Saturday, December 15, 2012

Hunting and trapping of wolves closed in Wolf Zone 5, WI, effective Wednesday, December 12, 9 a.m.

News Release Published: December 11, 2012 by the Central Office

Contact(s): Bill Cosh, (608) 267-2773, Tom Hauge, (608) 266-2193

MADISON - The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has closed Wolf Harvest Zone 5 to hunting and trapping of gray wolves effective 9 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012.

Wolf Harvest Zone 5 is the fourth zone to be closed this season. The harvest of wolves currently remains open in two other zones. The department will continue to closely monitor the harvest in the remaining zones and does expect zone 6 to close soon. Wolf hunters and trappers should check daily for additional zone closures.