Surplus early wolf season licenses on sale Monday

12:36 PM, Oct 26, 2012   |    comments
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ST. PAUL, Minn. - More than 600 surplus early season wolf hunting licenses will go on sale beginning Monday, Oct. 29.

The licenses are available to those not selected in this year's early or late season wolf license lottery. They are available on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at noon on Monday, Oct. 29, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR).

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

Surplus wolf licenses are available from any DNR license agent, online on the DNR website or by telephone at 888-665-4236.

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

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, Nov. 24, and concludes Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013.

Six hundred of the late season licenses were set aside for trappers.

 

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