FWP OKs new rules on wolf hunts
HELENA — Montana wildlife commissioners approved new wolf hunting rules Thursday that allow trapping and the killing of up to three of the predators by one trapper.
The move came after the officials waded through thousands of written comments regarding management of the species that evokes strong emotions.
The new rules approved on a voice vote closely resemble regulations in Idaho and follow a hunting season when Montana hunters failed to reach the quota of 220 wolves.
Wildlife managers will allow some trapping, lift most quotas and expand the length of the season. In addition, Fish,...
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