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Officials gives initial OK to expanding wolf hunt

HELENA (AP) — Wildlife officials have given tentative approval to a proposal to lengthen the hunting season for wolves and increase the limit from one to five animals.

After making the decision on Thursday, Fish, Wildlife and Parks commissioners will take public comment before finalizing the changes.

FWP is proposing a rifle season from Sept 15 to March 31, compared to the current season that runs from Oct. 15 to Feb. 15.

Last season, hunters and trappers could take only one wolf, but a new law allowed the agency to increase that limit.

Sportsmen's groups and ranchers supported the proposal, w...


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