A hunting season for wolves in UP? November 3, 2012 Michiga

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A hunting season for wolves in UP? November 3, 2012 Michigan, Escanaba Daily Press
Much of the drive for a legal wolf hunt in Michigan comes concern over how an increase in the wolf population could affect deer populations in the Upper Peninsula. According to the Michigan DNR, there are around 270,000 deer in the Upper Peninsula... On Aug. 15, Rep. Matt Huuki, R-Atlantic Mine, introduced a bill that would add the gray wolf to the list of huntable game...

Michigan eyes wolf hunting seasonNovember 9, 2012 Iron Mountain Daily News
... Senate Bill 1350 ... designates wolves as game species, authorizes establishment of the first open season for wolf ...  $100 fee for a resident wolf hunting license and $500 for a non-resident license... Dennis Ellos of Ironwood said "the subject of wolves is the No. 1 topic with citizen sportsmen." He said he's not against wolves, but he said statistics show deer populations have dipped 60 to 70 percent...

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