Wisconsin Trappers Association Seeking Volunteers for FTA Convention

THE WISCONSIN TRAPPERS WANT YOU! We want you to attend one of the largest gatherings of hunters and trappers in North America in Marshfield, Wis., on June 27, 28 and 29 with a pack-up day on the 30th. We will … [Read More]

Proposal Would Remove Federal Protection From Wolves in Lower 48

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is considering eliminating endangered species protections for gray wolves in the Lower 48. The only exception would be for a small group of Mexican wolves in Arizona and New Mexico. If the USFWS agrees … [Read More]

Groups Sue to Stop Wolf Hunting and Trapping in the Midwest

A group of animal rights organizations has teamed up to file a lawsuit in an attempt to bring back federal protections for gray wolves in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan. Wolf hunting and trapping seasons opened in Wisconsin and Minnesota in 2012, … [Read More]

Wisconsin Wolf Hunters and Trappers Nearing Quota Limit

About a third of the way through a four-and-a-half month wolf season, Wisconsin hunters and trappers are nearing the quota limit set by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. Through 45 days, 98 wolves have been killed out of a … [Read More]

Wisconsin Hunters and Trappers Take 18 Wolves in First Week of Season

Wisconsin’s first wolf season, which began last Monday, is off to a surprising start as hunters and trappers have already tagged 18 wolves. “I think 18 wolves in the first week would certainly greatly exceed my expectations,” Fred Strand, a … [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]

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]

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]