By Rachel Tilseth, the founder of Wolves of Douglas County Wisconsin
September 13, 2015
Today in Wisconsin’s north woods Wolf Patrol held their own against an angry mob of bear hound hunters. The confrontation today between Wolf Patrol and the bear hound hunters is reminiscent of the 1972 film ‘Billy Jack’ staring Tom Laughlin,
“You can’t just keep making your own laws. There’s got to be one set of laws fair for everyone, including you.” quote from the film ‘Billy Jack.’Bear Hounders called the cops on Wolf Patrol today and freedom wins. Watch the following video on today’s confrontation.
Wolf Patrol’s media release:
MEDIA RELEASE: Tuesday 8th September. Beginning September 9, 2015, Wolf Patrol will return to the northwoods of Wisconsin alongside hunters to document the outdated hunting practice of bear baiting and hunting bears with hounds. This will launch the fall campaign of Wolf Patrol, a citizen-activist monitoring project, to end bear baiting in the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest.