ST. PAUL, MN (KDAL) - SInce the latest wolf count shows fewer animals in Minnesota, the state DNR has announced a lower target harvest for wolves for the upcoming 2013 hunt. The statewide quota for the wolf hunt was set at 220 which is 180 fewer than last year. The target harvest in the northeast Minnesota zone will be 65, it was 133 in the 2012 season. The number of licenses for hunting and trapping has also been reduced. The deadline to apply for the hunting and trapping license lottery is September 5th. The early season runs from November 9th through November 24th and the late season will be from November 30th through January 31st of 2014 or when the target harvest in each zone is met, whichever comes first.
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