Saturday, February 4th, 2023
Saturday, February 4th, 2023

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One Wolf Season Ends, Another Opens in Idaho

The 2011-2012 wolf hunting seasons ended June 30; the 2012-2013 season opened July 1 on private land only in the Panhandle wolf management zone.

Wolf hunters may use five tags – one wolf per tag. There is no overall harvest limit in the region.

The wolf hunting season opens throughout the rest of the state on August 30. The wolf trapping season opens November 15 in six wolf zones.

New wolf hunting and trapping seasons and rules are posted on the Fish and Game website at, and they are available on pages 66 through 69 in the 2012-2013 Big Game Seasons and Rules brochure.

Wolf tags are available for $11.50 for Idaho residents and $31.75 for nonresidents. Hunting licenses and tags are valid for a calendar year; trapping licenses and tage are valid from July 1 through June 30.
During the 2011-2012 wolf seasons hunters killed 255 wolves, and trappers 124, for a total of 379 wolves.

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