By Scott Bowlen
Ketchikan Daily News 

State sets 31-day wolf season on Prince of Wales Island


November 9, 2022

The wolf hunting and trapping season for Prince of Wales Island will be the same as last year — Nov. 15 to Dec. 15 — though a number of individuals who trap wolves in the area criticized the Alaska Department of Fish and Game last week for its wolf management decisions.

The department announced the limited season last Friday, just two days after a teleconference to review with the public wolf population estimates and harvest levels.

Several people described seeing more wolves than deer in the area, arguing that a longer season and higher harvest numbers are needed to better balance the...

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