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DNR’s Wolf Population Monitoring

September 29, 2022

WBHA Members,

If any of you are interested in getting more involved with the DNR’s wolf population monitoring program, consider attending one of their track training courses.

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2022 President’s Message

March 21, 2022

Hope all is well with your bear hunting families, and you had a great 2021 season. This year was the first year of the new zones that expanded bear hunting with hounds in the state of Wisconsin. I hope we used this opportunity to expand and also relieve some pressure on where we hunt. Our work is not done…

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Wisconsin Bear Hunters Call for 2020 Wolf Harvest Season

October 29, 2020

The Wisconsin Bear Hunters Association (WBHA) is today asking the Wisconsin DNR to take all actions necessary to quickly implement a 2020 harvest season for wolves in Wisconsin.

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11-Year-Old Wisconsin Girl Harvests Potential State Record Black Bear

September 20, 2020

At just 11 years old, Naiya Iraci is already an established hunter, harvesting deer and turkeys. Now, the Kewaskum sixth-grader can add a 700+ pound black bear to her resume.

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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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Bear Hunters Call For Action On Wolf Delisting In Washington

March 2, 2018

Wisconsin’s premier bear hunting group is calling on our state’s Congressional delegation to support legislative efforts to remove wolves from the endangered species list.

The Wisconsin Bear Hunters Association (WBHA) has long been a leading advocate for allowing the state to manage our population of gray wolves. “It is long past time that we allow our state Department of Natural Resources to manage the wolf population,” said WBHA President Carl Schoettel.

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