African hunting operator Doug Scandrol
has the dubious distinction of being the first member in the history of Dallas Safari Club
to be expelled for life from that organization. Last month, DSC's Ethics Committee, with the support of the Board of Directors, agreed to rescind Scandrol's membership and ban him from ever exhibiting at the DSC convention again.
According to DSC Executive Director Ben Carter, Scandrol and his company Swanepoel & Scandrol Safaris
(SwanScan Africa Holdings, LLC) have not met various obligations to DSC and its members. Specifically, Scandrol has either not made good on hunts sold to DSC members or has not shipped trophies taken by clients on safaris with Swanepoel & Scandrol Safaris. Hunting Report
subscriber Wilson Stout is one of those hunters. Stout's case goes back to a Tanzanian safari he did with Scandrol three years ago. Stout had met with me at the 2010 DSC Convention to file a controversy report on Scandrol, but decided to withdraw the complaint after DSC's Ethics Committee intervened.....