Wis. hunters harvest over one-third of wolf quota

By KBJR News 1

Wis. hunters harvest over one-third of wolf quota

October 22, 2013 Updated Oct 22, 2013 at 11:28 AM CDT

Madison, WI (NNCNOW.com) --- Hunters in Wisconsin have already harvested over a third of the wolves allowed in the second annual season.

According to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources website, 95 wolves have been taken out of the 251 that can be harvested during the season.

Zone two in Florence, Oneida, Forest and Marinette Counties is almost over, with 24 of the 28 wolves already taken in the area.

The Wisconsin wolf hunt is scheduled to last until February, however if the quota is met in a zone, the season may end earlier in that area.

As of October 22nd, hunters have harvested the following in Wisconsin:
Zone 1: 38 harvested out of 76
Zone 2: 24 harvested out of 28
Zone 3: 2 harvested out of 71
Zone 4: 2 harvested out of 12
Zone 5: 19 harvested out of 34
Zone 6: 10 harvested out of 30

Posted to the web by Krista Burns