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Forty percent of wolf hunt quota already filled

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Almost 40-percent of the grey-wolves that can be hunted in Wisconsin have already been taken, just seven days into the new season. 


The DNR said today that 95 wolves have been shot-and-trapped since last Tuesday.  That's about twice the pace of a year ago, when the state's inaugural quota of 116 wolves -- plus an extra one -- was taken just two months into a season that was supposed to last four-and-a-half months. 

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Sean Scallon
Sean Scallon has been a reporter and Sports Editor at the Pierce County Herald newspaper in Ellsworth since 1998. He holds a bachelors degree in communication arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He's also worked at newspapers in Glenwood City, Wisconsin; Marion, Illinois and Shawano, Wisconsin. Sean also works as a sports reporter for other newspapers and websites in RiverTown Multimedia from River Falls to Hudson to New Richmond and Red Wing.
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