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Vermont Hunters: Act Now Before Bear Hunting Rights Are Destroyed

By Hunter Nation | April 6, 2021

Four anti-hunting bills are being considered in the Vermont legislature that would severely restrict the practice of hunting bears with hounds in Vermont. If passed, these new rules around bear hunting with hounds – including keeping your dog in sight at all times and ensuring your dog does not ever cross into private property without…

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Hunt The Vote – Final Results and Impact

By Hunter Nation | April 5, 2021

Our final data compilation from the 2020 election was completed at the end of March. This data revealed that Hunt the Vote's efforts to turn out hunters who were new or very infrequent-“low-propensity”-voters was resoundingly successful. In 2020, Hunt The Vote activated an astounding 464,000 hunters in eight key states who had never voted or…

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Vermont Call to Action

By Hunter Nation | March 31, 2021

Abruptly last night, anti-hunting amendments were attached to an unrelated bill in an attempt to severely restrict the practice of hunting bears with hounds in Vermont. If passed, these new rules around bear hunting with hounds–including keeping your dog in sight at all times and ensuring your dog does not ever cross into private property…

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Stop President Biden’s Extreme Gun Control Measures

By Hunter Nation | March 22, 2021

Just a few months into office and President Biden is already pushing major gun control measures to limit Second Amendment rights of law-abiding citizens and hunters.

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Luke Hilgemann: Wisconsin's wolf hunt was needed and didn't exceed quota by much

By Hunter Nation | March 19, 2021

MARSHFIELD – A plethora of news articles are reporting that Wisconsin wolf hunters exceeded the Department of Natural Resource's harvest quota by more than 50%. But this statistic is grossly misleading and has created a false narrative that deserves clarity. The reality is Wisconsin's wolf hunt quota was 200 for the 2021 season, and the number of…

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Michigan Wolf Population Out-of-Control

By Hunter Nation | March 12, 2021

Wolves chasing deer through backyards in the middle of the day. Wolves captured on camera running by a local elementary school. A human-wolf encounter while running in the park. These are all undeniable signs that the wolf population in Michigan is out-of-control. Latest estimates by the Michigan DNR project the wolf population at 700. But…

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Hunting Rights Group Compels Wisconsin to Hold First Wolf Hunt in 7 Years

By Hunter Nation | March 8, 2021

Last fall, following successful conservation efforts, Interior Secretary David Bernhardt announced the removal of the gray wolf from federal Endangered Species Act protections, and on January 4, 2021, the removal became official. A conservation success story, the wolf population in the continental United States didn't just recover, it grew exponentially, unleashing an overwhelming number of…

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Hunter Nation Joins McAnally-Hilgemann Racing

By Hunter Nation | March 2, 2021

Primary Team Sponsor At Multiple Events This Season ROSEVILLE, Calif.- McAnally-Hilgemann Racing has announced that Hunter Nation, a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting and promoting the right to hunt, will be the primary sponsor on their No. 19 Toyota Tundra for multiple races this season in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. The MHR entry…

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Wisconsin Wolf Hunt Victory

By Hunter Nation | March 1, 2021

This February, Hunter Nation won a historic victory for Wisconsin hunters-and a victory for the rule of law-and ensured that the state's legally required wolf hunt was held. With the delisting of the grey wolf from the federal Endangered Species Act going into effect in January 2021, Wisconsin state law requires an “annual open season…

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Hunter Nation's response to the hysteria driven headlines about the successful wolf hunt

By Hunter Nation | February 26, 2021

Here's Hunter Nation's response to the hysteria driven headlines about the successful wolf hunt this week: “Hunter Nation is proud of the effort we undertook that allowed the statutorily required wolf hunt to move forward this week. Reports from the field show us that despite the Evers' administration's attempts to trample our constitutional right to…

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