Wolf Lottery Applications Due September 6

By KBJR News 1

Wolf Lottery Applications Due September 6

August 6, 2012 Updated Aug 6, 2012 at 2:54 PM CDT

Applications for Minnesota's regulated wolf hunting and trapping season will be accepted through September 6.

People may apply for one license from three available options, including
early season hunting (runs from November 3 - November 18), late season hunting (November 24 - January 31, 2013) and late season trapping (November 24 - January 31, 2013).

Target harvests have been created in each of Minnesota's three wolf hunting zones.

If a target harvest is achieved, hunting and trapping will be closed in that zone.

The statewide target harvest is 400 wolves, which includes all three zones.

The lottery will award 3,600 licenses during the early season and 2,400 during the late season, 600 of those will be for trapping.

Applications can be copmleted with any DNR license agent, through telephone or online.

All applicants must show proof of a current or previous hunting license.

Wolf licenses cost $30 for residents and $250 for nonresidents.

The statewide bag limit is one wolf.