Surplus Wolf Licenses Go on Sale Monday

By KBJR News 1

Surplus Wolf Licenses Go on Sale Monday

October 26, 2012 Updated Oct 26, 2012 at 1:11 PM CDT

St. Paul, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) --- Those who were not selected in this year's wolf license lottery, a surplus license can be purchased starting on Monday from the Minnesota DNR.

Hunters can purchase a surplus license for the upcoming wolf hunting season starting Monday, October 29th at noon on a first-come, first-serve basis.

There are 614 surplus licenses available for the early season, which begins Saturday, November 3rd, and coincides with the firearms deer season in each of Minnesota’s three wolf hunting zones.

Any eligible hunter, regardless of whether he or she entered the wolf season lottery, may purchase a remaining early season license at noon on Thursday, November 1st.

The DNR allocated 3,600 wolf licenses for the early hunting season. The remaining 2,400 licenses are for the late season, which begins Saturday, November 24th, and concludes Thursday, January 31st, 2013. Trappers were allocated 600 of the late season licenses.

Surplus wolf licenses are available from any DNR license agent or online at the MN DNR's website.

Posted to the web by Krista Burns