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“The total wolf harvest was 53 less than the maximum quota of 200 for the early season, although hunters in the Northeast Zone actually exceeded their quota by three wolves,” via Duluth News Tribune.
The wolf season now enters the phase where trapping is allowed.
“We know that trappers are likely to be more successful than hunters so we expect to see a fair number of wolves taken through trapping,” DNR wildlife population manager Steve Merchant tells the AP.
A majority of wolves killed during this year’s season in Wisconsin were trapped.