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…Continue Reading
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.Continue Reading
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.Continue Reading
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.Continue Reading
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.Continue Reading
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, The Wisconsin Conservation Congress and the Wisconsin DNR have cancelled the in-person portion of the April 13 Spring Hearings in every county.
However, the online input option will still be available.Continue Reading
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
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.Continue Reading