Buying a wolf tag changed my motives for hunting November 6, 2012 Idaho

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Buying a wolf tag changed my motives for hunting November 6, 2012 Idaho, The Idaho Statesman
Idaho Fish and Game officials estimate there were 900 to 1,100 wolves in the state before wolf season opened in August. ... Hunters have killed about 75 so far...  F&G officials agree it’s a conservative estimate .. If there are more wolves than estimated ... effect on elk and deer herds, could increase ... Would I shoot a wolf if it wasn’t threatening me or my dog? Would my desire to have fewer wolves override my “only kill what you eat” ethic?  I don’t honestly know ...


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