Wyoming wolf hunt season closes
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
January 4, 2013
Hunters harvested 43 wolves of the quota of 52 during the 2012 wolf hunting season in the trophy game areas of western Wyoming, in addition to the 26 wolves killed in the predator zone. The hunting season is now closed in the trophy game areas.
Idaho hunters took 131 wolves in the 2012 hunting season, in addition to the 26 wolves trapped in that state. The trapping season remains open through March in some parts of that state.
Montana hunters have taken 102 wolves in the archery/general season, in addition to the 30 wolves taken in the trapping season. Both hunting and trapping seasons for wolves remain open in areas of that state.
Wolf hunting seasons are now closed in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Hunters harvested 395 wolves in Minnesota, and 117 in Wisconsin.