Sandhill Crane Hunt in Wisconsin

Can a sustainable and ethical sandhill crane hunting season be done in Wisconsin?  A very popular question for the majority of WWA’s membership, Wisconsin waterfowl hunters and an initiative WWA’s Policy Committee has been, and continues to, explore.

This series of articles is intended to provide some background and education about this complex issue. Topics covered in these articles include:

  • Basic biology of Eastern Sandhill Crane
  • Unique aspect (challenges and opportunities) of a Wisconsin SHC season
  • Path and partnerships in establishing a Wisconsin SHC season

Sandhill Crane Hunt in Wisconsin – Part 1

Sandhill Crane Hunt in Wisconsin – Part 2: History and Biology

Sandhill Crane Hunt in Wisconsin – Part 3: Timeline and Steps, Breeding and Whoopers

Sandhill Crane Hunt in Wisconsin – Part 4: Impacts and Partnerships in the Agricultural Community

Sandhill Crane Hunt in Wisconsin – Part 5: Why Hunt Sandhill Cranes? 

Sandhill Crane Hunt in Wisconsin – Part 6: Hunting Legislation Status