Wolf Harvest Update – 11/30/2011
Across Montana, hunters harvested 100 wolves, 45 percent of the total quota of 220. And hunters in northwest Montana have taken 44 wolves, 62 percent of the total quota of 71. No individual wolf hunting district has yet closed in northwest Montana. The wolf hunting season continues until December 31, with a proposed extension to January 31. Hunters can still purchase a wolf hunting license, but there is a 5-day waiting period before it is valid.
Shoot a wolf and win a rifle! In the WMU 250, only three wolves have been harvested, 17 percent of the total quota of 18. The Ravalli County Fish and Wildlife Association want to change that. Follow this link to to read the full story from the Ravalli Republic and see how you can win a $650 rifle to by killing a wolf in the east and west fork of the Bitterroot after Dec. 1.