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Wisconsin’s Wolf Hunt Season Closing Today

Sunday, December 23rd, 2012 at 9:38 am

Wisconsin’s wolf hunting season to close this afternoon.

Five of the six wolf-harvest zones were already closed. The last one shuts down today at 5 pm, as hunters are on the verge of reaching the quota.

According to the Department of Natural Resources, hunters and trappers in Zone three are within one of the quota. The wolf harvest quota for Zone three was 18 wolves. The 17th wolf was harvested Friday.

The overall goal was to harvest 116 wolves during this year’s hunt, which began Oct. 15. It was set to close Feb. 28 or when harvest goals were reached.

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