Through six days of Wisconsin’s wolf hunting and trapping season, hunters and trappers have taken 84 wolves, according to a news release Monday from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. The season opened Oct. 15, and the harvest totals are through Sunday, Oct. 20.
Of the wolves killed, 55 were taken by trapping, 28 by firearms hunting and one by bow hunting, according to the DNR. Thirty-six have been taken in Zone 1 of the hunt, which includes all or parts of Douglas, Bayfield, Ashland, Iron and Sawyer counties.
The season continues through Feb. 28 or until the quota of 251 is reached.