Video: An Idaho Wolf Hunting Double

The October 2012 issue of Trapper & Predator Caller features a story about Stan Burt, of Idaho. The veteran predator caller was the first Gem State hunter to record a wolf double. Using a strategy he developed in 2009 during … [Read More]

New Lawsuit Aims to Stop Minnesota Wolf Hunting and Trapping Seasons

The Center for Biological Diversity and Howling for Wolves filed a lawsuit today against the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The groups are seeking a preliminary injunction to prevent wolf hunting and trapping seasons. The early season is set to … [Read More]

Michigan Wolf Hunt Proposed

With wolf hunts slated to launch in Wisconsin and Minnesota this fall, a third Great Lakes state could soon open a season on wolves as well. Michigan House Bill 5834, introduced Wednesday by Rep. Matt Huuki, proposes Michigan’s first modern-day hunting … [Read More]

Preliminary Wolf Hunting Harvest Quota Set for Wisconsin

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources officials have announced a preliminary quota of between 142 and 233 wolves for the state’s first wolf hunting and trapping season. Officials called the quota conservative and said the goals of the first season are simply … [Read More]

Large Canine Shot in Newfoundland Is a Wolf

The 82-pound canine that was shot in Newfoundland, Canada in March has been DNA tested and confirmed as a wolf. Wildlife officials initially believed the canine shot by hunter Joe Fleming was a coyote, but it has now been identified as … [Read More]

Minnesota Wolf Hunting and Trapping Season Details Released

Minnesota state officials released the details for the state’s first wolf hunting and trapping season today. The season will be split into an early season that coincides with the firearms deer season and a later season for hunting and trapping … [Read More]

Wolf Management Is About Balance

Wolf management remains a hot-button issue with extremely passionate people on both sides of the debate. While we’ll never get everyone to agree on the correct course of action, I read a blog post today written by someone very close … [Read More]

Wisconsin Wolf Hunting and Trapping Season Approved, Begins in October

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker signed a bill today to establish the first wolf hunt in the state in the last half century. The season is set to begin on Oct. 15 and run through February. “The swelling wolf population has created … [Read More]

Minnesota Considers Wolf Hunting and Trapping Season

by Jacob Edson, F&W Outdoors editor Following last month’s announcement that gray wolves will return to state management in the northern Great Lakes on Jan. 27, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced today that a limited gray wolf hunting … [Read More]

Gray Wolves Removed From Endangered Species List in Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin

With gray wolf populations rising well beyond initial recovery goals in Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service has announced that the wolves have been taken off of the threatened and endangered species list for the Western … [Read More]

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