Minnesota’s early season wolf hunters have taken 61 wolves so far. Twenty-two of them had been taken in the Northeast Wolf Zone, where the target harvest is 33. In the Northwest Wolf Zone, hunters had taken 39 wolves, and the target harvest is 73.
The early-season wolf hunt ends Nov. 24 in Series 100 deer permit areas and Sunday in Series 200 permit areas.
A late-season wolf hunting and trapping season in Minnesota opens Nov. 30 and runs through Jan. 31 or until target harvest quotas are reached.
Wisconsin hunters and trappers had taken a total of 206 wolves from a quota of 251 as of Thursday. Only Zone 3 of Wisconsin’s six wolf zones remained open. Harvest quotas have been reached in all other zones.