Wisconsin wolf hunters well ahead of 2012 pace
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is closing an area in northeastern Wisconsin to wolf hunting and trapping.
The DNR says Zone 2 will close at 3 p.m. Wednesday.
The zone is close to its limit. Zone 2 has a cap of 28 wolves, and 26 wolves have been reported killed.
Zone 2 includes parts of Florence, Forest, Langlade, Lincoln, Marinette, Oconto, Oneida and Vilas counties. It's the first wolf zone to be closed this season.
The wolf hunt remains open in all other zones.