Category Archives: Guns & Hunting

Enjoy exciting hunting stories told by SCI members and read about the latest guns and gear they’re using in the bush.

Legends of the Fall

Alaska is definitely a land of extremes, and it seems like when the scale tips far in your favor in one aspect, it balances itself out by tipping far against you in another. Such was the case in September 2018, when the opening week of the fall brown bear season brought weather more like that encountered on the sun-filled Baja Peninsula than usually rainy southeast Alaska. Continue reading Legends of the Fall


Prairie Rat Field Fest

It isn’t often that one has the opportunity to test three new rifles, two new cartridges, several new loadings and a new optic all on the same outing. Such was the case this past June when Savage and Hornady teamed-up to organize a prairie rat shoot with Heart Spear Outfitters based in Casper, Wyoming. Continue reading Prairie Rat Field Fest

The Trijicon AccuPoint 3-9×40

Hunt with confidence using the Trijicon AccuPoint 3-9×40 riflescope. Featuring fiber optic and tritium, the AccuPoint delivers a clear sight picture while the illuminated center dot provides low light shooting confidence.

The AccuPoint 3-9×40 is made for those times where accuracy and clarity determine the success of your hunt. Its adjustable focus eyepiece, ample eye relief and manual brightness settings provide confidence for hunters.

All AccuPoint riflescopes are made of durable, aircraft grade aluminum and are dry nitrogen filled to eliminate internal fogging. That, along with battery free illumination, ensures your scope’s performance in any hunting conditions.

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Guns Of SCI

Every year Safari Club International features some of the most sought after firearms in the world in the various auctions during the Annual SCI Convention and Ultimate Sportsmen’s Market. Here’s a sneak peek at a few of the fine firearms up for bid in Reno in February.

Divide Gun Company
Freeman Series Long-Range Rifle
Divide Gun Company has donated a Freeman Series Long-Range Rifle bolt action in 300 Norma Mag. This is a custom, hand-built precision long-range rifle with a functional range of 1,600 yards. Comes with a 22-in.carbon alloy barrel on a long-range hunter style composit stock, and equipped with a Leupold VX-6HD, 3 -18 X 44mm scope and 20 rounds of custom matching ammo. Approximate weight 9-lbs.with optics. Handcrafted in the shadows of the continental divide in the Rocky Mountains of Salmon, Idaho, Divide Gun Company is the premier custom rifle manufacturer for extreme hunters that demand the most accurate, durable, lightweight and technologically advanced products on the market. For more information, contact Chad Rodgers 801-301-3252, or visit website Donation No.: 40985

Euro Optics Ltd.
Euro Optics FNS – 9L NMS Pistol
EuroOptic has donated FNS – 9L NMS pistol in 9mm caliber. The FNS™ series represents FN’s striker-fired semi-auto pistol platform. Inherent to the striker-fired design, the FNS series is double-action. This pistol features semi-auto strike action and 3-dot night sights. Plus, has a black stainless steel slide finish and black polymer frame with a 5-in. barrel length. NOTE: The FNS series of handguns are not on the CA Roster of Approved Handguns. For more information, contact EuroOptic at or visit Donation No.: 40352

Winchester Repeating Arms – Browning
BAR mK 3 Semi-Auto Rifle
Winchester Repeating Arms – Browning has donated a BAR mK 3 Semi-Auto in .300 Win. Mag with a 24-in. barrel. It has a grade II oil finish walnut stock with shim-adjustable for CMT on/off and drop at comb, Inflex recoil pad. Browning’s latest BAR design with satin nickel receiver finish and high relief engraving, polished blue barrel For more information, contact Paul Thompson at 801-876-2711 x 3229 and visit Donation No.: 41079

Winchester Repeating Arms – Browning
BLR Lightweight Stainless Lever Action
Winchester Repeating Arms – Browning has donated a BLR Lightweight Stainless Lever Action in .300 WSM with a 22-in. matte stainless barrel and an alloy receiver in a non-reflective satin nickel finish. It has a walnut stock with a pistol grip gloss finish. This is what a serious lever-action rifle should be, and what every other lever-action wishes it was. For more information, contact Paul Thompson at 801-876-2711 x 3229 and visit Donation No.: 41082

Winchester Repeating Arms – Browning
Model 70 Alaskan Bolt Action
Winchester Repeating Arms – Browning has donated a Model 70 Safari Express in .338 Win Mag with a 25-in. blued barrel with polished metal surfaces, folding adjustable rear sight and hooded brass bead front sight. forged steel receiver with dual recoil lugs. Pre ’64 style controlled round feed with claw extractor. Walnut Monte Carlo stock in satin finish. When planning your hunting trip to Alaska or any other tough hunting environment, be prepared for any situation by having a reliable rifle of the proper caliber, built on the proven Controlled Round Feed bolt-action you can trust with your life. For more information, contact Paul Thompson at 801-876-2711 x 3229 and visit Donation No.: 41084