The idea of killing an individual animal to preserve a species is a hard one for many people to grasp, especially to an ever increasingly urban-based demographic dominating social media and the popular culture. But, many experts, even outside of the industry, agree with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), an internationally recognized organization that sets the conservation statuses for species, guiding principal that “Well-managed trophy hunting can provide both revenue and incentives for people to conserve and restore wild populations, maintain areas of land for conservation, and protect wildlife from poaching.” Continue reading Hunting is Conservation – Settling the Debate
SCI Members continue to add to the SCI Record Book. One of the most comprehensive catalogs of species and statistics available anywhere. These members are sharing their success and their legacy for future generations. Check out our website and contribute to the Record Book today!
Alvaro Fernandez-Garza with his number 1 overall ranked red deer.
Cynthia Smith with her potential top twenty overall ranked Himalayan tahr.
Danie Geel shows his potential top twenty overall ranked Natal red duiker
Jan Dams shows his number 11 overall ranked Tatra chamois
Kaylee Ann Stacy with her number 14 overall ranked sitatunga
Ron Mika shows his potential top ten overall ranked Roberts gazelle
Sandy Cunningham Jr. with his potential top twenty overall ranked Coastal (Pacific) black bear
William Hefte with his number 11 overall ranked Carmen Mountain white-tailed deer (non-typical)
Times may change, but the need for essential game care tools still persists.
It is a fact that over time, things change and that evolution is generally coupled with performance enhancement. Primitive men used some form of chipped stone edged tool or similar material to Continue reading Essential Edges
Here are some new SCI Record Book entries sent in by our members after successful hunts from around the globe. The SCI Record Book is a great way to add to one of the largest compilations of data on wildlife species from around the world. It is also a great way to document your hunting heritage for future generations.
Alexandr Kremnev with his number 17th overall ranked Eurasian Lynx
Alexey Klevtsov with his number 16th overall ranked Cookson Wildebeest
Brian Bailey with his number 1 overall ranked Southern White Rhinoceros (Darted)
Cheri Trudell with her number 6th method ranked (Crossbow) European Fallow Deer
Ed Berg shows his number 8th overall ranked Gredos Ibex
Eduardo Franco shows his number 7th overall ranked Multi-Horned Sheep
Eduardo Negrete Godinez shows his number 7th ranked overall Angolan Impala
Patrick Gentil with his #1 overall ranked altai wapiti (non-typical) taken in Kazakhstan. Congratuations to Patrick on his successful hunt.
Joe Jasek with his number 12th overall ranked Southern Mountain Reedbuck