Post by lkrbuilder13 on Jul 31, 2013 18:19:45 GMT -8
Has anyone hunted wolves? There is a wolf hunt in Michigan this year and they are selling 1200 tags $100 for residents and $500 for non residents I have never thought of it until now but wouldn't know where to start besides the Fox Pro.
Post by overwatcher on Aug 12, 2013 9:23:42 GMT -8
I have been hunting them out here in Idaho since they were legal.All can say is its a shot in the dark.They are nocturnal,have very large territories,and are one of the smartest creatures created.Its like chasing a needle in a haystack only the needle is constantly moving.Persistence will pay off one day.Our tags are $11 so to me there is no way I would pay that kind of money for a 1% chance to get one. Do your research,know what makes them tick,and start spinning the tires on where wolf territories are.If you can get into the heart of a wolf pack domain and make yourself out to be an intruder,you may have a chance to get some your way.But BEWARE they are headed your way looking for a fight.
Post by lkrbuilder13 on Aug 12, 2013 16:13:18 GMT -8
I got more of the scoop on the season. Michigan has a 42 animal quota to fill distributed amongst three areas in the UP. Hunters must call in before going out and if the quota hasn't been met then they can go out and have to check back in after 24 hours. Once the quota is met the season is over. I think I will wait. I know it is a problem up there because I had a guy call me from that area that wanted a GSP puppy from me for bird hunting. His buddy has a dog out of my male and wanted the bloodline because he like the hunting style and up there if they have big running dogs they are getting killed by wolves. I thought the guy was feeding me a line of b.s. but now that the state has opened a season on them you know there is something going on. Some day I will be able to take time to hunt those creatures.
Post by overwatcher on Aug 14, 2013 5:38:57 GMT -8
That's the same here..You can check it online that night before you go. No worries on the quotas really,they had a quota of 40 and only filled 8 here for my area. There are PLENTY more in the unit then that. Just goes to show the challenge of it all,the first year is going to give you your best odds being the wolves are not as wary. The wise up pretty quick after a year of being shot at.