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A gray wolf is pictured in this undated photo at the Wildlife Science Center in Forest Lake. Officials are considering offering up to 6,000 licenses using a lottery system for a joint wolf hunting a trapping season later this year. AP Photo/Dawn Villella, File

Minnesota legislators consider wolf hunting season


ST. PAUL -- A wolf hunting and trapping season in Minnesota was one of the first issues to be debated in the 2012 Minnesota legislative session.

Both the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and Rep. David Dill, DFL-Crane Lake, have introduced potential parameters for gray wolf hunting and trapping seasons that would begin this year.

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