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Wolf trapping extended on Alaska's Prince of Wales Island


November 12, 2020

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Federal and state wildlife managers have announced an extension of the wolf trapping season on Alaska’s Prince of Wales Island.

Officials on Friday announced the extension of the trapping season by five days with a limit of five wolves, CoastAlaska reported.

Alaska Department of Fish and Game regional wildlife supervisor Tom Schumacher said managers looked at data and decided trapping could be safely allowed from Nov. 15 to Dec. 5.

“It’ll allow a little bit more opportunity,” Schumacher said. “But we think that that will also result in a sustainable harvest...

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