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Gray Wolf Hunting, Trapping Opens in Wisconsin

After federal delisting from endangered list, wolves open for harvest during quota season.

Gray Wolf Hunting, Trapping Opens in Wisconsin

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For only the fourth time in state history, Wisconsin opened up a hunting and trapping season for its population of gray wolves on Monday.

The Feb. 23-28, 2021 season runs until the kill quota of 200 wolves is reached or the season reaches its end.

As of 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, a total of 52 wolves were reported being harvested across the state's six management zones, all of which remained open to hunting since quota figures had not yet been met.

The brief wolf season in Wisconsin became possible after the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service removed gray wolves from the endangered species list a few months ago. After making its final ruling and publishing it in...

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