Wisconsin DNR: Wolf season to begin November 6, 2021

MADISON, Wis. (CBS 58) – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources announced the wolf hunting season will begin November 6, 2021.

According to the DNR, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will delist gray wolves from the list of endangered species on January 4, 2021. Once delisted, under Wisconsin law the annual hunting and trapping seasons can resume. However, hunting will be unlawful until the season goes into effect.

A Wolf Management Plan Committee will be created by the DNR. The agency says the most recent monitoring recorded a minimum of 1,034 wolves in the state.

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