Guide and Hunter Ambushed & Shot in Texas – Updated News

Ponderings From The Sage Hunter: While pondering in the deer blind: Clearly liberals are so open-minded their brains have fallen out. Amazing Mahi Mahi Catch 2 Girls, 3 Fish Watching the exciting Darcie! HUNTING GUIDE & CLIENT SHOT IN WEST TEXAS         DURING AMBURSH!     One take away from the following story is, when your           hunting in South Texas, take a personal defense                 weapon and have emergency evacuation insurance like     RIPCORD in place – when tragedy strikes – so they can   … Continue reading Guide and Hunter Ambushed & Shot in Texas – Updated News

SCI to Auction Third of the Five World Heritage Rifles at the 45th Annual SCI Hunters’ Convention

SCI to Auction Third of the Five World Heritage Rifles at the 45th Annual SCI Hunters’ Convention  Click here for press release, images and logos   New England Custom Gun Service has donated the third of the five SCI World Heritage Rifle Series guns which will be auctioned on Saturday evening during the 45th Annual SCI Hunters’ Convention, February 1-4, 2017 at the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas.  This rifle will represent Europe, as the theme of the series is the world’s five hunting continents.   The NECGS Rifle will be built on a Johannsen Mauser action featuring a Lothar Walther … Continue reading SCI to Auction Third of the Five World Heritage Rifles at the 45th Annual SCI Hunters’ Convention

Leupold Continues Support of Wildlife Conservation and Outdoor Education

Leupold & Stevens Continues Their Support of  Wildlife Conservation and Outdoor Education December 2016 Click here for press release, images and logos Once again, Leupold & Stevens has stepped up to support wildlife conservation and outdoor education by making a generous gift of a VX-6 3-18x44mm Riflescope and a GR 12-40×60 HD Spotting Scope Kit valued at nearly $4,000 to the Beretta & SCI Foundation Conservation Leadership Award Gala Silent Auction. “SCI Foundation thanks Leupold & Stevens for their continued support of our organization and this event.  Having a top optics company like Leupold & Stevens involved in our event … Continue reading Leupold Continues Support of Wildlife Conservation and Outdoor Education

President of Safari Club’s Wife Shot and Killed in Africa 7-19-2016

Ponderings From The Sage Hunter:  Always drink upstream from the herd. This issue trivia quadruple Cabela Card! Darcie Goes Lobster Diving In The Florida Keys     This how to video shows catching them – (fun!)     cleaning and cooking.    Fun video – watch it here! TIP From Editor: The best technique after catching them is take them to Restaurant and have them do it… A 150 Year Old Mystery  The 40 – 90 Clover Sharps, An Old West Mystery   &   Hunting in Africa today with a Sharps Former President Of The Pittsburgh Chapter Of SCI,     Bianca … Continue reading President of Safari Club’s Wife Shot and Killed in Africa 7-19-2016

Hunting Tourism Contributes $426 Million to African Economy 5-24-2016

Hunting Tourism Contributes $426 Million to African Economy June 2016  Click here for press release, images and logos  Washington, DC – Results from a newly published study show that the overall contribution of hunting tourism in eight African nations is an estimated $426 million annually.  More than 18,000 hunter tourists visit Africa every year.  The study was featured in an article by Bloomberg Economics on June 3. “This work demonstrates that hunting has a much more significant economic impact across southern and eastern Africa than previously thought,” stated Joseph Hosmer, President of SCI Foundation.  The report was produced by Southwick … Continue reading Hunting Tourism Contributes $426 Million to African Economy 5-24-2016

Sullivan Amendment, Christie Vetoes, HSUS Uncovered 2-5-2016

Subscribe Now Jan 31, 2016 Sullivan Amendment Would Halt FWS Alaska Hunting Regulations Senator Dan Sullivan (R-AK), Chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee’s Subcommittee on Fisheries, Water, and Wildlife, today successfully added an amendment to S. 659, the Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act of 2015, prohibiting the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service from implementing a recently proposed rule that preempts state management of fish, wildlife, and their habitats on national wildlife refuges in… SCI Applauds Governor Christie’s Vetoes Safari Club International applauds New Jersey Governor Chris Christie for vetoing SB 3146/ AB 4773 and SB 3416/ AB 4808, legislation … Continue reading Sullivan Amendment, Christie Vetoes, HSUS Uncovered 2-5-2016

Planning a Lion Hunt? Troubling New Rules in Alaska, SCI Western State Directors Forum 1-17-2016

Jan 15, 2016 USFWS Proposes Troubling New Rules in Alaska On January 8, 2016, the FWS published proposed changes to the rules that apply to hunting and wildlife management on National Wildlife Refuges in Alaska. Among other things, these proposed regulations attempt to make “natural and biological diversity” a chief consideration in the management of refuge wildlife and the authorization… At this writing, the House and Senate Washington Report – The legislative year is wrapping up in Washington. are preparing to vote on a government funding package that will tie up loose ends and settle a handful of policy issues … Continue reading Planning a Lion Hunt? Troubling New Rules in Alaska, SCI Western State Directors Forum 1-17-2016

Op Ed: African Lion Conservation Crippled by USFWS Ruling 1-8-2016

DALLAS, TX – In a year when the vocal anti-hunting minority was as loud as it was uninformed, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is going against its own proven conservation policies and those of foreign countries in an effort to appease anti hunters at home. The end result is severe crippling of lion conservation efforts in Africa. On December 21, a USFWS press release announced the addition of two lion subspecies to the Endangered Species Act (ESA). This politicizing of wildlife conservation and oppressive restrictions on specimen importation will result in a devastating reduction of funds necessary to conserve … Continue reading Op Ed: African Lion Conservation Crippled by USFWS Ruling 1-8-2016

African Lion On Endangered List, Canadian Hotels Cave to Antis, CA Bans Bobcat Trapping 12-25-2015

Dec 22, 2015 U.S. Will List African Lion and Will Require Permits for Trophy Importation On December 21, 2015, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) announced a final rule to list African lions under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The rule, which will be published in the Federal Register on December 23, will list African lions as two separate subspecies… Canadian Hotel Chains Cave to Anti-Hunters The antis are at it again and only we can stop them and make businesses accountable for caving to what amounts to a vocal minority! The entire hunting community needs to come together … Continue reading African Lion On Endangered List, Canadian Hotels Cave to Antis, CA Bans Bobcat Trapping 12-25-2015

SCI Foundation Announces 2016 Beretta Conservation Leadership Award Finalists 12-14-2015

SCI Foundation Announces Finalists for the 2016 Beretta Conservation Leadership Award December 2015  Click here for press release and logos Beretta Conservation Leadership Award Video Tucson, AZ – Joseph Hosmer, President, Safari Club International Foundation (SCI Foundation) announced the 2016 Beretta Conservation Leadership Award finalists today. The award ceremony will be held February 2, 2016 at the Annual SCI Hunters Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Beretta Conservation Leadership award honors those unique individuals that represent the ultimate embodiment of the hunter-conservationist philosophy and contribute generously to conservation, education and humanitarian services efforts in both time and financial resources. The finalists for … Continue reading SCI Foundation Announces 2016 Beretta Conservation Leadership Award Finalists 12-14-2015