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madtown04

Did anybody else see a lot of wolves in the northern part of the state. Our group saw 2 on saturday alone and i heard from other groups that they saw wolves as well. I think that they really affect the way that the deer act and that they are getting way overpopulated. The state should really start to do something about them. Anybody elses thoughts?

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xedge2002

I think the wolves are federally protected so the state can't do anything about the population until they are removed from the endangered species list.

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iceman16

my aunt had a pack of wolves behind her stand that took down a deer on sunday. and while i was bow hunting the weekend of the moose opener there was a pack of wolves around the clear cut that i was huntin. lets just say i didnt see a deer in that area for almost 3 days.

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USDA3

here are a couple of links for more info on wolves in the great lakes region from the FWS and Minnesota's management plan for after the wolf is delisted from the Endagered Species list. good info

http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/mammals/wolves/mgmt.html

http://www.fws.gov/midwest/WOLF/

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Gordie

Monday morning about 6 am I herd what sounded like 10-12 wolves howling at the moon with in about a 1/2 mile of me and thought that they might accually help move the deer around as they were not movin g that much anyway. never saw any wolves but I seen 7 deer and I dont think the wolves had much do with it anyway.

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