This week we are looking forward to an amazing week. This is the 18th year of the Safari Club International Annual Hunter’s Convention. Safari Club International advocates on behalf of hunter’s rights and is the leader in protecting the privilege to hunt. This is the seventh consecutive year that the convention has been held at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center. Over 23,000 people will attend the show this week and with over 1,100 booths in the 650,000 sq. ft. of exhibition space this show is packed to the brim with some of the worlds best outfitters, guns, wildlife art and international exhibitors.
With over 50 different countries this show represents the world of hunting internationally better then any show.
We will be covering the show all week and our next stop is the ribbon cutting ceremony at 9:45 with Merle Shepard and Executive Vice President of the National Rifle Association. Today we will be meeting with delegation from Mexico to learn more about hunting South of the Border for upland and big game and tonight we will be listening to the keynote speech provided by Tom Selleck.
We thought we would kick off the week with a photo of an amazing Mozambique Elephant. This is a live elephant that is estimated to be a 90 to 100 pounder and one lucky hunter is going to be to head out to Mozambique and chase this wonderful animal. Pieter took this picture on a scouting expedition into his new concession.