Impala African Safaris Arnold Payne not allowed to exhibit at SCI

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  1. AfricaHunting.com

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    I have just been sent the following email via an AH member:


    Per decision of Safari Club International (SCI) show management, Impala African Safaris under ownership of Arnold Payne, is currently not accepted to exhibit at any future SCI shows. Future actions regarding official company and/or individual suspension will be determined pending current ethics investigation.
    Regards,
    Mike Wirth
    SCI Exhibit Program Manager
  2. Bobpuckett

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    SCI is showing goood judgement! Thanks Jerome for keeping us informed.
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    Wow! Looking forward to the details which led to their decision.
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    Keep the ball rolling.

    It would please me to no end to have SCI lead the way in screening ALL the outfitters who apply to attend their exhibitions/shows.
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    Good decision!
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    Wheres jakentx? Thank god sci has seen the light
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    Working with the Houston Safari Club to make the same descision.
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    SCI ought to do the same thing with Blair Worldwide Hunting.
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    Agreed.
  10. BRICKBURN

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    That is what I was scared of. Its not organization wide.

    The Safari community is such easy pickins!
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    You have a long memory my friend....

    He's emailing the SCI brass explaining how he had a good time.
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    Houston Safari Club is not part of SCI. I understand Dallas Safari Club has banned him also.
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    The Safari Club got me. My mistake.
    Here's hoping.
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    Remind me, what's wrong with Blair worldwide...I don't remember this one.
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    Thanks Mike, yes those are serious problems!
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    SCI did the right thing they also refunded the money to the guy that bought the hunt at Reno Auction

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