HUNTER ORANGE ALERT – California State Fish & Game Commission Update
The Fish and Game Commission met on October 8, 2014 in Mount Shasta. Only three of the five commissioners were present for this meeting. Agenda items and action of particular ...
USFWS Proposed Lion Rule– How Does This Affect Me as a Hunter?
Safari Club International Frequently Asked Questions about the Recent Fish and Wildlife Service Lion Decision On October 27, 2014, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service ("FWS") announced its long-awaited ...
FWS Rejects Attempts to Stop Lion Hunting
Major Setback for Anti-Hunting Efforts! Washington, D.C. — Today, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) rejected the claim that the African lion merited listing as an endangered species under ...
SCI and SCIFoundation Testify at Wildlife Trafficking Counsel Meeting
On October 17, 2014, Matt Eckert of Safari Club International Foundation and Anna Seidman of Safari Club International attended and provided public comment at the fourth meeting of the Advisory ...
SCI Litigation Team Needs Input from Hunters and Outfitters
The SCI Litigation team is continuing the fight in court challenging the importation bans for sport hunted elephants from Zimbabwe and Tanzania. Since the importation bans have been in effect ...
Issue of Week: Management in Metropolitan Areas
The White-tailed deer is a highly valued North American species. Due to successful conservation efforts, white-tailed deer are abundant in most states and provinces. Unfortunately, many deer populations are now ...
In Major Setback for Anti-Hunting Efforts; FWS Rejects Attempts to Stop Lion Hunting
For Immediate Release: October 27, 2014 Washington, D.C. — Today, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) rejected the claim that the African lion merited listing as an endangered species ...
Weekly Update: AWCF Set for First Week of November
The 13th meeting of the African Wildlife Consultative Forum (AWCF) is fast approaching! This year's meeting will be held November 2 – 7 in Hawassa, Ethiopia hosted by the Ethiopian ...
Issue of the Week: Conserving Umbrella Species
An umbrella species is a species that is wide-ranging and offers protection to other wildlife that share the same habitat. They indirectly protect other wildlife through conservation measures that benefit ...
Weekly Update: SCI Foundation Funds Lion Genetics Project
Despite the array of propaganda in today's media that paints a bleak picture for African lion populations, the truth is, most of the facts are false. We don't know how ...
Flashback Friday – Gemsbok, the Desert Warrior
Editor's Note: On Friday we search the extensive SCI archives and reprint a story from the past. This week's story is a tribute to the majestic and aggressive Gemsbok. This story originally appeared in the November/December 1992 issue of Safari magazine. One of my earliest and most vivid memories is of my father almost being [...
SCI Record Book Top Ten Mule Deer
While Whitetail get all the press and the Coues in Arizona and Mexico are highly sought after, the Rocky Mountain Mule deer tends to get lost in the shuffle. To help amend that, we have compiled a gallery of the Top Ten SCI Record Book Mule Deer. Tagged: SCI Record Book, SCI record book online, [...
Time is Running Out to Win a Yamaha Viking!
As part of their continued support of outdoor recreation and conservation, Yamaha has donated a new 2014 Viking F1 4×4 to honor National Hunting and Fishing and YOU still have a chance to win it! If you love the great outdoors and have always wanted a Yamaha 4×4, register for the drawing before midnight October [...
In Good Taste – The Regions of Italy
Hunting is an ancient and noble occupation in Italy. Traditions of hunting in the various Italian regions go back to well before the Roman Empire, to the Etruscans and the Greeks and the tribes who first lived in the country long before the wolves found Romulus and Remus. Carpaccio painted the hunters shooting birds from [...
Global Rescue Evacuates Hunter from Canadian Rockies
A simple hunting trip to the Canadian Rockies suddenly took a dramatic turn when a misstep on the mountainside became a medevac emergency for Steven Huskey. "During a steep, snowy descent through the Canadian Rockies in pursuit of an elusive Big Horn sheep, I found myself sliding down the mountain toward a cliff. As I [...
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