the republic logo

Wisconsin DNR to close fourth wolf hunt zone

bug
Share/Save/Bookmark

MADISON, Wisconsin — Wisconsin officials are poised to close a fourth wolf hunting zone.

The Department of Natural Resources plans to close Zone 5, an oval-shaped area in west-central Wisconsin, at 6:30 p.m. Monday. Hunters had killed 14 wolves in that zone as of Sunday, six shy of the zone's limit.

The agency has already closed Zone 1, where hunters killed three more wolves than the 32-wolf limit; Zone 2, where hunters have taken 14 more wolves than the 15-animal limit; and Zone 4, where hunters have killed four wolves, four shy of the limit.

Zones 3 and 6 remain open and are still dozens of animals under their limits.

The wolf season began on Wednesday and will run until Feb. 28 or until hunters reach the statewide kill limit of 150 animals.

Think your friends should see this? Share it with them!

Story copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Feedback, Corrections and Other Requests: AP welcomes feedback and comments from readers. Send an email to info@ap.org and it will be forwarded to the appropriate editor or reporter.


We also have more stories about:
(click the phrases to see a list)

Category:

Follow The Republic:

All content copyright ©2014 The Republic, a division of Home News Enterprises unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved. Privacy policy.