Wolf hunting and trapping in the Minnesota’s East-Central Wolf Zone will close for the remainder of the late season at the end of shooting and trapping hours on Friday. according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
The harvest target for the East-Central Zone during the late season is 10 wolves. Nine had been registered when DNR initiated the season closure on Thursday.
The Northwest and Northeast zones remain open through Jan. 31 or until a zone’s target harvest is reached. The northeast zone also is approaching its target harvest and may close within the next few days. Hunters and trappers in all zones have registered a total of 114 wolves so far during the late season. The total harvest target for all zones is 253 wolves for the late season.