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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.

59th WBHA Annual Convention

March 24-25, 2023

2023 Annual Raffle Winners

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

New Shop!

The online shop for the new WBHA clothing vendor is online and ready for your orders. Check it out at the link below!

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.

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.

Featured News

WBHA Files Dual-Petition with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Delisting of Wolves

June 30, 2023

WBHA Joined forces with other national and midwest groups to petition the U.S. FWS to delist gray wolves in the Great Lakes Region.

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Third Wolf Management Listening Session: July 12 in Clintonville

June 22, 2023

The third Wolf Listening/Sharing Session will be held on Wednesday, July 12 in Clintonville.

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2023 President’s Message

February 6, 2023

Another hunting season has passed, and as usual we have more uncertainty when it comes to game management in the state of Wisconsin.

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