marrow had been replaced by cancer,

Sep 28, 2022

Busy Times Means Happy Times

By W. Laird Hamberlin, CEO Safari Club International There is so much going on in the hunting world that it is difficult to keep up with even a tiny bit of it. And that’s exciting because great things come from great efforts. I talk constantly about the six pillars upon which the future of both

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