Disputed wolf hunt in Norway was legal, court rules

The Oslo District Court ruled on Friday that wolf hunting licences granted last winter were legal in a decision that dealt a blow to the World Wide Fund for Nature’s efforts to protect the endangered species.<<<Read More>>>

44 wolves taken in first wolf hunt in Wyoming since 2013

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Seventy-six wolves were killed by hunters and others in Wyoming last year when the state resumed its management of the animals. Ken Mills, lead wolf biologist with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, said 43 wolves were legally hunted and one illegally hunted in the state during a licensed hunting season […]

Idaho proposes wolf baiting; mulls bounty on problem wolves

The Idaho Department of Fish and Game has formally proposed to allow sportsmen to use bait when hunting wolves, and a committee formed to oversee wolf depredation control for the state has discussed implementing a bounty on problem wolves with IDFG sportsmen dollars.<<<Read More>>>

Court: Idaho wolf derby doesn’t need Forest Service permit

BOISE, Idaho (AP) – A federal judge has ruled that organizers of a wolf- and coyote-shooting contest in east-central Idaho don’t need a permit from the U.S. Forest Service. U.S. District Court Judge Ronald Bush says that Idaho for Wildlife’s Predator Hunting Contest is not a commercial event because it doesn’t charge participation fees and […]

Wolf Hunting Bill Makes It’s Way Through Michigan Legislature

Wolf hunting is back on the agenda for Michigan’s legislature. The state Senate passed a bill Thursday that would legalize wolf hunting in Michigan, if the animal is taken off the federal endangered species list. Similar legislation was struck down by voters in the past. But state Sen. Tom Casperson (R-Escanaba) said those statewide votes don’t really […]

Michigan Senator Pushes for Wolf Bill

Sen. Tom Casperson has been trying for more than five years to legalize a hunt for gray wolves in a portion of the Upper Peninsula. With the exception of one season of hunting the wolves, the Escanaba Republican has been thwarted by the voters and the courts. But he’s trying, once again, to get the hunt […]