Whitetail Deer Hunt in Saskatchewan – Four Corners SCI

Canada Whitetail Deer. This whitetail deer hunt is brought to you by Norseman Outfitters of Saskatchewan, Canada. This donation is to be taken by one rifle hunter to be accompanied by one guide on a six-day hunt (additional hunters may be added, see below). Hunters will hunt all day, near the town of Big River, in ladder stands or blinds over bait.

The trip must be scheduled by the bid-winner to be taken on Wednesday through Monday dates during the month of November of the winner’s year of choice. Trophy fees, guide fees, field preparation, caping, skinning, salting, all meals, and lodge accommodations are included. Required fees, which are not included, are: $300 USD license fee, taxidermy fees, and import fees, travel to and from Saskatoon, Canada, hotel the night prior to the first day of the hunt.

Extra hunters may be added at $4000 USD. Extra hunters are required to pay $1000 USD kill fee in successful hunts. Non-hunters may be added at $1200 USD.

From Norseman Outfitters:

Book your flight to Saskatoon Saskatchewan, you need to be in Saskatoon on Monday as travel arrangements will be set up for 8:30AM Tuesday morning for the lodge. Your return flight can depart any time the following Tuesday. ( We recommend avoiding Toronto, Ontario, Canada, airport as some of our clients have had an unpleasant experience there )

Book a room at the Hampton Inn and Suites by Hilton, Saskatoon Airport, for Monday check-in. You need to phone them to register and mention that you are with Norseman Outfitters, for a discounted room rate. ( Web link found near the bottom of this website )

 

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Beceite Ibex Hunt in Spain – Four Corners SCI

Beceite Ibex. Brought to you by Corju Hunting in Madrid, Spain. This is a hunt is for one rifle hunter to be accompanied by one guide on a two to three day hunt. This is a management hunt to pursue free ranging Spanish Beceite Ibex which may be upgraded to trophy quality. The auction bid winner will receive $3000 credit toward trophy fees.

Trophy Ibex pictured – Hunters may upgrade quality.

The trip dates are to be scheduled by the bid-winner between November and May of 2018-19. Guide fees, field preparation, caping, skinning, salting, all meals, and hotel accommodations are included. Required fees, which are not included, are: $200 USD license fee, $250 USD firearms permit, daily rate for hunter of $500 USD per day, taxidermy fees, and import fees.

 

A hunter can use their $3000 trophy fee toward the upgrade of their hunt to higher trophy quality. Other species that may be pursued: Gredos Ibex, Sierra Nevada Ibex, Ronda Ibex. Extra hunters and non-hunters may be added at $500 USD per day per hunter and $250 USD per day per non-hunter.

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From Corju:

“Without a doubt, my favourite and the one I most recommend. To see these spectacular “airplanes” on the top of the cliffs is a feeling that cannot be easily explained, I can just recommend you to come and try it for yourself. The first time I hunted here, I said to myself: It is here where I want to stay. Not only because of the Ibex but also because of its great people, food and scenery. Our hunting area is located less than four hours drive from Madrid.”

  • Season: November to end of May.

  • Recommended Airport: Madrid.

  • Difficulty: We manage more than fifty thousand hectares. There are areas for all kinds of abilities.


President Babaz Nominated For NRA Board

SCI President Babaz Nominated For NRA Board

SCI first for hunters logoSafari Club International President Paul Babaz has been nominated to serve on the Board of Directors of the National Rifle Association of America.

Babaz, a lifelong hunter and shooter, understands the importance of linking all facets of the shooting sports to expand the overall base and to counter the efforts of those who would deny the right to keep and bear arms and the freedom to hunt.

“I believe in forming strong alliances with other like-minded organizations as there is strength in numbers,” SCI President Babaz said. “We have to stand together on the issues that are important to us in order to combat the anti-hunting movement as well as the anti-gun movement.

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“Regardless what you hunt or what type of firearm you use, we must stand together to protect the freedom to hunt whatever game we choose to hunt as well as protect the right to own the firearms of our choice,” Babaz explained, noting that it also is critical to let the rest of the world know what we are about, why we do what we do and why they should hold us in high esteem.

“We have to do a better job of communicating our message,” President Babaz continued. “We are great at talking amongst ourselves, but we need to reach out to those who may not have heard the facts, using all of the resources available to us, including the mainstream media whether we get a fair shake or not. We have a responsibility that reaches beyond ourselves and our time to continue to provide factual information about responsible firearms ownership and shooting, hunting and sustainable use conservation.”

President Babaz has asked all SCI members and others who are members of the NRA to vote for him for the NRA Board so he can help both organizations realize their crucial missions and assure a bright future for both hunting and firearms ownership.

Safari Club International – First For Hunters is the leader in protecting the freedom to hunt and in promoting wildlife conservation worldwide. SCI’s approximately 200 Chapters represent all 50 of the United States as well as 106 other countries. SCI’s proactive leadership in a host of cooperative wildlife conservation, outdoor education and humanitarian programs, with the SCI Foundation and other conservation groups, research institutions and government agencies, empowers sportsmen to be contributing community members and participants in sound wildlife management and conservation. Visit the home page www.SafariClub.org, or call (520) 620-1220 for more information.
International Headquarters Tucson, Arizona · Washington, District of Columbia · Ottawa, Canada
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Female AKC Chocolate Labrador Retriever Pup

Isn’t this the cutest female AKC Chocolate Labrador Retriever pup? You can come bid on her at this year’s Four Corners SCI Banquet/Fundraiser.

She’s a New Years Eve baby, bread by the Paradis’ of Mancos, Colorado. They already have her up to date on shots, and wormer, and have had her dew claws removed.

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The 18th Annual
Four Corners Safari Club banquet/fundraiser
Saturday, March 17th, 2018
Sky Ute Casino & Resort, Ignacio, CO
Doors open at 4:30pm.

APPETIZERS, DINNER & DOOR PRIZES
LIVE & SILENT AUCTIONS
GREAT HUNTS – SPORTING ARMS – HUNTING ACCESSORIES
FRAMED AND UNFRAMED ART – SCULPTURES AND MORE!!!

Single $75.00 – Includes a meal and chapter membership for national members
Couple $125.00 – Includes two meals and chapter memberships for national members
Corporate Table $800.00 – 10 Meals, chapter memberships for national members, custom centerpiece, random amounts of raffle tickets and more! (Corporate table sales end March 1st)
Two-for-One raffle ticket sales end March 1. The clock’s ticking and last year we sold out. Make sure you get your tickets!
If you’re a National member, ticket price includes a chapter membership. National memberships will be available for purchase at the event.

The clock’s ticking and last year we sold out. Make sure you get your tickets!
Two-for-One raffle ticket sales end March 1. Click below to buy.

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Or stop by Tippy Canoe in downtown Durango
Or contact any Board Member
Or email us and we’ll arrange to meet up with you.

SEE YOU THERE!!!


Public Invited to Regional CPW Meeting

Colorado Parks and Wildlife for a Sportsmen’s Roundtable video conference.

When –

Thursday, February 1 from 6-8 p.m.

Topics:

  • Hermosa Creek native cutthroat trout project
  • Bear activity last summer
  • Shed antler regulations
  • Legislative update
  • Chronic wasting disease issues

Office locations:

  • Gunnison, 300 W. New York Ave.
  • Monte Vista, 0722 S Road 1 East; Montrose, 2300 S. Townsend Ave. (U.S. Highway 550)
  • Durango, 415 Turner Drive in Bodo Park.

Tickets Are Going Fast – 2018 Banquet/Fundraiser

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The 18th Annual
Four Corners Safari Club banquet/fundraiser
Saturday, March 17th, 2018
Sky Ute Casino & Resort, Ignacio, CO
Doors open at 4:30pm.

APPETIZERS, DINNER & DOOR PRIZES
LIVE & SILENT AUCTIONS
GREAT HUNTS – SPORTING ARMS – HUNTING ACCESSORIES
FRAMED AND UNFRAMED ART – SCULPTURES AND MORE!!!

Single $75.00 – Includes a meal and chapter membership for national members
Couple $125.00 – Includes two meals and chapter memberships for national members
Corporate Table $800.00 – 10 Meals, chapter memberships for national members, custom centerpiece, random amounts of raffle tickets and more! (Corporate table sales end March 1st)
Two-for-One raffle ticket sales end March 1. The clock’s ticking and last year we sold out. Make sure you get your tickets!
If you’re a National member, ticket price includes a chapter membership. National memberships will be available for purchase at the event.

The clock’s ticking and last year we sold out. Make sure you get your tickets!
Two-for-One raffle ticket sales end March 1. Click below to buy.

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Or stop by Tippy Canoe in downtown Durango
Or contact any Board Member
Or email us and we’ll arrange to meet up with you.

SEE YOU THERE!!!

 


Victory In Elephant Import Lawsuit

 

SCI, NRA Score Victory In Elephant Import Lawsuit

First-for-Wildlife-SCI-logo-header-9b60e0a5-7538-4c42-b4d7-a69e258e2029Chalk-up a win for Safari Club International and National Rifle Association of America in the continuing saga of the elephant trophy import question.

The road to complete victory continues, but SCI and the NRA have forced the government to do real fact-finding and not react to emotion from the antihunters.  Although the ban on imports remains in effect until the government finishes its rule-making, SCI, the NRA and other hunting organizations now have a chance to get the real story of hunting-based sustainable use conservation on the table.

SCI and NRA received excellent news Dec. 22 from the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals.  The court ruled in favor on a key claim in SCI’s and NRA’s 2014 elephant importation litigation.  In that case, SCI and NRA sued the previous administration for imposing on April 4, 2014 an abrupt ban on elephant importation from Zimbabwe.

In its 33-page opinion, the D.C. Circuit reversed an earlier unfavorable ruling issued by the lower court.  The appellate court ruled that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) should have conducted notice and comment rulemaking before abandoning almost two decades of a formal position that the import of legally hunted trophies enhanced the survival of the African elephants in Zimbabwe.

The FWS had adopted negative enhancement findings for elephants harvested in 2014 and 2015.  SCI and NRA sued, at least in part, because the FWS’s negative findings prevented U.S. hunters from importing Zimbabwe elephants harvested in those years.

Although the court determined that the previous administration had acted illegally, it will take some time before we know the effect the ruling will have on the ability of individuals to import elephants from Zimbabwe.

It is also uncertain how the FWS will respond to the court’s ruling and how long the entire process could take if and when the FWS engages in further rulemaking on the importation of elephants harvested in Zimbabwe in 2014 and 2015.  It is possible that the government will decide not to do anything, but that opens the door for hunting organizations to file petitions to try to force the government to propose a rule to lift the ban.  Questions also remain about how this ruling will affect the decision-making process for the importation of other species for which the FWS has made or will make enhancement findings.

While some things about the practical impact of the ruling remain in question – there is no question that the D.C. Circuit’s ruling is a victory for SCI, NRA and all those who recognize that hunting plays an essential role in conserving Africa’s wildlife.  The court’s opinion requires the FWS to include the public, including the hunting public, in the process of decision-making that affects the importation of legally-hunted wildlife.

Hunters and organizations like SCI and NRA will be able to provide information about the role that hunting plays in species management and conservation.  The FWS will not be able to impose uninformed, abrupt importation bans, like it did in 2014.

SCI and NRA will continue to provide additional information as it becomes available.

Safari Club International – First For Hunters is the leader in protecting the freedom to hunt and in promoting wildlife conservation worldwide. SCI’s approximately 200 Chapters represent all 50 of the United States as well as 106 other countries. SCI’s proactive leadership in a host of cooperative wildlife conservation, outdoor education and humanitarian programs, with the SCI Foundation and other conservation groups, research institutions and government agencies, empowers sportsmen to be contributing community members and participants in sound wildlife management and conservation. Visit the home page www.SafariClub.org, or call (520) 620-1220 for more information.
International Headquarters Tucson, Arizona · Washington, District of Columbia · Ottawa, Canada
www.SafariClub.org

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