Blogs, News, and Advocacy


By Hunter Nation | June 1, 2021

Grassroots Advocacy Group Growing in Influence and Impact  Mission, Kansas (June 1, 2021) – Today Hunter Nation, a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and protecting America's hunting heritage, announced the appointment of Chart Westcott and Tim Carnahan to the Hunter Nation Board of Directors. “The addition of Chart and Tim, two prominent business and philanthropic…

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Hunter Nation Fights Back Against Ban on Virginia Predator Calling Competitions

By Hunter Nation | May 28, 2021

Hunter Nation fights back against Virginia Department of Game's 11th hour Anti-Hunting Action For several months, Hunter Nation's team has been working with our members in the Commonwealth of Virginia to defeat an effort being pushed by HSUS and other national anti-hunting groups that would ban popular predator calling competitions. In March, the Virginia Board…

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Coyotes in Virginia

By Hunter Nation | May 11, 2021

Coyotes are found throughout Virginia, including in urban and suburban areas. Highly intelligent, strong and effective predators, the coyote population in the state is growing at an explosive rate. In fact, the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources stated “Coyote populations have exploded and completely spread across the entire state over the past two decades.” It…

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Fighting for Disabled Veteran’s Right To Hunt in Montana

By Hunter Nation | May 5, 2021

In April, Hunter Nation drove a long-stalled bill in Montana that would allow disabled individuals-including disabled veterans-to hunt with crossbows during regular bow season. The bill was essentially dead in committee and facing heated opposition by the Backcountry Hunters and Anglers. Hunter Nation, our members, and our coalition with Montana Veterans Association moved the bill…

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Montana Representatives that supported SB111 expanding opportunities in the outdoors for disabled individuals

By Hunter Nation | April 28, 2021

Hunter Nation extends our gratitude to the 54 members of the Montana Legislature who stood with us yesterday in support of SB 111 that will provide equal access to the outdoors for disabled hunters including countless US veterans. We'd like to specifically thank Rep. Ed Buttrey, Majority Leader Sue Vinton, Rep. Johnathan Windy Boy, and…

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Opinion: Montana disabled veterans and citizens deserve greater hunting access and opportunity

By Hunter Nation | April 26, 2021

We all love the Montana outdoors. With the onset of COVID, providing greater access to the outdoors for all Montanans has become even more important. COVID also brought many challenges, particularly to our nation's military veterans. We have the chance to eliminate some of those challenges facing the veteran community and expand their access to…

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The federal government wants to close 60 million acres in Alaska

By Hunter Nation | April 22, 2021

Tomorrow in Alaska, a telemeeting will be held to discuss closing 60 million acres of federal public land in Northwest Alaska to caribou and moose hunters. The federal government is making new guidelines that will decide the difference between sport and subsistence hunting by location of residence, not by motivations. Therefore, if you are a…

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Join Jana Waller and support expanding opportunities in the outdoors for disabled individuals

By Hunter Nation | April 16, 2021

Today in Montana, a bill allowing disabled veterans and individuals to hunt with crossbows remains stalled in Committee. However, thanks to Hunter Nation's grassroots warriors and our coalition partners we are turning the opposition and are on the verge of seeing this bill passed. We support immediate action by the Human Services Committee to bring…

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Action Alert: Expand Hunting Rights in Montana

By Hunter Nation | April 12, 2021

If you answered yes, we need you to take action now. Senate Bill 111, a bill allowing disabled veterans and individuals to hunt with crossbows during the early fall archery season in Montana, has stalled in the House Human Services Committee. Therefore, we support bringing the bill directly to the House Floor for a vote.…

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Wisconsin Senator Mary Felzkowski had questions for DNR secretary Preston Cole on the Wisconsin Wolf hunt

By Hunter Nation | April 10, 2021

In a tense exchange, Sen. Mary Felzkowski (R-Irma) grilled Department of Natural Resources (DNR) secretary Preston Cole on the Wisconsin Wolf hunt. Sen. Mary Felzkowski asked, “If you aren't representing the sportsmen who are asking for the hunt … who are you representing? …Why did it take a lawsuit for you to do your job?”…

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