Contact: Austin Altenburg

[Madison, Wis.] – Today, Scott Walker announced the launch of his Sportsmen’s Coalition consisting of outdoorsmen from across the state. Hunting and fishing is a significant economic driver, contributing more than $3 billion annually to the Wisconsin economy. Scott Walker is proud to work together with conservation and outdoors groups across Wisconsin to ensure we maintain our rich outdoor heritage.

Statement from Dan Trawicki, Safari Club of Wisconsin:

“The Safari Clubs of Wisconsin are proud to endorse Governor Walker as part of his Sportsmen’s Coalition. We appreciate his work with outdoor groups across Wisconsin to preserve our rich hunting heritage.”

Statement from Carl Schoettel, Wisconsin Bear Hunters Association:

“Governor Walker has been a consistent supporter for hunters’ rights in Wisconsin. We appreciate his leadership in passing legislation this past term that protects hunters from harassment while they are in the field and we look forward to working together with him to continue to protect hunters’ rights.”

Statement from Mike Brust, Wisconsin Bow Hunters:

“I am proud to endorse Governor Walker because of his commitment to protecting Wisconsin’s hunting heritage. As a hunter himself, he understands the challenges we face and has been a great ally of sportsmen across the state.”

Statement from Scott Walker:

“I’m honored to have the support of sportsmen from across the state. For many of us in Wisconsin, hunting isn’t just a hobby, it is an important part of our heritage. I look forward to continuing to work with sportsmen groups across the state to ensure our rich heritage is passed from generation to generation.”

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