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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.

2021 Annual Raffle Winners

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

Join or Renew!

In a time of much uncertainty, please know that the Wisconsin Bear Hunters Association is still working and operating to continue protecting sportsmen. Without a strong membership, this can become more difficult. Please JOIN (as a new member, or past expired member), sign up a NEW member, or RENEW your membership at the link below.

With your WBHA membership you will receive a monthly "Bear Hunting" magazine, critical email alerts from the WBHA, access to the WBHA Facebook group (request to join), representation for pro-hunting legislation, free access to the annual convention, and a yearbook at the end of your membership year.

58th WBHA Annual Convention

March 25-26, 2022

Hunter Harassment 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.

CNNF Proposed Actions

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

2021 President’s Message

June 4, 2021

This year’s convention is an example of what happens when you mix pent up desire to get out, and then meet with a large gathering of dedicated hound hunters and their families. We made a statement that we are still here and there is nothing going to stand in our way of doing whatever it takes to support hound hunting in the state of Wisconsin.

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DNR Hiring Conservation Wardens

April 16, 2020

The Wisconsin DNR is currently hiring a number of Conservation Wardens. It is our view that it is always better to have someone with a hunter’s perspective in these positions. If you’re interested in this kind of work or know a hunter who might be, please follow the link below for more information.

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