The state’s first wolf hunting season begins today in northwest Wyoming, and as of Friday afternoon, 2,236 licenses had been sold. Wyoming residents purchased the bulk of the licenses, and Park County residents bought the largest number of any county, said Brian Nesvik, chief of the wildlife division of the Wyoming Game and Fish Department.
Fifty-two wolves can be hunted in this year’s season, which ends Dec. 31. Wolves outside of the trophy management area can now be shot on sight.
Hunters must report a wolf kill in the trophy area within 24 hours. Once the quota is filled, the season closes.
The chances of actually shooting a wolf are akin to winning the lottery, Meyer said....