Wildlife managers are closing the wolf season in northeastern Minnesota at the end of shooting hours Friday. Hunters and trappers had registered 30 wolves when the Department of Natural Resources decided Thursday to close the northeast zone.
The 2014 wolf hunting and trapping season in northeastern Minnesota will close at the end of the day Wednesday, according to the Department of Natural Resources. The DNR posted a notice of the season closing on Tuesday evening — after hunters and trappers had harvested 30 wolves.
Minnesota is closing its inaugural wolf hunting and trapping season in the final remaining zone as of Thursday evening.
Minnesota is taking applications for its upcoming wolf hunting and trapping season.
Minnesota’s first wolf hunting season would open at the same time as the state’s main firearms deer season this fall under broad legislation a Minnesota House committee will consider this week.