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Vote to Keep Your Legacy Alive

camovotingIt’s election time again and like most of us, you’ve probably been awash in a sea of campaign ads and pundit opinions. With all of the national, state and local issues, the promises, the attacks and counter attacks, the process can seem a bit overwhelming. Continue reading

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Darrell Holland

Hunter Survival

HOLLAND,Darrell111412Being a hunter means going where the game is and that usually means remote and dangerous areas miles away from roads and immediate assistance. Every year, hundreds of hunters are lost or injured while following their passion. At the 2015 SCI Convention, Darrell Holland will bring his valuable skills and years of experience to this important and informative seminar. If you find yourself lost or injured Darrell’s expertise and insight will provide you with the tools you need to survive nearly any situation nature can throw at you. Topics will include hypothermia prevention, first aid tips, day pack must haves and perhaps most importantly, what to leave behind. Don’t be a statistic! Learn the most important survival skills you can possess!




Treating Emergencies in the Wilderness

Drmealerhnt4evrblog111813As passionate and dedicated hunters, we know that the best trophies are also the the hardest to find and usually in areas that are tough to navigate. If you are a professional guide or outfitter, you know that rough and remote terrain can be a danger to your clients when medical problems or serious injuries occur.

Join us at the 2015 SCI Convention for this important and informative seminar.  Dr. William Mealer covers a wide range of topics and medical issues that may arise on the hunt, including altitude sickness, heat stroke or heat exhaustion, pulmonary edemas, hypothermia, frostbite, animal bites and more! This seminar is a must for anyone who spends time in the rugged and remote areas of the world. Register today for this and all the seminars at the 2015 SCI Convention, before all the seats are gone!




Sporting Precision – Watches and Watchmakers Prior to 1900

ElginMachinesAt the time of the signing of the Declaration of Independence the term “watchmaker” was actually a misnomer. In those days no watches were built in the US and a watchmaker’s activities were restricted to selling and servicing watches, which were imported from the UK, Switzerland and possibly France. What little manufacturing of timepieces took place in this country then was focused solely upon clocks.

It comes as no surprise that US watchmaking pioneers were Continue reading