The Best Sets for Trapping Wolves

Trapper & Predator Caller Field Editor Serge Lariviére recently had the chance to interview expert wolf trapper Gordy Klassen. The renowned figure from DeBolt, Alberta, is known throughout the West and across Canada for his wolf trapping clinics and seminars. He is … [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]

Michigan State Senate Passes Bill Classifying Wolves as Game Animal

Michigan has taken a step toward opening hunting and trapping seasons on wolves. The Michigan State Senate voted 23-15 Thursday in favor of a bill that would classify wolves as a game animal in the state. The bill will now go … [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]

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]