Protect the Freedom to Hunt

September 14, 2021

International Government & Public Affairs Greetings! JOIN US: Please join us on Tuesday, September 21 for a Season Opener Congressional Happy Hour hosted by Safari Club International and the Washington Metro Chapter from 5:00-7:00 PM at Bullfeathers on the Hill, 410 First Street SERSVP: Tipton Wagner, twagner@scifirstforhunters.org The U.S. Senate is in session and the U.S. House is…

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Interview with Alain Smith

June 30, 2021
J. Alain Smith smiling with hunted game

We had the chance to interview Alain Smith, “a hunter/writer/musician/adventurer whose success has allowed him to explore all points of the globe in search of hunting thrills. He has collected over 350 different species from around the world.” Not being that knowledgeable about hunting myself, I have always been curious about it and I figured his…

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Interview with Mitch Rohlfs

June 28, 2021
Mitch Rohlf's, author, posing with his two dogs

Mitch was my first interview for SCI-CWC. It was great to hear from him and how realistic it really is to jump out there and go hunting. He is an Entomologist – an insect researcher. He became an SCI member in 1993, before there was a Central Washington Chapter. Taught by his dad at a…

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2021 Annual Summer Membership Meeting

June 11, 2021
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Saturday, June 26th1:30pm – 3:30pm The Range1701 Garretson Lane, Yakima WA 98908 Join us for our annual meeting and elections! Bring your favorite dessert to share – the chapter will provide plates, utensils and drinks Cost is $15 per person to cover the range, supplies, and a donation to: K9 Yakima Valley – https://k9foundationyv.org Bring…

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Conservation Force: End of Year Report 2020

February 7, 2021
Conservation Force - A Force for Wildlife Conservation

Dear Supporter, This end-of-the-year report is different. Instead of a bullet list of successes and pending issues, we highlight a few of the developments that warrant better understanding. You already know that our services are real. Also, you have had the benefit of three Quarterly Reports in 2020. Moreover, we do far more than can…

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Biden Administration Targets Hunters with Regulations on Day One

January 21, 2021
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Original article: https://hunternation.org/biden-targets-hunters-with-regulations-on-day-one/ Fellow hunter, It’s been less than 24 hours since Biden was sworn in as the 46th President of the United States and he’s already targeting hunters like us. That’s right, Biden already announced plans to review rules that loosened restrictions for hunters and farmers. What’s first in what will surely be a…

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ACTION ALERT: Stand Up for the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission

January 8, 2021
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Governor Inslee has appointed two new individuals to the Fish and Wildlife Commission that will drastically change the makeup of the Commission and jeopardize hunters and hunting in the future. Lorna Smith, the executive director of Western Wildlife Outreach (formerly the Grizzly Bear Outreach Project) and Fred Koontz, a retired zoo professional, have both been…

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Reminder: Hunter reports are due Jan 31

January 6, 2021
Elk calling in a meadow

Hunter report are due! Hunter reports are required for each deer, elk, bear, cougar, and turkey tag, as well as for each special hunt permit awarded. Reports are required for tagholders regardless of whether you hunted.  You must submit your report before Jan. 31, 2021, to avoid a $10 administrative fee when you purchase your…

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The Hunting Community Needs You!

September 9, 2020
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On Friday, September 11, 2020 the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission will take a vote on a proposal to outlaw “hunting” contests, which in reality is a vote to eliminate coyote contests. Both the Hunters Heritage Council and Washingtonians for Wildlife Conservation are 100% against this proposal and have sent in testimony against it. The…

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Summer 2020

June 11, 2020
Black and white horse tied up to tree in forest

“As I sit down to type this message to our SCI family, it is the first day of the 4-phase re-opening plan for Washington. For those who love the outdoors, that is good news. Some may be able to salvage what’s left of spring turkey and bear seasons, those who fish can get back on…

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