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Busting Dogs

On January 11, 2017, Posted by In Hunting Stories

By Larry Rider Have you ever seen a prairie dog explode? That’s what happens when he is hit with a 3600 feet per second bullet. The New Mexico sun was heating up and the hotter it got the more active the prairie dogs became. My first prairie dog hunt was…

Newsletter October 2016

On October 24, 2016, Posted by In News, Newsletters

It’s that time again.  No, I’m not talking about modern gun season for deer opening November 12 or duck season which opens November 19.  I’m talking about voting November 8 for the person who will lead this great nation for the next four years.  That person must believe in protecting…

Member’s Donated Hunt – 2015 Heli Hog Hunt

On September 27, 2016, Posted by In Hunting Stories

Dr. Jim Penney purchased the 2 hour 4 man Heli Hog Hunt at the 2015 Fundraiser.  I was fortunate enough to be invited to join him, Rick Gore and John Morrell for the hunt.  You don’t want to hunt West Texas in the summer time, and for this hunt you…

Member Hunt – Goats on the Dillinger

On September 27, 2016, Posted by In Hunting Stories

Reflections On Past Adventures GOATS ON THE DILLINGER By Larry Rider As Zeke pulled the boat ashore, I was looking forward to the hunt with great enthusiasm.  We had just come about eight miles up the Salmon River to Dillinger Creek, where we would begin our 3,000 foot clime for…

2016 Arkansas SCI Chapter Fundraiser Recap

On September 20, 2016, Posted by In News

I want to thank everyone who attended our 27th Annual Chapter Fundraiser on April 2, 2016.  We increased our attendance by 20% compared to last year to a Chapter record of 170.  Our gross revenue increased by 21% over last year to $74,955, another record for our Chapter Fundraiser.  We…

Newsletter August 2016

On September 20, 2016, Posted by In News, Newsletters

For years, the Arkansas Chapter of Safari Club International has sponsored Arkansas youth participating in the NRA Youth Hunting Education Challenge both at the state and national levels. Locally, the Arkansas Chapter of SCI fields a team of volunteers to feed over 100 other volunteers at the statewide YHEC event…

Youth Hunter Education Challenge

On September 20, 2016, Posted by In Events, News

Recently over 30 youth from across Arkansas attended the 31st Annual Youth Hunter hosted by the National Rifle Association in Mansfield, PA.  The Arkansas youth were among over 360 youth from across the nation attending this year’s competition.  Teams from Benton, Union, Faulkner and Izard Counties attended the 5 day…