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DNR Closes Northeastern MN’s Early Wolf Season

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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The DNR says wolf hunting in the northeast zone will close for the remainder of the early season at the end of shooting hours on Thursday, Nov. 15.

The northwest zone remains open through Sunday, Nov. 18 in 100 series deer permit areas. The season closed Sunday, Nov. 11 in 200 series deer permit areas.

The DNR closed the east-central zone on Monday, Nov. 5. Hunter with permits for closed zones are allowed to hunt wolves in the northwest zone during the early season while it remains open.

The harvest target for the northeast zone during the early season is 58 wolves. Fifty-seven were registered when the DNR initiated season closure.

Hunters in all zones have registered a total of 125 wolves so far. The harvest target is 200 wolves for the early season.

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