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Gray wolf track in snow. (Kathy Plonka / The Spokesman-Review)

Idaho wolf trapper courses set for Friday, Saturday 

PREDATORS -- Wolf trapper certification classes are being offered by the Idaho Fish and Game Department in the Panhandle Region on Friday and Saturday. Certification is required before a person can purchase wolf trapping tags. The course includes 6.5 hours of instruction including both classroom...

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MONDAY, NOV. 12, 2012

Dog owners beware: wolf trapping season to open

PREDATORS -- For the second year, wolves will be join furbearers as targets during Idaho’s winter trapping season. Although trappers must take a course in safe techniques before they can purchase a wolf-trapping license, bird hunters and other people who let their dogs run freely...

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TUESDAY, MAY 8, 2012

Montana to consider trapping for wolf control

PREDATORS -- Adding trapping and eliminating quotas will be on the table as Montana's wildlife regulators meet Thursday to consider proposed ways to to reduce the number of wolves in the state. In 2011, despited a lengthy wolf hunting seasons, the gray wolf population rose...

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Idaho wolf seasons closed in most zones

PREDATORS -- Idaho's wolf trapping seasons closed March 31 in all wolf management zones, and hunting seasons have closed in all but the Lolo and Selway zones where hunting seasons remain open through June 30. As of April 2, hunters had killed 252 wolves, and...

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WEDNESDAY, FEB. 22, 2012

TUESDAY, JAN. 31, 2012

Idaho's latest toll on wolves

PREDATORS -- As January ends, Idaho’s first wolf trapping season has harvested 60 wolves statewide in the TRAPPING season that opened Nov. 15. That compares with 204 wolves taken by sportsmen in the HUNTING season that opened Aug. 30. Idaho's total wolf kill by hunters...

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FRIDAY, JAN. 27, 2012

Idaho expands wolf trapping near Dworshak

PREDATORS -- The Idaho Fish and Game Commission on Thursday expanded the wolf trapping season to include Unit 10A in the Dworshak-Elk City wolf management zone starting Feb. 1. The season in Unit 10A opens Wednesday and runs through March 31. Commissioner Fred Trevey, of...

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MONDAY, DEC. 12, 2011

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