It’s illegal to kill gray wolves in Minnesota except in self-defense and is punishable by six months in jail and up to $25,000 fine.
On February 18, 2016 in a news release Federal authorities are: $2,500 reward offered in deaths of 3 wolves in NE Minnesota. “The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says the frozen carcasses were discovered Jan. 22 in a ditch along Minnesota Highway 8 near Floodwood, about 45 miles west of Duluth.” (Source)
If you have any information on these illegally killed wolves call the Department of Natural Resources’ Turn in Poachers TIP line, 1-800-652-9093.