WBHA Logo 2x

Wisconsin Bear Hunters Association

Preserving Tomorrow's Heritage Today

For over 50 years, WBHA has been at the forefront of protecting the rights of sportsmen and sportswomen in Wisconsin as well promoting youth hunting, conservation, and sound wildlife management.

Bear hunting in Wisconsin is the ultimate family sport and the WBHA is nearly 3,000 members strong and is itself family-based. We invite you and your family to join us as we work together to protect Wisconsin’s great outdoor heritage.

56th WBHA Annual Convention

March 27-28, 2020

Friday, March 27 and Saturday, March 28, 2020 at the Central Wisconsin Convention & Expo Center in Rothschild, WI.
Don't forget to book your rooms in advance!

Laona Lions Club Annual Predator Hunt

A WBHA member has donated an English Walker Cross 3-month-old hound as a raffle prize for the Laona Lions Club Annual Predator Hunt (January 11, 2020). Contact Richard Krawze at 715.889.0841 or pineriverlumber@hotmail.com for more information.

Proceeds donated to several local Lanoa area clubs and youth groups.

Hunter Harassment Reference Cards


Hopefully you won’t need them, but WBHA has produced some Hunter Harassment Reference Cards. These are worth having on hand as reference in case of a discrepancy or to sway enforcement action when presented as proof of the law. Stay safe!

2019 Annual Raffle Winners

Check the list below to find out if you've won!

Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest Schedule of Proposed Actions

The latest Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest (CNNF) Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA) can be found at the following link.

Featured News

Wisconsin Bear Hunters Support Ethical Training, Condemn Recent Videos

January 4, 2019

The Wisconsin Bear Hunters Association (WBHA) is proud to be a part of Wisconsin’s long sporting heritage. While hunting and training with hounds, our members exhibit the strong ethical standards that Wisconsin hunters are known for.

It is disappointing to see the recent cases in Florida and Wisconsin where a small group of hound owners did not abide by any reasonable ethical standards, nor have any regard for following state game laws.

Continue Reading